Paprika chicken with quinoa tabbouleh

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.

Ingredients

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

Method

Step 1
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.
Step 2
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.
Step 3
Place yoghurt in a bowl and drizzle over 2 teaspoons dressing, then sprinkle with some paprika. Toss salad in remaining dressing.
Step 4
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.

Nutrition

Energy
2493kJ     Fat saturated
5.00g
Fat Total
26.00g     Carbohydrate sugars
6.00g
Carbohydrate Total
39.00g     Dietary Fibre
4.00g
Protein
49.00g     Cholesterol
110.00mg
Sodium
103.79mg

All nutrition values are per serve.

courtesy taste.com.au