Parmesan Chicken with Quinoa
A healthy alternative to a classic dish that will surely be a new dinner table staple.

Preparation Time
35 minutes
Cook Time
25 minutes
Serving Size
4 servings

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  • 4
    chicken breasts fillets (skinless & boneless)
  • 2
    tbsp coconut aminos or soy sauce
  • 1
    tsp garlic powder
  • ½
    cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2
    tsp butter
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • For the quinoa:
  • 1 ½
    cup quinoa (rinsed & drained)
  • 2 2/3
    cups chicken stock

Step 1

Prepare the chicken: in a microwave safe large deep dish, combine chicken with coconut aminos, garlic powder, and salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate chicken for 10 minutes.

Step 2

Transfer the chicken to a medium shallow dish or pie plate (6-cup capacity)

Step 3

Cover with Duo Cover and cook for 10 minutes at Power Level 10. Sprinkle the chicken with parmesan and microwave for another 3 minutes. Remove the chicken and Duo Cover from the microwave. Check the chicken with a meat thermometer — it should be 165ºF, otherwise cook for another 30 seconds.

Step 4

Make the quinoa: combine quinoa with chicken stock in a deep dish. Cook the quinoa for 6 minutes at Power Level 10. Stop the microwave and repeat 6-minute cycle again.

Step 5

Fluff quinoa with fork and serve with parmesan chicken.

Guidelines & Tips

A meat thermometer is needed for this recipe — chicken needs to be 165ºF.

To ensure chicken cooks evenly, flip the chicken halfway through the cooking in step #3

What you’ll need

Duo Cover® | $29.99

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