How To Cook Quinoa in MEC

Cooking Quiona in the Healthiest way

Cooking quinoa was an interesting experience because typically quinoa is cooked by boiling water adding quinoa and constantly stirring to prevent it from burning. Then to turn off the stove just to find that a lot of the quinoa is stuck to the pot and the texture is hard and chewy.

It is much simpler (and healthier!) to cook quinoa in a clay pot. There are only two steps…

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Clay pot cooking: Chicken & Cilantro Stir-Fry

This is an aromatic recipe with juicy bites of chicken cooked in a tomato and onion base with an assortment of spices and topped off with cilantro!

The MEC Tagine pans make great saute pans here’s why:

No need for oil or extra water/stock to cook the chicken/vegetables because almost ALL the steam is locked inside. This combined with the unique heat allows spices to penetrate deeper creating a moist and flavorful meal that is very nutritious too.

Goes well with plain rice, flavored rice and/or any choice of breads.

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