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Quinoa + Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad

Serves 4

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RECIPE DETAILS
RANGE STRENGTH
GROUP SALADS
SERVES 4

INGREDIENTS

For the marinade
chicken breast (250g cooked)
300g
olive oil
1 tbsp
lemon, juiced
1
clove of chopped garlic
1
Salad
quinoa (tricoloured - cooked weight 240g)
80g
pasta (tricoloured - cooked weight 240g)
80g
broccoli florets, cooked crunchy and refreshed
260g
plum tomatoes, roughly chopped
240g
frozen peas, cooked and refreshed
160g
lemon, juiced
1
olive oil
2 tbsp
rocket
30g
baby spinach
30g
alfalfa sprouts
30g
For the aioli
Greek yoghurt
2 tbsp
cloves of garlic, crushed
1
lemon, juiced
1
salt
1g
To finish
toasted seeds (sunflower and pumpkin)
20g
salt
2g
pepper
2g

METHOD

Score then marinade your chicken for at least 2 hours.
Cook the pasta and quinoa, drain and refresh under cold water. Mix together.
Pre-heat your grill to very hot or get a griddle pan smoking.
Season the chicken and grill it until cooked, then allow to cool.
Build your salad with alternate lines of leaves, chicken, vegetables, quinoa and alfalfa, as per the picture. Squeeze the lemon juice over the vegetables.
Place the aioli in 1 oz pots and serve together.

KEY NUTRIENTS

Nutrient
Per 100g
% RNI
Per 418g
% RNI
Energy kJ
433
5%
1808
21%
Energy kcal
103
5%
431
21%
3.8g
5%
15.7g
22%
0.7g
3%
2.9g
14%
1.4g
1%
5.9g
6%
0.23g
3%
0.95g
15%
Protein
7.8g
-
32.5g
-
Carbohydrates
8.5g
-
35.6g
-

Reference: Intake of an Average Adult (8400kJ/2000kcal)

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