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Thai Quinoa Turkey Salad

Recipe submitted by Pro Cyclist Rushlee Buchannan


  • 1 cup Quinoa, uncooked
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons red Thai paste
  • 10 oz. turkey breast, cooked
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 spring onion
  • 1 carrot (grated)
  • 2 cups spinach, cabbage, kale or other green


  • 3 tablespoons smooth peanut butter or other nut butter
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • Crushed fresh ginger
  • 1/2 cup cashews


Cook Quinoa in stock. Heat Thai paste in pan and cook turkey in paste. Put cooked Quinoa and turkey in large bowl and add veggies. Mix sauce ingredients and add to bowl. Mix all together, add a few cashews on top and enjoy! You can choose the spice level by adding more/less Thai paste.


6 servings

Nutritional Information

Amount Per Serving:
Calories: 324
Total Fat: 12g
Saturated Fat: 2g
Cholesterol: 20mg
Sodium: 1322mg
Total Carbohydrates: 36g
Dietary Fiber: 5g
Sugars: 8g
Protein: 19g

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