Prep Time
12 Mins
Cook Time
21 Mins
Yield
Serves: 4
Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Gerri Williams for James Reps 

How to Make It

Step 1

Warm oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring, until softened, 3 to 5 minutes. Add quinoa; cook, stirring, for 1 minute.

Step 2

Add 2 1/4 cups water and 1/2 tsp. salt to pan. Turn heat to high; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low and cook until quinoa is tender, about 15 minutes, stirring in shrimp during final 5 minutes. Lift cover after 15 minutes and check that shrimp is cooked through and most of water has been absorbed. If not, cook 1 minute or 2 longer. Remove from heat, cover and let stand for 10 minutes.

Step 3

Transfer mixture to a serving bowl. Stir in parsley, lemon zest and juice. Season with salt and pepper and serve.

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