Make this simple recipe for Hawaiian fried rice, a healthy vegetarian option on a budget that’s better than take out! This easy dish is loaded up with brown rice, vegetable, egg, pineapple, raisins, cashews, and more. We’ll show you how to make the best veggie fried rice, a cheap unique spin on the classic asian dinner. It’s delicious, protein packed, plenty for two and will still give you leftovers. Great for quick summer dining and kid friendly. Vegetarian, Clean Eating, Gluten Free.

Better Than Takeout Hawaiian Fried Rice

  • Author: Our Sweetly Spiced Life
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 25
  • Total Time: 35 minutes


Quick and Easy Homemade Hawaiian Fried Rice that’s packed with veggies, cashews, raisins, and pineapple!




  • 1/4 C Tamari
  • 4 tsp sesame oil
  • 4 tsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp Sriracha chile sauce

Fried Rice

  • 2 C dry brown rice
  • 4 C water (for cooking rice)
  • 3/4 C cashews
  • 1 1/2Tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 C diced white onion (about 1 small onion)
  • 1 orange bell pepper, diced
  • 1 C chopped pineapple
  • 1/2 C raisins
  • 2 green onions, sliced thin
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 4 eggs
  • Sriracha sauce or chili flakes for serving, opt.


  1. Add rice and water to skillet and cook until water is absorbed and rice is done. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  2. While rice is cooking, toast cashews in a separate skillet. Set aside.
  3. Mix up the sauce ingredients in a small bowl.
  4. Heat sesame oil over medium heat in large skillet. Add onion and bell pepper. Cook until tender, 5-7 minutes. Add chopped tomato and cook for a few minutes longer.
  5. Add rice, sauce, pineapple, raisins, and cashews to skillet with the veggies. Increase heat and cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently to avoid sticking to the pan, allowing the mixture to “fry” a bit.
  6. Turn mixture to low while you cook the eggs.
  7. Scramble eggs in a separate skillet.
  8. Add eggs and green onions to rice mixture and heat for a few minutes.
  9. Serve, topped with extra Sriracha or chili flakes if desired.


  • Serving Size: 4