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Servings: 4

Shrimp Fried Quinoa

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Shrimp Fried Quinoa - if you like fried rice and seafood, why not try this easy recipe with quinoa.
Quinoa fried rice with shrimp
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Ingredients

For the sauce: (substitute with any store bought stir fry sauce of your choice)

  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 5 tsp unseasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp honey

For the shrimp fried quinoa:

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil or more if needed
  • 12 (375 gr) oz medium shrimp
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup diced carrots
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 2 medium bok choy — , sliced (both green and white part)
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • 2-3 cups coked quinoa — , chilled for at least a few hours
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • sea salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl whisk together soy sauce, vinegar, sesame oil and honey, set a side.
  2. Heat a wok (or skillet) or saute pan over high heat. Add ½ Tbsp vegetable oil. Add in eggs, let them cook for 30 seconds, then scramble. Transfer to a clean plate. (Wipe wok /skillet if needed).
  3. Return wok to the heat. Add 1/2 tbsp oil. Season shrimp with salt and pepper. Cook for about 1-2 minutes, until just pink. Remove from heat and transfer to a plate.
  4. Add 1 tbsp oil to wok(skillet) and add mushrooms, carrots, peas and book choy. Cook stirring for 2-3 minutes, until tender.
  5. Add in quinoa, scrambled eggs, shrimp, green onions and soy sauce mixture. Cook for 2 more minutes, stirring frequently. Quinoa should be warm and all vegetables cooked.
  6. Season with salt and pepper.

Recipe Notes

Either a skillet or wok can be used.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American

Nutrition Information

Calories: 577, Fat: 18g, Saturated Fat: 7g, Cholesterol: 127mg, Sodium: 1218mg, Potassium: 1816mg, Carbohydrates: 79g, Fiber: 12g, Sugar: 16g, Protein: 28g, Vitamin A: 21820%, Vitamin C: 200.8%, Calcium: 541%, Iron: 8.9%