California Raisin and Quinoa Salad

AuthorCalifornia Raisins
RatingDifficultyIntermediate

Chef Panjama Praphapantasak
Chef Instructor, Suan Dusit International Culinary School

california raisin and quinoa salad
Yields4 Servings
Total Time45 mins
California Raisin and Quinoa Salad
 40 g California Raisins
 90 g Quinoa
 185 ml Water
Lime Cilantro Dressing
 80 ml Olive Oil
 10 g Cilantro
 8 g Garlic
 20 g Lime
 15 ml White Wine Vinegar
 4 g Salt
 2 g Pepper
 15 ml Maple Syrup
Garnish
 40 g Cherry Tomatoes, halved
 1 pc Avocado, chopped
 30 g Goat Cheese, crumbled
 10 g Pumpkin Seeds, toasted
 10 g Almonds, toasted
 10 g Radish, thinly sliced
California Raisin and Quinoa Salad
1

In a sauce pan, boil the raisins, quinoa and water for 20 minutes or until the quinoa is cooked.

2

Make the dressing by combining all the ingredients in a blender and blitz until smooth.

Lime Cilantro Dressing
3

To serve, combine cooked quinoa and raisins with 35 g of dressing, or more if desired.

4

Add avocado, toss together and place on a serving plate. Garnish with goat cheese, almonds, pumpkin seeds and sliced radish.

Ingredients

California Raisin and Quinoa Salad
 40 g California Raisins
 90 g Quinoa
 185 ml Water
Lime Cilantro Dressing
 80 ml Olive Oil
 10 g Cilantro
 8 g Garlic
 20 g Lime
 15 ml White Wine Vinegar
 4 g Salt
 2 g Pepper
 15 ml Maple Syrup
Garnish
 40 g Cherry Tomatoes, halved
 1 pc Avocado, chopped
 30 g Goat Cheese, crumbled
 10 g Pumpkin Seeds, toasted
 10 g Almonds, toasted
 10 g Radish, thinly sliced

Directions

California Raisin and Quinoa Salad
1

In a sauce pan, boil the raisins, quinoa and water for 20 minutes or until the quinoa is cooked.

2

Make the dressing by combining all the ingredients in a blender and blitz until smooth.

Lime Cilantro Dressing