Chicken Quinoa Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Chicken Quinoa Salad Recipe
  • READY IN 40 mins

Chicken Quinoa Salad

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"I threw this recipe together based off a pasta salad I liked. I wanted something with quinoa to make it a little healthier. Very delicious!"

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    40 mins

Directions

  1. Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir quinoa until slightly toasted and water has evaporated from quinoa, 2 to 3 minutes. Add chicken broth and bring to a boil for 5 minutes. Cover saucepan, reduce heat to low, and simmer until quinoa is tender and has absorbed the broth, about 15 minutes. Remove saucepan from heat and let sit for 5 minutes; fluff with a fork.
  2. Mix quinoa, asparagus, chicken, tomatoes, basil, Parmesan cheese, and garlic together in a bowl. Drizzle 1/4 cup olive oil over salad and season with salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes; stir until evenly coated.
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  • Cook's Note:
  • Vegetable broth can be substituted for the chicken broth.
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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 318 kcal
  • 16%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 22.3 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 40 mg
  • 13%
  • Fat
  • 16.6 g
  • 26%
  • Fiber
  • 3.3 g
  • 13%
  • Protein
  • 19.7 g
  • 39%
  • Sodium
  • 793 mg
  • 32%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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