Roasted Chicken Quinoa Salad with Spicy Harissa Yogurt

Roasted Chicken Quinoa Salad with Spicy Harissa Yogurt

salad iiiAuthor note: This salad is the ideal packed lunch. It is good cold, slightly heated or even at room temperature. I use a jarred harissa sauce, Mina Harissa for the Spicy Harissa Yogurt.

1 1/2 cup cooked quinoa

1 cup roasted chicken, cut into bite-sized pieces (click here for roasted chicken recipe)

2-3 generous spoonfuls of spicy harissa yogurt (see below for recipe)

½ cup cherry tomatoes, halved

juice of ½ lemon

1/4 teaspoon kosher salt.

cilantro, for topping

  1. Combine quinoa, spicy harissa yogurt, chicken, tomatoes, lemon juice and salt in a medium-sized bowl and stir well to combine. Top each serving with cilantro.

Spicy Harissa Yogurt 

½ cup plain yogurt

2 tablespoons spicy harissa

¼ teaspoon kosher salt

¼ teaspoon cumin

chopped cilantro

  1. Add all ingredients in a small bowl and stir well to combine. Refrigerate 30 minutes prior to serving.

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