Quinoa Fried Rice

Quinoa Fried Rice
 Serves: 6  Prep: 15 min: Cook: 30 min
Calories: 189   Carb: 26g
  Fat: 6g  Protein: 8g  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • Add a dash of salt or more to taste
  • ¼ onion, chopped
  • 2 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 3 scallions, chopped and divided
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • ½ cup frozen peas
  • 2 - 3 tablespoons cilantro

Sauce:

  • 1 ½ tablespoons teriyaki sauce
  • 2 ½ tablespoons soy sauce
  • ¾ teaspoon sesame oil

  

 Instructions

  1. Bring water and quinoa to a boil in a saucepan; season with salt. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer for about 10-15 minutes until quinoa is tender.
  2. Remove saucepan from heat and let sit for 5 minutes; fluff quinoa with a fork. Refrigerate until cool.
  3. Mix soy sauce, teriyaki sauce, and sesame oil together.
  4. Heat 1 1/2 teaspoons oil in a large skillet over high heat; saute carrots and onion for 2 minutes.
  5. Add 2 scallions, garlic, and ginger & saute about 2 minutes more. Add the remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons oil and quinoa; cook until heated through for about 2 minutes.
  6. Stir sauce into quinoa mixture, cook about 2 minutes more.
  7. Make well in the center of the quinoa mixture. Pour eggs into the well; cook and stir until eggs are scrambled and cooked through, (2 to 3 minutes).
  8. Add peas and cook until heated through, 2 to 3 minutes. Add remaining scallion and cilantro.
  9. For additional versions, add pork or chicken to the dish!

 

 

Posted Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013 by Christa Gonzales in Recipes, Entrees, Side Dish

 
 
 

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