Quinoa and Dukkah Quorn Fillets

by (Dietitian & Sports Dietitian)

Here’s a quick and tasty option for all the vegetarians out there, or those looking for something to cook on Meat Free Monday!

Quorn is a great alternative to other soy derived meat alternatives on the market, as it is made of mycoprotein, from a member of the fungi family. Quorn is a good a source of protein, fibre, is cholesterol free (as it is plant based) and is low in saturated fat. This paired with a bit of the delicious spice dukkah and our favourite ‘super grain’ quinoa is a winner both taste wise and nutritionally (but don’t forget your half a plate full of veges/salad!)

Quinoa and Dukkah Quorn Fillets

Ingredients:

1 cup quinoa
312g packet frozen Quorn Fillets
3 tablespoons dukkah
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon pinenuts, toasted
2 spring onions, finely sliced
1 cup flat leaf parsley
½ cup fresh mint leaves
1/3 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
2 tablespoons cranberries

1. Place quinoa in saucepan, add 2 cups water and bring to the boil.  Reduce heat to low, simmer covered for 10 minutes until water has absorbed and quinoa is tender.

2. Place frozen Quorn Fillets in a microwave safe dish heat on High for 2 minutes to thaw slightly. Sprinkle Fillets with dukkah.

3. Heat oil in pan cook Quorn Fillets for 5 minutes, turning regularly until golden.

4. Combine quinoa, pinenuts, spring onions, parsley, mint, orange juice and cranberries in a bowl and mix well.  Serve quinoa with cooked Fillets.

TIP: Raisins or currants may be used instead of cranberries.

Thanks to

http://www.quorn.com.au/recipes/Quinoa_and_Dukkah_Quorn_Fillets.aspx for this recipe and image

by (Dietitian & Sports Dietitian) on 17th April 2014 |

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