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Spicy Cajun chicken quinoa

Spicy Cajun chicken quinoa

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Protein-packed quinoa makes this midweek meal a superhealthy option

  • Healthy
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal386
fat7g
saturates1g
carbs35g
sugars15g
fibre5g
protein47g
low insalt1g
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Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Toss the chicken with the Cajun spice and arrange in a single layer in a roasting tin. Bake for 20 mins until the chicken is cooked. Set aside.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, cook the quinoa in the chicken stock for 15 mins until tender, adding the apricots and lentils for the final 5 mins. Drain and place into a large bowl with the chicken, toss together.

  • STEP 3

    While the quinoa is cooking, heat the oil in a large frying pan and soften the onions for 10-15 mins. Toss the onions into the quinoa with the coriander and some seasoning, then mix well.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, April 2011

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Rating: 5 out of 5.176 ratings
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