Chicken Fried Quinoa

by Ashley Thurman

SERVINGS: 4 | Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 25 min

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    1. Prepare your Quinoa in a Rice Cooker the day before. This allows for the correct texture in your final dish. I replaced the water with chicken broth in my rice cooker
    2. Whisk 3 eggs seasoned with salt and pepper to taste. Cook eggs omelette style over medium low heat. Cut into small cubes and set aside.
    3. In a medium bowl, toss chicken with Sesame Oil and season with salt and pepper to taste
    4. Heat oil over high heat in a large frying pan, add chicken and stir fry for approximately 2 minutes or until light golden brown
    5. Add onion and garlic to pan and sauté until onions are soft. About 3-4 more minutes
    6. Stir in green onions
    7. Add quinoa to pan and evenly distribute, then let cook 2 minutes
    8. Continue to stir fry
    9. Add ⅓ bag of frozen peas and carrots, stir
    10. Add soy sauce and mix together
    11. Once peas and carrots are fully warmed, cover with foil and let sit for 2 minutes
    12. Serve