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Stuffed Chicken with Sweet Potato Mash

Stuffed Chicken with Sweet Potato Mash

Elite international British rower Lance Tredell came down to the studio and served up of his pre-competition meals. This dish is something he would have the night before a race, so he has the fuel to compete the following morning or afternoon…

Steak & Sweet Potato Fries

Ed Drake, British Ski champion served up his post-competition dinner, the recipe is below:

Ingredients

  • 2 x Lean Meat London Steaks
  • 2 x Sweet Potatoes
  • 1 x Pack of Green Beans
  • 2 x Cloves of Garlic
  • A pinch of Chilli Flakes
  • Salt & pepper

Recipe

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 200 degrees.
  2. Wash the Sweet Potatoes, slice into thin chips & place in some boiling water (just to part-boil them) for about 10-15 minutes.
  3. While the sweet potatoes are in the sauce pan, chop the garlic cloves into small pieces.
  4. Place the green beans (uncut/untrimmed) into some boiling water until soft.
  5. In a oven proof dish, melt some coconut oil. Once melted, drain the sweet potatoes, add the sweet potatoes, garlic & chill flakes into the dish & shake to the potato is well covered in oils & spices. Place in the oven until the potato has gone crispy.
  6. Massage the steak with oil & salt and pepper.
  7. Fry in a griddle pan to personal preference.
  8. Take the steak off the heat for two minutes, remove the fries from the oven.
  9. Serve together.

Seabass & Sweet Potato Wedges

In the studio was elite athlete, pro-basketballer & captain of the Surrey Scorchers, Tayo Ogedengbe, who served-up his pre-game recipe (which he eats about 3 hours ahead of a game) of Seabass, Sweet Potato Wedges & Salad - check out the full episode here.

Ingredients:

2 x Sea Bass fillets

2 x Sweet Potatos

1 x Avocado

1/2 a Cucumber

 A handful each of;

Spinach

Rocket

Cashews

Cherry Tomatoes

A splash of This is Good Macadamia Nut Oil

Recipe

1. Chop the Sweet Potato's into wedges.

2. Part boil the sweet potato's for 10 minutes.

3. Salt the skin-side of the Seabass (to make it crispy when you fry-it).

4. Chop the Avocado, mix in a bowl with the rocket, spinach, cherry tomatoes & cashew nuts.

5. Remove the Sweet Potato's from the boil, in a mixing bowl, coat in oil & spices.

7.  Place on a baking tray, pop them in the ive for 15-20 minutes until they are crispy.

8. In a griddle pan, add a drizzle of oil (to prevent the fish sticking to the pan) and fry the fish off for a few minutes on each side.

9. Remove the wedges from the oven, and serve together.

Burgers with Sweet Potato Fries

West Ham Ladies Striker Amber Keegan-Stobbs stopped by the kitchen to serve up the sort of meal she'd have on a day off from training. The full episode is here!

Ingredients

  • 500g x Lean Meat London Minced Beef
  • 1 x Avacado
  • Spinach
  • Tomatoes
  • Mushrooms
  • Red onions
  • 1 x egg 
  • Crushed garlic
  • Whole wheat Sandwich thins
  • Sweet potato

Recipe

1. Start boiling some water; chop the sweet potato into chip-sized strips.

2. Add the potatoes to the water & cook until soft.

3. Chop the garlic, mushrooms & onions. In a mixing bowl, add the vegetables, mince & 1 egg and mix together (add pepper & salt).

4. Create burger-sized patties from the meat.

5. Remove the sweet potatoes from the water, place on a baking tray & cover in oil, salt and pepper & place in the over on 180 degrees for approx 20 minutes (or until as caramelised & crispy as you like).

6. Place your burger patties under the grill, being careful to cook them all through carefully.

7. Whilst your food is in the oven/under the grill, prepare the salad; chop the vegetables, avocado and whatever else you want to add.

8. Serve your burgers on some bread-thins, with your sweet potato fries & salad.

Salmon with Banana & Sweet Potato Mash

Joe Ikhinmwin, Captain of the London Lions made an amazing post-game salmon & vegetable dish which he has 2 or 3 times a week. Check out the entire episode here.

Ingredients

2 x Lean Meat London Salmon fillet

Smoked paprika

Honey

Salt & pepper

Birds eye chilli

Fresh Garlic

Fresh Ginger

Sweet potato

Banana

Salt

Walnuts

Bell peppers

Fresh Spinach leaves

Italian dressing

Recipe

1. [Sauce for the salmon] Finely chop the fresh ginger, one clove of garlic. In a small bowl, add the garlic, ginger, a good dollop of honey & a teaspoon of smoked paprika, a pinch of salt, a pinch of chilli flakes. Mix together and pour over the salmon. 

2. Chop all the carrot and broccoli into small pieces.

3. In some baking paper, wrap the salmon & vegetables up together tightly & put into the oven (200 degrees for 20 minutes).

4. Peel the potatoes & boil them until soft.

5. Mash them together with a whole banana.

6. [For the salad] Chop the pepper & mix in a salad bowl with spinach, walnuts & Italian dressing.

7. Serve.

Denver Steak & Sweet Potato Wedges

Team GB winter athlete Jordan Smallin made an delicious Denver Steak & Sweet Potato fries.. the perfect post-gym dinner. Watch the entire episode on our channel here.

Ingredients:

  • 2 Lean Meat London Denver steaks

  • Butter

  • 150g Button Mushrooms

  • 150ml fresh cream

  • Freshly ground black pepper

  • Ground sea salt

  • 2 cloves of garlic

  • 4 Sweet Potatoes

  • This is Good Macadamia Nut Oil

  • Light soy sauce

  • Tender stem broccoli

  • Garlic salt

Recipe

1. Slice the Sweet Potato into strips

2. In a mixing bowl, add the sweet potatoe strips, two tablespoons of Macadamia nut oil, plus two table spoons of light soy sauce, & mix thoroughly with your hands. Coating the sweet potato in the oils.

3. Put the Sweet potato in the oven at 200 Degrees C (leave for 25-30 mins until slightly caramelised).

4. Slice the button mushrooms into smaller pieces.

5. Heat a little oil in a saucepan, once hot, add the mushrooms and brown-them-off.

6. Once brown, add the cream for 4-5 minutes, ensuring is does not boil or burn.

7. Add salt & pepper and crushed garlic to taste.

8. Strip the leaves from the tender stem broccoli

9. Add to sauce pan of boiling water for 4-7 minutes.

10. In a griddle pan, add a little oil. Once hot, add the steaks & cook to personal preference (Jordan had his rare (3-4 mins). Season with garlic salt & pepper.

11. Plate everything up together, add extra seasoning if required.