Quinoa Chicken Salad Recipe

Batch cooking healthy lunch makes for an easier week. I often make this recipe in bulk to eat throughout the week. Enjoy!


  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 chicken breast
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • ½ cup shelled edamame
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • Zest of 2 limes


  1. In a large saucepan of 2 cups water, cook quinoa according to package instructions; set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together balsamic vinegar and lime zest; set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine quinoa, bell pepper, edamame, and cilantro.
  4. Pour the balsamic vinegar mixture on top of the salad and gently toss to combine.

Enjoy your meal! 😊