10 BEST HIGH PROTEIN MUSCLE MEALS & RECIPES TO GET RIPPED

10 BEST HIGH PROTEIN MUSCLE MEALS & RECIPES TO GET RIPPED

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    10 BEST HIGH PROTEIN MUSCLE MEALS & RECIPES TO GET RIPPED

    Guys working hard at the gym need foods high in protein at every meal. Try these best high protein muscle meals and recipes from our muscle chef.

    To get ripped and build lean muscle you need the best bodybuilding meals that are packed with foods that are high in protein.  Be sure to stock your fridge and pantry with foods high in protein including chicken, lean beef, steak, eggs and nuts so that these high protein foods are always on hand when you need them.  A high protein diet that is also balanced with quality carbs and fats is recommended for best ripped and lean muscle results.

    These 10 best high protein muscle meals are perfect for anyone on a high protein diet looking to build muscle.  Each high protein muscle meal recipe is packed with healthy bodybuilding nutrients that provide food for muscles and will help you on your quest to get ripped.  Choose a high protein muscle meal recipe for each night of the week and then mix it up the following week by choosing different high protein muscle meal recipes. If you want leftovers for the next day at work double the ingredients of these best high protein muscle meals.

    We haven’t forgotten that taste is still important in your high protein diet so these high protein muscle meals are designed for muscle growth while also satisfying your tastebuds.

    10 BEST HIGH PROTEIN MUSCLE MEALS TO GET RIPPED

     

    Best High Protein Muscle Meal Recipes & Foods #1 - Salmon Steaks with QuinoaBest High Protein Muscle Meal Recipes & Foods #1 – Salmon Steaks with Quinoa

    High protein recipes, foods and bodybuilding meals for your high protein diet.

     Muscle food ingredients:

    1 salmon steak (200g)
    Asparagus & broccolini
    1 cup cooked quinoa
    2 tbs low fat greek yoghurt
    1 tsp capers
    Squeeze of lemon

     Muscle food directions:

    1. Cook quinoa for about 15 mins.
    2. Cook salmon for 3 mins skin side up on a bbq grill plate or frying pan. Flip and cook for a further 1-2 mins (or to your liking).
    3. Steam asparagus & broccolini.
    4. Serve with capers, yoghurt and a squeeze of lemon.

     

    Best High Protein Muscle Meal Recipes & Foods #2 “Boring Breast Man”Best High Protein Muscle Meal Recipes & Foods #2 “Boring Breast Man”

    High protein recipes, foods and bodybuilding meals for your high protein diet.

     Muscle food ingredients:

    1 chicken breast (200g)
    2 tsp spice mix (we like Moroccan)
    1 cup brown rice
    Steamed broccoli

     Muscle food directions:

    1. Place water in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to the boil.
    2. Add chicken. Return to the boil.
    3. Reduce heat to low. Simmer, covered, for 15 minutes or until chicken is just cooked through.
    4. Remove from heat. Leave chicken in water for 5 minutes.
    5. Slice or shred chicken and sprinkle with spices.
    6. Serve with steamed broccoli and cooked brown rice.

     

    Best High Protein Muscle Meal Recipes & Foods #3 - Grilled Tuna SaladBest High Protein Muscle Meal Recipes & Foods #3 – Grilled Tuna Salad

    High protein recipes, foods and bodybuilding meals for your high protein diet.

     Muscle food ingredients:

    1 tuna steak (200g)
    Mixed green salad
    6 asparagus spears, trimmed
    2 hard boiled eggs
    1 small boiled sweet potato, squared
    1 tbsp of olive oil
    2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
    Sprinkle of lemon
    Salt and pepper to taste

     Muscle food directions:

    1. Hard boil eggs and boil sweet potatoes (in saucepan or microwave) and set aside.
    2. Season tuna with salt & pepper and grill for1-2 mins on both sides (med rear) on a hot bbq grill plate or frying pan.
    3. Transfer to a cutting board and let rest for 5 minutes.
    4. Steam asparagus and assemble salad.
    5. Dress with olive oil, balsamic vinegar and lemon.

     

    Best High Protein Muscle Meal Recipes & Foods #4  - “Hardcore Hunk of Steak”Best High Protein Muscle Meal Recipes & Foods #4  – “Hardcore Hunk of Steak”

    High protein recipes, foods and bodybuilding meals for your high protein diet.

     Muscle food ingredients:

    250-500g steak
    Steamed spinach
    1 cup cooked sweet potato
    1 grilled tomato

     Muscle food directions:

    1. Cook steak for 6-8 minutes, turning once, for medium-rare on a hot bbq grill plate or frying pan.
    2. Rest and cover with foil, for 5 minutes.
    3. Peel and chop sweet potato and steam in microwave or saucepan.
    4. Grill tomato, steam spinach and serve.

    Best High Protein Muscle Meal Recipes & Foods #5 - Lemon Pepper BarramundiBest High Protein Muscle Meal Recipes & Foods #5 - Lemon Pepper Barramundi

    High protein recipes, foods and bodybuilding meals for your high protein diet.

     Muscle food ingredients:

    1 grilled barramundi fillet (200g-300g)
    1 corn cob
    Green salad
    1 tbsp lemon juice
    1 tsp Lemon-pepper seasoning
    Salt and Pepper, to taste

     Muscle food directions:

    1. Sprinkle seasoning over the fish fillets and rub into the flesh.
    2. Sear fish on each side on high heat.  Reduce to medium heat and cook fish for 4-5 min, or until barramundi is cooked through.
    3. Cook corn in microwave or on the bbq.
    4. Season fish with lemon juice and serve with green salad.

     

    Best High Protein Muscle Meal Recipes & Foods #6 - Turkey BurgersBest High Protein Muscle Meal Recipes & Foods #6 - Turkey Burgers

    High protein recipes, foods and bodybuilding meals for your high protein diet.

     Muscle food ingredients:

    Extra lean turkey mince (200g)
    1 medium zucchini, grated
    1 egg
    ½ cup breadcrumbs
    1/2 tsp salt
    1 tsp garlic powder
    1 tsp onion powder
    1 tsp dried basil
    1 tsp oregano
    1 tsp black pepper
    Green Salad

     Muscle food directions:

    1. Combine ingredients (except salad) into a large bowl and mix together.
    2. Form into patties, cover and throw in the fridge for 30 minutes.
    3. Cook patties in a small amount of olive oil on a low heat.
    4. Serve with a green salad.

     

    Best High Protein Muscle Meal Recipes & Foods #7 - Curry Prawns

    Best High Protein Muscle Meal Recipes & Foods #7 – Curry Prawns

    High protein recipes, foods and bodybuilding meals for your high protein diet.

     Muscle food ingredients:

    10 large prawns with shell/tail on
    1 tsp Coconut Oil
    1 tbsp fresh Garlic, chopped
    ½ can light Coconut Milk
    1 tsp Curry Powder
    Steamed spinach
    ½ cup steamed brown rice
    Salt and Pepper, to taste

     Muscle food directions:

    1. Rinse prawns and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
    2. Heat coconut oil in fry pan over medium high heat.
    3. Add garlic.  Add prawns to pan and sprinkle with curry powder.
    4. Add coconut milk and turn heat to low. Simmer for 5 minutes.
    5. Serve with spinach and rice.

    Best High Protein Muscle Meal Recipes & Foods #8 - Chicken TacosBest High Protein Muscle Meal Recipes & Foods #8 – Chicken Tacos

    High protein recipes, foods and bodybuilding meals for your high protein diet.

     Muscle food ingredients:

    1 x chicken breast (200g)
    2 tbsp. low fat grated cheese
    1 cup shredded lettuce
    ½ cup chopped tomatoes
    ½ cup black beans
    ¼ avocado
    2 tbsp. Salsa
    2 whole grain tortillas

     Muscle food directions:

    1. Grill or pan fry chicken breast until cooked through while chopping up veges and grating cheese.
    2. Heat up the tortillas then layer the shredded chicken, lettuce, tomato, beans, avocado, cheese.
    3. Add salsa to taco or have on the side.
    4. Serve with a green side salad.

     

    Best High Protein Muscle Meal Recipes & Foods #9 - Thai Beef SaladBest High Protein Muscle Meal Recipes & Foods #9 – Thai Beef Salad

    High protein recipes, foods and bodybuilding meals for your high protein diet.

     Muscle food ingredients:

    Lean Steak (200g)
    100g baby cos lettuce hearts
    ½ cup mint and coriander
    ½ cup bean sprouts
    5 cherry tomatoes, halved
    ½ cucumber, sliced
    ½ red onion, thinly sliced
    1 tbsp fresh Lime Juice
    1 tsp low-sodium soy sauce
    1 tsp chilli flakes
    1 tsp fish sauce

     Muscle food directions:

    1. Marinate steak in soy sauce, fish sauce & 1 tbsp lime juice for 1-2hrs.
    2. Cook steak for 2-3 minutes each side (for medium) or until cooked to your liking.
    3. Set aside for 10 minutes to rest.
    4. Place the tomato, bean sprouts, cucumber, onion, chilli, mint, coriander, lime juice in a large bowl.
    5. Thinly slice steak across the grain and add to the salad.  Serve.

     

    Best High Protein Muscle Meal Recipes & Foods #10 - "Tree hugger" tofu stir-fryBest High Protein Muscle Meal Recipes & Foods #10 – “Tree hugger” tofu stir-fry

    High protein recipes, foods and bodybuilding meals for your high protein diet.

     Muscle food ingredients:

    Firm tofu (200g)
    1 cup mix vegetables
    ½ cup mushrooms
    1 tsp ginger
    1tsp garlic
    1 tsp tamari soy
    1 cup cooked brown rice

     Muscle food directions:

    1. Heat olive oil in a wok over high heat, add garlic and ginger and stir-fry for 30 seconds.
    2. Add mushrooms and tofu and stir-fry for 1 minute.
    3. Add mixed veges, stir-fry for a further 1-2 minutes, then stir in soy.
    4. Serve with cooked brown rice.

      High Protein meals and recipes tips:  For best results include these high protein meals into your weekly bodybuilding meal plans to help you get lean and ripped faster.  Each high protein recipe combines foods high in protein for muscles that can be eaten on the spot or packed into a muscle meal food container to enjoy the next day.  This ensures you get the most out of each of these high protein recipes!

    Your high protein bodybuilding meals should be combined with a lean muscle training program so you get the muscle building results you deserve.