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Quinoa Crusted Chicken
Quinoa-crusted chicken is a healthy and delicious dinner! You can use leftover quinoa if you have it for an easy and quick meal.
HERO INGREDIENT
Quinoa
Did you know? There are roughly 120 known varieties of quinoa
4
SERVES
15 min
TIME
EASY
LEVEL
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Ingredients

2 cups cooked quinoa

6 to 8 escalope-style skinless and boneless chicken breasts

¼ cup Dijon mustard

1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme

2 green onions, finely chopped

Fresh cracked pepper and salt

Quinoa flour

2 eggs

Honey dip-Blend ¼ cup honey with 1 ½ teaspoons Dijon mustard and 1 teaspoon mayonnaise

Method

1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Celsius.

2. Prepare quinoa as usual.  After fully cooking it, spread evenly on a baking tray and bake for approximately 20 minutes, until golden brown and crunchy.

3. Remove from tray and transfer to a plate.

4. In a medium bowl, blend mustard, thyme, green onion, salt and pepper with chicken breasts.

5. In three shallow bowls place in each- quinoa flour, whisked eggs and toasted quinoa. Dip chicken breast in each one at a time, starting with the flour, then eggs shaking the excess eggs off, then dip into the toasted quinoa fully coating each piece.

6. Lay on a wire bake rack or non-stick baking pan for approximately 15 to 20 minutes. 

7. Allow to cool.  Cut in strips and serve the honey dip on the side. 

Take note! This recipe uses the following:
GROUND BLACK PEPPER
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