Quinoa with Asian Flavors

Quinoa with Asian Flavors

Lisa 1

"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."


40 m servings 196 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 196 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 6 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.9g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 6.7 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 455 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  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.
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  1. 105 Ratings


I strongly recommend to rinse quinoa thoroughly before toasting it a little to remove its natural defense of bitterness & proceed w/the recipe.

This is the best simple Quinoa recipe I have found so far, I did alter it a bit though. I used low sodium soy sauce, used two tablespoons grated fresh ginger. And for the onion (because I didn'...

This is a nicely flavored quinoa, but I like to have some variation in texture, so I added arame (seaweed) and avocado, which for me would make this 5 stars. I also used veg broth instead of chi...

This is the best quinoa recipe I've tried so far. I think quinoa works with an asian flavor. It was a little too strong though. I would double quinoa, cut back the soy sauce, or use low sodium c...

I really liked this recipe... gave real rich flavor... although I used toasted sesame oil and chopped up some carrots instead of the onions :)

Just made this for lunch and it was awesome. I reduced the soy sauce to 1 TB and increased the garlic and ginger (1 small bulb, or about a dozen cloves and 1/4 minced fresh ginger). I think th...

Very good... Made it in my rice cooker, and served it with slow cooker oriental chicken.

This was REALLY GOOD!!! I did find it a bit strong/salty so next time I will make adjustments per my taste. I cooked this in my rice pot and it was so simple!

I love finding new ways to prepare quinoa, and this recipe is one that I really enjoyed. The only change I made was to use sesame oil rather than olive oil for that extra asian flavor. Some to...