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Quinoa Pineapple Fried Rice

Quinoa Pineapple Fried Rice

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Thai
Keyword Cashews, Fried Rice, Pineapple, Quinoa
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 tsp coconut aminos (plus more if needed)
  • 3/4 cup diced red onions
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 1 1/2 cup pineapple tidbits (I used canned pineapples)
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions plus more for garnish
  • 1 cup cashews
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1-2 tbsp soy sauce
  • salt+pepper to taste
  • marinated diced tofu (optional)


  • Begin by cooking your quinoa according to the instructions on the packaging.
  • In a large pan, add 2 tsp of coconut aminos over medium heat and begin to saute the onions, garlic, ginger, and carrots. Saute for about 10 minutes or until carrots are tender. Add salt+pepper to taste.
  • Add in the pineapple and red pepper flakes and combine with the other ingredients. 
  • By now, your quinoa should be finished cooking. Add the cooked quinoa to the pan with the rest of the ingredients, along with the cashews, raisins, green onions, and soy sauce. Stir until all ingredients are combined. Add additional salt if needed. 
  • Garnish with additional green onion to taste. Enjoy!