Chicken and Vegetable Quinoa Stir-Fry Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken and vegetable quinoa stir-fry recipe? Learn how to make Chicken and vegetable quinoa stir-fry using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kwill81

Makes 4 servings



http://www.theperfectpantry.com/2012/02/recipe-for-chicken-and-vegetable-quinoa-stir-fry.html

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken and vegetable quinoa stir-fry

0.75 cup Quinoa
0.667 oz Vegetable Oil, Canola
1 small (5-1/2" long) Carrots
1 medium raw Bell Pepper Red
2 tsp Ginger Root
1 clove Garlic
0.13 tsp Pepper, Red Or Cayenne
2 cup Plain Mixed Vegetables
0.25 tsp Pepper, Black
1 large Egg, Whole
4 oz Chicken, Breast, Meat Only
2 medium (4-1/8" long) Onions, Spring Or Scallions
8 oz Cilantro
1 oz Naturally Brewed Less Sodium Soy Sauce
0.5 lime yields Lime Juice

Recipe Directions for Chicken and vegetable quinoa stir-fry

  1. Cook the quinoa in a rice cooker, or on the stovetop according to package directions. Set aside.

  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a wok or large nonstick frying pan over medium-high heat. Add the carrots and bell pepper, and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened slightly. Add the ginger and garlic, and stir-fry for 30 seconds. Stir in the red pepper flakes and mixed vegetables, plus the black pepper.

  3. Remove vegetables from the wok and set aside. Return the pan to heat, and add 1 teaspoon of oil. Add the quinoa and egg, and stir-fry to cook the egg, 30 seconds. Return the vegetables to the pan along with the chicken, scallions, cilantro, soy sauce and lime juice. Stir to combine, and cook, stirring occasionally, for 1 minute.

  4. Serve hot, or at room temperature.

Categories

Chicken, Vegetables, Central/South American, Stir Fry

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 253.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
293
Calories from Fat
81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.0g
14%
Saturated Fat
1.3g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
71mg
24%
Sodium
377mg
16%
Potassium
692mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
34.6g
12%
Dietary Fiber
5.8g
23%
Sugars
5.5g
Protein
18.4g
Vitamin A 165% Vitamin C 139%
Calcium 8% Iron 18%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • High in manganese
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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