Fried Rice Quinoa

Fried Rice Quinoa


  • 1 fresh egg
  • 1 clove garlic chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped green shallots or red onions or spring onions or any onions really
  • 1/4 chorizo chopped
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 Tbsp tamari / soy sauce
  • few drops of sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chinese five-spice powder
  • 1/2 tsp chilli flakes
  • 1 1/2 cups cold cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • a few kale leaves finely sliced
  • white pepper + more tamari to taste



  • Carefully crack your egg into a ramekin and put a small sauce of water on the stove on medium
  • Heat oil in a fry pan/wok over medium heat & add the garlic, onion and chorizo and cook until soft. Remove from the pan.
  • Turn the heat up and add the cold quinoa to the hot fry-pan along with the tamari & sesame oil and stir occasionally until heated through / the quinoa starts to catch
  • Add back cooked garlic/onion/chorizo and stir through the quinoa along with the Chinese five-spice and chilli flakes
  • Toss in frozen peas and kale, and stir to combine until the peas are thawed
  • Check seasoning and add pepper / extra tamari to taste
  • Once the water is boiling gently, carefully slide the egg into the water and leave 3 mins (for runny yolk) or 4 mins (for hard yolk)
  • Transfer quinoa mix into a bowl and place the poached egg on top with a slotted spoon
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