Quinoa “Fried Rice” Recipe

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Dana Published: December 2, 2020 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Quinoa “Fried Rice”

Cook up this easy-to-follow quinoa recipe for lunch today! It’s loaded with nutritious quinoa and savory seasonings for a filling meal.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 15 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 4cupsquinoa,cooked
  • 8scallions,chopped
  • 4garlic cloves,minced
  • 2red peppers ,diced small
  • 1tomato,diced small
  • 2tbsplow sodium soy sauce,or tamari
  • 2tspvegetable oil
  • spray oil
  • 3large egg whites,beaten
  • 1large egg,whole, beaten
  • salt

Instructions

  1. In a nonstick wok, spray the oil, then add the eggs and salt.

  2. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes until done. Set aside.

  3. Add the remaining oil to the wok, then add the scallions, red peppers and garlic.

  4. Sauté for a 1 minute, then stir in the tomato and quinoa.

  5. Add the soy sauce, then stir to mix everything until combined.

  6. Keep stirring for a few minutes, then add the cooked scrambled egg.

  7. Adjust the soy sauce as needed to taste, then mix well for another 30 seconds.

  8. Serve warm, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 607.95kcal
  • Fat: 15.07g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.70g
  • Trans Fat: 0.03g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.26g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.11g
  • Carbohydrates: 94.17g
  • Fiber: 11.53g
  • Sugar: 3.44g
  • Protein: 24.41g
  • Cholesterol: 37.20mg
  • Sodium: 641.01mg
  • Calcium: 100.26mg
  • Potassium: 1066.43mg
  • Iron: 7.15mg
  • Vitamin A: 114.42µg
  • Vitamin C: 69.42mg
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