Sesame Quinoa Salad with Shrimp

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 330.2
  • Total Fat: 7.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 223.1 mg
  • Sodium: 877.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.9 g
  • Protein: 30.5 g

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    Nutrient note Quinoa is the only whole grain that's also a complete protein, boasting all the essential amino acids.

    1 cup uncooked quinoa
    1 pound cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
    1 yellow or red bell pepper, seeded and diced
    3 tablespoons chopped
    fresh cilantro
    2 green onions, minced
    2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
    1 tablespoon sesame oil
    Salt and ground black pepper


1. Combine quinoa and 2 cups of water in a medium saucepan. Set pan over high heat and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook 10 minutes, until liquid is absorbed and quinoa is translucent.

2. Remove from heat and stir in next 6 ingredients. Season to taste with salt and black pepper. Serve warm or chilled.

Serving size 1 1/4 cup (makes 4 servings)

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SISTAC.

TAGS:  Fish | Lunch | Fish Lunch |

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