Still undecided on what to eat for dinner tonight? Why not try this delicious Cajun Chicken Quinoa Salad?
Preparation time: 10 mins | Cooking Time: 15 | Serves: 6
2 chicken breasts or 4 chicken thighs, cut into strips
1 tbsp Natural cajun seasoning (MSG free)
¼ cup Goji berries
¼ cup sunflower seeds
3 big handfuls of fresh rocket
A punnet of grape tomatoes, cut in half, or 4 small roma tomatoes
1 small red onion, finely diced
½ continental cucumber, diced
½ cup feta cheese, cut into cubes
¼ cup chopped walnuts
1 tbsp olive oil
Juice of a freshly squeezed lemon
Himalayan sea salt and pepper
Preheat the oven to 160 degrees Celcius.
Cook the quinoa in 4 cups of water over a high heat for 15 minutes. Set aside to cool.
Roll the chicken in the Cajun seasoning. Roast for 15 minutes.
Mix all of the ingredients together in a large salad bowl. Drizzle with the olive oil and lemon juice and season to taste.
Note: Quinoa is the only grain that hosts all of the essential amino acids in sufficient amounts to be determined a complete protein. This grain is very high in folate and essential minerals.
This recipe was kindly provided by:
Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy)
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