Hawai'ian pork pineapple
This is something that I came up with by
accident. Yup. I accidentally rock. This dish tastes like Hawai’i, but
without the gravy, spam or styrofoam. Tho’ you could probably put it in
a styrofoam container if you’ve got a hankerin’ for some plate lunch,
Prep time: ~30 to 45 minutes (plus
Total cooking time: ~1 hour
- 2 tablespoons oil (a combination of
peanut oil and sesame oil is best)
- ~1.5 lbs pork tenderloin cut into
- 1 can pineapple rings
- 1 bottle Soy Vay Island Teriyaki
- 1 hunk of ginger, diced into tiny
cubes (~1/4 cup)
- 2 small red peppers, finely chopped
(the type of pepper is optional, based on heat preference)
- 4 green onions
- 3 cups sushi rice (other rice can be
substituted, but sushi rice is best)
- Salt and pepper (to taste)
- MSG (to taste)
- Measuring spoons
- Sharp knife for chopping
- Cutting board
- Rice cooker
- Wok or large pan
- BBQ grill
- Cut the pork tenderloin into
1-inch-thick medallions and place in a ziplock bag. Fill with Soy
Vay until pork is covered (about a half bottle). Seal and marinate
- Grill pork and pineapple rings until
thoroughly cooked. Salt and pepper to taste.
- Remove the pork and pineapple rings
from the grill and let cool. Once they’re cool enough to handle, cut
both into 1/4-inch cubes (approximately) and set aside.
- Cut up the peppers and ginger and
- Cut the green onions into 1/8-inch
circles and set aside.
- Start rice. (I use a rice cooker,
which gives me about 30 to 40 minutes to cook the
- Add the oil to a wok and heat on
medium-high until the oil starts to ripple. Add the pork, pineapple,
peppers and ginger and stir fry for 10 minutes. I like to let the
mixture set for a minute to get crispy between stirs. But, this can
be dangerous because there is a fine line been crispy and tasty and
crispy and burnt.
- Add half of the remaining Soy Vay
into mixture in the wok. Turn heat down to medium and stir fry for
another 20 to 25 minutes.
- When the rice is about 3 to 4
minutes from being finished, add the green onions and MSG (to taste)
and stir fry until the rice has finished cooking.
- Add the rice to the wok and stir
until the rice is evenly coated and the pork, pineapple, etc. is
- Plate it up and put it in your
- Get dizzy and pass out from the
flavor explosion in your mouth*.
*Results may vary.