Easy Spiced Quinoa Pilaf with Shrimp


Easy Spiced Quinoa Pilaf with Shrimp
Serves: 4 Servings
  • 1 cup dry quinoa
  • 1 ¾ cup chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 medium red onion
  • 12 oz. fresh shrimps, peeled and deveined
  • ½ cup carrot, chopped
  • ½ tsp. cumin, ground
  • ½ tsp. hot paprika
  • ¼ cup fresh coriander
  • ¼ tsp. kosher salt
  • ¼ freshly ground black pepper
  1. In a non-stick saucepan, cook quinoa until toasted and aromatic over medium heat. Stirring frequently. Add the broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until cooked through. Let stand for 5 minutes. Flake with a fork until fluffy. Set aside
  2. Heat oil in a skillet. Stir-fry garlic and onion until fragrant.
  3. Add the shrimps, carrot, cumin, and paprika. Cook, stirring for 3-4 minutes.
  4. Add the quinoa and coriander. Stir to combine well. Cook further 5-7 minutes. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Remove from heat.
  5. Transfer in a serving dish.
  6. Serve and enjoy.
Diabetic Exchange
0 Fruit, ½ Fat, 0 Vegetable
1 Starch, 3 Lean Meat,
0 Carb
Nutrition Information
Calories: 315 Fat: 8.0g Saturated fat: 1.4g Trans fat: 0.0g Carbohydrates: 32.2g Sugar: 2.2g Sodium: 488mg Fiber: 3.9g Protein: 27.5g Cholesterol: 179mg

(56 Articles)

Celeste Jarabese is a Registered Nutritionist-Dietitian practicing for more than 10 years specializing in Adult and Child Nutrition. Graduated with a Bachelors degree in Nutrition and Dietetics, her fields of expertise are Food, Diet (General and Therapeutic), and Nutrition. She is a recipe writer who also has a great passion for cooking and baking.

  • Remind Me About This Event

    We will send you scheduled reminders about this event via email until the day of the event.

    Simply enter your email address below and click on the "Remind Me" button.