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How To Cook Quinoa In Microwave

All you need to know about: How To Cook Quinoa In Microwave.


1 cup quinoa
2 cups of water


1. Begin by rinsing the quinoa in a fine-mesh sieve under cold running water for about 1 minute.
2. Place the quinoa and water into a large microwave-safe bowl.
3. Cover the bowl with a damp paper towel and microwave on high for 5 minutes.
4. Remove the bowl from the microwave and stir the quinoa.
5. Cover the bowl with the damp paper towel again and continue to cook on high for 5 more minutes.
6. Remove the bowl from the microwave and fluff the quinoa with a fork.
7. Let the quinoa sit for 5 minutes before serving.


1. Add a pinch of salt or some spices of your choice for extra flavor.
2. For a richer flavor, replace the water with vegetable or chicken stock.
3. To get the most out of quinoa, toast it in a dry pan before cooking.

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