Baked Quinoa with Chicken

Baked Quinoa with Chicken

Enjoy our recipe Baked Quinoa with Chicken by feastr. Ideal to lose weight. Balanced and very tasty.

Nutritional information:

Calories4295 kJ (1026 kcal)
Protein61 g
Fat50 g
Carbohydrates69 g
Fiber24 g


pot, non-stick frying pan, colander, fork, Spoon, bowl, spatula, chef's knife, cutting board, large frying pan, baking dish, oven

Recipe instructions:


Cook the quinoa according to the package instructions.

  • 1⁄3 cup Quinoa
    1⁄3 cup Quinoa

Finely slice the chicken breast.

  • 3.5 oz Chicken breast
    3.5 oz Chicken breast

Rinse and drain the kidney beans and corn in a colander and transfer to a baking dish.

  • ½ cup Kidney beans, canned
    ½ cup Kidney beans, canned
  • ¼ cup Sweet corn, canned
    ¼ cup Sweet corn, canned

Dice the pepper and finely chop the onion, garlic, and cilantro. Put the onions and garlic in a bowl and add the pepper and cilantro into the baking dish.

  • 1 Bell pepper, yellow (~ 4.9 oz)
    1 Bell pepper, yellow (~ 4.9 oz)
  • ½ Onion, yellow (~ 1.4 oz)
    ½ Onion, yellow (~ 1.4 oz)
  • ½ Garlic clove (~ 0.1 oz)
    ½ Garlic clove (~ 0.1 oz)
  • 7 twigs of Cilantro, fresh or frozen (~ 1 ⁠½ Tbsp)
    7 twigs of Cilantro, fresh or frozen (~ 1 ⁠½ Tbsp)

Preheat the oven to 350 °F.


    Heat the olive oil in a non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Fry the onions, garlic, and chicken until the onions turn translucent and the chicken is golden brown. Transfer to the baking dish.

    • 2 tsp Olive oil
      2 tsp Olive oil

    Add the quinoa to the baking dish. Season with cumin, crushed pepper, and salt.

    • ¼ tsp Cumin, ground
      ¼ tsp Cumin, ground
    • ¼ tsp Crushed pepper
      ¼ tsp Crushed pepper
    • Salt

    Sprinkle evenly with cheese and bake for approx. 15 minutes.

    • 1⁄3 cup Gouda, grated (or Cheddar)
      1⁄3 cup Gouda, grated (or Cheddar)

    In a bowl, mash the avocado with a fork. Finely chop the tomatoes and add to the bowl. Mix well and season with salt and pepper.

    • ½ Avocado (~ 3.5 oz)
      ½ Avocado (~ 3.5 oz)
    • 1.8 oz Cherry tomatoes
      1.8 oz Cherry tomatoes
    • Salt
    • Black pepper
      Black pepper

    Serve the baked quinoa with the avocado cream.


      Enjoy your meal!