Healthy recipe: Chicken with veggies and quinoa

Healthy recipe: Chicken with veggies and quinoa

By Neha Ranglani  on: 12 December 2014
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Looking for a tasty meal to replace plain dal-rice? Try this chicken and quinoa dish. The quinoa substitutes for the rice and the chicken and veggies for the dal. This dish is diabetic-friendly, it is also high in protein and low in fat. It is also full of fibre and is good for someone who is looking for a healthy meal option. Nutritionist Neha Chandna shares the recipe of this dish with us. 

Ingredients

  • 100g chicken breasts, cut into stripes
  • 100 ml chicken broth
  • 30g quinoa
  • 1 garlic minced
  • ¼ onion, chopped
  • ½ tomato, dices
  • ¼ zucchini, chopped
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2-3 basil leaves
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pinch of red chilli powder

Method

  • Boil the quinoa in chicken broth till the broth is absorbed and quinoa is fluffy.
  • In a vessel add 1 tsp oil, garlic and onion and sauté for 5 minutes.
  • Add the chicken pieces and cook till chicken is slightly cooked and set it aside.
  • Add 1 tsp oil in a pan, sauté tomato, zucchini for 8 minutes.
  • Add the chicken, basil, lemon juice, salt, red chilli powder and cook till chicken is fully cooked for about 10 more minutes.
  • Serve over hot quinoa.

Calories: 230kcal

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Dietitian Neha Chandna (Ranglani) has 8 years of experience in the field. Food and Health is the matter of interest for most of the people today and realizing the need to create awareness and spread the right information to the society, Neha decided to extensively educate herself in the field of nutrition. As a known fact that diet and exercise go hand in hand, She went a step ahead to certify herself as a REEBOK Aerobic instructor. One of the Most Famous & Online Nutritionists Dietitians in Mumbai (Khar west).Neha Chandna, a dietitian in Mumbai, is a university topper in Dietetics from S.V.T. She has worked as a nutritionist for reputed gyms and fitness trainers and as a consultant with doctors and physiotherapists. She deals with sportsmen, individuals who are obese or victims of lifestyle issues- to name a few- diabetes, thyroid, osteoporosis, PCOS etc. and active/exercising sector of society. She educates and conducts seminar/workshops for corporates like banks (HDFC & Standard Chartered Bank), BPOs and MNCs on the Right ways of eating and living. She also takes workshops on Nutrition in Pregnancy and Lactation. Neha Chandna also writes articles for magazines and newspapers like New Woman, Beauty and salon, Hello Mumbai, the afternoon etc. She has also done a couple of interviews for TV9 channel. She is an online consultant for a health social networking website www.ihealthu.com. Dietician Neha Chandna is one of the Best Dietician / nutritionist in Khar west , Mumbai.Neha Chandna is a Famous Nutritionist in Khar west & a famous nutritionist in Mumbai for weight loss diet chart and for other diet plan services. Popular dietcian in Mumbai. Consult her for best online Diet charts in Mumbai. 
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