In a large mug or small bowl, combine the onion, carrot, celery and oil. Microwave until the vegetables are tender, 1 to 2 minutes. Add the chicken, quinoa, curry powder, turmeric and salt to taste and microwave until heated through, 1 to 2 minutes more. Sprinkle with cilantro if using.
Recipe courtesy of Min Kwon, M.S., R.D.