Healthy Fried Rice

Now there's no excuse to not eat healthy even if you're craving fried rice. This guilt-free fried rice is gluten-free, vegan friendly, and tastes amazing. It is full of flavor and has a great mix of texture that you won't get bored of easily. It's a great meal replacement instead of the traditional fried rice that is full of grease and carbs. Here's to living healthier and fuller!

INGREDIENTS (serves 4)

  • 1 tsp coconut or olive oil
  • ½ onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ Tbsp ginger, minced
  • ¼ cup assorted mushrooms, sliced
  • ¼ cup carrots, shredded
  • ¼ cup cabbage, small dice
  • ¼ cup red bell pepper, small dice
  • ¼ cup edamame beans
  • 1½ cups cooked quinoa, room temperature or cold
  • 1 tsp sriracha chili sauce, or to taste, depending on desired spice
  • 2 Tbsp tamari or soy sauce
  • Sesame oil, for drizzling
  • Toasted sesame seeds, for garnish

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a wok or sauté pan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook 5 – 7 minutes, or until translucent.
  2. Add garlic and ginger and sauté another 3 – 4 minutes.
  3. Add mushrooms, carrots, cabbage and red pepper. Sauté 4 – 5 minutes.
  4. Add edamame. Sauté 1 minute.
  5. Add in quinoa, sauté for 3 – 5 minutes or until quinoa is hot.
  6. Add in sriracha and soy sauce. Sauté 2 minutes.
  7. Drizzle sesame oil and sesame seeds on top for serving.

NUTRITION INFORMATION

Fat Carbs Protein Calories

5 g

50 g

12 g

293