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Chicken and Quinoa Salad

Servings: 4
Author: Michelle


  • 1/2 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 head romaine (or any desired green)
  • 1/2 cucumber; halved and sliced
  • 5-6 radishes; sliced
  • 1/4 cup queso fresco +/-; crumbled
  • 1/2 cup black beans; canned , drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup corn; frozen , thawed
  • 1/2-1 lb chicken breast; grilled
  • Dash of:
  • salt
  • pepper
  • granulated garlic
  • chili powder
  • Creamy Cilantro Dressing


  1. Cook quinoa according to package directions.
  2. Grill chicken seasoned with salt, pepper, garlic, and chili powder. (I used an indoor grilling press, you know that former professional boxer one.)
  3. Clean and prep all the remaining ingredients, including crumbling the queso fresco.
  4. Once the chicken and quinoa have cooked and slightly cooled, assemble the salad, either in one large bowl or as individual servings.
  5. Serve with creamy cilantro dressing and enjoy