Chicken is such a versatile ingredient and super easy to cook healthy dishes with. Try this healthy chicken recipe for a delicious meal that will help keep your weight in check.
1 cup (200g) quinoa
1 bunch flat-leaf parsley, leaves picked, finely chopped
2 tablespoons finely chopped mint or coriander
8 cherry tomatoes, quartered
3 spring onions, thinly sliced
1/4 cup (60ml) extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 1/2 teaspoons paprika, plus extra to sprinkle
1 teaspoon ground cumin
Pinch of cayenne
1 teaspoon caster sugar
100g low-fat thick Greek yoghurt
1 tablespoon olive oil
4 x 180g chicken breast fillets
Place the quinoa and 600ml water in a small saucepan over medium heat, then bring to a simmer. Cook for 10 minutes or until tender. Drain well and leave to cool.
Add herbs, tomato and onion to quinoa and toss to combine. Combine oil, lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon paprika, cumin, cayenne and sugar, then season.
Place yoghurt in a bowl and drizzle over 2 teaspoons dressing, then sprinkle with some paprika. Toss salad in remaining dressing.
Preheat grill to medium-high. Mix oil and remaining paprika, season, then brush over chicken. Grill for 7-8 minutes each side until cooked through. Serve sliced with salad and yoghurt.
2493kJ Fat saturated
26.00g Carbohydrate sugars
39.00g Dietary Fibre
All nutrition values are per serve.