Gluten-Free Hawaiian Shrimp Rice

Gluten-Free Hawaiian Shrimp Rice

Grab a taste of summer with this simple grain-free Hawaiian Shrimp dish -- served in a fresh pineapple bowl! The sweetness of the pineapple coats the crispy shrimp and flavours the rice creating a sweet paradise.


Gluten-Free, Grain-Free

Makes 4 Servings


1 Small Pineapple

½ Cup Banza Chickpea Rice of choice

3.5 oz Cooked and Peeled Shrimp

3 Tbsp Primal Kitchen Extra Virgin Olive Oil

2 Slices Nitrate-Free Cooked Ham

Garlic powder




1. In a small pot bring 3 cups of lightly-salted water to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and add Banza plain chickpea rice. Cook for approximately 5 minutes or until desired firmness. Remove from heat and drain using a fine mesh strainer. Return to pot and fluff with a fork. Allow it to cool.

2. Cut the pineapple in half lengthwise, scoop out the flesh and dice. 

3. Chop the ham into small pieces.

4. Bring a small pan to medium-heat and add 1 tbsp of olive oil. Add the shrimp, season with salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Cook the shrimp for 1-2 minutes on each side or until fully cooked.

5. In a bowl combine the pineapple, rice, shrimp, ham and the rest of the olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. 

6. Fill the pineapple shell with the salad mixture and enjoy. 

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