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Vegan Quinoa Stir Fry

Quinoa Stir Fry

Whip up this quick, Asian-inspired weeknight dinner that’s packed with fresh veggies and tons of flavor! We’re not always motivated to make an elaborate meal, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be delicious and nutritious!

Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Keyword healthy, vegan
Custom Category Bowls, Healthy, Main Course
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 328 kcal
Author Nidhi Bothra


  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 medium onions , chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger , minced
  • 1 tsp garlic , minced
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 star anise
  • 3 dried red chilies
  • 2 ½ tbsp oil
  • 1/4 cup bell peppers , diced
  • 1/4 cup mushrooms , sliced
  • 1/4 cup baby corn , chopped
  • 1/4 cup cauliflower rice , optional
  • 1/4 cup purple cabbage , diced
  • 3 green onions , sliced
  • 2 tbsp cashews , crushed


  • 2 tbsp vegan worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/2 tbsp red chili paste , I used sambal
  • 2 1/2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp white pepper
  • salt , to taste


  1. In a small bowl, mix together all of your sauce ingredients and set aside.
  2. In a large pan, heat some oil over medium heat. Add in your dried red chilies, star anise, and cloves. Let roast for 30 seconds to release their flavor.
  3. Add in your onions, garlic, and ginger. Sauté for 1 minute and then add in your mushrooms. Sauté for another 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add in your cauliflower rice, baby corn, bell peppers, and sauce. Mix gently and then add in your quinoa, cabbage, cashews, and spring onions.

  5. Give it a final mix until well-combined, making sure to keep the veggies crispy. Garnish with some sesame seeds and enjoy!

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Quinoa Stir Fry
Amount Per Serving
Calories 328 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Trans Fat 1g
Sodium 97mg4%
Potassium 565mg16%
Carbohydrates 44g15%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 610IU12%
Vitamin C 27mg33%
Calcium 58mg6%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.