5 Perfect Quinoa and Chicken Recipes

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These quinoa and chicken recipes are healthy and delicious

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These high-protein meals are healthy and delicious. (Photo Modified: Flickr/Steven Depolo)

If you’re looking for a healthy and delicious way to add more protein to your diet, try these good-for-you quinoa and chicken recipes.

Chicken and Quinoa Soup


This healthy, hearty, protein-rich soup is perfect for dinner on a cold day. Be sure to make a double batch while you’re at it; it makes for great leftovers.

Healthy Chicken and Quinoa Salad


This crunchy salad is best made one day in advance; the dressing will help soften the radicchio and blend the various flavors in the dish.

Quinoa Salad with Chicken, Grapes, and Almonds


This sweet and salty salad makes the perfect packed lunch. Make prep even easier by using a store-bought rotisserie chicken instead of cooking your own. 

Sweet and Smoky Chicken Over Quinoa


Smoky chipotle and creamy avocado pair well with the sweet and citrusy flavors in this chicken and quinoa dish.

Hearty Chicken and Heirloom Tomato Salad


If you want a quick and healthy meal that’s big on fresh flavor, then this is your new go-to recipe. Nutty quinoa is paired with fresh sweet corn and heirloom tomatoes, then topped with balsamic vinaigrette and served with chicken.

Kristie Collado is The Daily Meal’s Cook Editor. Follow her on Twitter @KColladoCook.