Make Joe Wicks' healthier Popcorn Chicken and Super Slaw

Try Joe Wicks' healthier Lean in 15 version of a takeaway favourite with this recipe from his new book, The Fat Loss Plan.

Try Joe Wicks' healthier Lean in 15 version of a takeaway favourite with this recipe for Popcorn Chicken and Super Slaw from his new book, The Fat Loss Plan, which is out now. This recipe is easy to make for a crowd, so why not invite all your mates round for a leaner (and cheaper) Friday-night feast?

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    • For the chicken
    • 4 tbsp cornflakes
    • 3 tbsp tomato puree
    • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
    • 1 tsp garlic salt
    • 2 tsp dried mixed herbs
    • black pepper
    • 1 medium egg white
    • 1 x 200g skinless chicken breast fillet
    • For the slaw
    • 1 medium carrot coarsely grated
    • 100g green cabbage finely shredded
    • 1/2 red onion thinly sliced
    • 1/2 apple cut into thin matchsticks
    • 2 tbsp parsley very finely chopped
    • 1/4 tsp toasted cumin seeds
    • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar

-Preheat the oven to 220°C (fan 200°C/gas mark 7).

- Crush the cornflakes with a rolling pin until fine then transfer to a plate.

-Mix the tomato puree, cayenne pepper, garlic salt and mixed herbs in a large bowl and season with pepper.

-Whisk the egg white in a clean glass bowl until stiff peaks form, then fold it into the tomato puree mixture.

-Cut the chicken into eight bite-sized pieces and dip the chicken into the egg mixture. Roll in the crushed cornflakes to coat evenly. Place the pieces in a shallow ovenproof dish in a single layer.

-Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes, or until lightly golden and crisp.

-While the chicken is cooking, make the slaw by mixing together all the ingredients in a wide bowl. Season and serve with the popcorn chicken.

The Fat Loss Plan

by Joe Wicks

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.