Quinoa Chicken Salad


Quinoa Chicken Salad

January 26, 2016 by  in Feed the Family


This delicious and simple quinoa chicken salad recipe is the perfect quick lunch. With healthy quinoa mixed right in, use this chicken salad on a sandwich, on a bed of greens or as a stand alone treat. Share your ideas about how to use this in the comments.

Quinoa chicken salad recipe on the Full Circle Good Food Life blog.

Quinoa Chicken Salad

Quinoa Chicken Salad


  • 1 chicken breast, grilled or pan fried, chilled
  • 1/4 cup cooked quinoa, chilled
  • 4 organic basil leaves
  • 1 organic celery stalk
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp mayonaise
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste


  1. Chop or shred chicken with a fork, set aside in a bowl.
  2. Stack basil leaves, roll up and thinly slice them.
  3. Slice celery lengthwise into thirds and chop into small pieces.
  4. Add celery, basil, olive oil, quinoa and mayonaise to the bowl and mix together.
  5. Taste and add salt and pepper until desired flavor is achieved.
  6. Serve immediately or cover and chill.

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