Easy Healthy Dinner Recipes With Chicken Breast

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Do you have a quick and simple chicken breast recipe? You don’t have to look far for the answer. These easy healthy dinner recipes with chicken breast are perfect for any time of the year and especially great for those who are on a budget.

So many cooking show hosts on television are using chicken breasts as the base of their recipes so you must be wondering what is the reason behind this trend? The reason is that chicken breast is easy to prepare and its a flavorful ingredient to work with. So today we will show you how to prepare easy dishes with chicken breast taking care not only of your tastebuds but also your health.

Easy Healthy Dinner Recipes With Chicken Breast

Healthy chicken breast recipes – Chicken breasts make a great go-to option for quick and satisfying meals. Chicken breasts are fast to cook and a great source of lean protein. Plus, they take on any flavor you throw at them, and THAT is tough to beat! We love chicken breasts as much as you do, which is why we gathered our favorite easy, flavorful healthy chicken breast recipes in one easy resource for your dinners rotation week-after-week. From pan-seared and stir-fried to roasted and baked chicken breasts, there is always something you’ll enjoy here!

1. Asado Chicken Breast with Sauteed Lemon Zucchini

Asado Chicken Breast with Sauteed Lemon Zucchini - #recipe by #eatwell101®

Asado Chicken Recipe with Sautéed lemon Zucchini – Forget dry chicken with our delicious Asado chicken breast recipe! Boneless chicken breasts are deliciously marinated before being grilled until tender and served with sauteed lemon zucchini. A winner chicken breast recipe for dinnertime!. Paleo, low carb and keto friendly – You will love the flavors. Enjoy!

2.  Garlic Butter Chicken Bites with Lemon Asparagus

Garlic Butter Chicken Bites with Lemon Asparagus - #recipe by #eatwell101®

Garlic Butter Chicken Bites Recipe with Asparagus – So much flavor and so easy to throw together, this chicken and asparagus recipe is a winner for dinnertime! Chicken bites are so juicy, tender, and delicious you’ll eat them hot right off the pan! This low-carb, keto-friendly one-pan chicken dinner is ready in under 30 minutes. If you’re super hungry, serve the garlic butter chicken bites on top of cauliflower rice, it makes a super healthy dinner idea everyone will love. Enjoy!

3. 15-MINUTE GARLIC BUTTER CHICKEN WITH PARMESAN CAULIFLOWER RICE

15-Minute Garlic Butter Chicken with Parmesan Cauliflower Rice

This chicken parmesan with cauliflower rice is crispy, tender and SO delish – The ultimate gluten-free / low carb chicken dinner.
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4. HEALTHY AVOCADO CHICKEN BREAST SALAD

Healthy Avocado Chicken Breast Salad

This avocado chicken breasts salad recipe is light, flavorful, and easy to make.
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5. ASADO CHICKEN BREASTS WITH SAUTÉED GARLIC SPINACH

Asado Chicken Breasts with Sautéed Garlic Spinach

This Asado chicken breasts recipe with spinach is perfect for lunch, dinner, or even for meal prep. You’ll love the flavors!

6. TOMATO SPINACH CHICKEN PASTA

Diced chicken breast is pan seared then tossed with plump pasta in a delicious tomato spinach sauce.

7. GARLIC BUTTER CHICKEN AND POTATOES SKILLET

Garlic Butter Chicken and Potatoes Skillet

30 minutes is all it takes to transform chicken breasts and potatoes into a flavor-packed meal. Plus, it requires almost zero cleanup!
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8. OVEN-BAKED CHICKEN BREASTS

Oven-Baked Chicken Breasts

This oven-baked chicken breast recipe is a win-win for dinnertime – Everyone will love the flavors!
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9. CREAMY FAJITA CHICKEN BREASTS SKILLET

Creamy Fajita Chicken Breasts Skillet

This fajita-style chicken breasts recipe is the perfect, quick weeknight dinner.
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10. CREAMY SPINACH CHICKEN MEAL PREP WITH ZUCCHINI NOODLES

Creamy Spinach Chicken Meal Prep with Zucchini Noodles

This chicken breast meal prep recipe is colorful, packed full of flavor, and ready in 30 minutes or less!
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11. HONEY DIJON CHICKEN AND VEGGIES FOIL PACKS

Honey Dijon Chicken and Veggies Foil Packs

These honey dijon chicken and veggies foil packs make for a savory and nourishing dish, perfect for a quick and healthy dinner.
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12. INSTANT POT CHICKEN TERIYAKI

Instant Pot Chicken Teriyaki

We are 100% sure you’ll want to add this Instant Pot Chicken Breast Recipe to your meal rotation. Enjoy!
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13. GARLIC LIME CHICKEN BREASTS AND QUINOA

Garlic Lime Chicken Breasts and Quinoa

This garlic lime chicken breast and quinoa is a whole and effortless meal, perfect for a dinner for two. Beside chicken and quinoa, all you need for this recipe is a good mix of spices and a handful of fresh herbs.
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14. GRILLED HONEY CHILI LIME CILANTRO CHICKEN

Grilled Honey Chili Lime Cilantro Chicken

Chicken breasts seasoned in salty, sweet, sour, and spicy marinade — made with Cilantro, lemon juice, honey and Chili — are grilled to a tender finish. Easy to make and great on salads, with rice, or in burritos and wraps!
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15. LEMON GARLIC BUTTER CHICKEN BAKED WITH ASPARAGUS

Lemon Garlic Butter Chicken Baked with Asparagus

The chicken bites are so juicy, tender, and delicious you’ll eat them hot right off the sheet pan!
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16. BAKED CHICKEN IN FOIL WITH ASPARAGUS AND GARLIC LEMON BUTTER SAUCE

Baked Chicken in Foil with Asparagus and Garlic Lemon Butter Sauce

Tender baked chicken breast, nested with fresh asparagus, garlic, and seasoning makes for a super simple weeknight dinner that everyone will love.
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17. MEAL PREP GRILLED CHICKEN VEGGIE BOWLS

Meal Prep Grilled Chicken Veggie Bowls

This quinoa veggies and grilled chicken meal-prep bowl is a tasty and wholesome meal. Plus, you’ll get the added benefit of the nutritional powerhouse that is quinoa!
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18. OVEN BAKED CHICKEN BITES

Oven Baked Chicken Bites

You can get as creative as you’d like with the seasoning mix, and this oven baked chicken recipe only takes a few minutes to assemble.
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19. BAKED CHICKEN BREASTS WITH LEMON & VEGGIES

Baked Chicken Breasts with Lemon & Veggies

With these baked chicken breasts with asparagus and potatoes, you can enjoy a no-fuss, healthy and nourishing dinner prepared in just one-pan.
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20. SHEET-PAN MAPLE-GLAZED CHICKEN BREASTS WITH SWEET POTATOES

Sheet-Pan Maple-Glazed Chicken Breasts with Sweet Potatoes

Easy, nourishing, and bakes on a single sheet pan for quick cleanup. This healthy chicken breast dinner is a true crowd pleaser packed full of flavor
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21. GRILLED CHICKEN BREAST BRUSCHETTA

Grilled Chicken Breast Bruschetta

These grilled chicken bruschetta are so amazing–with fresh tomatoes, basil, pine nuts and a tangy sweet balsamic glaze on top, it is a winner for a weeknight dinner for two. Not only it is quick to make, but it is also delicious!
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22. SAVORY SWEET CHICKEN STIR FRY

Savory Sweet Chicken Stir Fry

Chicken breasts are diced and pan seared, then quickly stir fried with a savory sweet sauce and crunchy vegetables. You’ll love this quick and healthy dinner for a busy weeknight!
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23. SPICY BAKED CHICKEN BREASTS

Spicy Baked Chicken Breasts

Chicken strips are marinated in a sweet and spicy sauce, then baked, not fried, for a healthy and flavorful dinner everyone will love in the family.

Our Favorite Baked Chicken Breast Recipes

  • Lemon Chicken. Garlic, herbs and lemon—plus a glug of white wine—mean that these juicy, tender chicken breasts are as delicious as they are healthy.
  • Pesto Chicken Bruschetta. Chicken breasts are simply baked to perfection, topped with fresh mozzarella and juicy, garlicky fresh chopped tomatoes that’s basically everything you love about bruschetta, minus the bread
  • Chicken Empanadas. Tender, juicy shredded chicken, onions, peppers and garlic make a hearty, savory filling for this easy empanada recipe. Pro tip: make a bunch and freeze some for later.
  • Buffalo Chicken Bites. All of the spicy, vinegary, zingy flavor of Buffalo wings with none of the mess, OR the deep-frying—healthier, easier, and just as delicious, these chicken bites are a win-win-win.
sheet pan chicken shawarma dinner with red onions and red bell peppers next to pita and parsley
chicken shawarma nachos with tortilla chips and tahini and feta
  • Greek Chicken Freezer Meal. A super lemony, herbal marinade is the key to making this simple chicken-and-potatoes freezer meal radiate bright, summery, sun-soaked flavors—even after months in the freezer.
  • Chicken Shawarma Sheet Pan Dinner. Sheet pan dinners, to the rescue again! This time, we’ve tossed chicken breasts with classic shawarma spices to make a simple, healthy, flavorful chicken dinner.
  • Roasted Salsa Verde Chicken Nachos. Nachos are a totally valid dinner option. FYI.
  • Chicken Shawarma Nachos. See above. Nachos for dinner FTW.
Thai Fried Rice with Basil and chicken lime and cilantro
creamy Chicken Orzo Soup with carrots and celery in s bowl with a linen

Like A Hug, But Chicken: The Most Comforting Chicken Breast Recipes.

  • Creamy Chicken Orzo. Kinda like risotto, but orzo—creamy, carby, chicken-y, this creamy chicken orzo is a cold weather day-saver.
  • Skillet Chicken Pot Pie. When did people stop making chicken pot pie? And, more importantly, WHY? Chicken pot pie is so, so good—particularly this one!
  • Low-Carb Chicken Divan. This creamy chicken casserole is a childhood favorite of ours, and we’ve updated it for the new millennium with some low-carb swaps that mean we (and you) can indulge in it a little more often than we used to!
  • Stuffed Chicken Breast. Stuffed with mozzarella cheese, pesto and sun-dried tomatoes, this straight-out-of-the-80s chicken breast is the melty comfort we crave.
  • Thai Fried Rice with Basil. Fried rice is absolutely a comfort food in our homes. This lovely, simple Thai basil fried rice—loaded with chicken breast and savory rice—is a one-pan dinner that always hits the spot.
cheesy Green Chicken Enchiladas in a pan with serving spoon
baked chicken quesadillas cut up and served with guacamole, fresh pico de gallo and sour cream

Tex-Mex Chicken Breast Recipes

  • Green Chicken Enchiladas. Creamy, cheesy, and so very easy—these chicken enchiladas are slathered in tangy green enchilada sauce and are everything you’re craving today (and, let’s be honest, every day).
  • Baked Chicken Quesadilla. Chicken quesadillas are the easiest and most delicious meal-for-a-crowd! Made with shredded chicken, sour cream and plenty of cheese, they are always a hit.
  • Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas. Super-flavorful, these simplified chicken breast fajitas make a simple, trusty weeknight supper.
Homemade Chicken Taquitos on a plate with guacamole, sour cream and salsa
cast iron skillet of chicken fajitas with bell peppers, avocado, and fresh limes
  • Homemade Chicken Taquitos. Filled with taco-seasoned shredded chicken and melty mozzarella, our crispy, fried, homemade taquito recipe is deliciously party-ready.
  • Simple Mole Chicken Enchiladas. A wildly easy, short-cut mole sauce recipe is the key to these quick chicken enchiladas.
  • Chicken Fajitas. Crazy delicious chicken breast may sound like an oxymoron, but—thanks to a limey, pineapple-and-jalapeño marinade—these chicken fajitas are as delicious as it gets.
  • Chicken Fajita Burrito Bowl. This chicken fajita bowl is one of our go-to weeknight meals. It’s healthy, easy, and balanced. Plus, it’s always a hit with the kids.
Coconut Chicken Soup Tom Kha Gai in a bowl with mushrooms
chicken tortilla soup with sour cream avocado and tortilla strips and lime

Chicken Soup Recipes For Every Soul and Every Mood

  • Coconut Chicken Soup. At once simple, pungent, creamy and spicy—this creamy coconut chicken soup is our own riff on classic Thai Tom Kha Gai.
  • White Bean Chicken Soup. Brightened with fresh dill, a squeeze of lemon juice and a little jalapeño, this garlicky chicken soup recipe is a fresh, modern take on classic chicken soup.
  • Tortilla Soup. Warmly spiced and satisfying, chicken tortilla soup comes together fast.
  • Chicken and Rice Soup. Fresh dill and lots of lemon juice bring brightness and vibrancy to this classic, easy, healthy chicken and rice soup recipe.
Green Chicken Enchilada Soup with avocado and zucchini
African Peanut Soup with kale and chicken in a bowl with a spoon
  • Chicken Meatball and Vegetable Soup. Our Whole30-approved chicken meatball soup recipe is soothing, cozy and easy to make.
  • Green Chicken Enchilada Soup. Enchilada soup is a budget-and-weeknight friendly marriage of two classic dishes, and we’re betting it’s destined to become a staple on your dinner table.
  • Chicken Tikka Masala Soup. Yep, we dreamt up a soup recipe built around the iconic flavors of tikka masala. Yummmm.
  • African Peanut Soup. Warming fresh ginger, jalapeño, cumin and plenty of garlic make a spicy base for this creamy, sweet-savory West African peanut soup recipe.
homemade chicken noodle soup in a bowl with a spoon
Green chicken chili verde soup in a bowl with avocado, lime and cilantro
  • Quick and Easy Chicken Noodle Soup. The beloved sick day classic, made from scratch in no time.
  • Five-Ingredient Chicken Tortilla Soup. In case our tortilla soup recipe isn’t quite quick enough for you, we’ve simplified it even more for the very busiest evenings.
  • Green Chicken Chili. Salsa verde, canned white beans, and—one of our favorite flavor-giving ingredients—canned green chilis make this easy chicken soup a total breeze.
  • Coconut Curry Soup with Chicken, Chickpeas and Hearty Greens. So filling and satisfying, it’s hard to believe that this chicken soup qualifies as health food—but we promise, it really, really does.
cast iron skillet of kung pao chicken
baked orange chicken on white rice topped with sesame seeds and green onions

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