Make Joe Wicks' post-workout Mango Chicken Burger

Looking for a post-workout meal that tastes great, but doesn't undo all your hard work? Joe Wicks' Mango Chicken Burger from his new book The Fat Loss Plan is guaranteed to hit the spot.

01/06/2020
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Joe Wicks' post-workout Mango Chicken Burger

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 by Joe Wicks aka The Body Coach is out now.


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    • 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
    • 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
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. To serve, spread the yoghurt on the base half of the toasted brioche bun. Top with the lettuce, tomato and cucumber ribbons.
  5. Place the burger on top, spread over the mango chutney and top with the toasted bun lid. Serve with the sweet potato chips.


If you're looking for more recipe inspiration, discover all of Joe Wicks's recipe books in our ultimate guide. This delicious recipe is included in Joe's book, The Fat-Loss Plan, and his latest cookbook, Joe's Family Food is also available now.

The Fat Loss Plan

by Joe Wicks

Book cover for The Fat Loss Plan

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.

Joe's Family Food

by Joe Wicks

Book cover for Joe's Family Food

As the proud dad of two kids, Joe understands the realities of life as a busy parent. Sometimes you’re short of time, and it’s hard to come up with a balanced meal when you have a thousand things to think about! This book does the hard work for you, so cooking and sharing nutritious food can become a social, fun activity for your family.

Filled with swaps to cater to all tastes and ideas for involving the kids when you’re cooking, this flexible cookbook will soon become your family favourite.