EAT SMART NUTRITION CONSULTANTS
RECIPES FROM HOLLY, KERRY, LAUREN, PETA, JOE AND PEITA
Quirky Quinoa – Pronounced “Keen-wa”, Quinoa is an ancient grain which is gluten free and higher in protein than many other grains. Use it in place of couscous, burghul or rice – or try the recipes below
Indian Chicken Quinoa (Serves 4)
2 tsp peanut oil
1 ½ cups (200g) quinoa
- Heat a non-stick frypan to moderate-high heat, spray with oil and add chicken. Cook until browned, remove from pan.
- Heat the peanut oil over medium heat. Add the mustard seeds & cook until they begin to pop. Add curry leaves, garam masala, chilli’s and onion. Cook until onion is golden & spices are aromatic.
- Add the quinoa and peas, stir to mix. Add stock & 1 cup boiling water. Simmer over low heat for 25 minutes.
- Add chicken and spinach, heat through for 5 minutes. Season to taste.
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