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Easy Pineapple Rice Recipe (One Pot)

One Pot Pineapple Rice Recipe

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Quick and easy pineapple rice recipe made in one pot with simple ingredients over stovetop. This Thai/ Hawaiian sweet and spicy 30 minute meal has a spicy kick from jalapenos.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Chinese
Keyword one pot meal, pineapple fried rice
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 4 People
Calories 260
Author Abeer


  • 1 tbsp Butter Unsalted
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 clove Garlic Finely minced
  • 1 Jalapeno Medium size, Deseeded, 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
  • 1 tbsp Cilantro Finely chopped, For garnish


  • In a large nonstick pot, heat butter and 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!



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


Calories: 260kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 35mg | Potassium: 123mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 190IU | Vitamin C: 29mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 0.6mg