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
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.
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.
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.
You will love how fresh and clean the dish tastes.
The ideal post-gym stir fry that’s ready in 15 minutes!
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