Quinoa Salad with Chicken

Quinoa Salad with Chicken
Quinoa Salad with Chicken

PREP TIME

20

minutes

TOTAL TIME

40

minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

20

minutes

TOTAL TIME

40

minutes

SERVINGS

--

servings

Ingredients

  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • 4

    boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 1 lb)

  • 1/4

    tsp salt

  • 1/2

    tsp freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 1/2

    cups water

  • 3/4

    cup quinoa

  • 1/4

    cup mint, chopped

  • 2

    scallions, chopped

  • 3

    Tbsp red wine vinegar

  • 1

    Tbsp fresh orange juice

  • 1

    tsp orange zest

  • 1

    tsp Dijon mustard

  • 1

    Tbsp olive oil

  • 2

    Tbsp chopped walnuts

  • 1

    cup diced apple with peel

  • 1/2

    cup diced red onion

  • 1/2

    cup dried cherries

Directions

1. Coat a grill pan with cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat. Season chicken with the salt and black pepper; cook 8-10 minutes a side until cooked through. Cool 2 to 3 minutes, then slice into thin strips. 2. Meanwhile, fil a saucepan with the water and add the quinoa. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium low, cover and simmer 15 minutes. Fluff quinoa with a fork and then refrigerate for 30 minutes. 3. In a medium bowl, whisk together the mint, scallions, vinegar, orange juice, orange zest, mustard and oil Mix in the walnuts, apple, red onion and cherries. Add the quinoa and toss to coat. Serve topped with chicken.

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