Thai Quinoa “Fried” Rice

4.7 from 6 reviews

Forget the takeout and enjoy this satisfying, healthy meal chock full of high-protein quinoa, edamame, veggies, and peanut sauce in the comfort of your own home.


For the “fried” rice:

For the sauce:

  1. Place quinoa and water in a medium pot. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes. Fluff with a fork and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, stir together sauce ingredients and set aside.
  3. Heat oil in a large pot or dutch oven over medium heat. Once hot, add onion. Sautee for 3 minutes and then add garlic and ginger. Saute for another minute or until fragrant. Add broccoli slaw, peppers, and edamame. Sautee for 5 minutes.
  4. Add bok choy and saute for another 2 minutes.
  5. Turn off heat. Add cooked quinoa and sauce to veggie mix, stirring to combine. Season to taste with soy sauce, red pepper flakes, and/or sriracha if desired. Top with green onions and peanuts if desired. Serve hot or cold.

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