Spicy & Healthy Chicken Quinoa Salad | Best Quinoa Salad Recipe

Salad is a dish contains a mixture of small pieces of food, usually vegetables. Chicken Quinoa salad is a salad with chicken and quinoa as main ingredients along with other ingredients.

Ingredients:

  • Chicken breast – 1
  • Quinoa (dried) – 1/2 Cup
  • Water – 1 Cup
  • Chili powder or flakes – 1/4 Tsp
  • Paprika – 1 Tsp
  • Smoked paprika – 1 Tsp
  • Cracked pepper – 1/2 Tsp
  • Olive oil – 1 Tsp
  • Cherry tomatoes (halved) – 8
  • Small cucumber (diced) – 1
  • Green beans (halved) – 70g
  • Spring onion (sliced) – 1
  • Lemon (juiced) – 1/2
  • Orange (juiced) – 1
  • Honey – 1 Tbsp

Procedure:

  • Add quinoa and water into a pot over a medium heat, leave for boiling and simmer for 10 minutes. Take off the heat and fluff with a fork. Then place them in a large mixing bowl.
  • Add tomatoes, spring onion, cucumber to the quinoa and mix well.
  • Heat water in a pot to blanch beans and simmer it for 2 minutes. Then beans into cold water for 1 minute and drain. Then add into the previous mixture.
  • Add chili flakes, paprika, pepper, to the mixture and mix well.
  • Cut chicken into strips and put into bowl. Mix with seasoning until all the chicken has been coated. Drizzle olive oil on the chicken and mix.
  • Heat a non-stick pan and cook chicken for about 10 minutes.
  • Mix fresh lemon and orange juice in a small bowl. Heat the honey in oven for 20 seconds and mix with the juices. Add in with the quinoa mixture.
  • Place this on a serving plate with the chicken on top and serve.

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