You can now make your favorite fried rice recipe with the protein-packed superfood quinoa! Cooking for Keeps uses all the classic Asian flavors of scallion, ginger, soy sauce and sesame oil, all stir-fried with a large serving of cooked quinoa. Add scrambled egg for even more protein, and play around with the veggies just like you would with regular fried rice.
1 cup quinoa (or 2½ to 3 cups leftover cooked quinoa)
1 ½ cups water or low-sodium chicken stock
¼ small onion, chopped
2 carrots, peeled and chopped
3 scallions, chopped and divided
3 garlic cloves, minced
½ teaspoon fresh ginger, minced
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 eggs, lightly scrambled (still raw)
½ cup frozen peas, thawed
1 ½ tablespoons teriyaki sauce
2 ½ tablespoons soy sauce
¾ teaspoon sesame oil
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