Chicken with Quinoa and Green Beans

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Chicken Quinoa and Green Beans

This easy dinner is delicious and healthy, a meal that a whole family can enjoy.

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 40 minutes
Serves: 4

Ingredients
2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
2 tablespoons olive oil
teaspoon salt
teaspoon ground black pepper
1 cup quinoa
2 cups frozen green beans
cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon raw honey
tablespoon lemon juice
cup dried unsweetened cranberries

Method
Trim chicken breast of excess fat and sinew and cut into pieces about 4-5 cm big.
Add 2 tablespoons olive oil to the preheated large skillet. Add the chicken and season with salt and pepper. Cook the chicken on medium-high, stirring occasionally, for about 4 to 5 minutes.


Chicken Quinoa and Green Beans

Add quinoa and 1 cups water to the skillet. Increase heat to high, cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and simmer, covered, for about 15 minutes.


Chicken Quinoa and Green Beans

Add frozen beans to the skillet and stir to combine. Cover and simmer for about 5 to 7 minutes. You might need to add extra water, before the beans finish cooking.


Chicken Quinoa and Green Beans

In a medium bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, mustard, honey and lemon juice. Add the mustard sauce to the skillet. Add the cranberries and stir to combine.


Chicken Quinoa and Green Beans


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