Craving takeout but looking for a healthier option?? Try our take on quinoa fried “rice” 🍚 This is 0% an authentic Chinese dish (and it’s impossible to eat quinoa with chopsticks 😝) but it’s 100% tasty and guilt-free so give it a shot! .
1/3 cup diced carrots
1/3 cup English peas
1 scallion, finely chopped
1 cup cooked quinoa
1 egg, scrambled
1 clove garlic
1/4 inch grated ginger
1/2 tsp sesame oil
1/2 tbsp rice vinegar
1 tbsp low sodium soya sauce .
heat sesame oil in a fry pan over medium heat, then add carrots, peas, and white part of scallions
stir fry for 3-4 minutes and add ginger and garlic
add in quinoa, rice vinegar, and soya sauce, and stir fry for ~10 minutes or until quinoa is crispy and carrots are soft
in a separate small pan, quickly scramble the egg and then combine with quinoa mixture
top with green part of scallions and sesame seeds!