Indian Spiced Chicken Protein Pots


Immerse yourself in the aromatic world of Indian cuisine with our Indian Spiced Chicken Protein Pots. This dish combines tender, spiced chicken with a mix of nutritious ingredients, creating a perfect harmony of flavors and textures. Each pot is a powerhouse of protein, ideal for fitness enthusiasts or anyone looking for a satisfying, healthful meal. Whether it's for a post-workout meal or a flavorful lunch, these protein pots are sure to invigorate your taste buds and nourish your body.

Indian Spiced Chicken Protein Pots

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Yields: 4 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 protein pot

Nutritional Profile (per serving)

  • Calories: 300 kcal
  • Protein: 35 g
  • Carbohydrates: 15 g
  • Fat: 10 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Sugar: 5 g


  • Chicken Breast, cut into cubes: 400 g (14 oz)
  • Greek Yogurt: 120 ml (4 oz)
  • Garam Masala: 5 g (0.2 oz)
  • Turmeric Powder: 5 g (0.2 oz)
  • Cumin Powder: 5 g (0.2 oz)
  • Fresh Ginger, grated: 10 g (0.35 oz)
  • Garlic, minced: 10 g (0.35 oz)
  • Olive Oil: 15 ml (0.5 oz)
  • Quinoa, cooked: 200 g (7 oz)
  • Fresh Spinach: 100 g (3.5 oz)
  • Cherry Tomatoes, halved: 100 g (3.5 oz)
  • Lemon Juice: 15 ml (0.5 oz)
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Marinate the chicken in Greek yogurt, garam masala, turmeric, cumin, ginger, garlic, salt, and pepper. Let it sit for at least 15 minutes.
  2. Heat olive oil in a pan and cook the chicken until browned and cooked through.
  3. In each pot, layer cooked quinoa, fresh spinach, and cooked chicken.
  4. Top with cherry tomatoes and a drizzle of lemon juice.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Marinate the chicken overnight for deeper flavor.
  • Add roasted vegetables like bell pepper or zucchini for extra nutrients.
  • Garnish with fresh cilantro and a dollop of yogurt for a creamy touch.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I substitute chicken with another protein?

Yes, tofu or chickpeas are great vegetarian options.

How long can I store these protein pots?

Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Can I use rice instead of quinoa?

Absolutely, brown rice is a good alternative.