Warm Cajun Chicken Salad

Sweetly scented, chicken baked in Cajun spices and mixed into a quinoa and vegetable salad.

This salad is a regular during the week. Vegetables and chicken are thrown in the oven and mixed through when ready to serve.

Prep Time: 40 mins Cooking: 20 mins

Ingredients

500g chicken breasts sliced in half – butterflied.

2 sweet potatoes peeled and diced into 1 cm quare pieces

3 tbspns olive oil (for chicken )

2 tbspns olive oil ( for vegetables)

3 tbspns water ( for chicken )

3 tbspns water ( for vegetables)

 

1 cup cooked three seed quinoa

1 bunch asparagus lightly boiled ends trimmed.

1 truss cherry tomatoes

100g Greek feta

Spices

1 tbspn paprika

1 tbspn coriander powder

1 tbspn cumin powder

1 tspn tumeric

Salt, pepper

Dressing 3 tbspns olive oil

3 tbspns balsamic

 

Place chicken into a baking dish and oil all surfaces of chicken. Sprinkle the spices evenly add water .

In another baking dish, add tomato, thyme and sweet potato. ย  Season to taste add olive oil.

Place chicken in oven and cook in 180 degree preheated oven. After 10 mins place sweet potato dish in the oven and cook for a further 15 mins.

When cooked slice chicken.

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In your serving bowl mix quinoa, asparagus, chopped parsley, sweet potato and chicken.

Season add balsamic dressing.

Include any juices from baking dish.

Serves 4.

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3 Comments Add yours

  1. Sumith says:

    Amazing salad healthy, delicious and vibrant!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you. ๐Ÿ˜Š

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      1. Sumith says:

        You are welcome my friend.

        Liked by 1 person

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