Cuban Fried Rice
Browned pineapple slices layered with ham, black beans, sweet peppers, and rice are at the heart of this dazzling main-dish recipe that takes less than 30 minutes to prepare.
- Makes: 4 servings
- Start to Finish: 20 mins
Cuban Fried Rice
fresh pineapple, peeled, packed in juice
tablespoon olive oil
ounce cooked long grain rice
ounces cooked ham, coarsely chopped
cup chopped or sliced sweet peppers
jalapeno pepper, sliced
15 ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained (3/4 cup)
- Remove pineapple from container, reserving juice. Cut pineapple in 3/4-inch slices; discard core if present. Heat oil in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat; add pineapple slices. Cook 3 to 4 minutes or until beginning to brown. Divide pineapple among four plates.
- Meanwhile, prepare rice according to package directions. Add ham and peppers to skillet; cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add beans and rice. Cook, stirring occasionally, 3 minutes or until heated through. Stir in reserved pineapple juice. Serve with lime wedges. Makes 4 servings.
Nutrition Facts (Cuban Fried Rice)
- Per serving:
- 375 kcal cal.,
- 9 g fat
- (1 g sat. fat,
- 0 g polyunsaturated fat,
- 2 g monounsatured fat),
- 38 mg chol.,
- 1549 mg sodium,
- 58 g carb.,
- 6 g fiber,
- 13 g sugar,
- 24 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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