Shrimp-Vegetable Quinoa Fried Rice

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Lunch, Dinner Vegetable Over 30 min 5


Shrimp-Vegetable Quinoa Fried Rice


Our Cool Food Panelist, Alison from  thinks frozen foods work great (and are budget-friendly) in many recipes such as in this one. It’s a healthy, gluten-free main dish that is a twist on fried rice. It’s a favorite at our house, and it’s so quick and easy.


  • 2 cup cooked quinoa
  • 2 Tbsp. canola oil
  • 1/2 lb. peeled and deveined large frozen shrimp, thawed and halved lengthwise
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion (frozen or fresh)
  • 3 Tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce, divided (gluten-free if needed)
  • 1 cup frozen baby carrots and green peas, thawed
  • 1 cup frozen broccoli flowerets, thawed
  • 1/2 cup frozen shelled edamame beans, thawed
  • 1/4 cup frozen corn kernels, thawed
  • 2 eggs, scrambled and cooked


Cook quinoa according to package directions. Set aside and keep warm.

Heat oil in a large sauté pan over high heat. Stir in shrimp, onion and 1 tablespoon soy sauce; sauté 2 minutes. Add carrots and peas, broccoli, edamame and corn; sauté about 3 more minutes. Add quinoa, eggs and remaining soy sauce; sauté 5 minutes more, tossing gently to coat.

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