Quinoa Fried Rice Recipe

May 30, 2018
1 Ratings
Photo by Luna Regina
  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Cook time 15 minutes
  • Serves 4
Author Notes

My family’s in love with quinoa, so it's not questionable that my mom has come up with many recipes that call for these healthy seeds. And her quinoa fried rice just happens to be my absolute favorite. That’s why today mama and I are sharing this amazing recipe, because everyone deserves a great bowl of quinoa happiness!

The recipe calls for simple ingredients that you may already have in your fridge, and will take you only 15 minutes to put them together. So what are you waiting for? Follow me to the kitchen and make the magic happen now!

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What You'll Need
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil.
  • 2 eggs, whisked.
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and diced.
  • 1 small white onion, diced.
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced.
  • 4 cups cooked quinoa
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced.
  • 3-4 tablespoons soy sauce, or more to taste.
  • 2 teaspoons oyster sauce (optional).
  • 1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil.
  1. In a pan over medium heat, add ½ tsp olive oil. Add the eggs and scramble slightly with a pinch of salt and pepper (optional), until barely cooked. Remove from a pan and put it into a bowl. Set aside.
  2. Pour ½ tsp olive oil in medium heat. Add onion, carrots, peas, and garlic. Sauté for about 5 minutes or until the onion, peas, and carrots are soft. Then, add the cooked quinoa (how to cook Quinoa), green onions, soy sauce, and oyster sauce and stir-fry until incorporated, about 2 minutes.
  3. Add in the eggs and stir to combine. Finally, add the sesame oil, and remove from heat.

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