Quinoa with Asian Flavors

Quinoa with Asian Flavors

Side Dish Grains

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.

Servings per recipe: 4
Calories per serving: 196
Preparation time: 5m
Total cooking time: 40m


  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger root
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 green onions, chopped


  • 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.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 6g 9%
    Saturated Fat 1.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg  
Sodium 455mg 18%
Potassium 286mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 28.9g 9%
Dietary Fiber 3.3g 13%
Protein 6.7g 13%
Sugars 0g  
Vitamin A 81IU  
Vitamin C 2mg  
Calcium 28mg  
Iron 2mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 2mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 89mg  
Folate 84mcg