Quinoa with Peanut Chicken Skewers Recipe



Quinoa with Peanut Chicken Skewers

Serves:Prep: 20 min Cook: 8-12 min


  • 1 cup crunchy peanut butter
  • ½ cup low-salt chicken stock
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 500 g chicken breast
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup quinoa


  • Special equipment: bamboo skewers
  • Combine peanut butter, chicken stock, lime juice, soy sauce and honey in a small saucepan.
  • Stir to combine and bring to a simmer over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  • When peanut butter has melted, season to taste with salt and pepper and remove from heat.


  • To cook quinoa, simply stir it into boiling water, cover and simmer over low heat until done.
  • The ratio is 1 cup of uncooked quinoa to 2 cups of liquid.
  • Preheat grill.
  • Chop the chicken breast into chunks and thread onto skewers.
  • Brush both sides with the oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Grill the chicken until it is browned on both sides and cooked through, about 4 minutes per side.

Serve with the peanut sauce and quinoa.

Recipe supplied by Fit and Fresh Australia

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