Quinoa and Black Rice Salad with chicken breast

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 364.3
  • Total Fat: 11.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 49.3 mg
  • Sodium: 174.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 39.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.9 g
  • Protein: 27.4 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    1 cup (dry) Quinoa
    .5 cup (dry) black rice
    1/8 cup pumpkin seeds
    1/4 cup sunflower seeds
    1 tsp canola oil
    1 cup mushrooms diced
    1 cup cucumber diced
    1 red pepper diced
    1/2 cup red onion diced
    1 cup parsley chopped
    18 ounces of skinless chicken breast

    1/8 cup olive oil
    juice of 2 lemons
    2 cloves of garlic chopped
    1/4 cup of fresh mint chopped fine
    2 tbsp of rice vinegar


Can be vegetarian dish without chicken - I sometimes use firm tofu instead of chicken.


cook quinoa and rice separately and let cool. Fry chicken in non-stick pan and set aside. Add diced mushrooms to pan with canola oil and fry until golden.
Mix diced vegetables, seeds, cooled quinoa and rice, mushrooms and parsley in large bowl. Top with Chicken. Add dressing just before serving.

Serving Size: makes 6 servings

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JADASDRAGON.

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