Shrimp-fried quinoa

Prep 25 min
Total 25 min
Serves 4

9

Ingredients

1 cup
quinoa, rinsed
2 tsp
canola oil
1/2
small onion, finely chopped
1 cup
frozen mixed vegetables, such as carrots, peas and corn, thawed
1/2 340-g pkg
frozen raw peeled small shrimp, thawed (2 cups)
2
eggs, beaten
1 tbsp
2 tsp
1 tsp
sesame oil
1/4 tsp
1/4 cup
chopped chives
1
lime, cut into wedges

Instructions

  • COOK quinoa in a medium saucepan, following package directions, 15 to 17 min. Spread on a baking sheet to cool slightly.
  • HEAT oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high. Add onion and cook until softened, 3 min. Add vegetables and cook, stirring, for 3 min. Add shrimp and cook until they turn pink, 2 to 3 min. Add eggs, stirring constantly to scramble, until cooked. Stir in fish sauce, chili-garlic sauce, lime juice, sesame oil and salt, then quinoa. Remove from heat. Sprinkle with chopped chives. Serve with lime wedges.

 

Nutrition

Calories 287, Protein 17 g, Carbohydrates 34 g, Fat 9 g, Fibre 5 g, Sodium 638 mg. Excellent source of folate

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