Post Gym Stir fry

Superfood Post-Gym Chicken Stir Fry

After a tough workout, you need to refuel with something full of goodness: this post-gym stir fry is perfect. Using chicken and a range of vegetables that are incredibly good for you, it will give you that extra boost of energy and aid with muscle recovery.

This is the latest in our series of tasty recipes that feature just 7 simple ingredients. They are all super tasty and can be made by people of any cooking ability.

Feeding yourself after putting so much effort in shouldn’t be an ordeal, so you can also prepare this in batches in advance for a couple of days. Workout meals don’t get much healthier (or healthier!) than this. You can swap any of the green ingredients out for similar soft leaves like rocket or spinach if you are struggling to find them.

Post Gym Stir Fry – Ingredients

  • Chicken fillets
  • Green onions (spring onions)
  • Bok choy
  • Green chillies
  • Coriander
  • Ginger
  • Watercress

Slice up the spring onions and green chillies, leaving the seeds in for an extra little kick. Peel the ginger and cut it into nice, long thin strips.

Heat a large frying pan and add the chopped up chicken. Cut it as small as you can and make sure the pan is piping hot. You could also use a wok.

When the chicken starts to take on some colour, add in the chillies and ginger and turn up the heat. Things will move fast now, so keep all the ingredients tossing around.

Post Gym Stir fry

Add the spring onions and fry off for 30 seconds. Add in the bok choy (chop slightly if it is too large). It shouldn’t take more than one minute to cook, so keep the pan moving at all times, either by hand or with a spatula.

Greens Post Gym Stir fry

Finish the dish at the very last moment with a large handful of roughly chopped coriander and the watercress. Remove from the heat immediately, as you don’t want them to loose their colour.

Post Gym Stir fry recipes

You will love how fresh and clean the dish tastes.

Post Gym Stir fry recipe

The ideal post-gym stir fry that’s ready in 15 minutes!

Post Gym Stir fry recipe

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Niall Harbison
Niall Harbison

Niall is an international entrepreneur who has worked within the tourism and hospitality industries for more than 20 years. He started his career in the kitchen, with a 10-year stint as a private yacht chef cooking for billionaires, including a position as Microsoft's co-founder Paul Allen's personal chef. Niall then moved into the digital media world to become a founder of several lifestyle publications. He continues to write about his core passion: food.

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