Post workout meal: Warm cajun chicken and avocado salad

Mix things up with this warm and cold chicken and avocado salad, perfect to refuel post workout at the gym

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
post workout meal
Try this healthy post workout meal after your next session Photo: Nutrition X

Mix things up with this warm and cold chicken and avocado salad!

It’s a great option for post-training consumption with a high amount of protein to help the Nutrition X athlete recover adequately.

Ingredients

1/2 Avocado
1 Tbsp. Cajun Spice Mix
1 Chicken Breast
2-3 Slices of Cucumber
1 Tbsp. Lemon Juice
1 Pinch of Fresh Mint
1 Tsp. Olive Oil
1/2 Red Pepper
1/2 Yellow Pepper
1 Large Handful of Spinach
1 Spring Onion
6 Cherry Tomatoes
3 tsp. 0% Fat Greek Yoghurt

Method

Salad

Slice the chicken breast and mix in a polythene bag with the cajun spice until well coated.

Heat the olive oil in a frying pan and cook the chicken.

Whilst the chicken is cooking, slice the tomatoes, spring onion, peppers and avocado and with the spinach leaves.

Add the chicken to the salad.

Tzatsiki

Finely slice the cucumber and fresh mint, mix with the Greek yoghurt, add a squeeze of lemon juice and season well.

Drizzle over the salad and get stuck in!

Macro-nutrients per 586g serving

Carbohydrates – 15.6g
Fats – 19.9g
Proteins – 41g
Kcal – 417

Content from leading Performance Nutritionist Danny Webber; one of the expert team at Informed Sport approved sports nutrition brand Nutrition X, find out more at www.nutritionx.co.uk.

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