Thai Quinoa

Recipes

Easy-to-make yummi & healthy thai quinoa meal.

Prep Time: 5 minutes / Cooking Time: 15 minutes / Yields: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • Unrefined sesame oil
  • 1 cup dry roasted quinoa
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup red pepper, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon microplaned or minced ginger
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 8 oz pineapple, cut into small pieces (optional)
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup water or vegetable broth
  • 2 Tablespoons of Tamari soy sauce
  • Juice of half a lime
  • Chopped organic peanuts (optional)
  • Chili flakes
  • Pinch of sea salt

Directions:

  • Rinse quinoa in a fine mesh strainer.
  • Bring water/broth and coconut milk to a boil.
  • Add quinoa, garlic, salt and chili flakes.
  • Bring back to a boil, cover and reduce heat. Cook for 12-15 minutes.
  • Heat a large wok or skillet over medium heat and add some sesame oil.
  • Add green onions and ginger and cook for about a 1 minute or so.
  • Add peas, pineapple pieces and cilantro and cook for an additional minute.
  • Add cooked quinoa, Tamari soy sauce and lime juice to the wok, and stir to combine.
  • Cook for an additional minute or two, or until the quinoa begins to get crispy.
  • Serve with peanuts (optional). Enjoy!