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Vegan Pineapple Fried Rice with Tofu
Course: Side Dish
Servings: 6 servings
  • 1 cup Jasmine rice or regular long grain
  • 1 can 20 oz pineapple, drained (I used 1 cup of fresh pineapple, cubbed)
  • 3 scallions chopped
  • 1 large red chili finely chopped
  • 3 sprigs cilantro chopped
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil divided
  • 1 block cubed tofu
  • 2 teaspoons garlic cloves minced
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons homemade "fish" sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar I used maple syrup
  • cilantro for garnish
  1. Prepare the rice according to package instructions and set aside. In a medium bowl, combine pineapple, scallions, chili, and cilantro; mix and set aside.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a skillet, cook tofu making sure all sides are browned, set aside. Using the same skillet, over medium heat, add remaining oil. Saute garlic for a couple of minutes, Add rice and stir. Add the "fish" sauce, soy sauce and sugar of choice. Stir and heat thoroughly. Fold in pineapple mixture and tofu. Heat through. Garnish with cilantro.