Simple Chicken-Quinoa Supper

50 4 servings, 1 chicken breast (90 g) and 1 cup (250 mL) salad each
Recipe By
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(10) 9 Reviews
Prep Time
35
min.
Total Time
50
min.
Servings

4 servings, 1 chicken breast (90 g) and 1 cup (250 mL) salad each

Try our Simple Chicken-Quinoa Supper recipe for an easy chicken dish. This simple chicken recipe is great for a family night in.

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  • Pour 1/4 cup dressing over chicken in shallow dish; turn to evenly coat both sides of each breast. Refrigerate until ready to use. Bring broth to boil in medium saucepan on medium-high heat. Stir in quinoa. Return to boil; cover. Simmer on medium-low heat 10 to 15 min. or until quinoa is tender and liquid is absorbed. Cool.
  • Meanwhile, heat barbecue to medium heat. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Grill chicken 12 to 15 min. or until done (170ºF), turning after 7 min.
  • Mix remaining dressing and lime juice until blended. Add to quinoa, peppers, onions and cilantro in large bowl; mix lightly. Serve with chicken.

Make Ahead

Chicken and quinoa salad can be prepared ahead of time. Refrigerate in separate containers up to 24 hours before serving.

Take Along

Pack sliced chicken and quinoa salad in separate resealable containers; place in insulated bag with freezer pack to keep cool until ready to serve.

Servings

  • 4 servings, 1 chicken breast (90 g) and 1 cup (250 mL) salad each

Healthy Living

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 1/2 Carb Choice

Nutrition Bonus

Help your friends and family eat right with this delicious salad. As a bonus, the colourful peppers provide an excellent source of vitamin C.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 1 chicken breast (90 g) and 1 cup (250 mL) salad each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 370
% Daily Value
Total fat 10g
Saturated fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 65mg
Sodium 500mg
Carbohydrate 37g
Dietary fibre 4g
Sugars 3g
Protein 34g
   
Vitamin A 2 %DV
Vitamin C 290 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 25 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • thursfield |

    This is my first try at making quinoa and I am motivated to have it again. My husband and 6 year old son both ate it as well, yay. I have been given the thumbs up to make it again, and will.

  • CAHooper |

    I liked it except I added a bit too much cilantro. My husband didn't like it at all.

  • browne |

    very light a refreshing for summer

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