Thai Spicy Duck & Pineapple Fried Rice


Rich roast duck (available at an Asian market), fragrant basil and chunks of sweet pineapple make this quick dish a cut above your everyday fried rice.

What you will need

2 Tbs. neutral oil, such as canola or peanut

1/2 cup diced yellow onion

1/4 cup thinly sliced scallions (3 medium)

2 Tbs. minced fresh ginger

2 Tbs. minced fresh garlic

2 Tbs. minced fresh cilantro stems

1 cup thinly sliced shiitake mushrooms (stem before slicing)

2 Tbs. nahm prik pao (Thai chili jam)

4 cups cold cooked jasmine rice (from about 2 cups raw)

1 tsp. fish sauce, more to taste

1-1/2 cups diced sweet bell peppers (1/4-inch dice)

1-1/2 cups shredded roast duck or duck confit

1/2 cup diced pineapple

1/2 cup chopped fresh basil


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