A delightful blend of flavors awaits you in this Sesame Ginger Orange Glazed Quinoa recipe. The perfect balance of nutty quinoa, zesty ginger, and citrusy orange creates a dish that’s not only delicious but also packed with nutrients.
Sesame Ginger Orange Glazed Quinoa
- 1 cup quinoa
- 2 cups vegetable broth
- 3 tablespoons sesame oil
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced
- Zest and juice of 1 orange
- 2 green onions, chopped
- 1/4 cup sesame seeds, toasted
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Start by rinsing the quinoa under cold water.
- In a medium saucepan, combine the quinoa and vegetable broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover, and simmer until the quinoa is cooked and the liquid is absorbed (about 15 minutes).
- In a small bowl, whisk together sesame oil, soy sauce, minced ginger, orange zest, and orange juice.
- Once the quinoa is cooked, fluff it with a fork and transfer it to a large bowl.
- Pour the sesame ginger orange glaze over the quinoa and toss to combine.
- Add chopped green onions and toasted sesame seeds. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Toss again until everything is well mixed.
- Serve warm, and enjoy this flavorful Sesame Ginger Orange Glazed Quinoa!
Total time: 25 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 320, Fat: 12g, Carbohydrates: 45g, Protein: 8g