2-way Meal Prep Chicken that isn't boring

When it comes to meal prep, I don’t do boring. I want healthy whole food meals with flavour and variety, but I also want it to be easy and convenient. Bring on this 2-way meal prep chicken that you can create a variety of dishes with all week! Stay ahead of the game by prepping healthy lunches ready to go when Monday rolls around.

2-way meal prep chicken that isnt boring

Mexican Fajita Bowls

Mexican Fajita Bowls

Mid-week healthy Mexican for lunch? It’s as easy as roasting a batch of this Mexican Chicken Fajita and adding rice, black beans, corn and cucumber. Colour, variety and packed full of nutrients with added garlic, onion and spices.

Makes: 4 serves

Mexican

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Ingredients:
  • 500g chicken breast, diced
  • 1/4 onion, quartered
  • 1 clove garlic, diced
  • 1 capsicum, diced
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • sea salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tbls extra virgin olive oil
  • Spice & herb mix: 1 tsp dried oregano, 1 tsp paprika, 1 tsp chilli flakes, 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper

Instructions:
  1. If time permits, prep this recipe in advance so you can refrigerate for at least 1 hour or overnight for the flavours to marinate.
  2. Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees Celsius, and line a baking tray with baking paper.
  3. Dice chicken breast, chop the onion, garlic and capsicum and add into a mixing bowl. Add in all spices, lemon juice and extra virgin olive oil. Toss to combine well.
  4. Spread out over the baking tray and roast for about 15 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through. Remove from oven and allow to cool slightly before placing in containers.
  5. Once ready, assemble chicken fajita mix into containers. Serve with rice, beans, corn, tomato salsa, salad and guacamole or any other meal combination of your choice.

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Balsamic Roast Chicken

Balsamic Roast & Herb Chicken

A juicy sweet roasted chicken with a clean balsamic reduction that pairs perfectly with salad or roast veg for a low carb option, or sweet potato or rice with veg. No need for boring chicken again.

Makes: 4 serves

Balsamic

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Ingredients:
  • 500g chicken breast, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, diced
  • 2 tsp dried mixed/Italian herbs
  • 1 tbls balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbls 100% maple syrup
  • sea salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tbls extra virgin olive oil

Instructions:
  1. If time permits, prep this recipe in advance so you can refrigerate for at least 1 hour or overnight for the flavours to marinate.
  2. Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees Celsius, and line a baking tray with baking paper.
  3. In a mixing bowl, add herbs, balsamic vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, maple syrup and salt and pepper. Dice chicken breast and garlic and add into the mixing bowl with the marinade. Toss to combine well.
  4. Spread out over the baking tray and roast for about 15 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through. Remove from oven and allow to cool slightly before placing in containers.
  5. Once ready, assemble chicken into containers. Serve with salad and grains or sweet potato, or any other meal combination of your choice.

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2 way meal prep chicken that isnt boring