Super easy Pomegranate and Chicken Quinoa

Pomegranate provides the perfect zingy tartness to transform your simple grilled chicken to create an impressive healthy summer meal.

You will need:

(serves 2)

  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1 cup quinoa  
  • 1/2 yellow capsicum
  • 1/2 bunch fresh mint
  • 1 pomegranate
  • 1 tbs black sesame seeds 
For the dressing:
  • 4 tbs Olive oil 
  • 2 tbs Apple cider vinegar 
  • 1 tsp Honey
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard

Simple steps:

  • Slice the chicken into thick strips. drizzle with olive oil, and season well with salt and pepper.  Grill for 15-20 mins turning halfway.
  • Place the quinoa in a pan and cover with 2 cups of boiling water, bring to the boil then reduce and simmer for 15-20 mins. Once cooked refresh under cold water but don’t cool completely.
  • Make your dressing by adding all the ingredients together in a jar and shaking well.  Once the chicken is cooked pour the dressing over the top and leave to rest.
  • Cut the pomegranate in half, turn upside down over a cereal bowl and bang the skin with the back of a dessert spoon, the seeds should fall into the bowl.
  • Drain the pomegranate juice and leave to one side.  In a large mixing bowl add all the ingredients together and enjoy. 

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