Looking for some healthy recipe ideas where you can use chicken breast? Boneless, skinless chicken breast has long been a family favorite, but lately, the same old chicken dishes seem to have lost their appeal. Last month, I thought “I always find something interesting and delicious on restaurant menus using grilled chicken, why can’t I seem to pull this off at home?” So I went looking for some awesome ideas to make my home-cooked chicken breast meals exciting again, and found 34 recipe ideas I just had to share with you. From pastas to salads to one skillet meals, you’ll find a little something to please everyone’s tastes here. My favorites are the quick and easy dinner ideas that you can make ahead, saving leftovers for lunch. Which ones are yours?
For a quick, scrumptious dinner this crispy parmesan garlic chicken with zucchini is a fantastic one pan meal the family will love! Just looking at it makes me crave for this delicious food. Looks like I’m making this for dinner tonight. If you are looking for easy chicken breast recipes that are packed with flavor and offer you something new to add to your dinner menu repertoire, I highly recommend this crispy Italian chicken dish which turns a plain boneless chicken breast into a colorful, healthy dinner idea. Add a salad or some pasta and you have a healthy, balanced meal you can make for a quick dinner recipe the whole family is sure to love. My kids have been requesting this one again, which is always a good sign.
Are you wanting delicious, easy-to-make chicken breasts that are marinated in a simple maple balsamic glaze and seasoned with fresh herbs and spices? Well, better try this recipe from Eat Yourself Skinny and you’ll never go wrong. With this easy to make chicken marinade, you can easily turn boneless skinless chicken breasts into a yummy dinner or take to work lunch that is packed with flavor but super healthy, too. Add these to a salad the next day for a quick lunch you can pack for work or school. Kids and adults alike seem to love this one, a basic but not boring chicken recipe I think you are going to love. If you love this easy chicken recipe idea, try some 3 ingredient recipes to go along with it.
These juicy oven baked chicken breasts come out perfect every time! Say goodbye to dry chicken with this easy recipe for tender & flavorful chicken breasts. The best part? It’s ready in less than 30 minutes. Definitely worth a try. When I started the keto diet, I was eating a lot more meat than usual, especially chicken. I quickly tired of plain old chicken breast recipes and wanted to try some easy chicken recipes that netted me more flavorful high protein options. This baked chicken breast recipe fit the bill perfectly, and I am a big fan of how easy these are to make. Whether you are looking for easy meal prep recipes to make for the week or simply need a quick weeknight dinner idea, this baked chicken should definitely be on your short list of recipes. Add some healthy clean eating side dish recipes for a low carb keto meal or whip up something more hearty to go along with this simple chicken preparation. Speaking of, this quick and easy chicken bake makes a super choice when you want to make meals ahead and need some foods for meal prep ideas.
I’m a big fan of easy casserole type dishes and this Spinach Chicken Casserole recipe is perfect for my taste buds. Keep dinner easy by making this simple chicken and spinach casserole recipe topped with Parmesan cheese. This is probably my favorite chicken recipe to serve at dinner parties because it is easy to make but super impressive. The golden cheese topping always turns out beautifully, and if you throw some herbs and a few tomatoes on top, it is an Instagram worthy dish people will be asking you to share the recipe for. It also reheats well in the microwave, so choose this and know you can have an awesome take to work lunch recipe option, too.
If you are getting bored with you standard plain old chicken, this Creamy Coconut Lime Chicken Breasts is just what you need to switch it up. It is so flavorful, fresh and satisfying! Dairy free + Paleo friendly, it’s definitely a win-win. This Thai inspired chicken recipe certainly makes a flavorful variation of the boring plain chicken breast. I love adding new flavors to my dinner menus, and everyone who has tried this dish raves about it. Served over rice or noodles, this coconut milk sauce is something I now dream of. For easy chicken recipes that add a little something different to the menu, try this Thai inspired dish.
You know how much I love when dinner comes together quickly? Well, this Asparagus Stuffed Chicken Breast meets all those expectations. It is incredibly easy to prepare, yet elegant and so flavorful. I will be making this again and again. One of my favorite healthy dinner recipes, this one-pot meal is amazing.
Make and share this Broccoli Cheese Stuffed baked chicken breast recipe from I Wash You Dry. Juicy, moist and oh so flavorful, this recipe will be an instant favorite in your household. Lots of broccoli goodness going on!
In this easy recipe for cajun chicken, chicken breast is coated with a cajun rub, then baked in a hot oven until perfectly juicy. You can also easily adjust the spices in this recipe to suit your own tastes. This looks delicious and I would love to try the recipe for a quick chicken dinner recipe.
Here’s another quick and easy recipe that anyone can make at home. Crispy, tender chicken with amazing honey lemon sauce, this dish is perfect for easy entertaining. Definitely a fresh and light meal with a ton of flavor. If you need a healthy country cooking recipe idea, we love this honey chicken with gravy.
Made these last night when some friends came over and they absolutely loved it! I’ll definitely add this to my regular rotation for dinner. Head on over to Cafe Delites to learn the full recipe and give it a whirl some time.