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quinoa chicken salad recipe

Quinoa Chicken Salad

Steven Pennington
Classic chicken salad revamped with a gourmet touch
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine Classic American


  • Chicken Breast (You could use your favorite part of the chicken. Minimum of one cup of chicken, 2 cups works best) 1 large
  • Cooked Quinoa ½ cup+
  • Mayonnaise 2 tbps
  • Red Onion (Small Dice ( Add more if you like ) (Wait till all the ingredients are combined before adding more onion )) whole
  • Diced Apple 2 tbps
  • Grape tomatoes 2 tbps
  • Grapes 2 tbps
  • Sliced Almonds 1 tbps+
  • Chopped Walnuts 1 tbps+
  • Lemon ½ juiced
  • Chopped Watercress (( Or use Parsley, Cilantro )) 1 tsp+
  • Salt & Pepper (To taste)


  • First cut and cube the chicken into bite-size pieces, add the cut chicken into a mixing bowl and add mayonnaise, salt, and pepper and mix well, ensuring to coat all the chicken.
  • Next, add all ingredients except the Grape Tomatoes.
  • Check seasoning at this point. TSA ( Taste, Season & Adjust )
  • Add more of any ingredient you think works well. Remember food served cold needs more salt than foods served hot.
  • Last, add in the Grape Tomatoes and fold them in gently.
  • Refrigerate or 30 minutes before serving.
  • See the link below for "How To Cook Quinoa"


Quinoa Chicken Salad | Gourmet Recipe


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Keyword Quinoa Chicken Salad
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