No Reheat Mediterranean Chicken Quinoa Bowl

Here is a high protein and muscle gain recipe for a Mediterranean chicken quinoa bowl which is perfect for meal prep that does not require reheating.

Grilled chicken breasts loaded with feta cheese, avocado, bell peppers, zucchini and quinoa is certainty ends up a high calorie meal however you can portion control this recipe to make the calories lower.

How to make a Mediterranean chicken quinoa bowl?

Main ingredients

Chicken: Season with olive oil, lemon juice, dried oregano, salt and black pepper.

Quinoa: Reduce or portion control if you want to low the calories.

Feta Cheese: For extra protein and flavour but this does make it a high calorie meal.

Avocado: Healthy and fresh addition.

Vegetables: Bell Peppers and Zucchini.

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No Reheat Mediterranean Chicken Quinoa Bowl


  • Author: Mani
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Diet: Low Fat

Description

 

Here is a high protein and muscle gain recipe for a Mediterranean chicken quinoa bowl which is perfect for meal prep that does not require reheating.


Scale

Ingredients

  • 300g Chicken Breast
  • 1/2 Cup Quinoa
  • 100g Feta Cheese
  • 1 tsp Dried Oregano
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Garlic Clove (minced)
  • 1 Lemon (juiced)
  • Salt
  • Black Pepper
  • 1 Avacado
  • 1 Bell Pepper
  • 1 Zucchini
  • Pinch of Chilli Flakes

Instructions

  1. Ensure the chicken breasts are flattened with a meat hammer for best cooking results. Season the chicken with the olive oil, oregano, salt, black pepper, garlic and lemon juice. Allow it to marinate in the refrigerator overnight or at least 4 hours for best results.
  2. Cook the chicken on on a griddle pan on medium-high heat or in the oven (200c/400f) for 10-12 minutes.
  3. Cook the quinoa by rinsing it first and adding it to boiled water (for every 100g add 300ml water) on medium heat for 10-15 minutes. Once done, add the cooked quinoa to your meal prep container or serving bowl.
  4. Once the chicken has been cooked, add it to the meal prep container or serving bowl.
  5. Add the remaining ingredients to complete this chicken quinoa bowl. Optional but add chilli flakes to the avocado.

Notes

  • For meal prep, you can refrigerate this up to 3-4 days. It is best to eat this cold but you can reheat it until the chicken is pipping hot.
  • Category: Meal Prep
  • Method: Various
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 753
  • Sugar: 3.1g
  • Sodium: 1176mg
  • Fat: 32.2g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.2g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 16.5g
  • Carbohydrates: 37.7g
  • Fiber: 9g
  • Protein: 47g

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