3 High energy and high protein peanut butter recipes

3 High energy and high protein peanut butter recipes

For those that love peanut butter and are looking for inspiration on high protein meals and snacks, these 3 recipes are perfect for fueling your sporting activity.

The recipes were Created by Hi Pro a high protein peanut butter, with 33% protein in every serving.

It’s high protein-power comes from all-natural peanut ingredients, to ensure you are only putting quality forms of essential nutrition into your body.


Spicy Chicken and Peanut Curry

After a hard workout, you need a recovery high protein dinner. This Spicy Chicken and Peanut Curry recipe is just the ticket to help you recover and get ready for your next session.


4 chicken thighs, boneless

1tsp ground coriander

Salt and black pepper

1tbs light olive or vegetable oil

1 onion, sliced

1 garlic clove, sliced

1-2 red chillies, finely sliced

1 red pepper, sliced

4tbs Hi-PRO crunchy peanut butter

2tbs tomato puree

750ml chicken stock, made with one stock cube

1 bay leaf

1tbs peanuts, roughly chopped

few sprigs fresh coriander, roughly chopped

40g spring onions, sliced

200g brown rice

Serves: 2


Season the chicken thighs with the salt, pepper and coriander. Heat the oil in a large deep frying pan or casserole dish with a lid and brown the chicken on all sides. Push to the side of the pan and turn down the heat to medium.

Add the onions to the pan and fry for 2-3 minutes then add the garlic, chillies and peppers and fry for another 1-2 minutes. Stir in the Hi-PRO peanut butter, tomato puree, stock and bay leaf and stir well.

Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat to a simmer. Put on the lid and cook on the hob or in the oven, if using an ovenproof dish, for about 45 minutes. Check occasionally and add a little more water if required.

Once the chicken has cooked for about 30 minutes, cook the brown rice, then drain and mix in half the chopped coriander and half the spring onions

When the time is up, check that the chicken is completely cooked through. Serve with the rice and sprinkle with the remaining coriander and spring onions and the chopped peanuts for a delicious high protein dinner.

Casserole – Per 405g serving

Energy 2700kJ
Energy 644kcal
Fat 33.6g
of which saturates 5.5g
Carbohydrates 19.3g
of which sugars 12.1g
Fibre 6.4g
Salt 3.1g


Brown Rice – Per 300g serving

Energy 1791kJ
Energy 423kcal
Fat 3.3g
of which saturates 0.9g
Carbohydrates 96.3g
of which sugars 1.5g
Fibre 2.4g
Salt 0.01g


Peanut Butter and Cranberry Protein Bars

If you like to keep a stack of protein bars to hand, this simple recipe will have them ready to eat within an hour! These are brilliant if you are on the move and need a quick boost energy before or after your session.


200g dates, pitted

100g dried cranberries

4tbs Hi-PRO peanut butter (smooth or crunchy)

75g whole, unblanched almonds

25g oats

Serves: Makes 8


Soak the dates in 150ml warm water for 15 minutes, then drain.

Place all the ingredients in a food processor and blend until combined.

Spoon the mixture into a lined square baking tray and press down firmly

Place in the fridge or freezer for an hour to set then cut into eight bars.

Store in the fridge.

Per 60g serving

Energy 1051kJ
Energy 251kcal
Fat 10.0g
of which saturates 1.1g
Carbohydrates 33.3g
of which sugars 28.7g
Fibre 4.6g
Salt 0.02g


High Protein Burgers

Looking for new high protein recipes to try? These low carb, high protein burgers are delicious and give you 69.2g of protein per serving. It’s a tasty addition to your meal plan.


500g lean minced pork (5% fat)

2tbs Hi-PRO peanut butter (smooth or crunchy)

1tbs Thai green curry paste

1cm piece fresh root ginger, peeled and grated

1tbs light soy sauce

1tsp light olive or vegetable oil

To serve

8 rashers streaky bacon

1 large vine tomato, sliced into 4

2 large handfuls salad leaves

½ small red onion, finely sliced


1tbs Hi-PRO crunchy peanut butter

1tbs olive oil

1tsp soy sauce

Serves: 2 – Makes 4 burgers


Place the pork mince in a large bowl with the Hi-PRO peanut butter, curry paste, ginger and soy sauce and mix thoroughly. You may find it easier to do this with clean hands.

Divide the pork mixture into 4 equal parts and form into patties/burgers Cover and refrigerate if required

Brush a griddle pan or frying pan with 1tsp oil then heat and fry the burgers over a medium heat for about 5 minutes then turn and cook for a further 4-5 minutes or until completely cooked through

Meanwhile grill or fry the bacon rashers and keep warm.

Make the dressing by mixing together the Hi-PRO peanut butter, olive oil and soy sauce

When the burgers are ready, top each with a slice of tomato and two rashers of bacon. Serve with salad leaves and red onion then drizzle over the dressing

The burgers could also be served with a side of sweet potato wedges, simply peeled and roasted in a little oil, salt and pepper until tender.

Per 403g serving

Energy 3514kJ
Energy 841kcal
Fat 58.3g
of which saturates 16.1g
Carbohydrates 11.4g
of which sugars 5.2g
Fibre 4.4g
Salt 3.9g

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