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One-Tray Cashew Chicken | 4-Day Chicken Meal Prep Recipe

One-Tray Cashew Chicken | 4-Day Chicken Meal Prep Recipe
Jennifer Blow
Writer and expert7 years ago
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Meal prepping couldn't be easier when you only need one baking tray to make it! Try this delicious one-tray cashew chicken meal prep recipe for 4 day's worth of tasty lunches.

chicken meal prep recipe


Makes: 4 meals

  • 3 tbsp. Cashew Butter
  • 2 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp. Maple or Agave Syrup
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp. Chinese five spice
  • 4 chicken breasts (diced)
  • 1 head broccoli (cut into florets)
  • 40g cashew nuts
  • 2 red chillies (diced)
  • Handful fresh coriander
  • 300g basmati rice (cooked)


 1. Preheat oven to 200°C or 180°C for fan-assisted. In a large bowl, whisk together cashew butter, soy sauce, maple syrup, garlic and five spice.

2. Add the diced chicken and broccoli florets to the bowl and coat well.

3. Pour the contents of the bowl into a deep baking tray and bake for 20 minutes.

4. Meanwhile, toast your cashew nuts. Heat a frying pan on a high heat, add the cashews and don’t move them until they begin to brown and pop a little. Toss and allow to brown on the other side.

5. Once the cashew chicken and broccoli are baked, stir through the cashew nuts and chillies, divide and place into Tupperware boxes with the cooked basmati rice. Sprinkle a little chopped coriander over each and refrigerate. Easy!

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Nutritional info per serving:

Total Fat11g
Total Carbohydrates68g
Jennifer Blow
Writer and expert
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Jennifer Blow has a Bachelor’s of Science in Nutritional Science and a Master’s of Science by Research in Nutrition, and now specialises in the use of sports supplements for health and fitness, underpinned by evidence-based research.

Jennifer has been quoted or mentioned as a nutritionist in major online publications including Vogue, Elle, and Grazia, for her expertise in nutritional science for exercise and healthy living.

Her experience spans from working with the NHS on dietary intervention trials, to specific scientific research into omega-3 fatty acid supplementation and also the effect of fast foods on health, which she has presented at the annual Nutrition Society Conference. Jennifer is involved in many continuing professional development events to ensure her practise remains at the highest level. Find out more about Jennifer’s experience here.

In her spare time, Jennifer loves hill walking and cycling, and in her posts you’ll see that she loves proving healthy eating doesn’t mean a lifetime of hunger.