Quinoa Fried “Rice”
A healthier take on a familiar restaurant fried rice. It’s perfect as a side dish or a main course with a little chicken or shrimp tossed in.
Quinoa Fried Rice
A healthier take on a familiar restaurant fried rice. This Quinoa Fried Rice is made with our Royal White Quinoa (though it’s tough to tell the difference!) so it’s full of extra vitamins, minerals, and fiber that you won’t find in your local carryout version. It’s perfect as a side dish or a main course with a little chicken or shrimp tossed in.
- 1 medium onion chopped
- 2 cloves of garlic minced
- ¼ cup chopped pineapple
- 3 tbsp soy sauce, gluten-free tamari or coconut aminos
- 1 cup uncooked Chosen Foods Royal White Quinoa
- 1 ¼ cup filtered water
- 1 tsp sea salt
- ¼ tsp black pepper
- 2 scallions chopped
- 4 oz frozen peas and carrots
- 2 eggs whisked
- 3 tbsp Chosen Foods Toasted Sesame Oil
- Chosen Foods 100% Pure Avocado Oil for sautéing
Heat a large saucepot over medium heat. Lightly grease the pot with Pure Avocado Oil and add the onion. Cook until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add the minced garlic and chopped pineapple. Sauté until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add the soy sauce, quinoa, water, sea salt, and black pepper. Bring the water to a simmer, cover and cook for 20-25 minutes, or until the liquid has been absorbed.
Stir in the chopped scallions, frozen peas and carrots, whisked egg, and Roasted Sesame Oil. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes to cook the egg through and warm the frozen vegetables before serving