Southwest Chicken Quinoa Salad

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Serves 4 | Prep/Cook Time: 30 Min
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Calories
292
Protein
18g
Sodium
596mg
Sat.Fat
1g
Sugar
1g
INGREDIENTS
1 pkg. PERDUE® SIMPLY SMART® Lemon and Herb Chicken Strips (8 oz.)
1 1/2 cups chicken stock
1 cup quinoa
1 red bell pepper, diced (about 1/2 cup)
2 green onions, sliced
1/2 lemon, juiced
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
INSTRUCTIONS
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Combine
In a large bowl combine the cooked quinoa, red bell pepper, green onions, lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper.
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Cook
Cook chicken according to package instructions. Chop into 1-inch pieces and set aside. Bring chicken stock and quinoa to a boil. Simmer until tender, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.
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Serve
Stir in chicken pieces and mix well. Serve chilled or at room temperature.
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For an easier version of this salad, all you need is quinoa, lemon juice and chopped tomatoes...then just add chicken.

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