Chicken With Quinoa & Baby Spinach For When You’re Staying In

Enjoy this recipe of chicken and spinach on a bed of quinoa with a balsamic reduction for when you’re looking to make some healthy comfort food.

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Serves: 2 – 3

Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 15 – 20mins

The Elements:

1 tablespoon olive oil

4 cloves garlic, chopped

2 boneless chicken thighs

110 grams baby spinach

½ cup chicken broth

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

3 tomatoes, chopped

¼ cup quinoa, cooked


Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat.

Add the chopped garlic and sauté. Add the chicken thighs and cook for about four minutes on each side or until cooked through. Remove the chicken and set aside.

In the same pan, place the spinach and cook for a few minutes until the leaves wilt. Remove from the pan and set aside.

Lower the heat to medium, add the chicken broth, balsamic vinegar and stir, scraping the pan to remove any browned bits.

Add in the tomatoes, bring to a boil and let simmer for about three to five minutes.

Place the cooked quinoa in a serving bowl. Place the spinach and chicken on the quinoa, top with the balsamic-tomato reduction and serve!

Photo Courtesy Of: Madishetty Manasa

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