Syn Free Healthy Chicken Quinoa Bowl | Slimming World
This recipe is gluten free, dairy free, Slimming World and Weight Watchers friendly
Extra Easy - syn free per serving
WW Smart Points - 5
Gluten Free - use a gluten-free soy sauce
*suitable for freezing
1 large chicken breast, halved
1/2 cup of quinoa
1 carrot, sliced thinly
1 onion, halved and sliced thinly
2 cloves of garlic, crushed
1/2 tsp of grated ginger root
4 mushrooms, sliced thinly
2 cups of shredded kale
1 tbs of tomato puree
1/2 tbs of fish sauce
3 tbs of low sodium soy sauce
1/2 tbs of balsamic vinegar
salt and black pepper
1 tsp of garlic granules
pinch of dried oregano
pinch of dried thyme
Rinse the quinoa thoroughly under cold running water.
Add to a saucepan and cover with 1 cup (240ml) of water, bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer, covered on a low heat, until all water is absorbed. Turn off heat, but leave to sit covered for about 10 mins, set aside.
Spray a saucepan with some cooking oil spray, add the onion and fry until softened.
Add the garlic and ginger and continue to fry to infuse the flavour.
In a jug combine the tomato paste, fish sauce, balsamic vinegar and soy sauce with 3 cups (720ml) of boiling water.
Pour this into the saucepan and add the carrot, mushrooms and kale.
Bring to a boil and then cover and simmer for approx 12 mins.
While the broth simmers.
Place the halves of the chicken breast on a board, cover over the top with cling film, and flatten with a wooden rolling pin.
Season with the salt and black pepper, garlic powder, oregano and thyme.
Heat a frying pan spray with cooking oil spray over a medium-high heat and fry the chicken breast for 5 mins each side till lightly golden and cooked through.
Remove and set aside.
Ladle the broth and vegetable once ready into two bowls, add the quinoa, and then slice the chicken, and top each bowl with a flattened chicken breast.
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Serving Size1 serving (bowl)
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
Total Fat5.5 g
Saturated Fat0.5 g
Total Carbohydrates48.8 g
Dietary Fiber15.9 g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Recipe by Slimming Eats - Weight Watchers and Slimming World Recipes at http://www.slimmingeats.com/blog/chicken-quinoa-bowl