Blackened Chicken with Quinoa Recipe | High Carb

Blackened Chicken with Quinoa Recipe

Ingredients

  • 180g cooked quinoa
  • 1 red chilli, de seeded
  • 40g spinach
  • 4 spring onions
  • ½ bunch fresh coriander
  • ½ bunch fresh mint
  • ½ mango, peeled and chopped into chunks
  • 1 lime
  • 1 punnet of cress
  • 60g chicken
  • 1 flat tsp ground allspice
  • 1 flat tsp paprika
  • 80g mixed colour peppers, cored and chopped into strips

Directions

  • Mix the chicken in a bowl to cover it with the allspice and paprika evenly. Put it onto greaseproof paper, folding the paper over the top and then bash with a rolling pin until 1 cm thick. Place the chicken under the grill and turn once one side is nicely cooked. Cook until cooked through.
  • Put the chilli, spinach, spring onions and coriander (saving some leaves) into a food processor and blend until smooth. Put the peppers into a deep frying pan and fry until browning. In a bowl place in the quinoa, the blend from the processor and the juice from the lime. Mix well and add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve the quinoa mix onto a plate and sprinkle with the mango, cress, coriander leaves and cooked peppers. Place the chicken on top or to the side.

  • Kcal: 521
  • Protein: 32g
  • Fats: 6.6g
  • Carbs: 75g
  • Fibre: 13.7g

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