Simply Nutritious Delicious was inspired by our shared love of food and our desire to feed our families healthy, home cooked wholesome meals that are beautifully presented and appealing but don’t require hours of prep in the kitchen.

Blood Orange, Chicken & Quinoa Salad

This salad is so fresh and pretty yet hearty thanks to the chicken and quinoa. Serves 3-4:-⠀

Serves: 3-4

Prep: 5 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 15 minutes

Difficulty: easy

 

INGREDIENTS

3-4 cooked chicken breasts, roughly shredded by hand⠀
4 blood oranges, 3 peeled and cut into disks, 1 reserved for the dressing⠀
3 heads chicory, leaves separated⠀
100g quinoa⠀
1 shallot finely chopped⠀
Mixed leaves⠀
2 tbsp pomegranate seeds⠀
2 tbsp flaked almonds⠀

Dressing⠀
Juice of one blood orange⠀
Juice of half a lemon⠀
1 tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar⠀
1 tsp Dijon mustard⠀
1 tsp honey⠀
4 tbsp olive oil⠀
1 garlic clove crushed⠀
Seasoning

Shake the dressing ingredients in a jar.⠀

Cook the quinoa according to packet instructions.⠀

Sweat the shallot in a lug of oil. Combine with the cooked and drained quinoa.⠀

Layer all the salad ingredients on a large platter or on individual plates. Drizzle with the dressing and enjoy!!⠀