Chicken Quinoa Salad

Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

Quinoa, a basic food of the Incas, is high in protein and a good source of calcium.

Top Review by LonghornMama

Fantastic! Loved the combination of curry with dried fruits and ginger. Really enjoyed this as a packed lunch. Will definitely make again! Thanks for sharing the recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rinse the quinoa well under cold running water and drain well.
  2. Bring the chicken stock to a boil in a medium saucepan; add in the quinoa, reduce heat and cook, covered, 12-15 minutes or until tender.
  3. Most, if not all of the liquid should be absorbed; drain off any remaining liquid and let the quinoa cool.
  4. In a bowl, combine the chicken, quinoa, raisins, apricots, pine nuts, and ginger.
  5. To make the dressing: add the vinegar to a small bowl; whisk in teh sal until dissolved; add in pepper and curry powder; whisk in the canola oil.
  6. Pour the dressing over the chicken mixture; toss gently but thoroughly.
  7. cover and refrigerate for up to 8 hours.
  8. Serve chilled on a plate of romaine lettuce leaves.

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