Maple Crusted Chicken & Quinoa

*serves 2
=335 calories per serve
(9.2g F|43.8g C|20.6g P)
  • 300g boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 small garlic clove
  • 1/4 tsp chilli flakes
  • 1/4 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp oregano
  • 200g organic quinoa
  • 4-5 asparagus spears
  • 1 ear of corn
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes
  • salt
  • pepper
  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
Thanks @feelgoodfoodie for the recipe!