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Shrimp Fried Quinoa

Shrimp Fried Quinoa
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The following recipe and photography was provided by Christina Musgrave of Tasting with Tina.

This Shrimp Fried Quinoa makes a delicious weeknight dinner!

With a great mix of frozen and fresh ingredients, this recipe is a light and refreshing spin on traditional takeout-style fried rice and is also great for meal prep.

Shrimp Fried Quinoa

Heinen’s frozen organic spelt & quinoa makes a great base. My family likes to toss in a few frozen peas too, but you can add as many frozen or fresh vegetables as you like.

Shrimp Fried Quinoa

Shrimp Fried Quinoa


  • 1 Tbsp. Heinen’s olive oil
  • 16 oz. Heinen’s jumbo easy peel frozen shrimp, thawed and peeled
  • 1 package Heinen’s frozen organic spelt & quinoa
  • 1 cup Heinen’s frozen peas
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 Tbsp. sesame oil
  • Green onion, diced for serving
  • Sesame seeds


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add the thawed shrimp and cook for 4-5 minutes until the shrimp is pink. Remove the shrimp and set aside.
  2. To the same pan, add the frozen spelt & quinoa, frozen peas, red pepper, minced garlic and soy sauce. Sauté for 8-10 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. Move the quinoa mixture to one side of the pan. Add the beaten eggs to the other side and quickly scramble, then incorporate them into the quinoa mixture.
  4. Add the sesame oil and cooked shrimp to the pan. Toss to combine, then top with the diced green onion and sesame seeds.

Shrimp Fried Quinoa

Christina Musgrave

By Christina Musgrave

Christina Musgrave is a recipe developer, food photographer and food writer. She’s always looking forward to her next meal. Her blog, Tasting with Tina, is a celebration of easy yet delicious recipes that help busy families create delicious meals and memories in their homes.

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