Pineapple Baby Shrimp Farro Fried Rice
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Pineapple Baby Shrimp Farro Fried Rice

This pineapple and baby shrimp farro “fried rice” recipe is a healthy alternative to fried (white) rice, with a nutty, chewy flavor with fresh ingredients.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 4


  • 4 cups cooked farro
  • 3 teaspoons olive oil
  • ½ medium onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup red cabbage finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup carrots finely chopped
  • 1 cup cooked peas cooked and drained
  • 1 cup fontina cheese
  • 3 eggs scrambled
  • 1 cup baby shrimp washed and drained
  • 1 cup chopped pineapple
  • 6 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 green onions sliced thin


  • Heat a large non-stick skillet over a high heat. Add 2 tablespoons of oil. When oil is hot, add, onion, cabbage, and carrots, and stir-fry for 1-2 minutes (make sure to toss frequently so the veggies don’t burn).
  • Make sure peas, shrimp, and pineapple are all drained. Grate cheese and set aside. Scramble eggs in a separate pan.
  • Add 1 more tablespoon of oil, add (already cooked) farro, cook two more minutes, stirring frequently. Salt and pepper to taste. Drizzle soy sauce on top; mix well.
  • Add in the peas, cheese, scrambled eggs, pineapple, and shrimp. Lightly toss together.
  • Sprinkle with sliced green onion; serve.