Quinoa Basil Chicken
Recipe type: Main Dish, Chicken, Gluten Free, Quinoa
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Serves: 5-6
Basil Chicken
  • 1 half onion
  • 3 T. Butter
  • 1 T. arrowroot flour
  • 1½ cups chicken stock
  • 1 t. salt
  • ¼ cup chopped basil
  • 2-3 cups cooked, chopped chicken
  • 1 cup Quinoa
  • ½ cup chicken stock
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1 t. salt
  • 1 large tomato
  1. Put quinoa, stock, water, and salt in a medium saucepan. Let simmer for 20-30 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed into the quinoa and it is light and fluffy. Set aside.
  2. Saute onion in butter until translucent. Stir in flour and mix thoroughly. Turn on simmer and cook for 3 minutes. Slowly mix in chicken stock while stirring rapidly. Turn up heat to medium and cook while stirring until thick and bubbly. Mix in chicken and basil and simmer for 5-10 minutes.
  3. To serve, place quinoa in portion sizes on plates. Top with the basil chicken and tomatoes.
Recipe by Healthy Witty and Whole at http://healthywittyandwhole.com/2014/08/quinoa-basil-chicken/