Make Joe Wicks' post-workout Mango Chicken Burger

02 January 2018

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Looking for a post-workout meal that tastes great but doesn't undo all your hard work at the gym? Joe Wicks' Mango Chicken Burger from his new book The Fat Loss Plan is guaranteed to hit the spot, plus you can make it under 30 minutes! The Fat Loss Plan, the new book by Joe Wicks aka The Body Coach, is out now. 

Serves 1

Ingredients

1 large sweet potato
1/2 tbsp coconut oil
salt and pepper
1 x 180g skinless chicken breast fillet, roughly chopped
1 tsp grated ginger
1 tsp grated garlic
1 red chilli, chopped - remove the seeds if you don't like it hot
2 tbsp coriander, chopped
1 tbsp mint, chopped
zest and juice of 1/2 lime
1 slice of white bread, crumbed

To serve

1 tbsp zero-fat Greek-style yoghurt
large brioche bun, split in half and toasted
2 gem lettuce leaves, roughly torn, plus extra for side salad
2-3 slices of tomato
3-4 cucumber ribbons, sliced
with a vegetable peeler
1 tbsp mango chutney

Method

-To make the sweet potato chips, preheat the oven to 200°C (fan 180°C/gas mark 6). Cut the large sweet potato into chips and toss them with the coconut oil. Season with salt and pepper. Roast in the oven for 12-15 minutes, until lightly browned.
-Meanwhile, place the chicken, ginger, garlic, chilli, coriander, zest and juice and breadcrumbs into a food processor. Season and blitz until well blended.
-Preheat the grill to medium.
- Shape the mixture into a large patty and place under the grill for 5-6 minutes on each side, or until cooked through and lightly golden.
- To serve, spread the yoghurt on the base half of the toasted brioche bun. Top with the lettuce, tomato and cucumber ribbons.
- Place the burger on top, spread over the mango chutney and top with the toasted bun lid. Serve with the sweet potato chips.

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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