Easy Shrimp and Feta Quinoa

Easy Shrimp and Feta Quinoa could be just the gluten free and pescatarian recipe you've been looking for. This recipe serves 4. One portion of this dish contains roughly 21g of protein, 23g of fat, and a total of 417 calories. For $2.65 per serving, this recipe covers 20% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. A mixture of lemon juice, kalamatan olives, sun-dried tomatoes, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so flavorful. It is brought to you by This Gal Cooks. 51 person were glad they tried this recipe. A couple people really liked this main course. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 15 minutes. Taking all factors into account, this recipe earns a spoonacular score of 82%, which is super. Quinoa Salad with Shrimp and Feta, Herbed Quinoa With Turkey, Shrimp, Chick Peas, Cucumber And Feta, and How Easy is This ! Herbed Quinoa with Shrimp and Zucchini are very similar to this recipe.

Servings: 4

Preparation duration: 10 minutes

Cooking duration: 5 minutes

 

Ingredients:

1 tsp of cider vinegar

1 tsp of dried dill

3oz of feta

1 tbsp of fresh cilantro, chopped

1 tbsp of fresh mint, chopped

1 clove of garlic, minced

1/3 cup of kalamata olives

1/4 cup of lemon juice

1/4 cup plus 1 tbsp of olive oil

1 cup of uncooked quinoa

1/2lb of shrimp, peeled, deveined and chopped

2 tbsp of chopped sun-dried tomatoes

Equipment:

rice cooker

bowl

frying pan

oven

Cooking instruction summary:

Cook the quinoa according to package directions. I chose to cook mine in a rice cooker. If using a rice cooker, follow the directions for cooking rice.Toss the shrimp in a bowl with 1 tbsp of olive oil, the minced garlic and salt and pepper. Lay flat on a pan and broil for about 2-3 minutes per side. Remove from the oven and set aside.In a large bowl, add all of the ingredients together and mix well.

 

Step by step:


1. Cook the quinoa according to package directions. I chose to cook mine in a rice cooker. If using a rice cooker, follow the directions for cooking rice.Toss the shrimp in a bowl with 1 tbsp of olive oil, the minced garlic and salt and pepper. Lay flat on a pan and broil for about 2-3 minutes per side.

2. Remove from the oven and set aside.In a large bowl, add all of the ingredients together and mix well.


Nutrition Information:

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417k Calories
21g Protein
23g Total Fat
31g Carbs
22% Health Score
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Calories
417k
21%

Fat
23g
36%

  Saturated Fat
5g
36%

Carbohydrates
31g
10%

  Sugar
2g
3%

Cholesterol
161mg
54%

Sodium
862mg
38%

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Protein
21g
42%

Manganese
1mg
59%

Selenium
34µg
49%

Phosphorus
389mg
39%

Magnesium
115mg
29%

Vitamin E
4mg
27%

Folate
95µg
24%

Copper
0.46mg
23%

Calcium
223mg
22%

Iron
3mg
21%

Zinc
3mg
21%

Vitamin B2
0.34mg
20%

Vitamin B6
0.34mg
17%

Fiber
3g
15%

Vitamin B1
0.21mg
14%

Vitamin B12
0.78µg
13%

Potassium
419mg
12%

Vitamin C
9mg
12%

Vitamin K
10µg
10%

Vitamin B3
1mg
7%

Vitamin B5
0.69mg
7%

Vitamin A
201IU
4%

covered percent of daily need
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