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Loaded with vibrant veggies, this kid-approved quinoa fried rice is perfect for either lunch or dinner! Swap out white rice for quinoa and get all the flavors of traditional fried rice takeout in this delicious, protein-packed dish. Easy to make, this one-skillet meal is loaded with nutrition and amazing flavor!

Get Creative With Your Quinoa Fried Rice

Here are a few more specific tips and tricks to pulling off the perfect Quinoa Fried Rice: 

  • Add snap peas for a sweet crunch.
  • Add cooked diced beef, shrimp or chicken.
  • Use a frozen veggie mix if you’re short on time!

Quinoa Fried Rice

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Quinoa Fried Rice

Quick and simple, this skillet dinner is one the whole family will love!

  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4


  • 2 cups quinoa
  • 1 cup frozen mixed veggies
  • 3/4 cup peeled edamame
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 3/4 cup diced ham (optional)
  • 3/4 cup green onions, diced
  • 3 Tbsp sesame or melted coconut oil
  • 3 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 eggs


Place all ingredients in a large skillet, like the Good Cook Wok or Good Cook 11″ Stir Fry. Heat over high on stovetop, stirring constantly, cook until mixture is piping hot and eggs are scrambled and cooked. Garnish with sesame seeds or diced scallions, if desired.


  • Serving Size: 6
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