Trader Joe’s Pineapple Shrimp Stir Fry

Easy Trader Joe’s pineapple shrimp stir fry! All you need is a handful of ingredients to make this tropical inspired meal.

Trader Joe's Pineapple Shrimp Stir Fry - Dash of Mandi

This is one of my new favorite Trader Joe’s meals! If you are new to my blog – I create a variety of easy and healthy-ish recipes. But, a lot of them I like to make using all Trader Joe’s products. I find these recipes to be easiest for busy people! Their products are so good that all you need is a handful of them to create a delicious home-cooked meal. This one is SO easy!

Trader Joe's Stir Fry

What you need for this recipe:

Shrimp – I use the frozen red Argentine shrimp. They are my favorite frozen shrimp. They have a lobster taste to them, in my opinion.

Trader Joe’s Island soyaki sauce/marinade – I love this stuff!

Diced pineapple

Diced bell pepper

Sliced green onion

Trader Joe's Ingredients

Cornstarch or arrowroot powder. Trader Joe’s doesn’t sell arrowroot powder. But, most other stores do. You can also buy it on amazon. Corn starch or arrowroot will work in this recipe, both will thicken the sauce and give it that sticky texture!

Other easy Trader Joe’s recipes:

Shrimp street corn enchiladas

Chicken tikka masala flatbread

Shrimp street corn salad

Greek risoni salad

Easy vegetarian quesadilla

Salsa verde shrimp

I served my pineapple shrimp over leftover sticky rice from take-out! You could use white rice, brown rice, cauliflower rice, or quinoa. But, you’ll definitely want to serve it over something to make it a meal. Also, the rice is so good with the leftover sauce!

Easy Pineapple Shrimp

Feel free to leave any questions in the comments, I check them daily!

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Trader Joe’s Pineapple Shrimp Stir Fry



1 lb. shrimp, defrosted if frozen
1 cup pineapple, diced
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 tbsp green onion, sliced
2 tbsp olive oil, divided
3/4 cup Island soyaki, or more/less to taste
1 tsp cornstarch or arrowroot powder mixed with 1 tbsp cold water


Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

Add peppers and cook for 4-5 minutes or until softened.

Add pineapple and cook for 2 more minutes, stirring frequently.

Remove peppers and pineapple and set aside.

Add the other tbsp of olive oil the skillet. Turn heat to medium high.

Season the shrimp with salt and pepper then add to the skillet in a single layer. Let cook for about 2 minutes per side or until they are cooked through.

Add the soyaki sauce, peppers and pineapple. Mix and reduce heat to low, cook for a few minutes tossing everything together.

Slowly pour in the cornstarch or arrowroot mixed with water, mixing everything as you pour it in.

Mix until everything is thickened and evenly covered, should only take about a minute. Add green onion and mix once more.

Serve over rice if desired and enjoy!

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    Helene Lichtman

    My Tader Joe’s no longer carries Island soyaki-will the regular one work?

      Amanda Hickman

      Yes it will .. just won’t be as sweet! you can add a splash of pineapple juice if you want more sweetness


    Im so excited to Make this! Got all ingredients today. When Do i Add the onions?

      Amanda Hickman

      Stir the green onion in right before removing from the heat/before serving 🙂


        Your ethe best! Cooking now for my sisters bday. Xoxo


    Just made this for dinner with instant white rice. So Quick and easy. My rather picky family ate it up, like scraped clean. Definitely adding to our summer dinner rotation. Thanks!!


    Love this! Perfect light and yummy dinner. A new fav!


    This has become one of our go-to quick healthy easy dinners! We make it at least twice a month and love it. Wr have started Marinating the shrimp in coconut aminos and then adding a teriyaki glaze as the sauce since island soyaki was discontinued. The pineapple juice balances it out!