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Chef Katie Chin’s SPAM® and Pineapple Fried Rice

What lives in a pineapple under the sea… of soy sauce? SPAM® & Pineapple Fried Rice! This recipe can be served in the shell of a pineapple for excellent presentation. It’s full of flavorful ingredients like egg, pineapple and of course SPAM® Less Sodium.

Submitted by SPAM® fan Chef Katie Chin

Serving

Servings
6

Serving

Prep Time
35 mins

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Cook Time
10 mins

Serving

Total Time
45 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 cups SPAM® Less Sodium, diced
  • 1 cup diced pineapple (removed from 1 whole fresh pineapple)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 2 medium eggs, slightly beaten
  • Dash white pepper
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 3 cups cooked white rice
  • 2 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup small button mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 2 green onions, with tops, chopped

Directions

  1. Cut the pineapple in half lengthwise and remove the fruit from the middle.
  2. Cut out the eyes and core, setting the pineapple shell aside.
  3. Dice the pineapple removed from the middle, drying with paper towels.
  4. In a medium bowl, add 1/2 teaspoon salt and the pepper to the eggs.
  5. Dice the SPAM® Less Sodium in 1/2-inch pieces.
  6. Heat a wok until very hot, then add 1 tablespoon vegetable oil and tilt the wok to coat the sides.
  7. Add the eggs. Cook and stir until they are thickened throughout but still moist, then remove the eggs from the wok and set aside.
  8. Wash and thoroughly dry the wok, and make sure all the ingredients are dry before cooking.
  9. In a new pan, start boiling some water.
  10. Meanwhile, reheat the wok until very hot, then add the remaining 1 tablespoon vegetable oil and tilt to coat the sides of the wok.
  11. Add the rice and stir-fry it for 2 minutes. If you cannot stir-fry fast enough, reduce the heat so the rice will not burn.
  12. Stir in the soy sauce and continue stirring until the rice is mixed well with the soy sauce.
  13. Stir in the SPAM® Less Sodium, eggs, mushrooms, peas, and the remaining 1 teaspoon salt, then stir-fry for 2 minutes, or until the entire mixture is hot.
  14. Stir in the pineapple and green onions, then remove from the the heat.
  15. Rinse the pineapple shell with boiling water, dry with paper towels. Place the pineapple rice into the pineapple shell and serve.

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