Did someone say quinoa and shrimp? We’re already racing to the kitchen!
QUINOA WITH SHRIMP NUTRITION
350 kcal per serving; Serves 2 people
17g Fat, 52g Carbs, 40g Protein
Enjoy this gluten free meal packed with protein and vitamin C. Since this meal is super easy to cook, you can double the ingredients and incorporate the portions into your meal prep with ease. But most of all, it’s super delicious and we’re sure you will absolutely love it. Quinoa with shrimp is our rockstar!
- 2 tbs coconut butter
- 1 medium red onion – diced
- 1 medium red bell pepper – diced
- 4 cloves of garlic – minced
- 2 cups of quinoa
- Around 450ml (2 cups) veggie stock
- Around 450ml (2 cups) water
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- 2 tsp ground paprika
- 1 tsp dried thyme
- 3 tbs tomato puree
- Dash of salt & Black Pepper
- Juice of ½ lemon
- 400g shrimp
- 2 tbs fresh parsley – chopped
- A few lemon wedges
1.) Melt the butter in a big pan. Add onion, bell pepper, and garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
2.) Rinse quinoa under warm water to wash off the bitter taste. Add to the pot with veggies and stir for 1 minute.
3.) Finally, cover with vegetable stock and water and bring to boil.
4.) Once it’s boiling, stir in the spices. Turn the heat to low, cover and let it simmer for 15 minutes.
5.) Add lemon juice and stir then add shrimps and skin on top then cover partially and let cook for 5-10 more minutes. Stir regularly so it doesn’t stick to the bottom of the pan.
6.) Serve sprinkled with fresh parsley and lemon wedges.
If you like recipes with shrimp you can also try this yummy breakfast: Scrambled Eggs With Shrimp
Measurements are made with “my fitness pal” & nutritional value may vary. Use them only as a frame of reference.