Black Quinoa Asian Slaw
•8 oz Black Quinoa
•2 c. water
•4 oranges, segmented
•2 c. red cabbage, shredded
•1 c. snap peas, bias cut
•1 c. carrots, shredded
•1 c. scallions, bias cut
•1 mango, small dice
•1/2 c. fresh cilantro, rough chopped
•2 T fresh ginger, minced
•1/2 c. orange juice, reserved from orange segment
•1 t Sriracha sauce
•1/4 c. rice wine vinegar
•1/4 c. sesame oil
•sesame seeds to garnish, toasted
1. Rinse Black Quinoa under cold water until water runs clear. Place Black Quinoa in boiling water and simmer for 12-15 minutes. Rinse again.
2. In a small bowl combine orange juice, rice wine vinegar and ginger. Slowly whisk in sesame oil to create an emulsion. Set aside to incorporate flavors in dressing.
3. In a large bowl combine Black Quinoa, red cabbage, snap peas, carrots, scallions,mangos, and cilantro.
4. Fold in dressing and let chill in fridge until ready to serve. To serve, garnish with toasted sesame seeds if desired.
I think this is delicious on it's own but would be a great addition to any meal as a side dish or with chicken or fish added to it.
Beautiful, Nutritious and Delicious!
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