Superfood Chicken Salad with Quinoa

The perfect family meal! Make extra and use as leftovers the next day 🙂 This divine recipe has been generously shared with us by Annabel Karmel – the UK’s No.1 children’s cookery author, best-selling international author and mother of all feeding experts with 41 cookbooks and counting! Looks absolutely delicious, we cannot wait to try!

 

Superfood Chicken Salad with Quinoa

 

Serves: 4
Ingredients:

Marinade

  • 1/2 tsp chipotle paste (Chipotle paste available in most supermarkets, adds a smokey flavour)
  • 1/3 small lemon, juiced
  • 1 tsp runny honey
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 chicken breasts, sliced into thin strips

Salad

  • 100g quinoa
  • 150g soya beans
  • 150g sweet corn, drained
  • 10g baby spinach, roughly sliced
  • 150g cherry tomatoes, halved

Dressing

  • 6 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp runny honey
  • 1 tsp soy sauce

 

Method:

  1. Mix the marinade ingredients together in a small bowl. Add the chicken and leave for 10 minutes.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan over medium-heat and fry the chicken until golden and cooking through (5-8 minutes). Leave to cool, then slice into small pieces.
  3. Cook the quinoa in boiling water according to packet instructions. Drain and refresh under cold water. Cook the soya beans for 5 minutes in boiling water.
  4. Mix the spinach, sweetcorn, soya beans, tomatoes, quinoa and chicken together in a bowl. Mix the dressing ingredients together in a jug then drizzle over the salad.

For more delicious, family-friendly recipes visit http://www.annabelkarmel.com/au/

 

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