This Thai chicken buddha bowl brings sweet, sour, salty and spicy flavours together in a delicious weeknight meal.
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thai chicken buddha bowl

This simple Thai buddha bowl explodes with asian flavours and healthy quinoa. Make it for dinner or make it ahead for a really good lunch.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Thai
Servings: 2
Calories: 434kcal
Author: romain | glebekitchen

Ingredients

Quinoa Salad

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 red pepper diced
  • 4-5 green onions diced
  • 1 red chili minced
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil to taste - enough to moisten the quinoa salad

Toppings

  • spicy miso grilled chicken - recipe link below
  • Thai dipping sauce - recipe link below
  • shredded carrots
  • julienned cucumber
  • cherry tomatoes
  • cilantro
  • green chili

Instructions

Quinoa Salad

  • Bring the chicken stock to a boil. Add salt and quinoa. Cover and cook for 12-15 minutes or until quinoa has fully absorbed the chicken stock.
  • Cool the quinoa and toss with the red pepper, green onion and red chili. Add enough vegetable oil to moisten, around 2-3 Tbsp.
  • Make the spicy miso grilled chicken and Thai dipping sauce.

Assembly

  • Spoon quinoa salad into the bowl.
  • Top with chicken and garnishes and drizzle with Thai dipping sauce to taste.

Notes

The recipe for spicy miso chicken can be found here. Make it on it's own some time.. That works really well too. 
 
The recipe for Thai dipping sauce can be found here. It's just crazy good on anything so make lots.

Nutrition

Serving: 2servings | Calories: 434kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 1244mg | Potassium: 882mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1385IU | Vitamin C: 74.8mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 5.1mg