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Chicken Taco Quinoa Skillet

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 33 minutes
Servings 4
Author The Seasoned Mom


  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • 1 cup corn kernels fresh or frozen is fine
  • 1 canned black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup halved grape tomatoes
  • 1 cup diced cooked chicken
  • ½ cup salsa or taco sauce
  • 4 ounces grated cheddar or Mexican-blend cheese
  • Optional: diced green onion diced avocado, guacamole, sour cream


  • Rinse and drain quinoa. Add quinoa, water (as called for on package), and taco seasoning to a large pot and cook according to package instructions.
  • In a large oven-proof skillet, stir together cooked quinoa, corn, beans, tomatoes, chicken, and salsa.
  • Sprinkle with cheese.
  • Broil entire skillet on high for about 3 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
  • Garnish with green onion, sour cream, and avocado or guacamole.