Go Back
+ servings
Print Pin
4 from 2 votes

Cilantro Lime Quinoa

A healthier alternative to rice, this cilantro lime quinoa can be used as a base in a variety of dishes. It even makes a great side for meat!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Chilean, Peruvian, South American
Keyword Cilantro Lime Quinoa, Healthy, Quinoa
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 201kcal
Cost $2


  • Pot


  • 1 cup Quinoa dry
  • 2 cups Chicken Stock wet
  • 2 tbsp Cilantro fresh, chopped
  • 1 tbsp Lime Juice more or less, about one whole lime
  • Salt to taste (if your chicken stock has salt in it you may not want to add more).


  • Bring the chicken stock to a boil.
  • Add the quinoa and stir the pot. Lower the heat to the smallest setting and put a lid. Cook for 15-20 minutes (your desired wetness).
  • Take off the lid, add the lime juice and cilantro. Stir and serve.


Quinoa can be stored for a few days once cooked. Just place into a sealable container and pop into the fridge.


Sodium: 174mg | Calcium: 24mg | Vitamin C: 1mg | Vitamin A: 13IU | Sugar: 2g | Fiber: 3g | Potassium: 365mg | Cholesterol: 4mg | Calories: 201kcal | Saturated Fat: 1g | Fat: 4g | Protein: 9g | Carbohydrates: 32g | Iron: 2mg