Turmeric Quinoa with Prawns

Prawns and quinoa are low in calories and high in protein. If building muscle is what you are looking for, this dish is for you. Eat this tasty dish, work out regularly, sleep well and have fun on your journey!

  • 30 minutes
  • 4 servings
  • 300 calories


  • 2 tsp coconut oil
  • 250g fresh prawns
  • 200g uncooked quinoa
  • ½ red bell pepper
  • ½ green bell pepper
  • ½ yellow bell pepper
  • 2 shallots
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • Black pepper, salt, chilli and dried thyme
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder


  1. Cook the quinoa following the package instructions
  2. In a frying pan, add 1 tsp of coconut oil, the prawns and season with salt, black pepper, paprika and thyme. Fry for about 5 min, until when it changes the color to pink and feel firm.
  3. Put the cooked prawns in a bowl. In the same frying pan, add 1 more tsp of coconut oil, garlic, shallots and fry until golden.
  4. When golden, add the bell peppers cut in dices and fry until cooked.
  5. Add the cooked quinoa, turmeric powder and more salt and chili if needed.
  6. Serve in a bowl topped with the prawns and salad in the side.

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