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Quinoa with Creamy Mushroom Chicken Sauce

by Molnár-Papp Orsolya Anna

Quinoa with Creamy Mushroom Chicken Sauce is a simple, delicious and filling meal. If you make the quinoa and the sauce simultaneously, it’s a quick meal too!

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It looks like I’m really late for the quinoa-hype train, but better later than never, I’m on! When I bought it, I’ll be honest, I was afraid it’d taste awful, but the taste is so neutral, it’s perfect!

The sauce is a simple, flavored bechamel sauce with sliced chicken breasts and halved mushrooms.

If you’ve been here before and seen any of my dinner recipes, you know I really don’t like complicated meals for dinner, that takes forever to make and make a huge mess. So this recipe is no exception to that, and I hope you’ll like it.


Quinoa with Creamy Mushroom Chicken Sauce

Quinoa with Creamy Mushroom Chicken Sauce

Quinoa with Creamy Mushroom Chicken Sauce is a simple, delicious and filling meal. If you make the quinoa and the sauce simultaneously, it's a quick meal too!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings of Quinoa with Creamy Mushroom Chicken Sauce
Author Papp Orsolya Anna | Anna Can Do It! - Food & Lifestyle Blogger

Ingredients

  • 1 pack of Quinoa
  • 1 large clove of Garlic or two smaller
  • 1 purple Onion
  • 1 pair of Chicken Breasts without bone and skin
  • 1/2 jar of Button Mushrooms
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tbsp Flour
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 Bouillon Cube
  • Salt pepper, nutmeg, turmeric, and parsley to taste

Instructions

  • Prepare the quinoa according to the package. Add a bouillon cube to the water before you mix them. (I used 1 part of quinoa and 3 part of the water)
  • While it's getting puffed up, make the sauce.
  • Melt the butter in a saucepan over low heat.
  • While it's melting, dice the onion and crush the garlic with a garlic press.
  • Add the onion and the garlic to the melting butter. Let them soften over medium heat. (Be careful, the garlic burns quickly)
  • In the meanwhile, slice the chicken breasts and halve the small button mushrooms.
  • Add the seasoning to the butter, if the onion softened enough, add the chicken slices and the halved mushrooms.
  • Stir it until most of the chicken slices turns white.
  • Sprinkle the flour on the chicken and mix them well.
  • Pour the milk over, mix it. (The chicken slices may make it a little harder, but it's easier if you push them away and mix the milk in between the slices)
  • Let it cook for about 10-15 minutes (depends on the size of your slices, but to be sure, cut a bigger slice in the middle and see if no pink part left in).
  • Pour the quinoa into a plate and top it with the sauce, serve it hot.

 


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