Recipes and Cooking Asian-Style Fried Rice and Beans 4.0 (75) 2 Reviews Sweet, savory, hearty, fresh, and ready in about 45 minutes, this stir-fry dinner hits all the qualities we look for in a weeknight recipe. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on October 31, 2012 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 14 mins Total Time: 34 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ½ pineapple, peeled, cored, and sliced, or one 8 ounce can pineapple slices 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 medium carrots, thinly biased-sliced 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger* 2 cup cooked brown rice** 1 15 ounce can garbanzo beans (chickpeas), rinsed and drained 1 cup frozen peas, thawed 3 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce ⅓ cup snipped fresh cilantro 1 lime, halved Fresh cilantro leaves Directions Quarter pineapple slices. In a 12-inch nonstick skillet heat 2 teaspoons of the oil over medium heat. Add pineapple; cook about 2 minutes per side or until golden brown. Remove from skillet; set aside. Pour the remaining 1 teaspoon oil into the hot skillet. Add carrots; cook, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes or until just tender. Add garlic and ginger; cook for 30 seconds. Stir in brown rice, garbanzo beans, and peas. Add soy sauce. Cook and stir about 4 minutes or until heated through. Stir in the 1/3 cup cilantro. Return pineapple to skillet; heat through. To serve, squeeze lime over pineapple mixture. If desired, top with additional cilantro leaves. Emily Hemmingsen and Jake Sternquist *Tip: Fresh ginger is a freezer gem. Place unpeeled ginger in a freezer bag. When a recipe calls for fresh ginger, peel and grate in its frozen state, no thawing required. **Tip: Leftover or quick-cooking microwaveable rice also works great. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 350 Calories 6g Fat 65g Carbs 11g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 350 % Daily Value * Total Fat 6g 8% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Sodium 711mg 31% Total Carbohydrate 65g 24% Total Sugars 15g Protein 11g Vitamin C 43.7mg 219% Calcium 80.8mg 6% Iron 2.7mg 15% Potassium 479mg 10% Folate, total 112.9mcg Vitamin B-6 0.8mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.