Healthy Ground Chicken Skillet Casserole

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This casserole is so delicious, and it is PACKED with protein, so it is plenty filling!  I got the idea for this from the following pin.

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I made a few adjustments by using ground chicken instead of ground turkey, coconut aminos instead of soy sauce, apple cider vinegar instead of cooking wine, and cutting out the cornstarch completely.  The result is a delicious and healthy meal that is high in healthy protein thanks to the egg whites, ground chicken, and quinoa!  This meal is great for someone who wants to keep their energy up while leaning out!

GROUND CHICKEN SKILLET CASSEROLE

Ingredients: Makes 4 servings

For the ground chicken:

  • 1 lb. ground chicken
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 Tbsp. coconut aminos
  • 1 Tbsp. Apple Cider Vinegar

For the casserole

  • 3/4 cups uncooked quinoa
  • 1 cup frozen green peas
  • 3 diced tomatoes
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp. coconut aminos
  • 1-2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • sea salt to taste

Directions

1.) In a small container, combine the chicken, 2 egg whites, 1 Tbsp. Coconut amines and 1 Tbsp. Applce Cider Vinegar.  Mix well, cover and let marinate in the refrigerator for 1 hour.

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2.) Prepare your quinoa and peas according to the package directions.  Chop your tomatoes and onion.

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3.) In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat.  Add the onions, tomatoes, peas, 1 Tbsp. Coconut amines and garlic powder.  Cook for 5 minutes, stirring often.

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4.) Add your chicken mixture, and cook for about 10 minutes, stirring often, till the chicken is cooked through.

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5.) Add your quinoa, and stir to mix well.  Cook for about 3 more minutes.

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6.) Transfer to a plate, season with sea salt, and serve.

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Delicious!  Enjoy! 🙂

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