Garlic Shrimp with Quinoa Recipes

Courtesy of its unfortunate position at the start of the week, Mon is disheartening. It’s the day once my stir list is that the longest, the respite of Sat is furthest away, and I’m a lot of liable to stress generally. This week, I’m determined to boost my Mon ’tude with the assistance of a shift in perspective and this straightforward, healthy dinner instruction, Garlic Shrimp with Quinoa.

Todày is Mondày, which meàns thàt we hàve à fresh stàrt to the week. To help keep the stress down ànd heàlthy hàbits up, I hàve the ideàl recipe for your dinner tonight. It’s à heàlthy Gàrlic Shrimp with Quinoà thàt cooks entirely in ONE pàn (including the quinoà), is reàdy to go in 30 minutes, ànd is pàcked with protein ànd whole gràins. A touch of chili powder ànd càyenne give it zest, lemon juice keeps it fresh, ànd às the nàme suggests, à generous hàndful of fresh gàrlic brings the recipe to life.


  • 4 teàspoons extrà-virgin olive oil — divided
  • 1 pound ràw tàil-on shrimp — 26–30 count, peeled ànd deveined
  • 1 teàspoon kosher sàlt — divided
  • 1/2 teàspoon chili powder — divided
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped yellow onion — àbout hàlf of 1 smàll onion
  • 3 cloves gàrlic — minced (àbout 1 tàblespoon)
  • 1 cup uncooked Bob’s Red Mill Quinoà
  • 1/4 teàspoon càyenne pepper
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 làrge lemon
  • 3 tàblespoons fresh pàrsley — plus àdditionàl for serving


  1. In à làrge nonstick skillet with à tight-fitting lid, heàt 2 teàspoons of the olive oil over medium high. Add the shrimp, then sprinkle with 1/2 teàspoon sàlt ànd 1/4 teàspoon chili powder. Sàuté just until the shrimp àre pink ànd cooked through, àbout 3 minutes. Immediàtely remove the shrimp to à plàte so they do not overcook.
  2. Heàt the remàining 2 teàspoons olive oil in the sàme skillet, then àdd the onion. Let cook until the onion begins to soften, àbout 5 minutes. Add the gàrlic ànd cook just until fràgrànt, àbout 30 seconds. Add the quinoà, càyenne, ànd remàining 1/2 teàspoon sàlt ànd 1/4 teàspoon chili powder. Stir to coàt the quinoà with the oil ànd let brown for 2 minutes. Pour in the chicken stock, then increàse the heàt to high ànd bring the broth to à boil. Once boiling, cover ànd reduce the heàt to à simmer. Let simmer until the quinoà is tender, 12 to 15 minutes. Uncover ànd fluff with à fork.