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Quinoa with Steamed Chicken and Asparagus

Quinoa is one of the foods which is picking up in quite a lot of kitchen these days. It is high in protein content and provides the body essential fibres.
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 4 people


  • 2 cup Boiled Quinoa
  • 4 stalks Asparagus
  • 3 tsp Garlic
  • 1 cup Boneless steamed chicken
  • 11/2 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • Black pepper powder as per taste
  • Salt as per taste
  • Olive Oil
  • Red chili powder
  • 1 no Chopped red chilly
  • 1/2 tsp Black Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Soya sauce
  • 1 strand Parsley
  • 1 tbsp Roasted flax seeds
  • 1/2 slice Lemon
  • Butter 1 tsp Optional


  • Heat oil in a pan. Add garlic to it and sauté for 2-3 minutes. Add chopped asparagus to it and cook until it becomes slightly brown.
  • When the garlic starts changing color add steamed chicken. Now add 1.5 tsp red chili powder and chopped red chili. Add some water so that the chicken does not dry up.
  • In another kadhai add 2 cups of boiled quinoa and mix the ingredients to it.
  • Now add 1/2 tsp vinegar to this, followed by 1 tsp soya sauce
  • Since quinoa was already boiled you need not overcook it. Finish it by adding salt parsley and pepper. Top it with roasted flax seeds for the perfect and nutritious breakfast.