Are you looking for a delicious and gluten-free recipe? Look no further! This Quinoa Crusted Chicken with Lemon Herb Sauce is not only flavorful but also easy to make. The crispy quinoa crust adds a delightful texture to the tender chicken, and the tangy lemon herb sauce takes it to a whole new level. Get ready to impress your taste buds with this mouthwatering dish!
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- 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 1 cup cooked quinoa
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/2 cup gluten-free breadcrumbs
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 2 eggs, beaten
- Cooking spray
- Make sure to use cooked quinoa for this recipe.
- If you don't have gluten-free breadcrumbs, you can use regular breadcrumbs.
- Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
- In a shallow dish, combine the cooked quinoa, grated Parmesan cheese, gluten-free breadcrumbs, garlic powder, dried oregano, salt, and black pepper. Mix well.
- Dip each chicken breast into the beaten eggs, ensuring it's coated on all sides.
- Press the chicken breast into the quinoa mixture, coating it evenly with the crust. Repeat with the remaining chicken breasts.
- Place the coated chicken breasts on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Lightly spray the tops of the chicken breasts with cooking spray to help them brown.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and the crust is golden brown.
- While the chicken is baking, prepare the lemon herb sauce (see recipe below).
- Once the chicken is cooked, remove it from the oven and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.
- Serve the Quinoa Crusted Chicken with the Lemon Herb Sauce drizzled on top or on the side.
Lemon Herb Sauce:
- Juice of 2 lemons
- Zest of 1 lemon
- 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
- 1 tablespoon fresh dill, chopped
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- In a small bowl, combine the lemon juice, lemon zest, fresh parsley, fresh dill, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
- Taste and adjust the seasoning according to your preference.
This Quinoa Crusted Chicken with Lemon Herb Sauce is perfect for a healthy and satisfying dinner. Serve it with a side of roasted vegetables or a fresh salad for a complete meal. It's also a great option for gluten-free gatherings or when you want to impress your guests with a flavorful and unique dish.
Enjoy every bite of this crispy and flavorful Quinoa Crusted Chicken with Lemon Herb Sauce. It's a gluten-free recipe that will surely become a favorite in your household!