Flax Seed Five Spice Chicken Recipe

Add a little of flax seeds and enjoy a delicious meal, Adria Wu style.  
Cook Time: 20 minutes + 30 minutes bake time

Difficulty: Medium
Serves: 2 people


2 chicken breasts
35 g flax seeds (Available at Foodhall)
1½ tbsp Chinese 5 spice  (Available at Foodhall)
½ tsp salt
2 eggs
175 g quinoa (Available at Foodhall)
350 ml water
50 g almond butter
15 ml Soy
30 ml Water
15 ml olive oil
1 pack, 4 heads pak choy
2 garlic cloves, sliced
1 red chilli, seeds removed, sliced
1 stalk spring onion, sliced
Salt and black pepper to taste


  1. Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees C.
  2. Set a wire rack on a rimmed baking sheet. Mix flax seed, 5 spice and salt. Lightly beat eggs in a different bowl.
  3. Dip each breast in eggs then in flax seed mix and place on rack.
  4. Bake for 20-25 minutes until chicken is cooked.
  5. Bring quinoa, water and salt to a boil then reduce and simmer for 12-15 minutes covered or until all water is absorbed. Turn off heat and place a dry dishcloth over the pot for 5 minutes before fluffing with a fork.
  6. Whisk together almond butter, soy and water. Coat quinoa with dressing when ready.
  7. Heat pan with olive oil. Add garlic and cook for 1 min. Add pok choy and cook for another 2 mins. Season with salt and black pepper. Toss with quinoa and serve with sliced chicken breast.
  8. Garnish with red chilli and spring onion.