Asian Quinoa Bowl

Packed with nutrients, this flavoursome asian inspired dish is easy to create.
  • By Breville
Ready Time
43 mins
23 mins Minutes
20 mins Minutes
Serves   4-6
43 mins
Ready Time
23 mins Minutes
20 mins Minutes


  • 1 cup white quinoa, rinsed
  • 1 2/3 cups chicken stock
  • 1/2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 small carrot, small dice
  • 1 corn cob, kernels removed, kept and cob discarded
  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil
  • 2 shallots, white part sliced finely
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 100g bacon, small dice
  • 1 tablespoon Shoaxing Chinese cooking wine
  • 1/2 bunch coriander, rinsed and chopped
  • 100g bean shoots
  • 30g snow pea sprouts
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons fried shallots
  • 1 long red chilli, sliced


  1. Place the quinoa, stock, soy sauce, carrot dice and corn kernels into a large microwave safe dish with vented lid and microwave on HIGH for 10 minutes then remove and stir. Place the dish back into the microwave and continue to microwave on HIGH for a further 10 minutes. Remove from the microwave and set aside, leaving the lid on.
  2. Place the peanut oil, sliced shallots, garlic and bacon into a microwave safe dish and place into the microwave uncovered for 2 minutes then remove, add the Chinese cooking wine and return to the microwave to cook on HIGH for a further 1 minute. Remove from the microwave and add to the quinoa.
  3. Place into serving dishes and top with the coriander, bean shoots and snow pea sprouts.
  4. For the soft boiled eggs, place the eggs into a microwave safe dish with vented lid. Place 1 litre of cold tap water into the dish and place the lid on with the vent open. Microwave on HIGH for 5 minutes. Remove eggs from dish and run under cool water briefly and peel.
  5. Serve with soft boiled eggs, sliced chilli and fried shallots.



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