• Prep Time
    15 Mins
  • Cook Time
    0 Mins
  • Total Time
    15 Mins
  • The base number of servings for this recipe is 1
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    Chef Zee's Healthy Cilantro Lime Quinoa Chicken Salad

    The best salads are the ones that fill you up and make you come back for more. They're also the ones that play with texture—You want something slightly sweet and crunchy but, most of all, flavorful. This Cilantro Lime Quinoa Chicken Salad puts all other chicken salads to shame! 

     

     


    Ingredients
    2
    Large Chicken Breasts
    1
    cup
    cooked quinoa
    16
    ounces
    arugula
    5
    garlic cloves
    1 1/2
    tsps.
    adobo
    1 1/2
    tsps.
    Dominican oregano
    1
    Fresh lime
    1/4
    Bunch Chopped Cilantro
    1/4
    Fire Roasted Corn
    1
    plum tomato
    1/4
    red onion
    1
    Tbsp.
    Olive Oil
    1/4
    cup
    Sour Orange Vinaigrette, or any of your choosing
    Directions
    Mash garlic with a pinch of salt in a mortar & pestle
    Season chicken with garlic, adobo, oregano, lime, and olive oil; mix until well combined.
    Heat up oil in a medium to large skillet. Add chicken one by one being careful not to over crowd the pot. After 7 minutes, flip chicken and cook the other side for another 7 minutes. Remove chicken and let rest for 5-10 mins.
    Combine fire roasted corn, tomato, and onions in a bowl. Set aside.
    In another bowl, combine arugula and quinoa.
    Now add corn-tomato salsa.
    Add chicken over top and add the Sour Orange Vinaigrette or any of your choosing.
    Reprinted With Permission From Chef Zee

    The base number of servings for this recipe is 1
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    Categories 

    ChickenHealthySalad

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