High Protein Savoury Pancakes (Gluten and Dairy Free Option)

High in protein, keeps you full, means you make the most of leftovers, and takes about 10 minutes to make...

​Ingredients For 2 Pancakes:

  • 55 g of flour (Gram Flour if you want it gluten-free)
  • 100 g Cooked chicken (about 1 chicken breast)
  • A pinch of salt and black pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 150 ml of milk (almond milk if you want it dairy free)
  • Some chopped spring onions
  • Sweetcorn
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 kcal fry spray to fry if you want to reduce fat intake
  • Optional (but also compulsory): garlic olive oil to top / fry...

If you're thinking:

Where do I get Gram flour from?

I came across this offer in Morrisons today...​

It's cheap, low in fat, pretty high in protein due to the chickpeas / yellow split peas, and has moderate carbs. 

It's also the closest flour to "wheat" flour that I've ever used <<< Unfortunately, I'm allergic to wheat...

Method:

1. Mix the flour and salt in a bowl

2. Whisk the egg and milk in another bowl and slowly pour this into the bowl with the flour, until you get a "batter" consistency. Leave to one side.

3. Chop some spring onion and add this into the mixture with the chicken and sweetcorn. ​

4. Heat a small pan with garlic olive oil or ​1 kcal fry spray. When it's at a high heat, add the batter mix and fry for about 2 minutes at a moderate heat before turning and repeating. 

5. Slide off on to a plate, season with black pepper, and the optional (but also compulsory) garlic olive oil!​

Rough nutrition provided PER ONE PANCAKE (using gluten and dairy free recipe WITH 1 tablespoon of garlic olive oil):

​Calories: 288

Protein: 22 g

Carbs: 23 g

Fat:​ 12 g

If I was going to make this better?

Add in some cheese or make a cheese sauce...​

This was tasty, took 10 minutes, was low in calories (meaning I can eat MORE and I love having a full plate)​, and surprisingly filling, particularly if you add in some extra veggies, like peppers, chopped spinach and onion. 

Give it a go and let me know how you get on.

Matt​

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