Chicken Quinoa Salad
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4.63 from 8 votes

Chicken Quinoa Salad

Chicken Quinoa Salad combines fresh fruit and quinoa with high-protein chicken breast for a sweet and savory meal prep idea!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: Chicken, Meal Prep
Servings: 4 meals
Calories: 431kcal
Author: Meal Prep on Fleek

Ingredients

  • 2.25 lbs Chicken Breast
  • 1/2 cup white quinoa (dry)
  • 1/2 ea butternut squash
  • 4 ea celery stalks
  • 5 ea Scallions
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 2 ea limes

Instructions

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Chop celery stalks, scallions, and cut pomegranate carefully( watch video above).

Notes

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

Nutrition

Calories: 431kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 64g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 147mg | Sodium: 177mg | Potassium: 882mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 3850IU | Vitamin C: 30.5mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 3.4mg