Quick and Easy Chicken Quinoa Stir Fry

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Quick and Easy Chicken Quinoa Stir Fry

Quick and Easy Chicken Quinoa Stir Fry

This simple, wholesome meal is a perfect option for busy weeknights since it is ready in only 30 minutes. There’s no reason for take-out when you have this quick and delicious recipe on hand. Making smart eating choices, such as this one, and exercising regularly will get you to your goal weight.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 293 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 ear of corn, kernels cut from cob
  • Handful of asparagus stalks, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 4 cups baked chicken breast, cut into small cubes
  • 2 can of organic black beans, drained and rinsed
  • splash of lemon juice
  • splash of lime juice
  • dash of salt and pepper
  • splash of soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, finely chopped

Instructions

  1. Cook the quinoa and set it aside.


  2. Place a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the oil, onion and garlic. Sauté for about 3 minutes.

  3. Add the chopped bell peppers, corn and asparagus; cook until the vegetables are tender.

  4. Add the chicken and beans and cook for another 10 minutes while adding the rest of the flavoring ingredients.

  5. Place a serving of quinoa on each plate and top it with the vegetable mix.

  6. Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 293 calories, 5g fat, 32g carbohydrate, 4.6g fiber, and 29.4g protein. 

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