Fried Quinoa

AuthorJen Booker
RatingDifficultyBeginner

Quick protein packed dinner

Yields2 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time25 mins

 ½ cup Quinoa (makes 2 cups cooked)
 1 tbsp Olive oil
 1 cup Cashew nuts
 2 Large carrots
 1 Small broccoli
 3 Cloves garlic
 1 tsp Chilli flakes
 1.50 tbsp Soy sauce
 2 tsp Rice wine vinegar
 2 tsp Sesame oil
 chopped spring onion to garnish
 sriracha sauce to serve

1

Cook quinoa in 1 cup of water for 10 minutes then place the lid on & keep warm

2

Prep your carrots, broccoli and garlic while the quinoa is cooking.

3

Cut the carrots into thin medallions so that they cook quickly and evenly, about 1 cm each.

4

Next, chop your broccoli into bite size florets.

5

Last, finely chop your garlic.

6

When your ingredients are prepped and your quinoa is almost done (5 minutes left), add your olive oil over medium-high heat to a large wok (or pan).

7

Add the cashew nuts & carrots first and cook for 2-3 minutes. Then add your broccoli and garlic and cook for another 2-3 minutes.

8

Strain your quinoa and add it to the wok along with the chilli flakes, soy sauce, and rice wine vinegar.

9

Sauté everything for another couple of minutes.

10

Lastly, add your sesame oil and cook for another minute.

11

Garnish with spring onions, crispy onions & sriracha.

Ingredients

 ½ cup Quinoa (makes 2 cups cooked)
 1 tbsp Olive oil
 1 cup Cashew nuts
 2 Large carrots
 1 Small broccoli
 3 Cloves garlic
 1 tsp Chilli flakes
 1.50 tbsp Soy sauce
 2 tsp Rice wine vinegar
 2 tsp Sesame oil
 chopped spring onion to garnish
 sriracha sauce to serve

Directions

1

Cook quinoa in 1 cup of water for 10 minutes then place the lid on & keep warm

2

Prep your carrots, broccoli and garlic while the quinoa is cooking.

3

Cut the carrots into thin medallions so that they cook quickly and evenly, about 1 cm each.

4

Next, chop your broccoli into bite size florets.

5

Last, finely chop your garlic.

6

When your ingredients are prepped and your quinoa is almost done (5 minutes left), add your olive oil over medium-high heat to a large wok (or pan).

7

Add the cashew nuts & carrots first and cook for 2-3 minutes. Then add your broccoli and garlic and cook for another 2-3 minutes.

8

Strain your quinoa and add it to the wok along with the chilli flakes, soy sauce, and rice wine vinegar.

9

Sauté everything for another couple of minutes.

10

Lastly, add your sesame oil and cook for another minute.

11

Garnish with spring onions, crispy onions & sriracha.

Fried Quinoa

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