Sesame Ginger Orange Glazed Quinoa

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

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


  1. Start by rinsing the quinoa under cold water.
  2. 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).
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together sesame oil, soy sauce, minced ginger, orange zest, and orange juice.
  4. Once the quinoa is cooked, fluff it with a fork and transfer it to a large bowl.
  5. Pour the sesame ginger orange glaze over the quinoa and toss to combine.
  6. Add chopped green onions and toasted sesame seeds. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Toss again until everything is well mixed.
  7. 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

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