Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Chicken Quinoa Curry Masala

5 large chicken legs
1 cup quinoa
2 cups vegetable broth
1 large onion, chopped
1 large sweet potato
2 cups baby spinach
3 tablespoons curry masala blend
extra virgin olive oil
sea salt and black pepper

Remove skin off chicken and cut into three equal pieces. 

Combine 1 tablespoon of curry masala blend with 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil. Season with sea salt and black pepper. Add chicken pieces, making sure to fully coat the chicken. Leave to rest.

Add vegetable broth and two tablespoons curry masala blend to a large deep sided skillet and cook Quinoa according to the directions on the packaging.

In a large skillet on medium high heat, cover the bottom with extra virgin olive oil (about two tablespoons).  Add onions when hot and saute until soft. Add chicken and sweet potatoes, then lower heat to medium. Season with sea salt and black pepper and continue sauteing until chicken and sweet potatoes are cooked (about 30 minutes). Add spinach and quinoa to the pan and stir to combine. Drizzle extra virgin olive oil over the top and remove from heat.

Serve hot.


Lisa @ Lisa's Dinnertime Dish said...

This sounds so delcicious! We love curry in my house, but I have never made quinoa before. I really think I need to give it a try!

Mia said...

Thanks Lisa.

Anonymous said...

I cooked this for dinner tonight and it was absolutely delicious! The sweet potato is the perfect match for the marsala and quinoa.

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