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Jalapeno Pineapple Rice (One Pot Recipe)

Easy Pineapple Rice

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Quick and easy pineapple rice recipe made in one pot with simple ingredients. This Thai/ Hawaiian sweet and spicy 30 minute meal has a kick from jalapenos.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican, Thai
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 4 People
Calories 265
Author CakeWhiz

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp Oil Or unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp Garlic Finely minced
  • 1 Jalapeno Finely chopped
  • 1 cup Pineapples Crushed
  • Salt To taste
  • Pepper To taste
  • 1/4 tsp Red chili flakes Optional
  • 2 tbsp Lemon juice Or lime juice
  • 1 cup Rice Uncooked, Basmati or Jasmine
  • 1.5 cups Water
  • 1/3 cup Pineapple juice
  • Cilantro Finely chopped, For garnish

Instructions

  • In a nonstick pot, heat butter or oil over medium high heat. 
  • Add garlic and jalapenos and saute for about 1 minute. 
  • Add pineapples, salt, pepper, red chili flakes, lemon juice, rice, water, pineapple juice and mix until fully combined. 
  • Cover the pot and reduce to medium heat.
  • Cook for about 15 minutes or until rice is fully cooked and water is absorbed. 
  • Turn off the heat and remove the lid. Allow the rice to cool down for about 10 minutes. 
  • Fluff it up with a fork. 
  • Garnish with cilantro. Add some more lemon juice on top and enjoy!

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Notes

  • Read all my tips above.
  • Leftovers can be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 2 days. 

Nutrition

Calories: 265kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 123mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 29mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 0.6mg