Quinoa with Chicken, Mango, and Sweet Potatoes
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Recipe type: Entree
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Serves: 1
 
A great weeknight meal made with delicious spicy and sweet Asian flavors
Ingredients
  • ¼ cup quinoa
  • ½ cup water for quinoa
  • 1 handful baby spinach
  • 1 boneless skinless chicken breast, cooked and chopped
  • ½ tsp. minced garlic
  • 3 tbs. soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • ½ tsp. siracha sauce
  • pinch of red pepper flakes, to taste
  • ½ tsp. cornstarch
  • 1 tsp. water, for dissolving
  • ½ cup sweet potatoes, chopped and cooked
  • ½ mangoes (fresh or dethawed) chopped
Instructions
  1. Rinse quinoa under running water. Cook according to package directions. When quinoa is almost done cooking, add spinach and allow to steam for about 3 minutes.
  2. Add water, soy sauce, garlic, honey, hot sauce, and red pepper flakes to a sauce pan. Whisk to combine.
  3. Bring to a simmer and let reduce for about 5 minutes.
  4. In a separate bowl, dissolve corn starch in water and slowly add to sauce, stirring constantly. If the sauce doesn't become thick, repeat.
  5. Add in chopped chicken, sweet potatoes, and mangoes. Cook for about five more minutes, until everything is warmed through.
  6. Remove quinoa and spinach to a bowl, top with a spoonful of chicken mixture.
Recipe by Chelsea Eats Treats at http://chelseaeatstreats.com/quinoa-with-chicken-mango-and-sweet-potatoes/