If you are not familiar with Quinoa and are looking for a good recipe to give it a try, this is the one! Make sure you prep. all of your ingredients ahead of time, because once it is stir-fry time, the cooking process goes pretty quick!
Quinoa ‘Fried Rice’
1 tablespoon peanut oil
1/4 cup diced yellow onion
1/2 cup peeled and diced carrot
1/4 cup sliced green onions plus extra for garnish
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon minced ginger
3 cups cooked Incan Quinoa Blend
1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
3 tablespoons sweetened seasoned rice wine vinegar
1 teaspoon sesame oil
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup green peas, fresh or frozen
Sesame seeds, for garnish
Heat peanut oil in a large sauté pan or wok on high heat, then add yellow onion and carrot. Sauté for about 2 minutes, then add green onions, garlic and ginger, continuing to cook for an additional 2 minutes.
Add cooked Incan Quinoa Blend and sauté for an additional 2 minutes, making sure to break up any clumps of quinoa.
Toss in soy sauce, rice wine vinegar and sesame oil until evenly incorporated.
Make a well in the center of the pan, and add beaten eggs, Cook just until scrambled, about 2 minutes.
Finally, toss in peas and cook just until warm and tender, about 3 minutes. Add more soy sauce if needed.
Serve topped with sesame seeds and green onions.
Makes 4 to 8 servings