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Spicy Chicken Quinoa

Prep Time:

25 Minutes

Cook Time:


4 Servings



About the Recipe

This recipe is simple to prepare and is filled with a variety of flavorful ingredients, such as chicken and spinach, which are both good sources of protein. It also provides a great source of carbohydrates and is ideal for those who are looking to improve their health. This dish can be made ahead of time and is very economical to prepare. If you have leftover chicken or spinach, you can add them to this meal for a quick and healthy lunch the next day.


  • 1½ cups uncooked quinoa

  • 2 tsp olive oil

  • 1 lb chicken breast tenderloin

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • ½ large red onion

  • 2 jalapenos

  • 1 cup corn

  • 1 ½ cups salsa


  1. Cook quinoa according to package directions.

  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat oil.

  3. Season chicken with salt and pepper.

  4. Cook over medium high heat for 6 minutes, flipping once.

  5. Allow chicken to rest.

  6. Dice vegetables, then cut chicken into cubes.

  7. When quinoa is cooked, combine all ingredients.

  8. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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