Quinoa Fried Rice


Preparation info

  • Serves


    as part of a multi-course meal
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      20 min

Appears in

Katie Chin's Everyday Chinese Cookbook: 101 Delicious Recipes from My Mother's Kitchen

Katie Chin's Everyday Chinese Cookbook

By Katie Chin

Published 2016

  • About

This dish doesn’t have any rice in it, but I call it Quinoa Fried Rice because it uses a traditional Chinese fried-rice technique to prepare the quinoa. When my friend Carol was trying to get her kids, Kaj and Sebastian, to eat more protein, I told her to try this recipe. Her kids love fried rice, and this recipe tastes just like it, but it’s loaded with healthy protein. Quinoa on its own is a bit nutty but rather bland. However, it soaks u