1 c. cooked Quinoa
1 tsp. Sesame Oil
2 Tbsp. Flour
¼ c. finely shopped Scallions (use some of the green)
¼ c. finely chopped Water Chestnuts
2 oz. fresh shrimp, finely chopped
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 tsp light soy sauce (low sodium)
Few drops Hot Sauce (optional)
1 Tbsp. Vegetable Oil for cooking pancakes
In a mixing bowl toss quinoa with sesame oil. Combine with the res of ingredients.
Heat griddle, preferably non-stick, over medium heat. Coat with 1 tsp of oil and drop heaping tbsps. of quinoa mixture over hot griddle, spreading with a spatula to make a 2 ½ to 3 inch circle. Cook for a few seconds on both sides until golden brown. Serve right away plain or with a dollop of sour cream. For a festive occasion top with sour cream with a sprinkling of black or red caviar.