Chinese fried quinoa is a delicious and healthy twist on traditional fried rice. This dish is packed with vegetables and protein, making it filling and nutritious meal.
- Serving: 1
- Preparation time: 10 minutes
Nutritional Value of Chinese Fried Quinoa
Ingredients of Chinese Fried Quinoa
- ½ tblsp olive oil
- 2 chopped garlic pods
- ½ finely chopped onion
- ½ finely chopped carrots
- ½ finely chopped capsicum
- ½ cup boiled quinoa
- 3 egg whites
- ½ tblsp soya sauce
- 1 tsp vinegar
- 1 tsp chilli sauce
- Chilli flakes
How to make Chinese Fried Quinoa
- To a pan add oil.
- Then add finely chopped garlic pods and saute
- Now add finely chopped onion, carrots and capsicum. Saute again.
- Now add quinoa and egg whites along with salt, soya sauce, vinegar, chilli sauce, chilli flakes.
- Mix well and cook.
- Serve hot and enjoy.
Health benefits of Chinese Fried Quinoa
- Quinoa is a gluten-free whole grain that is high in protein, fiber, and several essential vitamins and minerals. It can help promote weight loss, improve digestion, lower blood sugar levels, and reduce the risk of several chronic diseases.
- The vegetables used in Chinese fried quinoa, such as onions, carrots, and capsicum, are high in fiber, vitamins, and minerals. They can help reduce the risk of several chronic diseases, including heart disease, cancer, and diabetes.
- Eggs are an excellent source of high-quality protein, healthy fats, and several essential vitamins and minerals. They can help improve satiety, promote muscle growth and repair, and lower the risk of several chronic diseases.
- Soy sauce is a fermented soy product that is high in protein, vitamins, and minerals. It can help improve digestion, reduce inflammation, and lower the risk of several chronic diseases.
- Garlic is a highly nutritious vegetable that is rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. It can help lower blood pressure, improve cholesterol levels, and reduce the risk of several chronic diseases.
- Olive oil is a healthy source of monounsaturated fats, which can help improve heart health, reduce inflammation, and lower the risk of several chronic diseases.