Thai Fried Prawn and Pineapple Rice

A quick and tasty low calorie meal, great for a week night. You will never want chinese take away again when you can have this delicious thai fake away in less time than it takes for them to deliver!

A flavourful spicy dish, with all the taste of the far east.Β  Crunchy bamboo shoots and sweet pineapple, coupled with traditional soy sauce and zingy lime, leaves this dish bursting with flavour.

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Thai Fried Prawn and Pineapple Rice

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  • Author: Rachel Wilcock
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


A taste of the far east, that everyone can enjoy!



2 tsp sunflower oil

bunch spring onions, greens and whites separated, both sliced

1 green pepper, deseeded and chopped into small chunks

140g pineapple, chopped into bite-sized chunks

3 tbsp Thai green curry paste

4 tsp light soy sauce, plus extra to serve

300g cooked basmati rice (brown, white or a mix – about 140g uncooked rice)

2 large eggs, beaten

140g frozen peas

225g can bamboo shoots, drained

250g frozen prawns, cooked or raw

23 limes, 1 juiced, the rest cut into wedges to serve

handful coriander leaves (optional)


Heat the oil in a wok or non-stick frying pan and fry the spring onion whites for 2 mins until softened.
Stir in the pepper for 1 min, followed by the pineapple for 1 min more, then stir in the green curry paste and soy sauce.
Add the rice, stir-frying until piping hot.
Push the rice to one side of the pan and scramble the eggs on the other side.
Stir the peas, bamboo shoots and prawns into the rice and eggs.
Heat through for 2 mins until the prawns are hot and the peas tender.
Finally, stir in the spring onion greens, lime juice and coriander, if using.
Spoon into bowls and serve with extra lime wedges and soy sauce.

  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 15


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 311

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