High-protein meals you can make in under 30 minutes

By Sep 13, 2020 healthy eating

When it comes to trimming down, toning up or simply shifting to a healthier lifestyle, there’s no denying that protein is the primary macro that takes centre stage in making that change. Cutting down on carbs doesn’t have to be a chore when your plate is packed with great-tasting ingredients that will keep you feeling full for longer.

Say goodbye to protein shakes and try one of these protein-packed recipes that you can make from scratch.

Seabass with Mediterranean Fennel and Tomato Stew

Per portion: Cals 329 · Prot 40 · Carbs 28 · Fat 9 

We’re blown away with the rich, Mediterranean flavours that shine through in this gorgeous tomato stew. It ticks all of the boxes for those looking to reduce their daily calorie intake, coming in at just 329 cals with a generous 40g of protein. 

For the full recipe, click here. 

Boursin Chicken with Green Beans and Tomatoes

Per portion: Cals 526 · Prot 58 · Carbs 22 · Fat 23 

With its distinctive herby flavour and creamy texture, we can’t think of a better cheese to add to sauce than Boursin! 

For the full recipe, click here.

Salmon in Lemon Butter Sauce with Green Vegetables

Per portion: Cals 607 · Prot 43 · Carbs 20 · Fat 40

Lemon and capers are a match made in heaven when it comes to adding strong flavour to salmon fillets. If you’re looking to boost your carb intake with this one or serve it to the little ones, it pairs perfectly with creamy mashed potatoes. 

For the full recipe, click here. 

Spicy Greens and Steak Stir Fry

Per portion: Cals 518 · Prot 55 · Carbs 29 · Fat 27

Turn up the heat with this simple plate of steak and veggies!

For the full recipe, click here. 

Spanish Tuna Steaks with Tomato Salsa and Bean Mash

Per portion: Cals 518 · Prot 51 · Carbs 35 · Fat 23

This dish takes inspiration from the rich produce found along the Andalusian coast. Sweet tomatoes and fresh tuna abound here, and we swap traditional mashed potato for a low-carb bean mash that’s equally as delicious!

For the full recipe, click here. 

Looking to cut down on the office takeaways? Read more about our healthy lunch recipes to enjoy in the working week here. Don’t forget to get social with us too, by tagging our NEW Instagram handle – @hellochef. We’d love to see what you’ve been creating in the kitchen!