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

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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

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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.

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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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This article was last updated on February 20, 2018.
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