Cajun Chicken and Quinoa

This is a great family weekday feast. While it is a light meal it will leave you feeling really satisfied. Take no more then 15-20 minutes to make, including cooking time.

Ingredients

(1 serving)

  • 170g of┬áChicken Breast
  • 25g of Red/Green Peppers cut into strips
  • 1 Tsp of Coconut Oil
  • 73g of Uncooked Quino
  • 55g of Dried Apricots- sliced finely
  • Zest & Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 Spring Onions
  • Handful of Corriander
  • Pinch of salt

Method

  1. Rub the chicken with the coconut oil and season it with the cajun spice. Place on a baking tray lined with tinfoil and cook for 12-15 minutes or until cooked through. When cooked, remove from the edges and collect the juices from the chicken.
  2. For the quinoa, lightly toast it in a pan until it starts to pop. Add 3 times the amount of water and bring to the boil and then bring it down to a simmer for 12-15 minutes (50g of Quinoa = 150g of water).
  3. Once the quinoa is cooked, stir through the apricots and allow them to steam in the quinoa. The fluff with a fork.
  4. To serve, mix the peppers, juices from the chicken, lemon juice and zest, coriander and spring onions and drizzle over the chicken and quinoa.