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Garlic Shrimp and Quinoa

quick and easy recipe dish with savory garlic shrimp with quinoa
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 248kcal


  • 1 pouch of Trader Joes Fully Cooked Organic Quinoa
  • 1 pound of shrimp peeled, devined
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • ½ cup red onion chopped
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ lemon juice of
  • Kosher salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ cup parsley chopped


  • Prepare the quinoa in the microwave for 90 seconds.
  • Spray a skillet with cooking spray over medium heat. Add the onions and garlic and cook until fragrant.
  • Season the shrimp with chili powder, salt, and pepper.
  • Add the shrimp to the skillet, cook for 2-3 minutes on each side until the shrimp turns bright pink.
  • Adjust the heat to medium low.
  • Add the quinoa to the skillet. Add the chicken broth and lemon juice to the mixture. Stir well.
  • Allow the mixture to cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with parsley.


Calories: 248kcal