Chicken Quinoa Bowl Recipe
Loaded quinoa bowl with juicy chicken, avocado, corn, tomato, feta cheese and spinach drizzled with fresh lime juice. This is the perfect healthy dinner or hearty lunch.
- 1 cup uncooked quinoa
- 1 lb chicken breast, boneless skinless
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
- 1/2 avocado, sliced
- 1 cup corn
- 1 Tbsp oil
- 1 1/2 cups fresh spinach, lightly packed
- 1 Tbsp unsalted butter
- lime, optional
Cook quinoa according to package instructions. Fluff the quinoa with a fork and cover to keep warm.
Beat the chicken until even in thickness. In a bowl, combine seasonings for chicken. Season the chicken on both sides. Over high heat, heat 1 Tbsp oil in a skillet. Sear chicken 2 minutes per both sides. Turn heat down to low, close lid of the skillet and cook another 5-6 minutes, until chicken is tender and fully cooked. Remove from heat and cover to keep warm. In the skillet, saute corn with 1 Tbsp butter until crispy.
Cut the tomatoes and slice the avocado. Slice the chicken breast into thin slices.
Add quinoa to a bowl, top with chicken, corn, tomatoes, avocado, and feta cheese and spinach. Drizzle fresh lime over everything, optional.