Curry in a Hurry

Just four ready-to-go foods are all you need for a quick, healthy, muscle-friendly meal

FIT GUYS FACE a shopping conundrum: If you buy convenient foods, you’ll sacrifice health (not to mention abs). But pick up some healthy fare, and it’ll take half your evening to prepare dinner. If only healthy foods were sold that could be quickly made into a delicious meal.

Well, they are. You just have to recognize their potential. Canned salmon may not sound glorious, but it has a lot of protein. All you need to do is give it a little kick. Grab these four ready-to-go items and combine them with at-home ingredients to make this muscle-building feast.

SALMON CURRY

SERVES 4

1 pouch boil-in-a bag brown rice
2 tsp oil
1 onion, diced
¼ tsp salt
1½ tbsp jarred red curry paste
3 cups low-sodium chicken broth
1 (14 oz) can light coconut milk
3 (5 oz) cans pink or sockeye salmon, drained
1 (12 oz) bag frozen  Asian-medley vegetables
Juice of ½ lime

1. Prepare rice according to package directions.

2. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and salt; cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Add curry paste; cook for 30 seconds.

3. Add broth and coconut milk to pan. Bring to a simmer and  heat for 10 minutes. Stir in salmon and vegetables, bring to a simmer, and heat for 5 minutes. Stir in lime juice and prepared brown rice.

NUTRITION PER SERVING 
389 CALORIES 30g PROTEIN 31g CARBS 16g FAT

 

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