Do you ever get home after work and want a healthy dinner but don't really feel like cooking? Here's a strategy I have been using lately: cook a larger than normal batch of quinoa at the beginning of the week and you'll be half-way there to a healthy dinner like this quinoa bowl! Or, sprinkle it into salads for a boost to your lunch salads!
Spicy Shrimp Quinoa Bowl
1/2 lb raw shrimp
1 1/2 cup cooked quinoa (cooked in chicken broth)
1 tbsp grated ginger
1 tbsp minced garlic (about 2 large cloves)
1 tsp sriracha chili sauce
1/2 cup frozen or fresh peas
1/4 cup diced red pepper
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
2 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp sesame oil
1 tbsp agave syrup
Get everything ready before you start cooking: grate your ginger, mince your garlic, chop the red pepper and cilantro and set aside. In a medium sized non-stick skillet or wok, heat sesame oil and add the shrimp. Cook for 4-5 minutes and add the garlic, ginger and sriracha.
Continue cooking until bubbly.
Add the peas, pepper and cilantro and stir-fry for a couple minutes, until peas are heated through.
Serve on top of warmed quinoa and dinner is served!!