Chinese style chicken fried quinoa

Chinese style chicken fried quinoa

This is fast food. Chinese style food from a takeaway or in ready meal form, generally has unhealthy ingredients. Apart from the chopping of the spring onions this version uses frozen onion, garlic, chilli and leftovers for speed.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 4 people


  • 4 tbs light in colour olive oil
  • 200 g frozen onions chopped
  • 500 g cooked chicken/pork shredded organic if possible
  • 200 g (dried weight)quinoa cooked or 2 packs of pre cooked quinoa
  • 2 tbs Chinese five spice powder
  • 2 bunches spring onions finely sliced
  • 2 tbs frozen chopped garlic
  • 1 tbs frozen chopped red chilli optional
  • 3 tbs tamari
  • 3 tbs toasted sesame oil
  • 3 eggs organic free range optional if egg intolerant


  • In a wok over a high heat, fry the onions in the light olive oil for a couple of minutes.
  • Add the chicken and spring onions. Fry for a couple more minutes so the chicken starts to fall apart.
  • Add the Chinese five spice, garlic, chilli, tamari, and sesame oil and stir to coat.
  • Add the rice and cook for five minutes to heat through. Stirring constantly so it doesn't stick.
  • Finally pour over the beaten egg and stir through so the egg cooks.
  • Serve in bowls. Season with salt to taste.

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