Grilled BBQ Chicken, Zucchini and Corn Quinoa Salad

All the flavors of Mediterranean cuisine in one bowl! Healthy and so easy to make, this Mediterranean Quinoa Salad makes a perfect lunch or dinner. All clean eating ingredients are used for this healthy salad recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 1 3/4 cups water or broth
  • 1 pound boneless and skinless chicken breasts or thighs
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup BBQ sauce
  • 1 pound zucchini, quartered lengthwise
  • 2 ears corn
  • 1/4 cup feta, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup green onions
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
  • 1/4 cup BBQ sauce

Cooking Process

  1. Bring the water and quinoa to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer, covered, until the quinoa is tender and has absorbed the water, about 15 minutes, remove from heat and let sit for 5 minutes, covered.
  2. Season the chicken with salt and pepper to taste and grill or pan fry it over medium-high heat until cooked through and lightly golden brown, about 4-6 minutes per side, before setting aside to cool, slicing and mixing in the BBQ sauce.
  3. Grill the zucchini and the corn until cooked and slightly charred, about 2-3 minutes per side.
  4. Cut the corn from the cob, assemble the salad and enjoy!

Grilled BBQ Chicken, Zucchini and Corn Quinoa Salad

Bon Appetit!

Grilled BBQ Chicken, Zucchini and Corn Quinoa Salad