CHICKEN, ONE-POT

Chicken & Quinoa One-Pan Dinner

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Chicken & Quinoa One-Pan Dinner

Recipe by Julia PachecoCourse: Main, DinnerCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

35

minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tbs olive oil, divided

  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken thighs

  • 1/2 tsp dried rosemary

  • 1/2 tsp paprika

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/2 tsp pepper

  • 1 white onion, diced

  • 8oz white mushrooms, sliced

  • 1 tbs minced garlic

  • 1 cup quinoa

  • 2 cups chicken broth

Directions

  • Season the chicken on both sides with the rosemary, paprika, salt, and pepper. Heat a saute pan over medium high heat then add 1 tbs of the olive oil, once hot add the chicken and sear on each side for 2-3 minutes. You don’t want the chicken to completely cook though. Remove the chicken to a separate plate, set to the side.
  • Add 1 tbs of olive oil to the same pan you cooked the chicken in once hot add the diced onion and sliced mushrooms cook these vegetables until they are tender, about 5-6 minutes. Add the minced garlic in and saute for and additional 30 seconds.
  • Stir in the quinoa and broth bring to a simmer and cover with a lid. Let simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add the seared chicken into the pan on the quinoa continue to let simmer covered for an additional 20-25 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed from the pan and the quinoa is cooked. Enjoy!

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2 Comments

  1. Thank you for your wonderful recipes.

  2. Thank you so much for all of your yummy recipes – they are a life saver and my family loves them all!
    MB

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