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Vegan Pineapple Fried Rice

This Vegan Pineapple Fried Rice is the perfect dairy free dinner for a busy night! Quick, healthy, and ready in under 30 minutes! 
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword dairy free main course, dairy free recipes, rice recipes, vegan main course, vegan recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 284kcal
Author LarishaBernard

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 small sweet onion, finely diced
  • 1 cup carrots, peeled and small diced
  • 2 tbsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp garlic chili paste (up to 1 tsp if you like spicy)
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp hoisin sauce
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce (see post for allergy notes to gluten or soy)
  • 3 cups cooked rice (best if day old rice or chilled for a few hours before)
  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh pineapple, small diced
  • 1/2 cup green onions + more for garnish
  • 1/2 cup frozen or fresh peas
  • sesame seeds, optional garnish

Instructions

  • *Note: This dish moves fast, it's best to have everything prepped before starting to cook.
  • Start by chopping up the onions, garlic, ginger, carrots, green onions, and pineapple. 
  • Add sesame oil to a large wok or skillet over medium heat. 
  • Add in your onions and carrots and sauté for 3-5 minutes, until onions are softened, but not turning brown. 
  • Next, add in the ginger and garlic. Cook for 1 more minute. </p>
  • Add in your red chili paste, rice wine vinegar, hoisin sauce, and soy sauce. Stir to combine and cook for another 1-2 minutes. 
  • Add in the rice and chickpeas. Combine.
  • Gently stir in the pineapple, green onions, and peas. Cook until heated through. About 5 more minutes. 
  • Remove from heat.
  • Top with extra green onions and some sesame seeds if desired. 
  • Store any leftovers in an air tight container. 

Notes

**Nutritional facts are just estimates. Please utilize your own brand nutritional values to double check against our estimates. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 284kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 6g | Sodium: 757mg | Potassium: 406mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 3775IU | Vitamin C: 30.8mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 2mg