Stir Fried Chicken and Quinoa

Stir things up for dinner with our delicious Stir Fried Chicken and Quinoa made with Success® Tri-Color Quinoa and all of your favorite fried rice flavors.

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Servings SERVES 6

Ingredients

  • 2 bags Success® Tri-Color Quinoa
  • 3 tbsp canola oil, divided
  • ¾ cup chopped onion
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 ¼ tbsps low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 12 oz cooked shredded chicken
  • ½ cup frozen peas, thawed
  • ½ cup finely chopped carrot
  • 3 each green onion tops, sliced
  • 1 cup bean sprouts.

Instructions

  • An Asian-cuisine favorite, this stir-fried chicken dish packs an energy punch by using power food quinoa instead of the traditional rice.

  • Step 1

  • Prepare quinoa according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Add two teaspoons of canola oil to a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook about 8 minutes, stirring until onions are cooked through and lightly browned. Remove onions and set aside. Remove skillet from heat.

    Step 3

  • In a medium bowl, lightly beat eggs with 1/4 tablespoon of soy sauce. Return skillet to burner and add remaining canola oil coating the skillet with oil. Add egg mixture, stirring to scramble eggs. Remove eggs from skillet.

    Step 4

  • Add sesame oil to skillet and bring to medium heat. Add cooked chicken, peas, carrots, and cooked onions; stir until well mixed, about 2 minutes.

    Step 5

  • Add cooked quinoa, green onions, bean sprouts to skillet and stir to mix. Continue to stir fry for 3 minutes. Add scrambled eggs and drizzle mixture with remaining soy sauce. Stir fry for 1 to 2 minutes or until well blended and heated through.

Stir Fry Made Easy

A tasty and wholesome dinner doesn’t have to be hard or time-consuming. This Stir Fried Chicken and Quinoa dish made with Success® Tri-Color Quinoa, chicken, eggs, veggies, and soy sauce is simple to make, packed with classic fried rice flavors, and is loaded with nutritious veggies like carrots, peas, onion, and bean sprouts. Enjoy a delicious protein and veggie-packed meal in less than 30 minutes with this simple recipe.

You don’t have to be a trained chef to enjoy delicious home-cooked meals and this tasty recipe is one of our favorites to prove that. As with many of our recipes, you start by cooking the base ingredient, quinoa in this case, and setting it aside. Follow this step up by cooking the onion until lightly browned, and setting that aside as well. Beat the eggs and mix with soy sauce and cook those in the skillet and also set aside. In the same skillet, warm and mix the cooked chicken, peas, carrots, and cooked onions for a few minutes, then combine with the rest of the ingredients and stir fry for a few more minutes until everything is mixed well, and there you have it! A perfect stir-fried dish in no time, with very little effort, and ALL of the flavor!