Shredded Buffalo Chicken Meal Prep
Pressure cooker shredded buffalo chicken is paired with roasted cauliflower and a raw shredded brussel sprout salad to make an easy meal prep option. This low carb meal prep lunch idea has minimal active cooking and will last the whole week.
Shredded Buffalo Chicken
skinless boneless chicken thighs
bunches of scallions
green and white chopped finely
head of cauliflower
garlic paste or 6 cloves finely grated
Kosher salt to taste
Raw Brussels Sprout Salad
raw shredded brussels sprouts
grated parmigiano reggiano
roasted sunflower seeds
of dried cranberries
Shredded Buffalo Chicken
Make the shredded buffalo chicken by adding four to six boneless skinless chicken thighs to the pressure cooker with one cup of buffalo sauce. Seal and lock and set to high pressure for 20 minutes.
Do a quick release after 5-10 minutes. Shred chicken thighs with a wood spoon and set pressure cooker to saute/brown to reduce the sauce for 2-3 minutes. Set aside.
Preheat the oven to 375F and get out a sheet pan.
Cut cauliflower into florets and toss in olive oil, garlic paste and kosher salt.
Put on the sheet tray and roast for 40-50 minutes until fork tender and browning.
Brussels Sprout Salad
Split brussels sprouts, parm, sunflower seeds and cranberries into three airtight meal prep containers.
Split salad dressing into three separate containers.
Putting it Together
Get three airtight containers and split the shredded buffalo chicken into the containers.
Split the roasted cauliflower up and put into the three containers with the buffalo chicken.
Finely chop up 2 bunches of scallions, using the white and green parts, and top each portion of the chicken and cauliflower.
Store in the fridge for three to four days.
Store the salad and dressing separately
When ready to reheat remove one portion of the chicken and cauliflower and reheat in the microwave until warm.
Add one portion of salad dressing to one portion of salad and enjoy alongside the chicken and cauliflower.
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, roasted cauliflower
and meal prep salad
This recipe makes 3 days of meal prep.
Store cauliflower and chicken together in a microwave safe airtight container in the fridge.
Cauliflower and chicken can be stored for three to four days in the fridge.
Store salad and dressing separately in airtight containers in the fridge.
Salad can be stored in the fridge for four to fives with the dressing separately.
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