Chicken Piccata with Quinoa (in the Ninja Cooking System)
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Serves: 4
 
Here is one example of an easy one pot dish you can create in your Ninja Cooking System!
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1¼ pounds boneless chicken breast halves, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • ⅓ cup lemon juice
  • ¼ cup brined capers, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup uncoooked quinoa, rinsed
  • 1½ pounds fresh asparagus, cut into ½ inch pieces
Instructions
  1. Stir flour, salt , and black pepper on plate. Coat chicken with flour mixture.
  2. Add oil and butter to pot. Set to STOVETOP HIGH and heat until butter is melted. Add chicken to pot. Cook uncovered ten minutes or until chicken is lightly browned on both sides. Remove chicken from pot.
  3. Add broth, wine, lemon juice, and capers to pot. Stir in quinoa and heat to a boil. Place roasting rack into pot and place chicken on rack. Place rack into pot and place asparagus on chicken. Set OVEN to 300 degrees for fifteen minutes. Cover until chicken is cooked through, asparagus is tender, and quinoa breaks apart.
  4. Remove asparagus and chicken from pot. Stir quinoa mixture. Turn off pot. Let quinoa mixture stand.
Recipe by The Motherload at http://momadvice.com/blog/2012/10/ninja-cooking-system-review-giveaway-with-an-all-in-1-chicken-piccatta-with-quinoa-recipe