Bacon fat quinoa

So I’ve added quinoa to brown onion gravy and last night I cooked quinoa in chicken fat. Tonight I have bacon fat quinoa. 

What could be better than cooking a health superfood in bacon fat.

Bacon fat quinoa with coleslaw and some peppers
Bacon fat quinoa with coleslaw and some peppers
Bacon fat quinoa
 
Recipe Type: Bacon fat quinoa
Cuisine: Australian
Author: Gary Lum
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Serves: 1
Ingredients
  • Two rashers of streaky bacon
  • ⅓ cup tricolour quinoa
  • ⅔ cup wine and water
  • Coleslaw stuff for coleslaw
  • Stuffed peppers
  • Red chilli
  • Jalapeño pepper
Instructions
  1. Sauté the shredded streaky bacon in the bottom of a stainless steel saucepan
  2. While the bacon is sticking to the bottom of the saucepan and starting to smoke clean the quinoa
  3. Add the quinoa and wine and water and scrape the bottom of the saucepan, that is, the inside bottom not the outside bottom
  4. Put a lid on and cook for 10 minutes
  5. When 10 minutes is up remove the lid and stir until the quinoa has plumped up and the fluid is absorbed
  6. On a plate place the coleslaw on one side
  7. On the other side of the plate add the bacon fat quinoa
  8. Decorate with chives, stuffed peppers, red chillies and Jalapeño peppers
  9. Shoot a photograph
  10. Eat the meal
  11. Wash the dishes
  12. Write the recipe
  13. Blog (verb) while watching My Kitchen Rules
 

Here are the step by step photographs to help you visualise how to prepare bacon fat quinoa.

Shred the streaky bacon
Shred the streaky bacon
Tricolour quinoa
Tricolour quinoa
Streaky bacon in the saucepan
Streaky bacon in the saucepan
Washing quinoa
Washing quinoa
Sautéing streaky bacon
Sautéing streaky bacon
Begin to cook the quinoa with the streaky bacon and the luscious bacon fat
Begin to cook the quinoa with the streaky bacon and the luscious bacon fat
Finishing off the quinoa in the saucepan
Finishing off the quinoa in the saucepan
Bacon fat quinoa with coleslaw and some peppers
Bacon fat quinoa with coleslaw and some peppers

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