A glass bowl serving Indian chicken protein pots

Indian chicken protein pots

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 1 min

Easy

Serves 2

Use leftover chicken or buy it ready-cooked for these speedy protein pots. The chicken is combined with spiced lentils and tomatoes and topped with tzatziki

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal230
  • fat7g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs12g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre5g
  • protein29g
  • salt0.5g
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Ingredients

  • 90g pack Indian spiced lentils (we used Men’s Health from Tesco)
    Lentils

    Lentils

    len-til

    The lentil plant (Lens Culinaris) originates from Asia and North Africa and is one of our oldest…

  • 160g cherry tomatoes, quartered
    Tomato

    Tomato

    toe-mart-oh

    A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…

  • 150g cooked, skinless chicken breast, chopped
    Chicken

    Chicken

    chik-en

    Chicken's many plus points - its versatility, as well as the ease and speed with which it…

  • handful fresh coriander, chopped
  • 4 tbsp tzatziki

Method

  1. Tear the corner from the lentil pack and microwave on High for 1 min. Leave to cool then tip into 2 large packed lunch pots. Top with the cherry tomatoes and chicken, add the fresh coriander then spoon on the tzatziki. Seal until ready to eat (see tip below).

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ldupuy
27th Aug, 2018
I'd love to try this recipe, but ready-made Indian spiced lentils do not exist in France. Could you please suggest a quick recipe for this? Thanks in advance.
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