This quick and easy lemony dish uses two of my favourite things.....Shrimp and Quinoa! These two items are on my list of quick and easy go to meals. You can do just about anything with them in a very short time. —C. Green
juice of 2 lemons
zest of 2 lemons
frozen mixed vegetables
Shrimp (31-40 size)
cloves minces or grated garlic
pepper (if you have lemon pepper use it)
Olive oil to sauté
In This Recipe
Cook quinoa according to package directions - I substituted 1/4 cup of lemon juice to the liquid to give it more of a lemon hit
While quinoa is cooking add the frozen vegetables (since the vegetables have moisture because they are frozen I tend to add a touch less liquid to the quinoa)
In a separate pan, heat oil and garlic and then throw in the chopped asparagus.
Let it sauté for a couple of minutes to get the asparagus slightly cooked. Add the shrimp, whatever is left from the lemon juice and some pepper. Stir and cook until shrimp is light pink and turn off heat.