Spicy Mexican Quinoa

Quinoa is a delicious grain with a nutty flavor that complements many other ingredients. Quinoa is one of the most healthy grains and is high in protein, fiber, amino acids, magnesium, iron, and a handful of other nutrients!

You'll Need -

1 Cup Uncooked Quinoa
2 Cups Chicken Broth
1 Large Chicken Breast (boneless/skinless chopped)
1 Medium Onion (chopped)
3 Cloves Garlic (chopped)
1 1/2 Cups Frozen Corn
1 Can Black Beans (rinsed and drained)
1/2 Cup Fresh Cilantro (chopped)
1 Tsp EVOO
1 Tsp Ground Cumin
1/4 Tsp Cayenne Pepper
Hot Sauce (to taste...see note below) 
Salt & Pepper

Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the onion and garlic, and saute until lightly browned. Mix quinoa into the saucepan and cover with broth. Season with cumin, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper. Bring the mixture to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes. Stir frozen corn into the saucepan, and continue to simmer about 5 minutes until heated through. Mix in the chicken, black beans, cilantro and hot sauce to taste.

Make 4 Servings
Approximate Nutritional Information Per Serving -

Calories - 345
Total Fat - 6 (.7 Sat)
Carbs - 52
Dietary Fiber – 9
Protein - 21

**Great Hot Sauce**
Made from scotch bonnet peppers this sauce is very spicy and very flavorful! Although I discovered it while traveling in the Caribbean, you can find Matouk's in specialty grocery stores or online!

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