Back-to-school Lunch: Chinese Fried Quinoa

Chinese Fried Quinoa

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Calories per serving: Delicious!

Chinese Fried Quinoa


  • 2-3 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 carrots, peeled and diced
  • ½ cup frozen peas
  • 2 eggs (optional)
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sriracha (optional)
  • 2 green onions, chopped


  1. In a large wok or fying pan, heat sesame oil over high heat.
  2. Add onion and garlic and cooking, stirring frequently, until translucent.
  3. Add carrots and peas and cook for 2 or 3 minutes until they begin to soften.
  4. Push veggies over to one side of the pan and on the other side of the pan, scramble two eggs.
  5. Combine the veggies and eggs and stir in cooked quinoa.
  6. Add soy sauce and sriracha.
  7. Finish with green onions.
  8. Enjoy!

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2 Responses to Back-to-school Lunch: Chinese Fried Quinoa

  1. Nina says:

    Thank you for your recipes. I’ve tried a few now and love them and will be trying out more. Even my son (he’s 21) is eating quinoi now!

    • slcauchon says:

      That’s so great to hear! Glad you’re enjoying the recipes 😀

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