Quinoa chicken with collards

Prep 10 min
Total 25 min
Makes 4 Servings

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12 cups
shredded collard greens, about 2 small bunches
1 tbsp
Dijon mustard
1 tbsp
1 tbsp
1 cup
puffed quinoa
1/2 cup
4 tbsp
garlic cloves, minced
1/4 tsp


  • BOIL a large pot of water. Add collard greens (2 small bunches) and cook 10 min. Drain and rinse under cold running water. Squeeze out excess water. Set aside.
  • STIR Dijon with honey and water in a medium bowl. Combine puffed quinoa with chia seeds on a large plate. Dip  chicken tenders in Dijon mixture, then press into quinoa mixture, coating all sides.
  • HEAT a large non-stick frying pan over medium. Add 2 tbsp canola oil, then chicken. Cook until lightly browned and cooked through, 2 to 3 min per side. Add 2 more tbsp oil to same pan set over medium. Add garlic cloves and  hot-red-chili flakes and cook 1 min. Add greens and salt. Stir until warm, about 2 min.


Calories 422, Protein 31 g, Carbohydrates 26 g, Fat 23 g, Fibre 12 g, Sodium 259 mg. Excellent source of Vitamin A

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