This week I wanted to give a twist to a classic dish. Not so much a classic like they serve in the restaurants, but a ‘gym’ classic: rice, chicken and broccoli. I ate this a lot when I was still a gym-monkey and I was feeling a bit nostalgic this week.

When I was still doing a lot of lifting I just ate it without the sauce and with a lot of chicken, but for this version I wanted to spice it up a little with some Teriyaki sauce. I made this sauce from scratch instead of taking sauce from a bottle. I must say, I feel sorry for myself that I ate this stuff without the sauce 😛

This version was made with a meat replacement from the grocery store with the hamsters and these where on sale this week. I’m not a big fan of most meat replacements from grocery stores, but these are quite tasty 😛

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  • Rice
  • Brocolli
  • Half a tray of Tivalli Sateballs (AH), but into quarters
  • Teriyaki Sauce (I used half the amount for 2 meals)

Cut your broccoli into rosettes and boil until they are just starting to soften up a bit, you don’t want to boil them into snot. While you cook the broccoli, cook your rice according to the directions on the packet.

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When your rice and broccoli are cooked heat up a little bit of oil in a wok and heat up your balls (ow, that sounds horrible), they don’t need a lot of time since I doubt you’ll get sick from this stuff. I cut them up with so they get a little crispy edge, you can just heat them up as a whole. Add your broccoli, rice and sauce, give it a good stirr so the sauce covers up the rice and veggies.

Serve with a few sesame seeds if you like. It’s not the best looking recipe or meal, but it brought me back to my gym-times. Enjoy!

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