QUINOA CRUSTED BUFFALO STRIPS RECIPE


QUINOA CRUSTED BUFFALO STRIPS RECIPE

QUINOA CRUSTED BUFFALO STRIPS RECIPE

QUINOA CRUSTED BUFFALO STRIPS RECIPE
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4208 calories
317 g
567 g
220 g
241 g
77 g
1625 g
12776 g
36 g
1 g
130 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
1625g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 4208
Calories from Fat 1947
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 220g
338%
Saturated Fat 77g
383%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 58g
Monounsaturated Fat 72g
Cholesterol 567mg
189%
Sodium 12776mg
532%
Total Carbohydrates 317g
106%
Dietary Fiber 26g
103%
Sugars 36g
Protein 241g
Vitamin A
53%
Vitamin C
12%
Calcium
237%
Iron
103%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Ingredients
  1. ((Quinoa Crusted Buffalo Strips))
  2. 1 1/2 cups quinoa
  3. 1 cup buffalo wing sauce
  4. 1½ lb boneless, skinless chicken tenders, cut into strips
  5. ½ cup unsweetened almond milk
  6. 1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  7. 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  8. celery sticks, optional
  9. ((Greek Yogurt Blue Cheese))
  10. 6 oz 0% fat greek yogurt
  11. ½ cup blue cheese crumbles
  12. 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  13. 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  14. 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  15. salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
  1. ((Greek Yogurt Blue Cheese))
  2. 1. In a medium bowl, combine blue cheese, yogurt, lemon juice, vinegar and garlic. Mix well and season with salt and pepper.
  3. 2. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  4. ((Quinoa Crusted Buffalo Strips))
  5. 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment and set aside.
  6. 2. In a medium sauce pan, combined quinoa with 1½ cups water and ½ cup buffalo sauce. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to a simmer until the quinoa is cooked and no liquid is left.
  7. 3. Spread the quinoa on the prepared baking sheet and bake until toasted, golden brown and crispy. About 25 to 30 minutes, stirring the quinoa a few times in between.
  8. 4. Remove the quinoa from the oven and let cool. Transfer all but ½ cup to a food processor and process until some of the quinoa breaks down to a powder, small crumbs are still left (about 2 minutes).
  9. 5. Increase the oven temperature to 475 degrees F. Line baking
  10. sheet with aluminum foil (2 baking sheets if necessary) and spray with a non-stick cooking spray.
  11. 6. Add the quinoa crumbs, reserved 1 cup quinoa to a large plate. Season with salt and pepper and stir to combine.
  12. 7. In a large bowl, combine almond milk and ½ cup wing sauce.
  13. To assemble the wings, dip the chicken in the wing-almond milk mixture, then dredge through the quinoa Press gently to adhere the quinoa and place on the prepared baking sheet.
  14. Repeat until all chicken is coated.
  15. 8. Bake for 10-12 minutes, then flip. Before flipping, spray the tops of the chicken strips with your non-cook spray. This will keep the quinoa from sticking to your pan instead of your chicken.
  16. 7. Bake another 10-12 minutes and removed from oven. Allow to cool for a few minutes (they will be super hot).
  17. 8. Serve with Greek yogurt blue cheese and celery sticks.

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calories
4208
fat
220g
protein
241g
carbs
317g
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Adapted from Fit Cooking Masterchef

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