Salmon & Spinach Quinoa (Gluten-Free)

Salmon & Spinach Quinoa (Gluten-Free)

This gluten-free quinoa pilaf is full of Omega-3 fatty acids, protein, vitamins, and minerals.

Ingredients: 4 servings

Salmon fillets
150 g
White wine or sake
1 tablespoon
250 ml
Olive oil
1 tablespoon
Onion (large) (minced)
Garlic (minced)
1 clove
Mushrooms (thinly sliced)
Spinach (roughly chopped)
3 bunches
to taste
a small amount


1. Salt and pepper the salmon and sprinkle with white wine or sake.
2. Wash all the vegetables and cut.
3. Put the quinoa and 500 ml of water into a pot. Turn on the heat and bring to a boil.
4. Lay the salmon on top of the quinoa, cover and turn down the heat to low. Cook until the liquid is gone, for about 10-15 minutes.
5. While the quinoa is cooking, add olive oil to a frying pan. Heat the oil and add the onion and garlic. Stir-fry for around 2 minutes.
6. Then add the mushrooms and stir-fry. Finally, add the spinach and stir-fry until it wilts.
7. Adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper, and then turn off the heat.
8. When the quinoa is done cooking, remove it from heat. Discard the salmon skin. Flake the salmon flesh with a fork and mix into the quinoa.
9. Add the stir-fried vegetables to the quinoa and mix. Adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper.
10. Serve with love and gratitude!

Story Behind this Recipe

I came up with a healthy recipe that's gluten-free and low GI (glycemic index).