Print
This delicious Peruvian Quinotto recipe is made with seafood, wine, and tomato. Perfect for summer entertaining and can be made in 30 minutes or less. Yum!

Amazing Seafood Quinotto Recipe

This delicious Peruvian Quinotto recipe is made with seafood, wine, and tomato. Perfect for summer entertaining and can be made in 30 minutes or less.
Course Entree
Cuisine Peruvian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 453 kcal
Author Tiffany Bendayan

Ingredients

  • 5 cups Seafood Stock
  • 2 cups Quinoa uncooked
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 2 shallots chopped
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes divided in 2
  • 2 lbs shrimp uncooked
  • 8 oz crabmeat cooked
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • Juice from one lemon
  • 2 tablespoons Italian Parsley
  • Salt + Pepper
  • Olive Oil
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

  1. Peel off shrimp
  2. In a pot heat the seafood stock and shrimp shells together. Boil and reduce the heat to simmer
  3. In another skillet with straight sides, heat the 2-3 teaspoons of olive oil on medium heat
  4. Add the shallots and saute until softened. Abou 3-4 minutes
  5. Add the uncooked Quinoa and mix with a wooden spoon until the quinoa is coated with the olive oil and shallots
  6. Add the wine and cook until all the wine has been absorbed
  7. Add the tomatoes and mix. Add salt and pepper
  8. Add 2 ladles of the stock at a time. Reduce the heat to medium-low and continue mixing until almost all the stock has been absorbed
  9. Repeat this step 2 ladles at a time until all the stock is gone. Don't rush it. Quinoa cooks creamier with it's low and slow. Let the liquid absorb before adding more
  10. Cover with a lid for 5 more minutes
  11. In another skillet add 2-3 teaspoons of oil on medium-low heat. Add the garlic and cook and shrimp and cook until it turns pink. Do not overcook the shrimp
  12. Remove cover from quinotto
  13. Add cooked shrimp, crabmeat, parsley and lemon juice. Mix and check for seasoning
  14. Serve immediately
  15. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Amazing Seafood Quinotto Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 453 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Cholesterol 396mg132%
Sodium 2145mg93%
Potassium 801mg23%
Carbohydrates 40g13%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 50g100%
Vitamin A 245IU5%
Vitamin C 17.4mg21%
Calcium 336mg34%
Iron 6.9mg38%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.