Orange Shrimp Quinoa Bowls [with Video]

No matter if you’re searching for a healthy family dinner, a quick lunch at home or an easy idea to meal prep for the week ahead, this Orange Shrimp Quinoa Bowl is perfect for seafood lovers who also enjoy a hint of spice.

It’s fresh, healthy and full of deliciously prepared shrimp and veggies, including mushrooms, peppers and cucumbers.

Also, the sauce is light and has a sweet yet spicy vibe.

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Orange Shrimp Quinoa Bowls

Meal prepping is a terrific way to prep ahead of time for folks who are working on healthy eating habits but are constantly on the go.

Prepare for a dish full of flavor with this Orange Shrimp Quinoa Bowl. This dinner or lunch combination is wholesome, filling and easy!

Everything rests over 1 cup of steamy quinoa – a filling base that also serves as an easy way to add some healthy grains to your diet.

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Serves: 2

Ingredients for Orange Shrimp

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon white miso
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 pounds shrimp, peeled, deveined and tails removed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 cucumber, sliced into half moons
  • 5 green onions, sliced
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped

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Directions for Orange Shrimp

Step 1: Cook quinoa according to package instructions. Set aside.

Step 2: In medium bowl, whisk orange juice, hot sauce, honey, soy sauce, vegetable oil, lime juice and miso until combined.

Step 3: Pour one-quarter of liquid into separate bowl. Set aside.

Step 4: Add shrimp to remaining mixture and marinate 15 minutes.

Step 5: Heat large skillet over medium heat with butter. Add shrimp, salt and pepper. Cook 2 minutes on each side until pink. Add mushrooms and cook until tender.

Step 6: In two serving bowls, divide quinoa, bell pepper, cucumber, onions, avocado and shrimp. Sprinkle sesame seeds and cilantro over both bowls.

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Step 7: Drizzle with reserved dressing.

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Orange Shrimp Bowl Video

Orange Shrimp Quinoa Bowl

Orange Shrimp Quinoa Bowl

Yield: 2

Prepare for a dish full of flavor with this Orange Shrimp Quinoa Bowl. This dinner or lunch combination is wholesome, filling and easy to make ahead.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce (GF Tamari sauce optional)
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon white miso
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 pounds shrimp, peeled, deveined and tails removed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 cucumber, sliced into half moons
  • 5 green onions, sliced
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped

Instructions

  1. Cook quinoa according to package instructions. Set aside.
  2. In medium bowl, whisk orange juice, hot sauce, honey, soy sauce, vegetable oil, lime juice and miso until combined. Pour one-quarter of liquid into separate bowl. Set aside.
  3. Add shrimp to remaining mixture and marinate 15 minutes.
  4. Heat large skillet over medium heat with butter. Add shrimp, salt and pepper. Cook 2 minutes on each side until pink. Add mushrooms and cook until tender.
  5. In two serving bowls, divide quinoa, bell pepper, cucumber, onions, avocado and shrimp. Sprinkle sesame seeds and cilantro over both bowls.
  6. Drizzle with reserved dressing.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 1306Total Fat: 75gSaturated Fat: 21gTrans Fat: 2gUnsaturated Fat: 48gCholesterol: 779mgSodium: 4454mgCarbohydrates: 73gFiber: 14gSugar: 28gProtein: 90g

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