When I've got late in from training all I want is a quick healthy lean meal, nothing to heavy before I relax and head off to bed. Salmon is one of my favourite types of meat, packed with protein and omega 3 it's the perfect after workout fix. Eating anything high in carbs after lunch is a big no-no, carbs turn into energy in your body if you eat them late in the day before your body is about to switch off for the night they've got more chance of turning into stored fat. Living by this rule I stick to high protein packed evening meals with tasty veg instead.
Taking a fresh salmon fillet sprinkle with mixed herbs, black pepper and garlic powder. Using half a fresh lemon, squeeze over the top and wrap the fillet up in tin foil. Put on a baking tray in the oven at around 180 degrees and leave to cook for 13 minutes.
Next add boiled water to a steamer, placing the asparagus tips green beans on a different shelf leave to steam for 5 minutes. You can also add mangetout and baby corn for more variety.
Taking another pan filled with boiling water, add a sprinkle of vinegar stir well with a large spoon (preferably wooden) and add an egg right in the centre of the pan. The water should swirl around the egg causing it to 'hug itself.' Leave to poach for 5 minutes, and NOT a minute longer to get the perfect runny egg.
Add the steamed veg to a plate and squeeze with the remaining lemon. Serve the fish on top and season with black pepper, use the remaining lemon to garnish the plate along with the poached veg.
And there you have it, a high protein packed healthy meal, perfect after a gym session.
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