Moroccan Spiced Quinoa Chicken
Eating healthily doesn’t mean foregoing taste. This Quinoa Chicken encompasses many of the traditional spices you would find in any Moroccan recipe and elevates an otherwise bland dish. It’s an easy, quick and relatively inexpensive meal to prepare and cook. For a vegetarian option substitute the chicken with tofu.
This Spiced Quinoa Chicken dish encompasses many of the traditional spices you would find in any Moroccan recipe.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Makes: 3-4 main size servings
500g Chicken Breast Fillets
2 Cups Baby Spinach
½ Teaspoon Paprika
½ Teaspoon Cinnamon
½ Teaspoon Cumin
½ Teaspoon Black Pepper
½ Teaspoon Chilli
1 Tablespoon Rice Malt Syrup
1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
1 Cup Quinoa
½ Cup Baby Spinach (to garnish)
2 Tablespoons Coconut Oil
Chicken, Spinach, Quinoa and Spices is all you need to make this succulent and flavoursome Moroccan dish.
Cook the Quinoa and keep warm while the chicken is cooking. Simply add all the spices and spinach in with the chicken
Place a couple of tablespoons of Quinoa on a serving plate and layer with a handful of baby spinach before adding the cooked chicken.
We had left overs which I used for my lunch the following day. I reheated the dish and it tasted just as delicious the second time around as I found the flavours were able to permeate deeper through the Quinoa and Chicken.
can be enjoyed as left overs the following day simply reheat and enjoy the flavours.
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