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Pineapple, Bacon and Rice

Course: Rice Dishes
Cuisine: Fusion
Author: Felix (Simply Trini Cooking)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked rice
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen green beans or pigeon peas
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks
  • 1 onion minced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • ½ tsp each fine leaf thyme parsley, chadon beni
  • ¼ tsp red pepper flakes crushed
  • 1 ½ cup bacon or meat of choice chopped
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  • Boil rice, drain and set aside.
  • Boil the peas until tender. Drain and set aside.
  • Chop the pineapple
  • Chop the meat and set aside.
  • Note: You can use any meat of choice like ham, bacon, turkey or even leftovers.
  • Saute the onion and garlic.
  • Then add the meat of choice and the peas. Stir for 1 minute.
  • Add the pineapple. Stir.
  • Add the rice and seasonings (fine leaf thyme, parsley, chadon beni
  • red pepper flakes) mix well. Adjust salt to taste.
  • Serve hot with a side of fresh green salad if you like.