Thai Pineapple Fried Rice (Khao Pad Supparot)
Fried rice is common street food in Thailand and of course in many other Asian countries. Thai pineapple fried rice is a fried rice dish from South Thailand. In Thai language, Khao means rice, pad means stir fry and supparot means pineapple. The lightly sweet taste comes from the pineapple in this dish. In combination with fresh shrimps this fried rice dish absolutely yummy! Bor our recipe we used a fresh fruit but ith tastes good with canned pineapple as well.
1 large fresh pineapple
3 tbs peanut oil
600 g cooked jasmine rice (leftover rice)
250 g fresh shrimps (peeled and deveined)
3 shallots (chopped)
2 spring onions, chopped
50 g golden raisins
50 g roasted peanuts
Fresh coriander, for serving
1 tsp fried garlic, for serving
1 tbs shrimp paste
1 tbs curry powder
2 tsp sugar
1 tbs soy sauce
1 tbs fish sauce
First cut pineapple into half lengthwise. Scoop out meat on each half and cut it into 2 cm large cubes.
Preheat a wok and add 1 tbs peanut oil. Add shrimp and stir fry until pink and cooked through. Set aside. Now add remaining peanut oil. Crack in eggs and break the yolk a little bit. Let it cook for about 10 seconds without stirring.
When the eggs are half cooked add shallots and stir fry for another 10 seconds. Now add rice, spring onions, seasoning and stir fry well.
At the end stir in pineapple cubes, raisins, and roasted peanuts. Season with fish sauce and serve with fresh coriander leaves and fried garlic.
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