Chicken With Quinoa & Baby Spinach For When You’re Staying Inby EatTreat Team | Tue Oct 25 2016
Enjoy this recipe of chicken and spinach on a bed of quinoa with a balsamic reduction for when you’re looking to make some healthy comfort food.
Serves: 2 – 3
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 15 – 20mins
1 tablespoon olive oil
4 cloves garlic, chopped
2 boneless chicken thighs
110 grams baby spinach
½ cup chicken broth
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
3 tomatoes, chopped
¼ cup quinoa, cooked
Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat.
Add the chopped garlic and sauté. Add the chicken thighs and cook for about four minutes on each side or until cooked through. Remove the chicken and set aside.
In the same pan, place the spinach and cook for a few minutes until the leaves wilt. Remove from the pan and set aside.
Lower the heat to medium, add the chicken broth, balsamic vinegar and stir, scraping the pan to remove any browned bits.
Add in the tomatoes, bring to a boil and let simmer for about three to five minutes.
Place the cooked quinoa in a serving bowl. Place the spinach and chicken on the quinoa, top with the balsamic-tomato reduction and serve!
Photo Courtesy Of: Madishetty Manasa