Quinoa-Walnut Crusted Chicken

Liana Werner-Gray


Coated with a special blend of superfood-favorites, this unique baked chicken puts a grown-up spin on traditional fried poultry. Using quinoa, walnuts and a few simple spices, the nutrient-rich breading comes together in just minutes and will keep you feeling fuller longer. Plus, since it’s gluten-free, this recipe is great for sharing with any foodie in your life.Top View of Crusted Chicken Next to Two Small Bowls of Greens | Vitacost Blow

Top View of Crusted Chicken Next to Two Small Bowls of Greens | Vitacost Blow
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Quinoa-Walnut Crusted Chicken

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 412 kcal
Author Liana Werner-Gray




  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Using buttery coconut oil, grease baking tray.
  2. In large bowl, combine breading ingredients. Working one at a time, dip chicken into breading. If breading doesn’t stick, wet chicken.
  3. Bake 15 to 20 minutes, until golden brown and chicken is cooked through.

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Nutrition Facts
Quinoa-Walnut Crusted Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 412 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Cholesterol 73mg24%
Sodium 256mg11%
Potassium 787mg22%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 30g60%
Vitamin A 81IU2%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 84mg8%
Iron 6mg33%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.