Chicken and orange-ginger quinoa salad
Nutrition Info.(per serve)
- 1 1/4 cups quinoa, rinsed
- 2 teaspoons finely grated fresh ginger
- 2 1/2 cups (300g) green beans or snow peas, trimmed, halved diagonally
- 4 cups (about 550g) shredded cooked chicken
- 1 large red capsicum, thinly sliced
- 4 cups baby rocket
- 1/4 cup orange juice
- 2 x 75g large pita breads, toasted, halved
Total fat 16g
Saturated fat 4g
Dietary fibre 9g
1 Place quinoa in a saucepan with ginger and 1¾ cups cold water. Bring to the boil then reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for about 12-15 minutes until water has evaporated. Transfer to a large bowl and set aside for 5 minutes.
2 Meanwhile, place beans in a large heatproof bowl. Cover with boiling water and set aside for 1 minute. Drain well.
3 Add beans or snow peas, chicken, capsicum, rocket and orange juice to quinoa and season with ground black pepper. Toss to combine. Serve with pita bread.
Make it gluten free: Use gluten-free bread.
Hanu de Jong
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