Buffalo Chicken Quinoa Salad

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 20 min 2
Buffalo Chicken Quinoa Salad
Health Rating

Ingredients


2 cup Water
1 cup Quinoa, uncooked
1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
341 gm Chicken breast, boneless, skinless (cut into bite size pieces)
1/2 cup Hot sauce
1 cup Coleslaw mix
1 cup Broccoli, raw (slightly steamed)
4 stalk(s) Green onion, scallion, ramp (sliced)
2 tbsp Roquefort (blue) cheese (crumbled)

Instructions


  1. Add water and quinoa to a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Once boiling, cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken pieces and brown, adding hot sauce near the end of the cooking process to coat.
  3. Add the quinoa, coleslaw mix, broccoli, and green onions to the skillet. Stir until heated through.
  4. Serve warm in a bowl, garnished with green onions and blue cheese crumbles.

Notes:

Nutritional Highlights:

  • Quinoa is a complete protein, high in antioxidants, and a great source of dietary fiber!
  • Chicken is a great source of lean protein, which aids in muscle growth and repair.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 615
Calories from fat 161
Calories from saturated fat 35
Total Fat 17.9 g
Saturated Fat 3.9 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 7.9 g
Cholesterol 105 mg
Sodium 1771 mg
Potassium 1295 mg
Total Carbohydrate 63 g
Dietary Fiber 8.7 g
Sugars 3.6 g
Protein 54 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Grain 4.2
Meat 1.9
Milk Alternative 0.2
Vegetables 2.0

Energy sources


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