Chicken is one of the most versatile proteins around, yet we often get in a rut with the same old recipes. These healthy chicken recipes
will expand your weekly repertoire, and you will find yourself making them again and again.
Add some rice and a green salad to complete the meal.
Stir fry is not only a great quick cooking method, it tastes great, too. And this recipe is so versatile, too. Try using red bell pepper strips and/or asparagus spears instead of the sugar snap peas. Chopped broccoli or sliced mushrooms would also make a nice addition to this chicken dish.
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This rich and hearty soup is chock full of good-for-you vegetables. Prepared salsa and condensed tomato soup give this soup a thick texture and make it a breeze to prepare.
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Lemon juice combined with a touch of brown sugar and a pinch of crushed red pepper flakes turns ordinary chicken breasts into a moist and flavorful treat. If your family really prefers bland food, leave out the red pepper flakes, but they do add just a punch of flavor (they're really not too spicy at all).
An ultra crisp breading made of...wait for it: crushed pretzels!...makes this oven fried chicken recipe extra good. And because this chicken is baked, it's less messy to make, too.
There is something about eating food on a stick that just naturally appeals to kids. The nice thing about this recipe is that the vegetables cook right along with the chicken. Make a side dish of Crockpot rice
, and you've got a complete meal.
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You can enjoy all the sweet-smoky flavor of barbecued chicken even on cold days with this simple recipe. The long, slow baking process is what seals in the flavor of this chicken. Be sure to use bone-in chicken for this recipe.
See also: Baked Chicken Recipes
Red bell peppers, onions and cashews add flavor and nutrition to this quick-cooking chicken dish. Serve over rice.
Ever get one of those fantastic salads at a restaurant and think there's some special secret to making it? There really isn't. This recipe proves it. It tastes just like a restaurant-quality salad, and it's so simple to make, too.
See also: Rotisserie Chicken Recipes
Even the pickiest eaters adore this dish. Chicken breasts are coated with a sweet Asian marinade that appeals to everyone. Serve with rice or noodles.