How To Cook Quinoa

On this page, we'll learn to cook quinoa for our delicious Easy Chicken Salad Recipe with Quinoa and Beetroot.

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Here's how to cook the quinoa just right for salads

For this part of the tutorial, you'll require:

  • 1 cup quinoa grains
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 2 heaped ts stock powder

Section 1:

This is what the quinoa grains looks like.

Rinse the grains well at least 3 times till the water runs clear.

Add the water and stock powder.

Bring to a rapid boil on high heat.

Then turn the heat down to very low to simmer quietly till cooked. Use a little trick to tip the lid while mostly covering the pot, to bring down the temperature to a low simmer.

It's cooked when all the liquid is absorbed. This takes in all, about 20 -25 minutes.

Leave it covered, off the heat for 5 - 10 minutes, then fluff with a fork.

It's ready now to be included in this delicious salad.

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