Coconut Lime Quinoa

Add some international flare to your meal with Chicken Satay and Coconut Lime Quinoa. The satay is peanut free so anyone can enjoy it!
Gluten free, soy free, vegan
Course side, Side Dish
Cuisine Asian
Keyword coconut lime quinoa, coconut quinoa, lime quinoa
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 136kcal
Author Sarah Jane Parker


  • 1.666 cup water
  • 0.333 cup canned coconut milk
  • 1-2 Tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • 1 Garlic clove minced, or garlic powder
  • 0.5 teaspoon salt
  • 0.5 teaspoon jalapeno pepper flakes more or less for spice
  • 1 cup quinoa dry


  • Combine the first 6 ingredients in a saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  • Add dry quinoa to the pot, cover, reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Let the quinoa sit for a couple of minutes with the lid lifted before fluffing with a fork. Serve and enjoy!


Calories: 136kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 203mg | Potassium: 194mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 50IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1.5mg