Holistic Massage School Recipe for Chicken & Quinoa Stir-fry

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Total time: 35 minutes

Servings: 4


  • 12 oz of chicken tenders (cut to bite-size pieces)
  • ½ cup of quinoa
  • ½ cup of sweet peas
  • 1 medium sweet potato
  • 1 medium red bell pepper
  • 1 medium sweet onion (chopped)
  • 1 jalapeno
  • 3 Tbsp chopped cilantro
  • 2 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 6 tsp extra virgin olive oil


  1. Combine quinoa with 1 cup water and cook per package instructions– set aside.
  2. Cut the sweet-potato into bite-size cubes, cover with 2” water and bring to a boil over medium-high heat for 3 – 4 minutes or until tender – set aside.
  3. Heat 3 tsp oil in non-stick skillet over medium-high heat and add in chicken pieces, stir and toss until starting to brown (5minutes) – transfer to a bowl.
  4. Add remaining oil to skillet and add onion, jalapeno, bell pepper, cumin, garlic, salt, pepper and stir until vegetables start to soften.
  5. Add the chicken, quinoa, sweet potato and peas, and stir until heated thoroughly (2-3 minutes)
  6. Transfer to a serving platter, top with cilantro and enjoy!

Nutrition: 311 calories, 25 g protein, 34 g carbs, 6 g fiber, 7 g sugar, 9 g fat

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