Leftover Quinoa From The Night Before? No Problem

July 17, 2019
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Quinoa Fried Rice

Put that leftover quinoa to work!

Course Main Course
Cuisine asian
Keyword fried rice, quinoa
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2
Author David Lee


  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup carrot chopped
  • 1/2 cup edamame
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tspn pepper
  • 1 green onion chopped


  1. Heat sesame oil in a pan over medium-high heat.

  2. Add the quinoa and cook for 2-3 minutes.

  3. Add the carrot, edamame, and garlic and mix well.

  4. Create a hole in the middle and crack the eggs in the middle and scramble before mixing into the quinoa.

  5. Add the soy sauce and cook for 1-2 minutes. Finish by mixing in the pepper and green onion before serving.


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