Thai Pineapple Fried Rice

Finally, a healthy, hearty fried rice made with quinoa! And it comes together in just 10 minutes – no dicing or chopping here!

Thai Pineapple Fried Rice - Finally, a healthy, hearty fried rice made with quinoa! And it comes together in just 10 minutes - no dicing or chopping here!

Let’s talk about #WeeknightDateNight. I know. I’m wondering the same thing. Who has the time for a date during the middle of the week? There’s barely enough time to sit through an hour of traffic and then order delivery before it’s bed time.

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Thai Pineapple Fried Rice - Finally, a healthy, hearty fried rice made with quinoa! And it comes together in just 10 minutes - no dicing or chopping here!

But with Green Giant Sautes, dinner can be on your table in 10 minutes. No wait. 12 minutes with prep. And there’s no chopping or dicing here. Seriously.

Green Giant Sautés offers an effortless dinner solution as the veggies are already sliced and prepped. You just have to take it out of the freezer and sauté, making this the perfect meal to share with your partner on an actual weeknight.

Not only that, these sautés are also so versatile and flavorful – you can easily make this 12-minute quinoa fried rice with the Thai Coconut sauté pack – just stir in your quinoa and pineapple and that is it. Dinner has never been quicker, healthier and more colorful.

Thai Pineapple Fried Rice - Finally, a healthy, hearty fried rice made with quinoa! And it comes together in just 10 minutes - no dicing or chopping here!

When ready to serve, you can continue date night on Netflix, binge-watching on Orange is the New Black. It’s the perfect date, right?

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Thai Pineapple Fried Rice

Finally, a healthy, hearty fried rice made with quinoa! And it comes together in just 10 minutes – no dicing or chopping here!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon red chili paste with garlic, optional
  • 2 (10-ounce) packages Green Giant™ Sautés Thai Coconut
  • 2 cups diced pineapple, canned or fresh
  • 1/4 cup thai basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoons peanuts, chopped

Directions:

  1. In a large saucepan of 2 cups water, cook quinoa according to package instructions; set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, oyster sauce, fish sauce, sugar and red chili paste; set aside.
  3. Cook Green Giant™ Sautés Thai Coconut according to package instructions.
  4. Stir in pineapple, basil, quinoa and soy sauce mixture. Cook, stirring constantly, until heated through, about 2 minutes.
  5. Serve immediately, garnished with peanuts, if desired.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Servings Per Container 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 211.9 Calories from Fat 27.9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.1g 5%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 593.3mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 33.9g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3.6g 14%
Sugars 9.6g
Protein 6.8g 14%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Disclosure: This giveaway is sponsored by Green Giant. All opinions expressed are my own.