Buffalo Chicken and Broccoli Quinoa Salad

buffalo chicken quinoa salad

Buffalo Chicken and Quinoa

This will satisfy your craving for buffalo wings without the calories or guilt.  I love this one!  You can either serve hot or cold.

1 C. quinoa
2 C. water
2 chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
1 Tbsp. olive oil
½ C. Buffalo sauce
2 stalks celery, chopped
1 head broccoli florets
4 green onions, sliced
4 oz. blue cheese crumbles

In a medium saucepan, bring the quinoa to a boil in two cups of water. Cover, and simmer on low for 20 minutes. Remove and fluff. Meanwhile, brown chicken pieces in olive oil in a skillet. Add hot sauce to coat. Add quinoa, celery, broccoli, and green onions to skillet. Stir until heated through. Remove from stove. Cool. Add blue cheese crumbles and refrigerate 1-2 hours before serving. Serve chilled.

Inspired by Beach Ready Now’s Buffalo Chicken Quinoa Salad

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