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Quinoa Chicken Stir Fry

This QUINOA CHICKEN STIR FRY is a super fast, protein packed dinner the entire family will love! So many fantastic flavors and colors it will brighten the end to any day.
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 491kcal
Author Aubrey Cota

Ingredients

  • 1 cup red quinoa uncooked
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup onion chopped
  • 2 garlic coves minced
  • 1/2 cup shredded Brussels sprouts
  • 1/2 cup shredded purple cabbage
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 1/2 to 2 cups cooked chicken breast cubed (I used leftover Grilled Honey Lime Chicken)
  • 1/4 cup almond slices toasted
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds toasted
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese crumbles

Instructions

  • bring chicken broth and quinoa to a boil in a saucepan
  • reduce heat and allow to simmer covered for 15 minutes
  • fluff with a fork and place the lid back on the saucepan for another 5 minutes
  • heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat
  • add the onions and cook for 2-3 minutes until softened
  • stir in the garlic and allow to cook for 1 minute, stirring often
  • add the Brussels sprouts, purple cabbage and carrots into the skillet and stir
  • allow to cook until wilted, then add the chicken and cooked quinoa
  • stir until warmed through and remove from heat
  • add the almonds, pumkin seeds, dried cranberries and feta crumbles
  • stir together
  • enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 491kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 711mg | Potassium: 754mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 2975IU | Vitamin C: 26.8mg | Calcium: 170mg | Iron: 4mg