Quinoa salad with feta cheese and chicken satay

Quinoa salad with feta cheese and chicken satay

Quinoa is one of our favorite ingredients as it is light, healthy, easy to digest and with a mild taste. It is the perfect componenent for many salad variations. We invite you to try this original recipe associating quinoa, feta cheese and chicken.

INGREDIENTS

- 300 gr quinoa

- 1/2 piece of diced feta cheese

- 2 pieces of organic chicken breast

- 1 tbsp of satay

- 1 tbsp goma seeds (roasted sesame)

- 1 tbsp chopped fresh coriander

- 100 gr snow beans

- 2 pieces of sliced spring onion

- 2 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil

- 2 tbsp lime juice

 

 

METHOD

1- Put the rinsed quinoa, salt and water into a pot and bring it to a boil.


2- Cover and simmer gently until the quinoa absorbs all the water, about 10-15 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit for 5 minutes.


3- Place into a large bowl and fluff up with a fork to help it cool more quickly.


Marinate the chicken:

1- Slice the chicken; place it into the bowl with 1 tsp of satay and 1 Tbsp of olive oil. Mix well. Keep in the fridge for 30 minutes.


2- In the pan, bring the water with salt to a boil. Add the snow beans, cook 2 to 3 minutes or until tender. Drain and cool the snow beans with cold water.


3- In a nonstick pan, medium heat, add some olive oil and fry the chicken on both of the sides with salt and pepper. Keep at room temperature.


4- In a large bowl mix together the quinoa, feta, fresh coriander, snow beans, spring onion.


5- Season the quinoa salad with lime juice, olive oil, salt and pepper.


6- Add the chicken on top of the salad with some goma seeds. Serve immediately 



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