Cafe Yk's Base Quinoa Recipe

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READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Chef Michael Callah

When prepared properly, this South American grain is versital and tasty. Quinoa can be used to compliment many meals and used as an ingredient in an abundance of recipes from salads, to rice substitutes. Quinoa is one of the healthiest of grains, high in protien and low in carbohydrates; perfect for a diabetic diet.


  1. Rinse quinoa thoroughly in a small strainer and drain
  2. Put quinoa and chicken stock in 1 1/2 quart saucepan; bring to boil.
  3. Reduce heat to simmer; cover and cook until all water is absorbed (15-20 minutes).
  4. When done, the grain appears translucent and the germ ring will be visible.

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