Every now and then I like to add a little thai or asian flare to my recipes. I wish I enjoyed thai cuisine more often, so I really want to start incorporating these unique flavors into my recipes from here on out. This dish is extremely simple and TASTY! The flavors of the stir-fried vegetables melt in your mouth and then you get the added crunch of the roasted peanuts. Mmmm I want it now thinking about it! I was literally sad when it was done ha-ha.
Thai Cuisine does not only focus on the flavors of the dish, but also how it looks and smells- I believe this meal accomplishes all of that! I know rice is usually the staple of thai cuisine, but I think it is safe to say that quinoa gives similar flavor and texture and has many more added benefits. For those of you not familiar with quinoa or who don’t even know how to pronounce it ;), it is a SUPER grain. Quinoa is called a super grain because it has many more benefits than most other grains. Some of these benefits include: it is one of the most protein-rich foods we can eat, it contains almost twice the amount of fiber than other grains, and it is pack full of amazing nutrients that our body loves. These are just several of the many benefits, but definitely some important ones. Anyway I hope enjoy this dish as much as I did!
- ¼ cup uncooked quinoa
- 1 large egg
- 1 ½ cups broccoli slaw
- 1 large carrot
- 1/2 cup broccoli florets
- 1/8 cup chopped dry roasted peanuts (I use Planters unsalted brand)
- 1 tbsp La Choy Teriyaki Stir Fry Sauce
- 1 tbsp Walden Farm’s Asian Dressing
- Cook ¼ cup dry quinoa according to package directions (Takes about 20-25 minutes)
- Place broccoli in microwave safe dish and microwave for 5-6 mins or until soft but not mushy (make sure it keeps its color and some crunch)
- In a large pan spray extra virgin olive oil and add broccoli slaw and carrots
- Cook for 5-7 minutes or until they soften up a bit
- Make some space in the middle of the skillet pushing slaw and carrots to side & add egg in middle
- Scramble the egg, mix it with the veggies making sure the egg is totally cooked.
- Add peanuts, broccoli, quinoa, and sauce
- By The Kelli Kollection