Recipes

Easy Meal Prep Idea | Peanut Butter Chicken

This is what makes us. We’re celebrating what makes us Myprotein, so that means providing you with healthy meal prep recipes that liven up your lunches without adding unnecessary nasties. Try switching up your chicken and broccoli for our Asian-inspired peanut butter chicken for an easy 3-day meal prep option you’ll love.

Peanut butter chicken

Ingredients

For the chicken:

For the salad:

  • 2 cucumbers (spiralised or thinly sliced)
  • 2 carrots (spiralised or thinly sliced)

Salad dressing:

  • 2 tbsp. Sugar-Free Syrup – Maple flavor
  • 4 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp. sesame oil (if you don’t have this, substitute for your preferred oil or go without to reduce fat content)

Serve with:

  • 30g (dry weight) brown/basmati rice per meal

Method

1. Preheat the oven to 390 F.

2. Whisk the peanut butter, 100ml hot water and orange juice together until smooth then add the MYSYRUP, soy sauce and ginger. Set aside.

3. Season and sear the chicken breasts by frying on a high heat using a non-stick pan for 3 minutes on each side, then transfer to a casserole dish and thoroughly coat the chicken with the peanut butter sauce.

4. Bake for 20 minutes.

5. Whilst waiting, make the salad dressing by whisking the honey, soy, sesame oil and seeds together, then combine with the cucumber spirals and carrots.

6. Once the chicken is cooked, place into meal prep boxes and serve with the salad and brown rice. Three days lunch prep sorted!

Easy Meal Prep Idea | Peanut Butter Chicken

Nutritional Facts

Amount per serving

Calories 489kcal 180 Calories from Fat
% Daily Value *
Total Fat20g31%
Total Carbohydrates39g13%
Protein40g80%

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Jennifer Blow

Jennifer Blow

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Jennifer Blow is our editor and UKVRN Registered Associate Nutritionist – the UK’s register of competent and qualified nutrition professionals. She has a Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Science and a Master of Science by Research in Nutrition, and now specialises in the use of sports supplements for health and fitness, underpinned by evidence-based research. Jennifer has been quoted or mentioned as a nutritionist in major online publications including Vogue, Elle, and Grazia, for her expertise in nutritional science for exercise and healthy living. Her experience spans from working with the NHS on dietary intervention trials, to specific scientific research into omega-3 fatty acid supplementation and also the effect of fast foods on health, which she has presented at the annual Nutrition Society Conference. Jennifer is involved in many continuing professional development events to ensure her practise remains at the highest level. Find out more about Jennifer’s experience here: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/jennifer-blow. In her spare time, Jennifer loves hill walking and cycling, and in her posts you’ll see that she loves proving healthy eating doesn’t mean a lifetime of hunger.


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