Recipe by My4NonBlondes
"My husband's two favorite things are shrimp and quinoa. One night I combined the two into a fantastic 20-minute dish that tastes like a very light but flavorful fried rice. The recipe will serve 4 to 6 as a side dish, or makes two big bowls if served as a main. You can add ginger, extra veggies, chicken, ham...the possibilities are endless!"
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green onions, sliced
peeled and deveined shrimp
thawed frozen peas
soy sauce, or to taste
toasted sesame oil
I changed the recipe a little. I did not use the corn or peas and added garlic. It turned out great. Very good flavors and my husband loved it!! The soy and sesame oil gives it that pop!!
Excellent! I added just a splash extra of the sesame oil and soy sauce. Very good!
Very tasty! I am not personally a huge fan of the texture of Quinoa however this is a delicious, easy and healthy way to serve it up. I used olive oil instead of canola and left out the peas and cilantro (HATE cilantro). Definitely a keeper!
Tried this tonight - I didn't use toasted sesame oil as I did not have any. Also added an egg and scrambled it up in the mix before adding the shrimp. With the addition of some dried chili flakes for a bit of bite, it wasn't bad!
This was incredible! I did make some changes though, I did not have green onions so I used half of a regular onion. Then I did not have corn so I couldn't add it. I also only had a peas and carrots frozen mix. I used olive oil because that is all I carry. I also added about a tablespoon of ketchup with the soy sauce. It came out perfectly! Thank you so much for sharing this!
Great dish! We enjoyed this a lot!
This is also very versatile. I used Sesame seeds instead of sesame seed oil...as that was laying around.
Also, I added a green pepper, garlic, and a small onion as they needed to be used.
We will certainly be making this again.
My husband, who loves Asian food, liked this a lot. My jury is still out on quinoa... This dish was very easy and took exactly the amount of time stated. I substituted red onion and left out the cilantro since I only wanted to use what I had on hand. I would add an extra teaspoon of sesame oil and add egg into the mix next time.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Victor's Shrimp Fried Quinoa
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 81
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