Honey Sriracha Chicken Recipe: High Protein Meal Prep

Honey Sriracha Chicken Recipe: High Protein Meal Prep

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Eating low-calorie meal prep meals can soon become a little dull and repetitive, but, don't worry; we're here to stop that!

Move over plain chicken and broccoli...

Do you fancy something a little different?

This delectable Honey Sriracha Chicken recipe tastes just as good in your tupperware as it does on a dinner plate. A healthy meal prep recipe high in protein, that won't ruin your budget.

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We know sticking to a budget and eating healthily can often conflict, but this low-calorie meal prep is packed with over 50g of protein, and less than 325kcal in each meal; trust us when we say cheap meal prep has never tasted so good.

This is not a recipe to elide, pre-heat your oven and throw on that white paper toque. It's time to spice up this week's lunches with Honey Sriracha Chicken!

Macros:

324 calories
52g protein
17.2g carbs
5.2g fat

*recipe makes 4 meals

Here's what you'll need:

Ingredients:

CHICKEN

  • 3 chicken breasts, diced into 1-inch pieces (24 ounce/680g)
  • 1 egg white (30g), beaten
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch or tapioca starch
  • 1 1/4 tsp salt, divided
  • 2 cups green beans
  • 2 tsp sesame oil

HONEY SRIRACHA SAUCE

  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp sriracha sauce
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp sesame oil

TO SERVE

  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds, or as desired
  • 2 cups brown rice, cooked

Here's how to make it:

Method:

CHICKEN:

  • Preheat oven to 200°C/425°F.
  • Dip the chicken in the egg whites, then in cornstarch and season with 3/4 tsp salt.
  • Grease a large nonstick pan then add the chicken, leaving room for the greens on one end.
  • Bake in the oven for 10 minutes.
  • Remove chicken from the oven and flip over, then add greens on the other half of the pan and drizzle with 2 tsp sesame oil, and season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Place back in the oven and cook until the chicken is cooked through, roughly 10 minutes.

SAUCE:

  • In a medium bowl whisk honey, sriracha sauce, vinegar, and sesame oil together until smooth.
  • Add the chicken and toss in sauce to coat.
  • Serve over brown rice topped with green onions and sesame seeds as desired.

Give this recipe a go and let us know what you think. 

Recipe from Amy Lee, Follow her on Instagram or www.amyleeactive.com

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