Smoked Chicken and Quinoa Salad

Smoked Chicken and Quinoa Salad

by | May 9, 2022 | Claire Marie Cuisine

Have you tried the smoked chicken breasts yet? If not, you’re missing out ! A sunny salad with really interesting flavours! Perfect to impress guests or for a family dinner. You can prepare the ingredients in advance to save time and make the salad last minute. Double the roasted nuts quantities and have them as a snack.

 

Ingredients

Serves 4

4 smoked chicken breasts

200g uncooked quinoa

2 sweet potatoes

1 mango

1 small feta block

Couple of tbsp of pumpkin seeds

Handful of almonds

Olive oil

Maple syrup

Mint

Lime juice

Salt & pepper

  1. Start by steaming or cooking the quinoa (following pack instructions).
  2.  Dice and steam the sweet potatoes until tender.
  3. Mix the pumpkin seeds and almonds with a large tbsp of olive oil and maple syrup and a tsp of salt. Place on baking paper and roast for about 10min at 170C.
  4. Prepare the dressing with 2 tbsp olive oil, 1 tbsp lime juice, salt and pepper.
  5. Tear and break down the smoked chicken breasts to bite size pieces.
  6. Cut the feta in small cubes.
  7. Peel and dice the mango (or use canned mango).
  8. In a large serving bowl, add the cooked quinoa, sweet potatoes, chicken pieces, mango and feta cubes, toasted almonds and seeds and fresh mint leaves. Finish by a good drizzle of seasoning. Enjoy! 

 

Recipe & photos by @clairemariecuisine

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