Buffalo Chicken Quinoa Salad

Buffalo Chicken Quinoa Salad

Health Rating
Prep Cook Ready in Servings
10 min 20 min 30 min 2

Ingredients


1 cup Quinoa, uncooked
2 cup Water
341 gm Chicken breast, boneless, skinless (cut into bite size pieces)
1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
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. In a medium saucepan, bring the quinoa to a boil in two cups of water. Cover, and simmer on low for 20 minutes.

2. Remove and fluff.

3. Meanwhile, brown chicken pieces in olive oil in a skillet on medium-high heat. Add hot sauce to coat.

4. Add quinoa, cabbage/slaw mix, broccoli, and green onions to skillet. Stir until heated through.

5. Top with green onions as a garnish and blue cheese crumbles.

6. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 632
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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Notes:

Quinoa

is a complete protein and is high in antioxidants and a great source of dietary fibre!

Chicken

is a great source of lean protein which aids in muscle growth and repair

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