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Asian wok recipe with quinoa

December 19, 2019 - by Sabine

2 serves

Asian food is always delicious! Lots of vegetables and bursting with flavor, colors and aromas. You can find all these elements in this Asian wok recipe. We served the sauce packed with veggies with quinoa, which is also super healthy. Coconut milk, lime, pepper, soy sauce, garlic, curry powder, ginger and coriander do their work and provide the yummy taste.

The veggies used in this wok recipe are sugar snap peas, red pointed pepper and bok choy. Also, we added plant based chicken pieces for the proteins and because we simply like it. This Asian wok recipe is very easy to prepare. Chopping the veggies takes most of your time. Een if you don’t have the time to do this, you can buy veggies which are already chopped for you. What a luxury, right?!

Ingredients Asian wok recipe

  • Quinoa, 150 grams
  • Vivera plant based chicken pieces
  • Bok choy, 3 pieces, cut the leaves from the stalks, keep seperated and cut the stalks into pieces
  • Red pointed pepper, 1 piece, chopped
  • Sugar snap peas, 200 grams
  • Red onion, 1 piece, diced
  • Coconut milk, approximately 300 ml
  • Soy sauce, 1 tablespoon
  • Half a lime
  • Garlic, 3 cloves, minced
  • Fresh ginger, 3 cm, grated
  • Chili pepper, choose level of heat by yourself, minced
  • Handful of fresh coriander, chopped
Asian wok recipe
Asian wok recipe

Preperation Asian wok recipe

  1. Prepare the quinoa according to the package.
  2. Put olive oil into a large skillet or wok. Warm up over medium high heat. Add the plant based Vivera pieces and fry for a few minutes. Add the onion and chili pepper and again fry for a few minutes until onion is translucent. Add the garlic, ginger and curry powder. Cook and stir for a minute and add the sugar snap peas and red pointed pepper. Cook and stir until vegetables are tender and add the bolk choy (the pieces stalks).
  3. Lastly add the chopped bok choy leaves and the coconut milk and stir for about six minutes. Squeeze the lime above the wok and add the soy sauce and coriander. Stir and ready until heated.
  4. Serve the sauce with the quinoa and sprinkle the Asian wok with fresh coriander leaves.

Tips quinoa dish

  • Delicious with cassava krupuk (in Dutch kroepoek)
Quinoa dish with veggies
Quinoa dish with veggies

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