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Citrus Quinoa with Chicken

Nutrition Facts

4 servings Serving Per Container

Serving size ½ cup

Amount Per Serving

Calories

600

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19 g 24%
Saturated Fat 2.5 g 13%
Trans Fat 0
Cholesterol 85 mg 28%
Sodium 200 mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 69 g 25%
Dietary Fiber 8 g 28%
Sugars 4 g
   Includes Added Sugars %
Protein 38 g
Vitamin D %
Calcium 80 mg 6%
Iron 5 mg 25%
Potassium 530 mg 10%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Servings
approx 4 servings

Prep Time
15 minutes

Cook Time
30 minutes

Citrus Quinoa with Chicken
Citrus Quinoa with Chicken

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb boneless chicken breast, cut into 1" pieces
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • oranges, peeled and cut into pieces
  • ¼ cup lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 tbsp orange juice
  • ¼ cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp honey
Citrus Quinoa with Chicken

Method of Preparation

Citrus Quinoa with Chicken  - Step 1

Step 1

Cook quinoa according to directions on package. Set aside. 

Citrus Quinoa with Chicken  - Step 2

Step 2

Add olive oil to a skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and chicken, stirring to coat evenly in oil. 

Citrus Quinoa with Chicken  - Step 3

Step 3

Add paprika and salt to pan. Stir to coat chicken. 

Citrus Quinoa with Chicken  - Step 4

Step 4

Continue to stir until chicken is cooked. 

Citrus Quinoa with Chicken  - Step 5

Step 5

Add chicken and orange pieces to quinoa. Mix and set aside. 

Citrus Quinoa with Chicken  - Step 6

Step 6

Whisk ingredients together for dressing. 

Citrus Quinoa with Chicken  - Step 7

Step 7

Pour over salad and toss to coat.