Make Joe Wicks' lamb tikka flatbreads with herb salad

02 January 2018

Looking for an easy and protein packed post-workout meal to make tonight? This recipe for lamb tikka flatbreads and fresh herb salad from Joe Wicks' new book,The Fat Loss Plan, will hit the spot. The Fat Loss Plan is out now. 

Serves 1


For the lamb tikka flatbreads:

2 tbsp tikka curry paste
juice of l/2 lemon
l/2 tsp grated ginger
250g lean lamb leg steaks (all visible fat removed)
salt and pepper
1 large naan bread or large Middle Eastern flatbread, warmed
1 l/2 tbsp zero-fat Greek-style yoghurt, whisked with 1 tsp lemon juice (optional)

For the herb salad:

1/4 cucumber, de-seeded and cut into 1cm dice
1 plum tomato, cut into 1cm dice
1/4 red onion, finely diced
3 tbsp mint, finely chopped, plus extra for garnish
3 tbsp coriander, finely chopped, plus extra for garnish
juice of l/2 lemon
1 green chilli, de-seeded and finely chopped


-Place the tikka curry paste, lemon juice and ginger in a wide glass bowl.
-Cut the lamb into small bite-sized cubes and toss them in the tikka paste mixture. Season.
-Meanwhile, make the herb salad by mixing together all the ingredients in a bowl. Season and set aside.
-Preheat the grill to medium-high.
-Thread the marinated lamb onto one or two metal skewers and place them under the grill. Cook for 8-10 minutes, turning once halfway through, until cooked and lightly charred at the edges.
-Remove the lamb from the skewers with a fork and scatter onto the warmed naan or flatbread.
-Spoon over the herb salad and drizzle over the yoghurt mixture (if using). Sprinkle with the chopped mint and coriander before tucking in.

The Fat-Loss Plan

The Fat-Loss Plan

Start your journey to better health and fitness now with The Body Coach. Joe Wicks is back with another instalment of 100 brand-new delicious recipes and five speedy, effective HIIT workouts. The Fat-Loss Plan can motivate everyone on their way to achieving a fit, lean and healthy body.

Inside the book is a combination of reduced-carb, post-workout and snacks and sweet treat recipes – all incredibly tasty and easy to make in 15 minutes flat. Every recipe is filling and fuels you with energy for your day and your workout – including Steak Taco with Lime Salsa, Lamb Kofte Tagine and Veggie Super Bowl. Thanks to sample weekly plans, Joe makes it simple for you to prep like a boss and eat well every day of the week.


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