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Tuna, Ikura (Salmon Roe), Broccoli & Quinoa Bowl - Shared by Ho Yen Yuen


1 cup Quinoa​200gm Broccoli
​1 cup vegetable stock​2 tablespoons Ikura (Salmon Roe)
​2 tablespoons of chia seeds​1 tablespoon low-sodium soya sauce
​200gm tuna (sashimi grade)​10 slices of cucumber (for decoration)

This recipe serves two.

Step 1

Boil the Quinoa, chia seeds with vegetable stock on low or medium heat, stirring occasionally to “fluff” the Quinoa. Heat for about 15mins. Check texture by fluffing from spoon

Step 2

In a separate saucepan, boil the broccoli with 1 tablespoon of salt for 2mins. Soak in cold water and drain

Step 3

Lightly sear sliced tuna on all sides and dip into soya sauce to coat and set aside

Step 4

After the Quinoa is done, divide into two portions by scooping into 2 bowls. End with adding Ikura (salmon roe) at the centre

Your Tuna, Ikura, Broccoli & Quinoa Bowl is ready for eating!

About the participant

I love to cook and experiment with new ingredients and am currently learning to bake. I am a Chartered Financial Consultant and also a Toastmasters. Besides enjoying cooking and baking, I also love to cycle, go for long walks and travel. I look forward to being able to travel again soon!

Ho Yen Yuen

Recipe submission has been edited for clarity by the HealthXchange team.

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