Quinoa chicken and courgette salad

"This appetizing, lemon-scented quinoa salad can be served hot or cold and creates a perfect main meal for one."
Prep time:
20 min
Cook time:
15 min
Servings:
2 people

Health Score

High
Medium
Low
9.5 / 10
High score

Glycemic Index

Index
45
Low
Load
11
Moderate

Nutrition per serving:

Calories268.65 kcal13%
Fat11.32 g16%
Carbs25.64 g10%
Sugars4.66 g5%
Protein17.31 g35%
Sodium69.49 mg3%
Fiber4.22 g15%
Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Glycemic Index
45
Low
Glycemic Load
11
Moderate

Ingredients

55g (2oz) Quinoa
85g (3oz) cherry tomatoes halved
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
1 tbsp rapeseed oil
1 small fresh red chilli deseeded and finely chopped
115g (4oz) skinless boneless chicken thigh fillets cut into strips
1 small courgette (about 140g/5oz unprepared weight) thinly sliced
3 spring onions chopped
1/4–1/2 tsp finely grated lemon zest
1–2 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice

Directions

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