This winter warmer is bound to bring a smile to your dinner guests faces & have them coming back for more. The maple chicken breasts are sweet and equally spicy, without being over bearing thanks to the fluffy and subtle nutty flavors of the quinoa. Feel free to add in your families favorite vegetables. We opted for sweet corn & asparagus, but mushrooms, onions and olives would be delicious too!

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Maple Crusted Chicken & Quinoa
335cals | C44g | F9g | P21g
Maple Crusted Chicken
Servings
serves
Ingredients
Servings
serves
Ingredients
Maple Crusted Chicken
Instructions
  1. Cook quinoa as directed on the packet
  2.  In a ziplock bag, mix 1/2 olive oil, maple syrup, garlic, spices & salt and pepper together
  3. Slice chicken breast into strips and place into bag
  4. Toss to evenly coat the chicken
  5. Place in fridge for 10 minutes
  6. In a medium size frying pan, add rest of olive oil, corn kernels (removed from ear) until bright yellow
  7. Add the chopped asparagus spears and sauté for a few minutes before adding the cherry tomatoes
  8. Remove chicken from fridge and pan fry in a medium sized frying pan until cooked through
  9. Add corn, asparagus and cherry tomato mixture to the cooked quinoa
  10. Serve the maple crusted chicken breast strips on top of a bed of quinoa/ veg mix
  11. Enjoy!
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