Quinoa crusted chicken fingers

Stephania Mitsides

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Preparation Time:

40 min

Cooking Time:

15 min
Category:For Kids | Oven Dishes | With Meat & Poultry

Made with

bouillons-veggie
Vegetable Bouillon
bouillons-pasta
Vegetable Bouillon Powder
Organic Quinoa 300g
Organic Quinoa 300g
red-quinoa
Organic Quinoa Red 300g

Ingredients

  • ½ cup Mitsides White Quinoa
  • ½ cup Mitsides Red Quinoa
  • 1 cube Mitsides Vegetable Bouillon
  • 500g chicken breast, cut in strips about 8cm length and 3 cm width.
  • ½ cup breadcrumbs
  • ½ cup halloumi cheese, grated
  • 1 tsp mixed spice (see page xxx)
  • 1 tsp Mitsides Vegetable Powder
  • 1 tsp ground pepper

For the chicken marinade:

  • ½ cup yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 2 Tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice

Method

In a medium sized bowl, mix all marinade ingredients together and place the chicken strips in the bowl. Mix to coat and set aside.
Preheat oven to 180°C. In a medium size saucepan, add 2 cups of water and bring to a boil. Add the vegetable cube and when dissolved, add the quinoa. Cook for 10 minutes until all water has been absorbed.
Place the quinoa on a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Spread in one layer and bake for about 20 minutes until quinoa turns crunchy. Cool and pulse ½ of it in a blender to make it into powder.
In a medium sized bowl, add the All the quinoa ( powder and whole), breadcrumbs, halloumi, mixed spice, vegetable powder and ground pepper. Dip each chicken strip in the mixture and place on a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Brush chicken fingers with olive oil and bake for 12-15 minutes.

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