Organic Quinoa Salad with Skewered Prawns

  • Organic Quinoa Salad with Skewered Prawns
  • Organic Quinoa Salad with Skewered Prawns
  • Organic Quinoa Salad with Skewered Prawns
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Rated 4.94 out of 5 based on 9 votes


  • 1 cup organic white quinoa
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 x red onion, small dice
  • 1/3 cup pomegranate arils
  • 1/2 cup firm ripe mango, diced
  • 1/4 cup coriander leaves, roughly chopped
  • 20 g butter
  • 2 Tbls olive oil
  • 2 Tbls lemon juice
  • 20 x green prawns, deveined, tails intact


1. Combine water and quinoa in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed. Transfer to a large bowl. Set aside to cool.

2. Combine mango, onion and pomegranate arils in a large bowl. Add quinoa. Stir in coriander leaves, olive oil and lemon juice. Season. Toss to combine. Place in the refrigerator until required.

3. Meanwhile, heat oil and butter in a large non-stick fry pan. Cook prawns on medium-high heat for 2 to 3 minutes until prawns begin to turn pink or until cooked through. Season. Serve prawns on skewers with quinoa salad.

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  • The prawns goes really well with the quinoa salad. Really healthy and delicious! Great for summer. :)


    by Rhodora Soriano on 22/01/2013, 14:35
    Rhodora Soriano
  • Delightful!!!


    by Nathan Segaloff on 28/01/2013, 10:43
    Nathan Segaloff
  • delish


    by Rosie Maturan on 28/01/2013, 20:01
    Rosie Maturan
  • I will add your recipe in my book. :)


    by Sheila Marie Ignacio on 29/01/2013, 21:11
    Sheila Marie Ignacio
  • I love a good quinoa salad! This looks fantastic


    by Melissa Darr on 30/04/2013, 14:39
    Melissa Darr
    • Thank you, Melissa! :)


      by Sarah Lewis on 18/05/2013, 21:48
      Sarah Lewis