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Spicy Sriracha Chicken & Quinoa Bowl

This is one of the most popular chicken recipes on Pinterest...why? Because it's completely delicious!

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time10 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time35 mins
 1 cup dry quinoa, cook according to package directions
 1/4 cup virgin coconut oil
 2 pounds chicken breast, trim into bite sized pieces
 2 shallots, diced
 1/2 cup sriracha (you can adjust more or less)
 1/4 cup honey
 1 tablespoon lime juice
 black pepper
 garlic salt
 1/2 cup green onion, chopped
 fresh cilantro
1

Fluff cooked quinoa with a fork & set aside.

2

Melt coconut oil over medium heat in a large saucepan. Sauté shallots a few minutes until softened. Add chicken & cook until browned on each side, flipping a few times with tongs. Whisk together honey, lime juice & Sriracha sauce in a bowl.

3

Add the sauce & simmer uncovered for about 8 minutes, until chicken is cooked through. Stirring often. Sauce will thicken a bit as it cooks. Season to taste with pepper & garlic salt.

4

Finish with a handful of fresh cilantro and green onion. Serve over quinoa.

Ingredients

 1 cup dry quinoa, cook according to package directions
 1/4 cup virgin coconut oil
 2 pounds chicken breast, trim into bite sized pieces
 2 shallots, diced
 1/2 cup sriracha (you can adjust more or less)
 1/4 cup honey
 1 tablespoon lime juice
 black pepper
 garlic salt
 1/2 cup green onion, chopped
 fresh cilantro

Directions

1

Fluff cooked quinoa with a fork & set aside.

2

Melt coconut oil over medium heat in a large saucepan. Sauté shallots a few minutes until softened. Add chicken & cook until browned on each side, flipping a few times with tongs. Whisk together honey, lime juice & Sriracha sauce in a bowl.

3

Add the sauce & simmer uncovered for about 8 minutes, until chicken is cooked through. Stirring often. Sauce will thicken a bit as it cooks. Season to taste with pepper & garlic salt.

4

Finish with a handful of fresh cilantro and green onion. Serve over quinoa.

Spicy Sriracha Chicken & Quinoa Bowl

~ Marla Meridith

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