EASY Buffalo Chicken Quinoa Bowl

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 20 min 4
EASY Buffalo Chicken Quinoa Bowl
Health Rating

Ingredients


3 chicken breast (196 g) Chicken breast, boneless, skinless, grilled (shredded)
3/4 cup Hot sauce (Frank;s Red Hot - original)
2 tbsp Greek yogurt, plain, 1% M.F. (organic)
1 cup Quinoa, uncooked
2 cup Water
4 cup shredded Lettuce, looseleaf
1 cup Cherry Tomatoes (halved)
2 avocado(s) Avocado (sliced)
1/3 cup Red onion (sliced)
1/4 cup Cilantro (coriander) (diced)

Instructions


1. To bake chicken:

  • Preheat oven to 400F
  • Marinate chicken breast with your choice of seasoning, or you can just add olive oil, salt and pepper
  • Place chicken on a lightly greased baking dish
  • Bake in preheated oven for 22-26 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165F
  • Remove chicken from oven and let sit for 5 minutes, use 2 forks and shred chicken

 

2. In a medium sauce pan, add quinoa and water. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce to simmer and cook for 15 minutes. Turn the heat off and let the quinoa sit there for 5 minutes. Then fluff the quinoa with a fork.

3. In the meantime, add shredded chicken, franks red hot sauce, and organic plain greek yogurt to a medium bowl. Mix everything together and make sure all the chicken is coated with the sauce.

4. Assemble the bowls. Add ¾ cup of quinoa, ¾ cup of lettuce, ½ cup of the buffalo chicken mixture, cherry tomatoes, sliced avocado, sliced red onion, and fresh cilantro.

ENJOY!

Notes:

Chicken

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

 


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 594
Calories from fat 206
Calories from saturated fat 36
Total Fat 22.9 g
Saturated Fat 4.0 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 12.4 g
Cholesterol 125 mg
Sodium 1264 mg
Potassium 1401 mg
Total Carbohydrate 41 g
Dietary Fiber 11.2 g
Sugars 3.4 g
Protein 56 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Grain 2.1
Meat 2.0
Vegetables 2.7

Energy sources


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