Easy Sesame Hoisin Shrimp with Rice and Quinoa

This recipe for Easy Sesame Hoisin Shrimp with Rice and Quinoa combines all the flavors of your favorite Asian-inspired dishes in one, easy-to-make recipe.

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Easy Sesame Hoisin Shrimp with Rice and Quinoa

Cooking time PREP TIME 5 mins
Servings SERVES 2
Ready in TOTAL TIME 5 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 5 mins
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  • 2 cups Minute® Ready to Serve Brown Rice & Quinoa
  • 1 cup (8 oz) cooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp water
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame seeds


  • For a quick and easy dinner, try this flavorful dish that can be prepared faster than calling for takeout. With our Minute® Ready to Serve Brown Rice & Quinoa this dish is easily flavored to perfection.

    Step 1

  • Heat quinoa and rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Combine shrimp, hoisin sauce, sesame oil, water and garlic powder in a medium, microwave-safe bowl.

    Step 3

  • Microwave on HIGH for 1 minute.

    Step 4

  • Stir and microwave for an additional 30 seconds on HIGH, or until shrimp are heated through.

    Step 5

  • Serve over quinoa and rice, garnished with green onions and sesame seeds.

    Recipe Tips
    If you like things spicy, drizzle this dish with a few drops of Sriracha or hot sauce before serving.

    Turn this dish into a veggie-packed power bowl by topping it with cucumbers, avocado, edamame and baby spinach.

Simply Satisfying

We can’t say enough good things about this dish. It’s simple and loaded with flavor and textures. It’s so simple that you can prepare it in just 5 minutes! Take it with you for an on-the-go lunch at work, as a pre- or post-workout meal or make it for a quick and simple dinner to enjoy after a long day.

The Name of This Dish Says it All:

Easy: Thanks to Minute® Ready to Serve Brown Rice & Quinoa, this dish can be prepared in no time! Simply toss your rice cup in the microwave for 1 minute and you’re ready to add the other ingredients.

Sesame: Sesame oil, known for its nutty aroma and taste, adds a savory flavor here that can’t be beat. Don’t forget to top the dish with toasted sesame seeds for added crunch.

Hoisin: Thick and fragrant, the hoisin sauce in this recipe adds flavor and also helps to thicken the sauce when added to the quinoa and rice.

Shrimp: Adding shrimp to any dish is a great way to easily work protein into your meal. Plus, you can use fresh or frozen shrimp. To make this a vegetarian quinoa and rice bowl, use marinated tofu.

Rice and Quinoa: Organic, seasoned, whole grain brown rice and protein-packed quinoa is a powerhouse blend of ingredients that will keep you energized any time of day.

Pro tip: Save some shrimp and sesame oil to make this Easy Sesame Shrimp Fried Rice for a homemade takeout-inspired feast. Also, if you’re a fan of using egg in fried rice, crack an egg into a microwave-safe bowl in step 4 and cook until the egg is set.

Other Meal Inspiration

If you’re looking for something else to cook, why not learn how to make Mexican rice?

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