Spicy Shrimp and Quinoa Recipe

Looking for an easy Spicy shrimp and Quinoa recipe? Learn how to make Spicy shrimp and Quinoa using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by acretin

Makes 4 servings



Spices and sherry add tons of flavor to this healthy and quick dish. Shrimp can also be substituted with chicken breast or even tofu.

Recipe Ingredients for Spicy shrimp and Quinoa

1 cup quinoa, dry
2 cups beef broth
8 oz shrimp
1 cup broccoli
2 tbs wine, sherry
1 tbs parmesian cheese

Recipe Directions for Spicy shrimp and Quinoa

Heat quinoa and 2 cups beef broth in saucepan until boiling. Cover and simmer until almost all liquid is absorbed. While quinoa is simmering, steam broccoli in microwave until hot. Add broccoli to quinoa once liquid is mostly absorbed. In a saute pan, lightly coat pan with spray olive oil and heat on medium-high. When pan is hot, add shrimp to pan and sprinkle with 1 tsp garlic powder and paprika, 1/2 tsp salt and freshly ground black pepper. Turn shrimp over to cook on both sides. When shrimp is done, add sherry to pan (it will boil and steam). Turn off heat and stir until sherry stops boiling. Add to shrimp mixture to saucepan or serve shrimp on top of quinoa.
Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 249.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
251
Calories from Fat
39
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.3g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
112mg
37%
Sodium
538mg
22%
Potassium
524mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
29.4g
10%
Dietary Fiber
3.5g
14%
Sugars
0.8g
Protein
21.4g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 35%
Calcium 7% Iron 23%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Low in sugar
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • Contains alcohol
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