Quinoa Zing Salad



Salad Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup quinoa, red, black or white, uncooked
  • 1/2 cup fresh pineapple, diced
  • 1 corn on the cob, kernels removed or 1/2 cup corn kernels
  • 2 handfuls fresh rocket leaves
  • 1 medium red capsicum, diced
  • 2 tbs almonds, roughly chopped
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 2 tbs shredded coconut

Dressing Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup coconut milk
  • Juice of 1 fresh lime
  • 3 tbs fresh mint leaves, finely chopped
  • 2 – 3 tbs Cobra Chilli Tropical Zing Chilli Sauce


For the Salad

  1. First cook the quinoa.
  2. Add the quinoa to a saucepan with 1 1/4 cups water.
  3. Bring to a simmer, and simmer covered for 10 minutes, or until the quinoa is cooked and the liquid is nearly absorbed.
  4. Allow to sit covered for 10 minutes.
  5. To a large bowl, add the fresh cubed pineapple, corn kernels, diced red capsicum, chopped almonds, rocket and coconut and quinoa, and combine well.

For the dressing

  1. Combine all the dressing ingredients in a jar, seal and shake well to combine.
  2. Just before serving, pour over the salad and stir gently to coat.
  3. Top the salad with the slices of avocado.