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

 

Preparation

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!