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Chicken Fried Quinoa with Carrots and Peas

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Around the world we can find many variation of the very popular dish Chicken Fried Rice. Our own variation has a healthy twist using quinoa instead of rice!

Ingredients

2 Tbsp sesame oil

2 Tbsp avocado oil (or coconut oil, vegetable oil…)

3 large eggs, lightly beaten and salted

¾ cup frozen peas, thawed

¾ cups carrots, diced

1½ tsp fresh grated ginger

2 to 3 garlic cloves, finely minced

1 ½ cups of cooked chicken (I used chicken thighs)

3 green onions, trimmed and sliced into thin rounds

3 cups of Ancient Harvest Harmony Quinoa, cooked

2 Tbsp tamari

Salt and pepper, optional and to taste

Directions

To a large non-stick skillet or wok, add the oils, once the oils are heated up add the eggs, stir and cook quickly over medium-high heat, set aside.

Add the peas, carrots, green onions, and cook for about 2 minutes, or until vegetables begin to soften, stir intermittently.

Add the garlic and the ginger cook for 1 minute, stir intermittently.

Add the chicken, quinoa and the eggs, evenly drizzle with soy sauce, optional salt and pepper, and stir to combine. Cook for about 2 minutes, serve immediately.

Servings: 2-3