How to make chicken salad with quinoa and roasted veggies, in less than 30 minutes. Get the recipe from: https://www.blondelish.com/recipes/chicken-recipes/healthy-chicken-salad-recipe/
Today we are going to make a healthy chicken salad recipe with roasted veggies and the super grain of the future.
Can you guess what it is?
It’s quinoa, the healthy grain that dates back almost 4000 years ago, to Inca times.
Even today this is one of the most popular health foods in the world.
And here are a few tips to make tasty chicken salad:
How to prepare the chicken
First of all, you need to bring it to room temperature if it’s not there already. So don’t even think about taking it out of the fridge or freezer and throwing it straight in the oven.
If you do that it will come out dry and literally tasteless.
This is a good rule to keep in mind when cooking any meat, especially when cooking chicken for salad.
Then, you have two ways of preparing it:
In the oven
In a pan
Whichever way you choose make sure you season it beforehand, just like I did today (see instructions in the recipe below).
Use all natural peanut butter.
Peanut butter is healthy as long as it’s made only with peanuts. If you see ingredients like sweeteners or emulsifiers, stay away.
We all know by now that these are potentially harmful.
You can also make it yourself if you want to have 100% control over the ingredients.
You can replace quinoa with your favorite grains.
Just in case you are not a huge quinoa fan, you can always make this easy chicken salad recipe with cooked brown rice, barley or even couscous.
Homemade is always healthy.
Don’t go out and buy your salad from a store just because you heard it’s healthy. You have no control over the ingredients so it’s hard to say exactly what’s in it.
Learn how to make chicken salad at home and gain control over what you eat. It’s easy and you don’t need to be Jamie Oliver to do it.
Honestly, even a child can make it.
I believe I’ve covered everything about this quick and easy chicken salad recipe, but just in case you need any help with it, don’t be afraid to ask.
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