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Quinoa Crusted Chicken Recipe

This Quinoa Crusted Chicken is full of flavor and tastes amazing. It is also high in protein and a very healthy dinner. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Baked Chicken, quinoa, Quinoa Crusted Chicken
Servings: 4
Calories: 423kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 egg whisked
  • 1 cup quinoa cooked
  • cup italian bread crumbs
  • ¼ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ cup flour
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Spray baking pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a bowl, whisk the egg until fully combined.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the cooked quinoa, bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  • In a third bowl, place the half cup of flour.
  • Dip the chicken breast into the egg mixture, then the quinoa and Parmesan mixture, then the flour last.
  • Place on greased baking sheet and bake for 20-25 minutes or until fully cooked.

Nutrition

Calories: 423kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 118mg | Sodium: 383mg | Potassium: 727mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 167IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 127mg | Iron: 4mg