Nutritional facts / serving

  • Kcal 502
  • Pro 49.5g
  • Carbs 16g
  • Fat 27g

How to make this recipe

Ingredients

Serves 2

2 skinless chicken breasts
1 tbsp. sesame oil
1 red chilli
1 tbsp. finely chopped ginger
2 cloves garlic finely chopped
Juice and zest of 1 lime
1 bunch of coriander roughly chopped
4 tbsp. cashew nuts
1 large handful beansprouts
4 kale leaves finely chopped
4 tbsp. soy sauce
1 tbsp. fish sauce

Chicken is a great source of low-fat protein that helps muscles to recover. 

Garlic, chilli, ginger, and coriander are all anti-oxidants and support the body’s immune system.  Combining this with basmati rice delivers carbohydrates which help to replenish the glycogen sources.

Benefits: Short recovery

Directions

Gemili’s Chicken, lime and cashew stir fry contains Chicken, a great source of lean protein that helps muscles to recover. 

Garlic, chilli, ginger, and coriander are all anti-oxidants and support the body’s immune system. Combining this with basmati rice delivers the carbohydrate required to replenish muscle glycogen stores after training.

Slice the chicken breasts lengthways into thin slivers and set aside. Now ensure your remaining ingredients are already prepared and close to hand as the cooking process is very quick.

Now heat a large wok over a high heat and add the sesame oil. Just as the oil starts to smoke add the chicken and cook until coloured. Now keep the chicken moving in the wok for 2-3 minutes. Now add the ginger and chilli and cook for a further 1 minutes.

Add the cashew nuts, bean sprouts and kale leaves and cook for 1-2minutes. Next add the lime juice and zest, soy sauce and fish sauce and give the pan a good toss. Allow the sauce to reduce slightly and add the coriander leaves. Give it one last toss and serve.

This is perfect served with steamed pak choi and steamed rice.

 

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Adam Gemili is the current World Junior and European U23 100m champion.

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