Quinoa with Asian Flavors

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Quinoa is the ultimate super food. Cook it like rice in a rice cooker or on the stove with chicken broth, soy sauce, green onions, ginger, and garlic, and you have a delicious and healthy side dish. It goes great with chicken, fish, and seafood.

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Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 cup quinoa

  • 2 cups chicken broth

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger root

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 2 green onions, chopped

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in quinoa and allow to toast for 2 to 3 minutes, then add chicken broth, soy sauce, ginger and garlic. Increase heat and bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat to low. Simmer until all liquid has been absorbed, 25 to 30 minutes. Fluff quinoa with fork and top with green onions before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

196 Calories
6g Fat
29g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 196
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Sodium 455mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 2mg 9%
Calcium 29mg 2%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 286mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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