Quinoa Salad with Chicken

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Health Score:
Health Score
8,0 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation
ready in 1 hr
Ready in
Calories:
548
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie548 kcal(26 %)
Protein37.45 g(38 %)
Fat27.47 g(24 %)
Carbohydrates39.81 g(27 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage9.33 g(31 %)
Vitamin A129.18 mg(16,148 %)
Vitamin D0.09 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E1.07 mg(9 %)
Vitamin B₁0.27 mg(27 %)
Vitamin B₂0.24 mg(22 %)
Niacin19.87 mg(166 %)
Vitamin B₆0.91 mg(65 %)
Folate179.49 μg(60 %)
Pantothenic acid1.17 mg(20 %)
Biotin0.96 μg(2 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.29 μg(10 %)
Vitamin C56.53 mg(60 %)
Potassium759.82 mg(19 %)
Calcium84.2 mg(8 %)
Magnesium108.31 mg(36 %)
Iron4.75 mg(32 %)
Iodine1.15 μg(1 %)
Zinc2.9 mg(36 %)
Saturated fatty acids4.05 g
Cholesterol73.1 mg
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How healthy are the main ingredients?
Chicken breastgarlicCuminQuinoa

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
4
Chicken breasts (skinned)
3 tablespoons
1 clove
garlic (finely chopped)
1 teaspoon
ground Cumin
For the salad
1 ⅛ cups
red Quinoa
1
Red onion (sliced)
1
red pepper (deseeded and sliced)
1
yellow pepper (deseeded and sliced)
2 cups
canned chickpeas (drained and rinsed)
3 tablespoons
1 tablespoon
To serve
4 handfuls
Corn salad (lamb's lettuce)
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Pot, 1 Small pot, 1 Bowl, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Mandoline, 1 Sieve, 1 Lid

Preparation steps

1.
Mix together the oil, garlic and cumin, season with salt and pepper and rub into the chicken breasts. Leave to marinate for 30 minutes.
2.
Cook the quinoa according to packet instructions. Drain and rinse under running water.
3.
Mix the quinoa with the onion, peppers and chickpeas. Mix together the olive oil and vinegar, season with salt and pepper and stir into the salad.
4.
Heat 2 tbsp oil in a wide pan and fry the chicken for 5 minutes on each side or until cooked through.
5.
Slice the chicken breasts and serve on the lambs lettuce with the quinoa salad alongside.