Trend Watch: Deep-Fried Quinoa is the Hot New Thing You Need to Try

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You like quinoa. You like deep-fried things. So why not deep-fried quinoa? At countless underground supper clubs and progressive restaurants in New York and San Francisco, we have noticed this unlikely pairing come to fruition. The best part? It's actually quite easy to make at home.

Step 1: Make lots of hot oil.

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Step 2: Add dry or cooked quinoa to the hot oil.

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And that's it! How easy could that be? Add some kale to your deep-fried quinoa and you have yourself a not-really-that-healthy-but-sorta meal!

Wait, you didn't really think we were serious, did you? From our kitchen to your kitchen... APRIL FOOLS! Did we get you?

(Image credits: James Herron )

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Ariel is the Engagement Editor for The Kitchn, where she writes fun things and manages social media. She is a graduate of the International Culinary Center in New York. She lives in Brooklyn.