Buddha salad bowl

Protein-packed Buddha salad bowl with chicken

Buddha salad bowl is a healthy and satisfying meal option. It is rich in protein, vitamins, and minerals. A Buddha salad bowl contains many ingredients but, the more important ingredients are quinoa, peanut butter, and chicken. They will make this recipe very delicious.

You can also try these refreshing salads: Mexican salad bowl, Tahini Chickpea salad bowl

Ingredients for Buddha salad bowl:

Chicken broth – 3 cups

Quinoa – 1.5 cups

Sweet potato diced – 1 large

Red onion chopped – 1 large

Olive oil – ¼ cup

Salt – as per taste

Black pepper – as per taste

Garlic crushed – 3 cloves

Ginger crushed – 1 tbsp

Skinless, boneless chicken breast halves – 1 pound

Lime juice – ¼ cup

Smooth peanut butter – 2 tbsp

Soy sauce – 1 tbsp

Honey – 1 tbsp

Sesame oil – 1 tbsp

Baby spinach – 2 cups

Avocado thinly sliced – 1

Cilantro chopped – 1 tbsp

Sesame seeds toasted – 1 tsp


  • Firstly, in a pan, add chicken broth and quinoa and bring to a boil. Then cover the pan and simmer until quinoa is tender and broth gets absorbed on a medium flame.
  • Then, preheat the oven to 220 degrees C.
  • Now, take a baking sheet, spread sweet potatoes, and red onions, drizzle olive oil, salt, and pepper over the mixture, and toss well.
  • Bake it in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes.
  • After this, heat olive oil in a skillet put garlic, and ginger in it, and fry for one minute.
  • Now, we will add chicken to it and cook for at least 6 minutes per side. Cut chicken into pieces.
  • Then, prepare the dressing for the salad. For this, add garlic clove, lime juice, peanut butter, soy sauce, olive oil, and sesame oil in a bowl and whisk well.
  • Finally, take a big bowl, and put quinoa in it. Add chicken, sweet potato mixture, spinach, and avocado to it.
  • And then, put dressing, cilantro, and sesame seeds over the top of the bowl.

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