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Quinoa Spinach with Prawn

Another prawn recipe that not only quick to make, but also easy to prepare, and not to forget; healthier meal that you can always try at home.
Total Time 35 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 cup Cooked Quinoa
  • 1 bag Or bowl of Quinoa
  • 8 pcs To 10 Medium Sized Prawns
  • 8 pcs Cherry Tomatoes (cut into 4 pcs)
  • 2 cloves Small Garlic (crushed and chopped)
  • 1/2 pc. Medium sized Red Onion (sliced)
  • 1 tsp Olive Oil
  • 1/2 tbsp Sesame Oil
  • 1 tbsp To 2 tbsp of Dried Mixed Spices (Rosemary, Chilli, Parsley, Coriander, and Paprika)
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 cup Chicken/Vegetable Broth


  • For quinoa, cook it with 1 cup of water in medium heat for 10 minutes, and to lower heat for the remaining 5-10 minutes of cooking. Set aside.
    TIP: I’ve learned that in every 1 cup of uncooked quinoa – you’ll need 2 cups of water, and this – you’ll have 3 cups of cooked quinoa. So, that’s where I measure how much water or quinoa I need when I want to cook quinoa.
  • In cold water bowl; rinsing the prawns, pull off the head, peel the shell, and cut off the legs. Set aside.
  • In medium heat pan, saute the prawn for about 3 minutes each side or until prawns turn pink, seasoned with mixed spices (1 tsp to 1 tbsp), stir. Set aside.
  • In the same pan low-medium heat, add 1/2 tbsp of sesame oil – saute the onions, garlic, and cherry tomatoes for about 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the cooked quinoa, spinach, and 1 cup of water or a cup of chicken/vegetable broth and cover. In about 1-2 minutes, add the remaining mixed spices, stir and leave for a minute. Lastly, add the cooked prawns, stir and let it sit for another 1 minute.
  • Set aside and ready to serve 😘.


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