If you are in need of a quick protein fix and are on a low carb diet, paleo diet, or are currently cutting, you’ll love this easy recipe.
It’ll deliver a whopping 43g protein and is a great portable meal. This is another recipe my friend Jim Harte gave me. He runs a clean eating catering business in my local area. The facebook page is Clean & Lean Catering.
I’d highly recommend those of you cutting right now to make this and take it to work for your lunch. This way you can stay on target and be certain of your macros and calories.
Chicken Avocado Salad Recipe
- 160g / 5.5oz chicken breast
- ½ avocado (sliced)
- A handful of lettuce
- ¼ red onion (sliced)
- 5 cherry tomatoes
- 20g cucumber (sliced) (about 0.75 ounce)
- If chicken not already cooked, steam chicken and leave to cool.
- Place the salad ingredients into a bowl.
- Chop the chicken and place in bowl
- Plate up and serve. Add a pinch of salt if you like.
- Calories: 371
- Protein: 43g
- Fat: 19g
- Carbs: 7g
If you’re not cutting and want to add more fat? Try adding some olive oil, mayo, or nuts to the mix.
I can’t stress enough that you guys get enough protein every day. There’s no point in busting your ass in the gym and not giving your body what it needs to produce the growth you’ve stimulated. In the USA go for Optimum Nutrition Whey, and in Europe opt for Impact Whey from MyProtein or “Naked” Whey from The Protein Works (if you want an all-natural whey).
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