Quinoa Fried Rice with Rainbow Baby Carrots

Cooking Times

Ready in: 45 minutes
Prep time: 25 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Serves: 4


  • 2 diced, chicken breasts
  • 2 tsp. Chinese five-spice blend
  • 2 tbsp. soy sauce or coconut aminos
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice or orange juice
  • 2 tsp. honey
  • 1 tsp. grated garlic
  • 1/2 tbsp. coconut oil or olive oil
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup, diced Cal-Organic Yellow Onions
  • 1 cup, sliced Cal-Organic Rainbow Baby Carrots
  • 1 cup frozen green peas
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce or coconut aminos
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • 2 cloves, grated garlic
  • 2 tsp. grated ginger
  • 1/2 tbsp. coconut oil or olive oil
  • 1-2 Cal-Organic Green Onions


To cook the chicken:

  1. In a small mixing bowl, add soy sauce, Chinese five-spice blend, lemon juice, honey, and garlic. Whisk until combined, then pour over diced chicken.
  2. In a sauté pan, add a half tablespoon of oil and cook chicken on medium-high heat until cooked through.

To cook the quinoa:

  1. In a wok or large sauté pan, add a half tablespoon coconut oil over medium-high heat, then add onion and carrots. Stir-fry for two minutes or until onions are translucent.
  2. Add quinoa and stir, making a gap in the middle of the pan.
  3. Crack both eggs in the middle of the quinoa mixture. Stir eggs until cooked, then combine with quinoa, onions and carrots.
  4. Add cooked chicken, peas, soy sauce, sesame oil, garlic and ginger. Stir until everything is combined and garnish with green onions. Enjoy!

Recipe created by The Food Dolls

Tips for storing carrots

  • 1

    Store carrots in a resealable plastic bag or other airtight container.

  • 2
    Shelf Life

    To extend the shelf life of your carrots, you can place a damp paper towel in the bag or container, but avoid storing carrots in water as it will soften their texture.

  • 3

    Carrots should be stored in the refrigerator between 34 and 36 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • 4
    Avoid Ethylene

    Avoid storing carrots near ethylene-producing fruits and vegetables, such as apples or pears.

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