Quinoa Fried Rice Recipe - Allrecipes.com
  • READY IN ABOUT 9 hrs

Quinoa Fried Rice

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"Great side dish and substitute for fried rice."

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Directions

  1. Bring water and quinoa to a boil in a saucepan; season with salt. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until quinoa is tender and water has been absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes. Remove saucepan from heat and let sit for 5 minutes; fluff quinoa with a fork. Refrigerate until cool, 8 hours to overnight.
  2. Mix soy sauce, teriyaki sauce, and sesame oil together in a bowl until sauce is evenly mixed.
  3. Heat 1 1/2 teaspoons oil in a large skillet over high heat; saute carrots and onion for 2 minutes. Add 2 scallions, garlic, and ginger; saute until fragrant, about 2 minutes more. Add the remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons oil and quinoa; cook until heated through, about 2 minutes.
  4. Stir sauce into quinoa mixture; cook and stir until evenly coated, about 2 minutes.
  5. Make well in the center of the quinoa mixture. Pour eggs into the well; cook and stir until eggs are scrambled and cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes. Add peas and cook until heated through, 2 to 3 minutes. Add remaining scallion.
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  • PREP 15 mins
  • COOK 30 mins
  • READY IN 8 hrs 50 mins

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Low-sodium chicken broth can be substituted for water.
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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 189 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 25.5 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 70 mg
  • 24%
  • Fat
  • 6.4 g
  • 10%
  • Fiber
  • 3.6 g
  • 15%
  • Protein
  • 8 g
  • 16%
  • Sodium
  • 672 mg
  • 27%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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