• Prep Time
    10 Mins
  • Cook Time
    0 Mins
  • Total Time
    10 Mins
  • The base number of servings for this recipe is 4
    OK

    Mandarin Quinoa Chicken Bowls

    Quinoa is hearty, healthy, and easy to make. Spoon it into a bowl and top it with Wonderful Halos mandarins, grilled chicken, cilantro, black beans, and savory chipotle lime vinaigrette to make a few Mandarin Quinoa Chicken Bowls perfect for dinner or a packed lunch.


    Ingredients
    Quinoa Bowl
    1
    cup
    Quinoa
    3/4
    teaspoon
    kosher salt
    1/2
    teaspoon
    chili powder
    3/4
    teaspoon
    cumin
    2
    boneless, skinless chicken breasts
    4
    Wonderful Halo mandarins, peeled and segmented
    2
    cups
    baby spinach
    1
    15-ounce can black beans, drained
    1
    small red pepper, sliced
    1
    avocado, pitted and sliced
    1
    scallion, sliced
    Chipotle-Lime Vinaigrette
    1/4
    cup
    Lime Juice
    1
    garlic clove, sliced in half
    2
    tablespoons
    honey
    3
    teaspoons
    adobo sauce, from canned chipotle in adobo
    1
    teaspoon
    kosher salt
    1/3
    cup
    Olive Oil
    Directions
    Cook quinoa according to package directions and set aside to cool.
    Heat a grill or grill pan over medium-high heat. Mix together the salt, chili powder and cumin and rub on chicken. Grill chicken on both sides until cooked through; set aside to cool, then slice.
    Make chipotle lime vinaigrette: Whisk together the lime juice, garlic, honey, adobo sauce, salt and olive oil. Then discard halved garlic cloves.
    Peel Wonderful Halos mandarins and separate segments.
    Spoon quinoa into 4 bowls. Top each bowl with some spinach, black beans, bell pepper, avocado, Wonderful Halos mandarin segments and sliced chicken. Drizzle each with vinaigrette and sprinkle with scallions to serve.

    The base number of servings for this recipe is 4
    OK

    Categories 

    ChickenFamily-friendly

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