A light dish of grilled chicken fillets and authentic salad with Kalamata olives, feta cheese, tomato and mint
Griddled chicken with quinoa Greek salad
A light dish of grilled chicken fillets and authentic salad with Kalamata olives, feta cheese, tomato and mint.
- 225 g quinoa
- 25 g butter
- 1 red chilli deseeded and finely chopped
- 1 garlic clove crushed
- 400 g chicken breasts mini fillets
- 1 1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- 300 g vine tomato roughly chopped
- 1 handful black Kalamata olive pitted
- 1 red onion finely sliced
- 100 g feta cheese crumbled
- bunch mint leaves chopped
- 1/2 fresh lemon juice
- Cook the quinoa following the pack instructions, then rinse in cold water and drain thoroughly.
- Meanwhile, mix the butter, chilli and garlic into a paste. Toss the chicken fillets in 2 tsp of the olive oil with some seasoning. Lay in a hot griddle pan and cook for 3-4 mins each side or until cooked through. Transfer to a plate, dot with the spicy butter and set aside to melt.
- Next, tip the tomatoes, olives, onion, feta and mint into a bowl. Toss in the cooked quinoa. Stir through the remaining olive oil, lemon juice and zest, and season well. Serve with the chicken fillets on top, drizzled with any buttery chicken juices.
Recipe from Good Food magazine, June 2012
Calories: 473kcalCarbohydrates: 35gProtein: 37gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 8gFiber: 2gSugar: 8g
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