Chicken Quinoa Salad

Easy Meal Prep Ideas

Chicken Quinoa Salad combines fresh fruit and quinoa with high-protein chicken breast for a sweet and savory meal prep idea! Serve with some avocado or a drizzle of avocado oil for a complete macro-friendly meal!

Chicken Quinoa Salad

Chicken Quinoa Salad Ingredients:

  • 2.25 lb chicken breast
  • 1/2 cup white quinoa (dry)
  • 1/2 butternut squash
  • 4 celery stalks
  • 5 scallions
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 2 limes

Chicken Quinoa Salad

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Chicken Quinoa Salad
Chicken Quinoa Salad Meal Prep Recipe
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Course Lunch, Main Dish
Prep Time 15 min
Cook Time 35 min
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Ingredients
Course Lunch, Main Dish
Prep Time 15 min
Cook Time 35 min
Servings
meals
Ingredients
Chicken Quinoa Salad Meal Prep Recipe
Votes: 2
Rating: 4
You:
Rate this recipe!
Instructions
  1. Preheat non-stick skillet over medium high heat. Spray olive oil. Wash chicken breasts with cold water, cut into cubes, season with salt. Toss in the pan and cook 5 minutes per side until golden brown.
  2. In a medium sauce pan add 2 cups of water and add 1/2 cup quinoa. Bring it to a boil and cook until tender. Drain when it is ready.
  3. Preheat oven to 350°F/175°C. Cut half of the butternut squash into cubes. Toss them in an oven safe tray and spray with coconut oil spray(or any kind of oil but coconut oil gives a nice flavor). Sprinkle salt. Bake 20 minutes.
  4. Chop celery stalks, scallions, and cut pomegranate carefully( watch video above).
Recipe Notes

Approximate macros per serving: 414 calories, 53 g protein, 32 g carbs, 7 g fat.

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Recipe Courtesy Of FitWomenEat

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