Garlic-Lemon Chicken & Spinach with Quinoa

Do your body and tastebuds a favor by cooking this simple and delicious recipe. The garlic-lemon duo make the chicken and spinach pop, and the quinoa packs a nice nutritional punch.

Active Time: 15 mins Total Time: 30 mins


  • chicken
  • quinoa
  • spinach
  • oil or butter


  • garlic powder or minced garlic
  • lemon juice and/or lemon zest

Equipment Needed:

  • Pan
  • Pot
  • Stovetop

Step 1: Cook quinoa according to package instructions
Step 2: Oil and season chicken
Step 3: Heat oil or butter in a pan over medium-high heat
Step 4: Cook chicken for 5 minutes, reduce heat to low, flip chicken, cover the pan, and cook for 10 more minutes
Step 5: Rinse spinach under some water and then dry the spinach
Step 6: Heat oil or butter in a pan over medium heat
Step 7: Saute spinach 3-5 minutes, until spinach is wilted. Stir the spinach every minute or so.
Step 8: Plate chicken, quinoa, and spinach together and serve!

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