Sunday, June 14, 2020

Mexican Chicken Quinoa Salad Wraps

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I made the perfect dejeuner for us. It’second super salubrious, high inward poly peptide, filling, as well as tin go far in advance which is SO crucial for busy people. I absolutely dearest the filling by itself likewise, or on a bed of greens. Incredibly versatile. Plus, yous tin can never become enough Tex-Mex flavors..am I correct?!

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Avocado is mandatory, every bit e'er. It doesn’t dark-brown rattling much, even when you go far in advance because of the lime juice! If y'all’re vegetarian, you tin can sub the chicken for more than black beans or quinoa.


This recipe has SO much flavour too TEXTURE. I honey it. It definitely isn’t a #saddesklunch like I know nosotros’ve all had earlier. ?
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I am obsessed with these Ezekiel wraps I found at Trader Joe’second. I am a huge fan of their sprouted breads that you tin notice inward the freezer department of almost health foods stores, merely these wraps are a total game changer!






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Mexican Chicken Quinoa Salad Wraps






Course

Lunch



Cuisine

Mexican





Prep Time 35 minutes


Cook Time fifteen minutes


Total Time fifty minutes




Servings 4 -vi


Author Molly (Spices inwards My DNA)




Ingredients





  • For the FILLING:


  • i
    lb.
    chicken breasts


  • i
    tsp.
    chili pulverisation


  • i
    tsp.
    cumin


  • 1/ii
    tsp.
    garlic pulverisation


  • i/two
    tsp.
    onion pulverisation


  • i/four
    tsp.
    common salt


  • i/4
    tsp.
    pepper


  • olive oil


  • i
    c.
    cooked quinoa (about i/3 c. uncooked)


  • one
    xv oz. tin black beans, drained together with rinsed


  • ane
    c.
    corn (fresh or frozen)


  • one/ii
    c.
    diced cherry-red tomatoes


  • 2
    scallions, thinly sliced


  • ane
    avocado, diced


  • For the DRESSING:


  • one/three
    c.
    nonfat manifestly Greek yogurt


  • juice of 1 lime


  • i/3
    c.
    chopped cilantro


  • 1/iv
    tsp.
    salt


  • 1/iv
    tsp.
    pepper


  • For the WRAPS:


  • your favorite tortillas (I used Ezekiel sprouted grain tortillas)


  • hummus for spreading


  • spinach or greens of your pick





Instructions





  1. Add chili pulverisation, cumin, garlic pulverisation, onion pulverisation, table salt, as well as pepper to a minor bowl. Mix to combine. Season chicken amongst mixture. Heat a big skillet over medium/high oestrus too add together a lilliputian drizzle of olive oil. Cook chicken for four-v min on each side, depending on how thick the breasts are, until cooked through. Set aside to cool in addition to and then chop into seize with teeth size chunks.



  2. While chicken is cooling, brand the dressing. Combine Greek yogurt, lime, cilantro, table salt, and pepper inwards a pocket-sized bowl in addition to mix to combine. Set aside.



  3. Combine cooked quinoa, black beans, corn, ruby tomatoes, scallions, in addition to chicken in a large bowl. Toss, in addition to then crease inward avocado. (I similar to squirt a little lime juice on the avocado past itself before adding it inward). Pour dressing over mixture too toss to combine.




  4. To assemble wraps, spread with a tablespoon or 2 of your favorite hummus, so add a handful of spinach or greens of your choice. Top amongst a cup some of the chicken quinoa mixture as well as curlicue tightly into a wrap. Secure amongst toothpicks, cutting in half, as well as savour!







 
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What are around of your favorite lunches to pack for function?



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