Simply the Best Healthy Chicken Breast Recipes We've Ever Seen
Let's get right to the good news: After sorting through piles of dish ideas, we uncovered the best healthy chicken breast recipes ever. Yes, they're really that good. Chicken is a flavorful yet versatile ingredient for so many reasons. But it's not every day you come by a chicken dish that's equal parts delicious and super easy to make without being boring. So we're pretty excited that we found six of them.
Don't get us wrong—we definitely enjoy other kinds of proteins as well, both vegetarian and meat-friendly options alike, but this week, we're loco for the pollo. We included a wide range of options, from tacos to pasta and simple skewers, so everyone can find something they'll love. Or go wild and make all six of them. Regardless, you can consider this roundup of the six best healthy chicken breast recipes your blueprint to meal planning.
Sticky Pomegranate Chicken
If you're looking for something hearty and warm after a cold day, this dish from Half Baked Harvest is a great option. Complete with a Thai chile sauce and enhanced by a sweet pomegranate flavor, this sheet-pan chicken is packed with flavor.
Grilled Lemon Chicken Skewers
For lunch, enjoy this light chicken skewer recipe from Foodie Crush. The lemon slices will give it that refreshing kick during your midday slump without making you feel sluggish later on. Plus, it's super easy to prepare.
Indian Spiced BBQ Chicken
For another flavor-packed treat, try this Indian spiced barbecue chicken from From the Kitchen. It's topped off with a simple spinach-mango salad and then sprinkled with mint and yogurt.
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Chipotle Chicken Tacos
Feel like having a taco night? These chipotle chicken tacos from Half Baked Harvest have got you covered. They're quick to make and taste delicious (especially if you pair them with guacamole).
Roast Chicken Pasta Salad
If you feel like indulging in some pasta, we recommend this roast chicken pasta salad with romesco sauce created by From the Kitchen. You'll meet your protein needs with the almonds and roasted chicken, and it's full of other goodies, too, like cherry tomatoes, bell peppers, corn, and avocado.
Chicken In Mushroom Sauce
There's nothing homier (and easier) than chicken with rice covered in a hearty mushroom sauce. This version from Foodie Crush is an excellent recipe to follow if this sounds like something you'd like.
Which of our picks are you most excited to try? Let us know in the comments below.