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Quinoa Fried Rice

One serving of this Quinoa Fried Rice packs 23 grams of protein! This Chinese-inspired dish uses quinoa instead of rice for a fun twist on a classic.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
Author:
Emilie
Yield:
4 1x

Ingredients

For the tofu:

For the quinoa fried rice:

Instructions

  1. Fill a medium saucepan with water. Bring to a boil; add Success Boil-in-Bag Tri-Color Quinoa. Boil for 10 minutes, then drain. Set aside.
  2. In the same pan over medium heat, add sesame oil. When hot, add tofu. Pour soy sauce on top; stir. Cook for 3-5 minutes, flip tofu, and cook for 3-5 more minutes, until crispy. Transfer tofu to a plate; set aside.
  3. In the same pan over medium heat, add 1 tablespoon sesame oil. When hot, add onion; cook for 5-7 minutes, stirring, until onions are translucent. Add garlic; cook for 1 minute, until fragrant.
  4. Add cooked quinoa, carrots, green peas, soy sauce, and 1 tablespoon sesame oil. Stir.
  5. Serve quinoa fried rice with tofu and sliced green onions.

Notes

*Use a tofu press, or wrap the tofu in paper towels and place in the sink with a heavy object on top. Press for 10-15 minutes.

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