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Prawn, Walnut and Sweetcorn Quinoa

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    By Dr. Antonella Grima

    This tasty dish is rich in healthy omega 3 oils, antioxidants and fibre. It also provides a good and balanced amount of protein and carbohydrates.

    Serves 4


    You will need:

    250g quinoa (rinsed and drained)

    200g prawns

    1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts

    1 onion finely chopped

    1 cup sweetcorn

    1 cup white wine

    2 tbsp rapeseed oil

    2 tbsp soy sauce

    1 tbsp curry powder

    1 tbsp tarragon

    Salt to taste



    Chop the onion finely
    In a large, deep pan, brown the onion in 2 tablespoons of rapeseed oil
    Add the white wine, soy sauce,salt (optional) and herbs, stir
    Coarsely chop the walnuts
    Add the prawns,walnuts and sweetcorn
    Cook for a few minutes to absorb flavours
    Add the quinoa
    Cover well with hot water
    Simmer over medium heat for 15-20 minutes

    or until the quinoa has softened but is still firm,
    Leave to set for a few minutes to absorb any excess liquid
    Plate and serve. Enjoy!


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