Hungry Nurse Meal Prep – Easy Indian Chicken Pots

Yum! Protein is critical for functioning during long shifts and lentils offer a slow energy release. Use leftover chicken or buy it ready-cooked for these speedy protein pots. The chicken is combined with spiced lentils and tomatoes and topped with tzatziki.

 Prep Time 10 minutes | Cook Time 1 minute | Total Time 11 minutes | Servings 2 | Calories 230 (per serving)


  • 90g pack Indian spiced lentils (we used Men’s Health from Tesco)
  • 160g cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 150g cooked, skinless chicken breast, chopped
  • handful fresh coriander, chopped
  • 4 tbsp tzatziki


  • Tear the corner from the lentil pack and microwave on High for 1 min. Leave to cool then tip into 2 large packed lunch pots. Top with the cherry tomatoes and chicken, add the fresh coriander then spoon on the tzatziki. Seal until ready to eat (see tip below).
Indian Chicken Pot

NUTRITION (Per Serving)

  • kcal 230
  • fat 7g
  • saturates 2g
  • carbs 12g
  • sugars 4g
  • fibre 5g
  • protein 29g
  • salt 0.5g