Ginger Chicken Quinoa Stew Recipe



Ginger Chicken Quinoa Stew Recipe

Ingredients :
2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 cup quinoa, rinsed
1 medium onion, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 medium sweet yellow pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 medium sweet red pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
2 cups chicken broth
1/2 cup honey
1/3 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
1/4 cup mirin (sweet rice wine) or sherry
1 tablespoon minced fresh gingerroot
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 to 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 can (8 ounces) unsweetened pineapple chunks, drained
3 green onions, thinly sliced
2 teaspoons sesame seeds

Place the chicken in a 4- or 5-qt. slow cooker. Top with quinoa, onion and peppers. In a small bowl, whisk the broth, honey, soy sauce, mirin, ginger, garlic and pepper flakes; pour into slow cooker.
Cook, covered, on low until chicken is tender, 3-1/2 to 4 hours. Serve with pineapple, green onions and sesame seeds.
Nutrition Facts :
1 cup: 373 calories, 10g fat (3g saturated fat), 77mg cholesterol, 696mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 3g fiber), 26g protein.


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