Quinoa chicken salad Recipe
Quinoa Chicken Salad is one of the tasty salads consumed during weight loss.
It is a complete package of protein, vitamins, and minerals.
It gives you the feeling that you are full for a long time and doesn’t let you crave unhealthy snacks.
This salad is easy and fast to make and can be made ahead of time.
You can pack it in your lunch box or have it as a light dinner.
1 cup quinoa
2 cups chicken broth
One roasted chicken, shredded (about 2-3 cups)
1/2 red onion, diced
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
Three tablespoons of olive oil
Two tablespoons of red wine vinegar
One tablespoon of freshly squeezed lime juice
One teaspoon of ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1. Take a large size pot, and bring chicken broth to a boil.
Add quinoa and stir to combine.
Cover and reduce heat to low.
Simmer above mixture for about 15 minutes until all the liquid has been absorbed.
Remove from heat and fluff with a fork.
2. In a large bowl, combine cooked quinoa, shredded chicken, red onion, parsley, cilantro, olive oil, red wine vinegar, lime juice, cumin, chili powder, salt, and black pepper.
Stir until everything is evenly mixed.
3. Serve them immediately, or you may store them in the fridge for later. Enjoy!