Chili prawns and quinoa

Ingredients 

1 cup quinoa

1.1/2 cups of water

2 limes (grate of one lime, juice of 2)

1/4 extra virgin olive oil

Salt

3 cups of finely chopped parsley

1/2 cup finely chopped fresh mint

1 big or 4 small cucumbers (cut into small cubes)

4 zucchini’s (cut into small cubes)

Topping

2-3 tbsp. Corn oil

400 g. Prawns

1 tbsp. Chili powder

Salt

Directions 

Put quinoa and water into a saucepan. Put the lid on then bring to a boil over a medium-high heat for 10-13 minutes.

Remove lid, fluff quinoa and let cool.

In a big bowl combine the grate of one lime, the juice of two limes the olive oil and the salt.

Add the parsley, the mint, the cucumber, the zucchini and stir well before adding the completely cooled quinoa.

Heat the oil in a large pan, then toss the prawns. Stir for 3 minutes add the salt and the chili and keep stirring until totally cooked.

Top quinoa with few prawns.

Why Is It Awesome?

  • Weight Loss. High in protein & fiber – fat burning combo without losing muscle mass
  • Protein bomb. Both prawns & quinoa are super high in protein. Protein is critical for the healthy function of the muscles, immune system, metabolism
  • Supports bowel movement. The combination of high fiber and ultra high protein will force you to pay your respects a le bain!

Perfect For:

  • Light Lunch
  • Appetizer
  • Late Dinner (guilt-free meal people!)