15 Minute Curry Quinoa Prawns

This recipe is fast and delicious and can be made in 15 minutes! The prawns can either be barbecued or sautéed in a pan and are a great way to add more seafood into your diet. Fish and seafood are an important part of a healthy diet for people of all ages; from babies and young children to older adults. They are also an excellent source of protein and low in saturated fat. Seafood also contains omega-3 fatty acids and many other nutrients that the body needs.

Serves 4


12oz of prawns (or large shrimp)

1 cup quinoa

2 cups water

1 tsp Better than Bouillon

1 English Cucumber

3 tsp Curry Powder

Olive oil

Optional: cilantro

  1. Using a small rice cooker (or small pot), add 2 cups of water, 1 tsp Better than Bouillon (or other broth base) and quinoa and set to cook.
  2. Prawns can either be barbecued or sautéed over medium heat. If barbecuing skewer the prawns first. Then, in a small bowl, mix 2 tbsp of olive oil and 2 tsp of curry powder, mix, and spoon (or paint) it on top of them prior to cooking.
  3. Meanwhile slice cucumber into quarters lengthwise and then chop into bite size pieces.
  4. When quinoa is ready, stir in cucumber, 2 tbsp of olive oil and 1 tsp curry power. Top with cilantro if using. Then serve with prawns.

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