Tex Mex Quinoa Bake

Tex Mex Quinoa Bake

INGREDIENTS

  • 600g chicken breast, cut into small cubes
  • 2 tsp. olive oil, plus more for greasing the baking dish
  • 1 cup tri coloured quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • 1 tablespoon of Broth of Life Chicken Bone Broth Powder or Dehydrated Bone Broth
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 can 400g black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 310g jar of Organics Salsa (mild)
  • ½ red capsicum deseeded and chopped 
  • 1 tsp. chilli powder and or chilli flakes (depending on the heat you desire)
  • 1 tsp. ground coriander 
  • ½ tsp. ground cumin
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 150g Solanato or cherry tomatoes, whole
GARNISH
  • ½ cup finely shredded cheese, divided (such as cheddar, monterey jack or ‘Mexican’ blend)
  • Chopped fresh coriander, lime wedges, diced avocado and chilli flakes for serving

METHOD

  1. Preheat oven to 180C. Grease a rectangular casserole dish and set aside. 
  2. Pop your quinoa in a fine-mesh strainer and rinse under cold water for about a minute. Transfer to a medium saucepan and add 2 cups water and 1 tablespoon of Broth of Life Chicken Bone Broth Powder or Dehydrated Bone Broth. Bring this to boil then reduce heat to medium-low and allow quinoa to cook, covered, for 15 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed. Stand covered for 5 minutes, then fluff with fork and set aside.
  3. Meanwhile while your quinoa is cooking, place a wok over medium-high heat and add 2 tsp. olive. Add onion and saute for 5 mins or until soft, then add cubed chicken. Cook 5-6 minutes then stir and continue cooking another 3-4 minutes or until chicken is nearly cooked thru.
  4. Using a large bowl, combine drained quinoa and chicken mixture with remaining ingredients saving the ½ cup shredded cheese for later use. Stir to combine. 
  5. Pop the mixture into the greased baking dish and cover with foil. 
  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until heated through. Remove foil and sprinkle remaining ¼ cup of shredded cheese over quinoa mixture before serving. 
  7. Garnish with coriander, lime wedges, diced avocado and chilli flakes.

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