Chicken Quinoa Skillet Dinner #WeekdaySupper

Chicken Quinoa Skillet Dinner

Busy days and busy nights make me wish for quick after work meals. Chicken Quinoa Skillet Dinner to the rescue!  Chicken, quinoa and brown rice blended with colorful veggies make a healthy, eye-catching skillet dinner your family will love!
Add quick-cooking veggies like zucchini, carrots and onions for a complete meal.

chicken quinoa skillet

Chicken Quinoa Skillet Dinner #WeekdaySupper
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  • ½ pound chicken breast cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  • ½ cup quinoa
  • 2 cups chicken broth, divided
  • 1 cup zucchini
  • ½ cup shredded carrots
  • ½ cup roasted red peppers, chopped
  • ½ cup onion, chopped
  • ¼ cup Moscato wine or white wine or additional broth
  • 1 Tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Bring 1¼ cups of broth to a boil. Add quinoa, cover and reduce heat. Simmer for approximately 15 minutes until kernels pop and are chewy and tender.
  2. While quinoa cooks, saute chicken, zucchini, carrots, onion, thyme and red peppers in remaining broth and wine until chicken is thoroughly cooked.
  3. Stir in rice, cooked quinoa and vinegar. Salt and pepper to taste.

Sunday Supper Movement

Try these great 30 minute or less ideas for your Weekday Supper menu any night this week!

10/06/14 – Monday – Shrimp Curry (In A Hurry) by Chocolate Moosey
10/07/14 – Tuesday – Chicken Quinoa Skillet Dinner by Cindy’s Recipes and Writings
10/08/14 – Wednesday – Creamy Pumpkin Sausage Pasta by eating in instead
10/09/14 – Thursday – Chicken, Broccoli and Bell Pepper Stir Fry by That Skinny Chick Can Bake
10/10/14 – Friday – Veggie Kebabs with Spicy Harissa Dip by Happy Baking Days

Follow the Sunday Supper Movement Weekday Supper Pinterest Board for great ideas all month long!

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9 Responses to Chicken Quinoa Skillet Dinner #WeekdaySupper

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  2. I have fallen in love with quinoa and am always on the look out to find recipes to utilize it. This quick skillet dinner sounds wonderful and needs to be happening at my house soon!
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  3. This quinoa skillet looks fantastic! I may have to use tofu with it but nothing can keep me from my quinoa 😀

    Choc Chip Uru
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  4. Liz says:

    I love the healthy grains in your skillet dinner! What a yummy plate!
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  7. Carla says:

    I have yet to cook quinoa at home (I think I had it twice when someone else made it). I’ll have to give this a try!
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