Tahini Marinated Chicken Buddha Bowl
Tahini Marinated Chicken Buddha Bowl
  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 8 min
  • total: 28 min
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  • Summary

    This buddha bowl has it all... lean protein, whole grains, and nutritious veggies! The cucumber and tomato salad compliments the tahini chicken perfectly!

    Ingredients

    • 1/4 cup tahini paste (make sure to stir the tahini well while it's in the container before measuring)
    • 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    • 3 Tbsp water
    • 2 Tbsp fresh parley, finely chopped
    • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
    • 1 Tbsp fresh rosemary, finely chopped
    • 2 tsp lemon zest
    • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
    • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced or grated
    • 1 shallot, finely minced
    • 8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs (roughly 1 1/2 lbs)
    • pinch of kosher salt
    • 1 1/2 cups cucumber, chopped (I used mini seedless cucumbers)
    • 1 1/2 cups cherry/gold tomatoes, sliced in half
    • 1/3 - 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
    • 3 Tbsp fresh mint, chopped
    • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
    • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
    • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
    • black pepper, to taste
    • 2 cups cooked tricolor quinoa (or equivalent amount of another grain - rice, couscous, bulgur, etc)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 763 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 32 g 49.12%
    • Saturated Fat: 5 g 23.31%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 160 mg 53.3%
    • Sodium: 786 mg 32.75%
    • Calcium: 65 mg 6.54%
    • Potassium: 746 mg 21.32%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 7 mg 37.21%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 68 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 6 g 25.64%
    • Sugar: 8 g
    • Protein: 47 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 6 g
    • Vitamin A 35%
    • Vitamin C 49.98%
    • Vitamin D 0.43%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch4
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat5
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total5 oz-eq

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