Parmesan Chicken and Quinoa

Parmesan Chicken and Quinoa

DifficultyIntermediate

Parmesan Chicken and Quinoa: A delicious protein and veggie-packed quinoa meal.

Prep Time10 minsCook Time20 mins
 1 ½ cups Quinoa
 1 Green Capsicum (diced)
 300 g Sliced Mushrooms
 1 Onion (diced)
 400 g Pasta Sauce of Choice
 1 ½ cups Chicken Stock
 250 g Grated Parmesan Cheese
 1 Egg (beaten)
 ½ cup Flour
1

Begin by placing the chicken stock and pasta sauce in a medium sized saucepan. Place in the quinoa and cover with lid. Set simmer while your prepare your other ingredients.

2

Place in diced capsicum, onion and sliced mushrooms. Stir to combine and continue simmering until quinoa is fully cooked through.

3

Meanwhile, in one medium sized bowl add the flour and 200g of parmesan. In another similar sized bowl crack in the egg and whisk.

4

Prep chicken breast by dipping into the egg and then into the parmesan mixture making sure everything is generously coated.

5

Preheat a medium sized frying pan with a drizzle of oil. Place each of the parmesan chicken evenly on frying pan and cook for approximately 5 minutes each side or until chicken is fully cooked though.

6

Serve the chicken on top of quinoa mix and serve with remaining parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1

Servings 5


Amount Per Serving
Calories 502
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g31%
Total Carbohydrate 41.4g14%
Protein 29.3g59%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Ingredients

 1 ½ cups Quinoa
 1 Green Capsicum (diced)
 300 g Sliced Mushrooms
 1 Onion (diced)
 400 g Pasta Sauce of Choice
 1 ½ cups Chicken Stock
 250 g Grated Parmesan Cheese
 1 Egg (beaten)
 ½ cup Flour

Directions

1

Begin by placing the chicken stock and pasta sauce in a medium sized saucepan. Place in the quinoa and cover with lid. Set simmer while your prepare your other ingredients.

2

Place in diced capsicum, onion and sliced mushrooms. Stir to combine and continue simmering until quinoa is fully cooked through.

3

Meanwhile, in one medium sized bowl add the flour and 200g of parmesan. In another similar sized bowl crack in the egg and whisk.

4

Prep chicken breast by dipping into the egg and then into the parmesan mixture making sure everything is generously coated.

5

Preheat a medium sized frying pan with a drizzle of oil. Place each of the parmesan chicken evenly on frying pan and cook for approximately 5 minutes each side or until chicken is fully cooked though.

6

Serve the chicken on top of quinoa mix and serve with remaining parmesan cheese.

Parmesan Chicken and Quinoa