Balsamic Chicken Quinoa Quest

By Jessie J – Halifax, NS
Balsamic Chicken Quinoa Quest
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Total Time: 30
  • Servings: 4

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About this Recipe

Made with homemade balsamic vinaigrette, this wrap brings together some of my favourite flavour combinations and ingredients. The quinoa, soaked in balsamic vinaigrette, disperse the aromatic flavour through the wrap.


4 Dempster's Original Tortillas
2 Maple Leaf Prime Naturally® Portions Chicken Breasts
cooked and thinly sliced
2 Oranges
sliced and sectioned.
1/2 English cucumber
thinly sliced
1/2 cup Shredded lettuce
1/2 cup Quinoa
1/2 cup Olive oil
1/4 cup Balsamic vinegar
1 tsp Honey
1 tsp Dijon mustard
1 Shallot
1 Clove garlic minced
null Salt and pepper to taste


In a medium sized saucepan, add 1 cup of water with 1/2 cup quinoa. Bring to a boil, then simmer and cover for 12-15 minutes. Set aside to cool. Drain off any excess water.

To make balsamic vinaigrette: combine the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, honey, Dijon mustard, shallot, garlic, salt, and black pepper together in a glass jar with a lid. Put lid on the jar and shake vigorously until thoroughly combined.

Stir balsamic vinaigrette into quinoa.

Spread 2 or 3 tablespoons of the quinoa mixture on each tortillas. Top with chicken, cucumber, sectioned orange pieces and lettuce.

Roll up tortillas, secure with a toothpick and serve.

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