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Ham and pineapple fried rice recipe

Ham and pineapple fried rice recipe

33 ratings

Add a tropical twist to fried rice with this colourful supper recipe for all the family. Fry onions, ham and rice, add peas and pineapple and a dash of soy, then sprinkle with coriander for a speedy dinner using storecupboard ingredients. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 5 mins to prepare and 15 mins to cook
  • 364 calories / serving
  • Dairy-free


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 red onion, cut into 1.5cm wedges
  • 200g tin Danish ham, drained and cut into 1cm chunks
  • 2 x 250g pouches microwave basmati rice (or 500g cooked basmati rice)
  • 1 tsp allspice
  • 200g frozen peas
  • 432g tin pineapple slices, cut into chunks
  • 3 tbsp reduced-salt soy sauce
  • 15g fresh coriander, roughly chopped
If you don't have red onions, try using white, brown or spring onions

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    9g 13%
  • Saturates

    2g 8%
  • Sugars

    13g 15%
  • Salt

    2.2g 36%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 53.2g Protein 17.3g Fibre 5.7g


  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over a medium-high heat. Fry the onion for 2 mins each side, without stirring, until softened and slightly charred. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  2. Add the ham, reduce the heat to medium and fry for 5 mins to brown slightly. Stir through the rice, allspice, 50ml water, the onion, peas and pineapple chunks. Cook for 5 mins to heat through, then stir through the soy sauce and the coriander to serve.

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