Chinese Prawns with Egg-Fried Quinoa


Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Quinoa Cookbook

The Quinoa Cookbook

By Penny Doyle

Published 2013

  • About

This is a dish in which Asia meets South America with mouthwatering effect. The stir-fry is a tangy mix of hot, sweet and salty flavours that brings the mild-tasting quinoa, egg and prawns to life. Here, supergrain quinoa adds a nutritious punch to a protein-rich, one-pan meal that will make a quick, easy and memorable supper.


  • 450 g/1 lb cooked, peeled king prawns (jumbo shrimp)
  • 30 ml/2


  1. Make the marinade by mixing all of the ingredients in a medium pan, add the prawns, tossing to coat, then cover with clear film (plastic wrap) and set aside to marinate for at least 2 hours.
  2. Prepare all the rest of the ingredients before you begin, then heat the sesame and vegetable oils on high heat in a large frying pan or wok. Add the chopped chilli and garl