Quinoa Chicken Salad

A great new addition to your healthy diet. Make this quick and easy Quinoa Chicken Salad, packed with nutrients and amazing taste. #HealthyCookingToYou #FoodFusion #HealthyFusion

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Prepare Quinoa:

  • Olive oil 1 tbs
  • Quinoa 1 Cup (rinsed)
  • Water 2 Cups
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste
  • Kali mirch (Black pepper) crushed 1 tsp

Prepare Chicken:

  • Dried oregano ½ tsp
  • Zeera powder (Cumin powder) ½ tsp
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste
  • Paprika powder 1 tsp
  • Kali mirch (Black pepper) crushed ½ tsp
  • Lemon juice 1 tbs
  • Chicken boneless cubes 250g
  • Olive oil 1-2 tbs

Tzatziki Sauce:

  • Dahi (Yogurt) hung 250g
  • Lehsan (Garlic) crushed 1 tsp
  • Kali mirch (Black pepper) crushed ¼ tsp
  • Namak (Salt) ¼ tsp or to taste
  • Lemon juice ½ tbs
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped 2 tbs
  • Podina (Mint leaves) chopped 1 tbs
  • Kheera (Cucumber) grated & squeezed 1

Greek Salad:

  • Mustard paste ½ tbs
  • Olive oil extra virgin 1 tbs
  • Lemon juice ½ tbs
  • Apple cider vinegar 1 tbs
  • Namak (Salt) to taste
  • Kali mirch (Black pepper) crushed to taste
  • Dried oregano ½ tsp
  • Dried basil ½ tsp
  • Kheera (Cucumber) cubes 1 Cup
  • Black olives sliced ¼ Cup
  • Tamatar (Tomatoes) cubes 3 medium
  • Pyaz (Onion) cubes 1 medium
  • Feta cheese crumbled ¼ Cup


How to Prepare Quinoa:

In a pot,add olive oil,quinoa & sauté for a minute.

Add water,salt,black pepper crushed,mix well & bring it to boil,cover partially on medium flame & cook until water is absorbed (10-12 minutes).

Let it cool.

Prepare Chicken:

In a bowl,add dried oregano,cumin powder,salt,paprika powder,black pepper crushed,lemon juice & mix well.

Add chicken & mix well,cover & marinate for 15 minutes.

In a frying pan,add olive oil & cook marinated chicken until golden brown & set aside.

Tzatziki Sauce:

In a bowl,add yogurt,garlic,black pepper crushed,salt,lemon juice,fresh coriander,mint leaves,cucumber (squeeze out excess water) & mix well.Tzatziki sauce is ready!

Prepare Greek Salad:

In a bowl,add mustard paste,olive oil,lemon juice,apple cider vinegar,black pepper crushed,salt,dried oregano,dried basil & mix well.

Add cucumber,black olives,tomatoes,onion & mix well.

Add feta cheese & give it a good mix.

On a serving dish,add quinoa,greek salad,prepared chicken & tzatziki sauce.

Garnish with fresh coriander & serve!

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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