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Creamy Boneless Chicken Breast Quinoa with Broccoli Casserole Recipe

Creamy Boneless Chicken Breast Quinoa with Broccoli Casserole Recipe

Preparation Time – 50 Minutes

Nutrients:  363 gm calories with 33.7 gm Proteins.

Ingredients

  • 1 Pound Boneless Chicken Breast
  • 2 Cups Chicken Broth
  • 2 Teaspoon seasoning (Poultry or Emeril’s Essence)
  • 2 Cups water
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • 1 Cup rinsed and uncooked quinoa
  • 3 Cups fresh Broccoli Florets
  • ½ Cup Flour
  • ¼ Cooked bacon
  • ¼ Cup Cheese

Preparation

To prepare the Sauce:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degree Celsius.
  2. Grease the baking dish generously to avoid sticking of chicken on sides.
  3. Bring the chicken broth and half cup milk to boil in a saucepan.
  4. Whip the other half of milk with poultry seasoning and flour.
  5. Add this mixture to the boiling liquid and whip until a smooth sauce is formed.
  6. Now in a large bowl, mix the sauce prepared above and add water, bacon along with quinoa and stir them to combine.
  7. Pour this mixture in a baking dish.
  8. The boneless chicken is then sliced into thin pieces and overlay them on the top of mixture in the pan.
  9. Bake then uncovered for 30 minutes.

To prepare Broccoli:

  1. While the chicken in being baked in oven, prepare the broccoli by placing it in boiling water for 1 minute.
  2. When it turn bright green wash it under cold water and keep aside.

Baking:

  1. Remove the chicken casserole from the oven. Check for its consistency, if required bake for additional 10-15 minutes.
  2. When it is cooked and sauce gets thick, add the broccoli and water (small amount).
  3. Top it with cheese and bake for 5 minutes.

Your creamy chicken quinoa is ready to serve with Broccoli casserole.

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