Chicken is such a versatile ingredient, but I think we forget all the different ways it can be cooked. We all have our favorite chicken recipes in the dinner rotation, but they can get old sometimes. Step outside of your comfort zone with new flavors and dishes using chicken. Here’s a list of 18 delicious and healthy chicken recipes to get you started!
1. Moroccan Chicken Couscous Bowls
Nothing better and more filling than a nice bowl filled with protein and veggies. All the goodness in one bowl. Easy to put together and so delicious you would want to make this Moroccan Chicken Couscous Bowl recipe weekly. They are perfect to pack on the go as well.
2. Creamy Chicken Quinoa and Broccoli Casserole
Creamy Chicken Quinoa and Broccoli Casserole is real food meets comfort food. From scratch, quick and easy, and a big gentle hug loaded with good-for-you ingredients. This is the healthier version of the classic chicken and broccoli casserole, which is usually loaded with cheddar and uses cream of chicken soup. This uses milk, chicken broth, quinoa, broccoli, spices, and gruyere – yum!
3. Asian Chicken Wrap with Peanut Sauce
These easy, chicken wraps with peanut sauce are such an simple and healthy lunch recipe, but they’re delicious any time of day. Fill your soft flour tortillas with seasoned chicken, crunchy coleslaw and peanuts with a slightly spicy, homemade sauce. Feel free to swap store bought sauce to make them even easier. This is one of my favorite healthy chicken recipes!
4. Mediterranean Chicken with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Artichokes
The Mediterranean Chicken with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Artichokes, and Capers – a one skillet recipe. Easy to make, 30 minutes from start to finish! This is a hearty and flavorful comfort food recipe, yet the ingredients are so natural and clean. If you want some new flavors for dinner, this is one of those healthy chicken recipes you NEED to try.
5. Easy Chicken Stir-Fry
This Chicken Stir-Fry is packed with nutritious veggies and coated in a flavorful stir-fry sauce. It’s easy to make and great way to use up all those veggies in the fridge. You can use any vegetables you have, not just what’s in the recipe! I personally love adding zucchini and cauliflower to stir-fries.
6. Honey Siracha Chicken and Broccoli Bowls
This easy meal-prep honey-sriracha chicken and broccoli dish, which can also be served as a main dish, is made on a sheet pan and comes together quick! I love how easy this bowl is to make – it’s simple and delicious. Talk about perfect for meal prepping, too.
7. Teriyaki Chicken Casserole
Teriyaki Chicken Casserole is full of savory chicken, rice and vegetables. The teriyaki sauce gives it outstanding flavor. This delicious meal is one your family will love. The only thing I don’t like about this recipe is that you have to cook everything separately (using many dishes) before putting it int he casserole dish. Other than that, I love this teriyaki chicken casserole!
8. Buffalo Chicken Sweet Potato Casserole
Buffalo Chicken Sweet Potato Casserole is a healthy and satisfying dish that’s made with broccoli, onions, bacon, and more. This recipe looks more “unhealthy” than it actually is. With only 1 cup of cheese, 1 cup of buffalo sauce, and a drizzle of ranch, you get all of the fried food flavor, without the unnecessary calories!
9. Roasted Balsamic Chicken With Brussels Sprouts
An easy balsamic chicken recipe that’s bursting with flavor and cooked on one pan with roasted brussels sprouts and onions. A healthy dish that’s sure to be a family favorite.
10. Thai Basil Chicken
Nothing beats a wok when you’re trying to get dinner on the table in a hurry and this Thai basil chicken can be cooked in minutes. It’s packed with flavor and has just the right balance of salty, sweet, sour, and spicy.
11. Healthy Chicken Shawarma Quinoa Bowls
Shawarma is my absolute favorite Mediterranean flavored meal. There is so much flavor and freshness in this bowl with the combination of spices and raw veggies. This healthy chicken recipe is perfect for a summer dinner on the porch, or to make ahead for week day lunches at work. Either way, you won’t be disappointed.
12. Healthy White Chicken Chilli
Healthy white chicken chili that’s nice and creamy, yet there’s no cream! Made with green chile, chicken, corn and blended chickpeas to make it thick and creamy. This easy white chicken chili recipe can even be made in the slow cooker and is bound to become a new family favorite. Serve with avocado, tortilla chips and cilantro.
13. Healthy Chicken Enchiladas
These healthy chicken enchiladas are packed with flavor and nutritious ingredients! The homemade enchilada sauce is the star of this recipe.
14. Skillet Lemon Parmesan Chicken Zucchini and Squash
This Skillet Lemon Parmesan Chicken with Zucchini and Squash is a super easy, super flavorful, one pan chicken and veggie recipe everyone in the family will love! It’s a hearty, bright and lemony dinner that makes great leftovers.
15. Grilled Chicken Margherita
Easy, healthy grilled chicken margherita topped with melted mozzarella cheese, pesto, and tomato basil garnish. Need I say more? The picture makes me want to eat my computer screen.
16. Chicken Gyro Bowls
Wow, this chicken gyro bowl recipe is incredibly nutritious and yummy. Mixed greens are topped with Greek chicken, chickpeas, tomato cucumber salad, feta cheese, and a homemade tzatziki sauce. This is one of my favorite healthy chicken recipes!
17. Coconut Chicken Curry
This coconut curry chicken can be made in one pot and is packed with delicious flavors! This curry can be made in 30 minutes or less making it the perfect weeknight dinner. This is a great recipe to try if you’re looking for something different and new to try with your family.
18. Kale Chicken Salad With Apples and Warm Potatoes
This kale chicken salad with apples and potatoes is the quintessential fall harvest recipe. This has super crispy freshly picked apples, farm fresh kale, grilled apple cider chicken, and warm potatoes, then dressed with a sweet and tart maple cider vinaigrette. It’s cooked entirely on the grill, making for an fast and nutritious weeknight autumn dinner.