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.

Mexican Fajita Chicken 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.

Mexican Fajita Chicken

  • Servings: 3-4
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients

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

Directions

  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 C, 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.

Balsamic Roast 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.

Balsamic Roast Chicken

  • Servings: 3-4
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients

  • 500g chicken breast, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, diced
  • 2 tsp dried mixed/Italian herbs
  • 1 tbls balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tsp tamari (gluten free soy sauce) or coconut aminos
  • 1 tbls extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp 100% maple syrup
  • sea salt and pepper

Directions

  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 C, and line a baking tray with baking paper.
  3. In a mixing bowl, add herbs, balsamic vinegar, tamari, extra virgin olive oil, maple syrup and salt and pepper.
  4. Dice chicken breast and garlic and add into the mixing bowl with the marinade. Toss to combine well.
  5. Spread out over the baking tray and roast for about 15 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.

Looking for more meal prep inspo? Try this Healthy & Easy Chicken Buddha Bowl, Low Carb Zucchini Fritters, or Healthy Nasi Goring with Brown Rice.

♥ Tris

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