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What about a better way of enjoying your chicken? We have got the best healthy chicken recipes you desire to prepare tons of mouth-watering dishes. Healthy chicken breast recipes are best suitable for the busy family as they tend to be incorporated into their favorite diet menu.

Our recipes are easy and affordable, making way for perfect protein consumption in your diet menu.

Instant Pot Chicken Tacos

This is, no doubt, the first on our list for it takes just 30 minutes to prepare. Chicken tacos are best enjoyed when served with avocado, lime, and pico.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs,
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin,
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil,
  • 12 mini flour tortillas,
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika,
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder,
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano,
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder,
  • 1 cup pico de gallo,
  • 1 halved seeded avocado,
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves,
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges,
  • Kosher salt,
  • Freshly ground black pepper.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, mix chili powder, oregano, paprika, garlic powder,1 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Season chicken with chili powder mixture.
  2. Heat canola oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Working in batches, add chicken to the skillet in a single layer and cook until golden brown, reaching an internal temperature of 160 degrees F. This amounts to about 5 minutes per side. Let cool before dicing into bite-size pieces.
  3. Serve chicken in tortillas, topped with pico de gallo, cilantro, avocado, and lime.

Spring Chicken Curry

Everybody of course loves chicken cure for its warm and spicy flavor that makes you ask for more! Check our ingredients below to prepare your spring chicken curry anytime!

Ingredients

  • 1.1kg chicken thigh,
  • 4 tablespoon curry paste,
  • 400g can reduced-fat coconut milk,
  • 1 red onion,
  • 1 tablespoon sunflower oil,
  • 1.1kg chicken thigh,
  • 400g can reduced-fat coconut milk
  • 200ml vegetable stock,
  • 1 diced red pepper,
  • 1 tablespoon curry paste,
  • 250g pack asparagus, spears, sliced,
  • 1 large carrot, grated
  • 400g can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 tablespoon of cornflour, mixed with 1 tablespoon water,
  • 50g baby spinach, washed,
  • 10 radishes, chopped,
  • 2 tablespoon chopped coriander,
  • Rice and naan.

Directions

  1. To start with, fry onion in the oil for 5 minutes or until soft. Add the chicken and cook for 3 minutes. Stir in the curry paste and cook for 2 minutes. Add the coconut milk, stock, and beans, and let simmer for 25 minutes.
  2. Add the pepper, asparagus carrot, and cornflour mixture. Cook for 4 minutes. Stir in the spinach.
  3. Top with the radishes and coriander and serve with the rice and naan.

Chicken and Brown-butter Garlic

Chicken and Brown-butter Garlic

Chicken and brown-butter garlic are one of the best healthy chicken breast recipes we can vouch as it makes our recipe list. Try our recipes and see what it looks like.

Ingredients

  • (6-oz.)skinless chicken breasts,
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter,
  • 2/4 teaspoon kosher salt, divided,
  • 2 cups of halved grape tomatoes,
  • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper, divided,
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided,
  • 6 garlic cloves,
  • 3 tablespoons fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves.

Directions

  1. Place chicken breasts on a cutting board and pound to a 1/2-inch-thickness using a heavy skillet. Sprinkle chicken with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken to the pan and cook for 5 minutes on each side or until done. Remove from pan and keep warm. Do not wipe the pan clean.
  3. Reduce heat to medium. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper, butter, and garlic to drippings in pan. When done, cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  4. Then stir in tomatoes and cook for 2 minutes or until tomatoes are wilted. Spoon tomato mixture over chicken
  5. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.
  6. Enjoy!

Chicken Korma

Chicken Korma

Light and flavorful, chicken Korma is another of the healthy chicken breast recipes we have got for you. Made with tomato paste, the whole of our cook has now turned it into a staple food, even though it’s a traditional Indian meal.

Ingredients

  • 6 chicken thighs boneless and skinless,
  • 2 cloves garlic,
  • 1 tablespoon garam masala,
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste,
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika,
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt,
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh ginger, peeled,
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper,
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 cup almonds,
  • 3/4 cup greek yogurt,
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil,
  • 3 tablespoons butter,
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream,
  • 1 yellow onion diced,
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream.

Directions

  1. Start by cutting the chicken thighs into small 1 1/2 to 2 inch chunks and put them in a large bowl.
  2. Then add the garam masala, ginger, garlic, tomato paste, crushed red pepper, paprika, cardamom, salt, turmeric, and almonds into a blender. Blend until completely smooth.
  3. Add the mixture to the bowl with the chicken along with the yogurt and mix well.
  4. Cover and refrigerate for 1-2 hours.
  5. Add the canola oil and butter to a large iron skillet on medium-high heat.
  6. Add the onions and cook for 5-7 minutes, or until just caramelized.
  7. Add in the chicken and cook for 12-15 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
  8. Add the heavy cream to the skillet and mix well, cooking for an additional 3-4 minutes.
  9. Serve and enjoy!

Chicken Meatballs

Baked with herbs and spices, this recipe for chicken meatballs is the best we can give you! Why would you not try it out?

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 pounds ground chicken,
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese,
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil,
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic,
  • 1 teaspoon salt,
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 egg,
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs,
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning,
  • Cooking spray,
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley,

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a sheet pan with foil, and coat the foil with cooking spray.
  2. Place the ground chicken, olive oil, garlic, eggs, breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese, salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning in a bowl. Combine well.
  3. Then roll out 1-inch sized meatballs and place the meatballs in a single layer on the baking pan.
  4. Bake for 20 minutes, or until meatballs are browned and cooked through. Sprinkle with parsley.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

Chicken Mozarella Spinach

With mozzarella spinach with chicken breast, you have got the secret of Italian juicy and flavourful meal. As an Italian dish, we have added it to one of our healthy chicken breast recipes. Below are the ingredients to prepare;

Ingredients

  • 1 fresh spinach,
  • 100g buffalo mozzarella,
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter,
  • 1/3 tablespoon of black pepper,
  • 4 tablespoon of cheese,
  • 2 cloves of garlic,
  • Table salt.

Directions

  1. Rinse the spinach leaves. Peel and crush the cloves of garlic. Melt the butter over medium heat in a pan big enough to cook the spinach. Sauté the garlic along with melted butter until golden.
  2. Pour the spinach into the pan along with golden garlic. Sauté the spinach over medium heat, stirring frequently.
  3. When almost all the water inside the spinach is evaporated, salt and cook for some minutes more.
  4. Reduce the heat and add shredded buffalo mozzarella and cheese.
  5. Stir well until all the cheese is well melted and the sauteed spinach is consistent. Complete with an addition of black pepper.
  6. Serve immediately.

Chicken Mushroom Sauce

Rich in protein and fats, cooked mushroom in chicken breasts makes you ask for more! It’s just everything you desire with its creamy and appetizing flavor.

Ingredients

  • 300g mushrooms, sliced,
  • 1/2 cup chicken or vegetable broth,
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil,
  • 1 cup thickened cream,
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced,
  • 1/4 cup white wine or rose,
  • 2 tablespoon of unsalted butter,
  • 1/2 cup parmesan, finely grated,
  • 2 tablespoon of fresh thyme leaves.
  • Pinch of salt and pepper.

Instructions

  1. Heat oil and melt butter in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms and cook until golden brown This may take about 4 to 5 minutes.
  2. Just before they’re done, add the garlic and a pinch of salt and pepper. Cook until garlic is golden.
  3. Add white wine. Stir, scraping the bottom of the skillet, for 1 minute or so.
  4. Add broth, cream, and parmesan. Stir, then lower heat to medium and let simmer.
  5. Stir occasionally and simmer for 2 – 3 minutes until it thickens slightly.
  6. Stir through thyme, adjust salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Serve and enjoy!

Chicken Satay Salad

Chicken Satay Salad

Also on our list of healthy chicken breast recipes is the chicken satay salad.

Ingredients

  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 7 tablespoons Thai peanut sauce
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 head romaine lettuce, sliced,
  • 1/2 cucumber,
  • 1 medium carrot,
  • 1 thinly sliced red bell pepper,
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup roughly chopped fresh cilantro,
  • 3 tablespoons  roasted salted peanuts,
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice,
  • 1 head romaine lettuce, sliced,
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper.

Directions

  1. Preheat a grill or grill pan to medium-high. Slice the chicken breasts 1/2 inch thick and toss with peanut sauce, vegetable oil, teaspoon salt, and pepper to taste in a bowl.
  2. Grill the chicken until just cooked through, about 2 minutes, each side. Transfer to a plate.
  3. Whisk the remaining 5 tablespoons peanut sauce and 2 1/2 vegetable oil, lime juice, and 2 tablespoons water in a large bowl. Add the lettuce, bell pepper, carrot, cucumber, and cilantro and toss.
  4. Season with salt and pepper and divide among bowls. Top with the chicken, peanuts, and more cilantro.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

Conclusion

These healthy chicken breast recipes are for you and nothing more. We have got them to match your taste for pure chicken breast combos.

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