Pineapple Cashew Fried Brown Rice

Serves 4

30 Minute Prep Time

By Morgan Shupe on December 22, 2015 , categorized in Dinner

pineapple cashew fried brown rice

Skip the takeout tonight and try a hearty pineapple cashew fried brown rice. Use leftover brown rice from yesterday’s meal, add in pineapple, veggies and cashews for a flavorful take on traditional fried rice.


  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1½ cups, fresh or canned, chopped pineapple
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce or tamari
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • ¼ bunch cilantro
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • ¼ cup roasted cashews, chopped


  1. In a large pan or wok, heat oil. Add in onion and cook 3 to 4 minutes or until translucent.

  2. Add in red bell pepper, garlic and pineapple. Sauté 8 to 10 minutes or until pineapple starts to brown.

  3. Add in brown rice, soy sauce and lime. Cook until rice is hot.

  4. Garnish with cilantro, green onions and cashews.

Morgan Shupe

Morgan Shupe is a Vancouver chef, freelance recipe developer and regular contributor to Vega’s Expert Panel. Her amazingly delicious plant-based recipes for meals and smoothies are well-renowned at the Vega HQ kitchen—where she was formerly Vega’s Chef.