Quinoa Fried Rice with Almonds & Cashews

A simple and nutritious fried rice inspired quinoa recipe with added nut crunch by nutritionist, naturopath and recipe developer Casey-Lee Lyons from Live Love Nourish (www.livelovenourish.com.au).

Note: This recipe is free from gluten, dairy and sugar.

Serves: 4

Prep: 10 mins

Cook: 10 mins

 

Ingredients

2 tbsp coconut oil

3 large free range eggs, whisked

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 long red chilli, chopped

1 carrot, finely diced

3 cups pre-cooked MyOrganics quinoa

1 cup frozen peas

3 spring onions, chopped

1 -2 tbsp tamari

1/4 cup MyOrganics Dry Roasted Cashews, roughly chopped

1/4 cup MyOrganics Dry Roasted Almonds, roughly chopped

Fresh coriander to serve

Method

  1. Melt half coconut oil in a large frying pan. Pour in egg, moving around pan to make a thin crepe. Cook through. Remove from pan and roughly chop. Set aside.
  2. Add remaining oil, garlic, chilli and carrot. Cook, stirring frequently for 2 mins.
  3. Add pre-cooked quinoa, frozen peas, spring onions and tamari and stir to combine well. Cook until heated through.
  4. Stir through cashews and almonds just before serving. Serve with fresh coriander.

 

This recipe was designed by Brisbane nutritionist, naturopath and recipe developer Casey-Lee Lyons from Live Love Nourish. For more healthy recipes please visit her website www.livelovenourish.com.au