Chicken breast recipes

If you are searching for amazing chicken breast recipes, then your search is over, because here are thirteen chicken breast recipe ideas that are tasty and flavorful.

As a few tips when it comes to cooking chicken, keep in mind that if you don’t want to use chicken breast, you can always use bone-in chicken pieces or even a whole chicken instead, both frozen and fresh chicken can be used in all of these recipe, boiled chicken has the least amount of calories, grilling and baking chicken will always be easier if you first marinate the meat and the most delicious food ever is the food that you roast, cook or bake with love.

1. Chicken Parmesan

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4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

 salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

 2 eggs

 4 cups panko bread crumbs

 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour, or more if needed

 1 cup olive oil for frying

 1/2 cup prepared tomato sauce

 1/4 cup fresh mozzarella, cut into small cubes

 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil

 1/2 cup grated provolone cheese

 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

 1 tablespoon olive oil

This is a great example of boneless chicken breast recipes and it is ready in about one hour. For this recipe you will need boneless chicken breast, different types of cheeses like parmesan and mozzarella and seasoning of your choice. The crusted chicken must be both oven baked and fried in a pan. You can serve it also with pasta and fresh tomato sauce. Get the full recipe here.

2. Chicken and rice

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2 tbsp olive oil

2 skinless boneless chicken breast fillets or 4 boneless thighs, cut into strips

1 red onion, cut into 8 wedges

2 orange peppers, halved, deseeded and sliced thickly

1 garlic clove, crushed

100g long grain rice

400g can chopped tomatoes

300ml chicken stock

4 tbsp ready-made pesto (you’ll find long-life jars on the shelves with pasta sauces or more expensive fresh pots in the chiller cabinet)

For this exquisite Italian rice with chicken breast recipe, you will need boneless chicken breast fillets, long grain rice and pesto, among other ingredients. Enjoy a flavorful Italian dinner in a quick way, as it only takes 40 minutes to make! Full recipe can be found here.

3. Chicken with spinach and mushroom

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3 cups fresh baby spinach

1-3/4 cups sliced fresh mushrooms

3 green onions, sliced

2 tablespoons chopped pecans

1-1/2 teaspoons olive oil

4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)

1/2 teaspoon rotisserie chicken seasoning

2 slices reduced-fat provolone cheese, halved

This is one easy chicken breast recipe that can be adapted to different tastes. It involves grilled boneless chicken breast with sautéed spinach and mushrooms. Sounds great and simple, right? Well it is and you can follow this link for the full recipe.

4. Chicken sandwich

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3 slices white bread, lightly toasted

2 tablespoons mayonnaise

1 Roasted Chicken Breast, thinly sliced

2 1/4-inch-thick slices beefsteak tomato

1/2 avocado, thinly sliced

4 slices cooked bacon

Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper

2 iceberg lettuce leaves

2 small pickles

One of the best dishes that you can do when you it comes to recipes for chicken breast is a chicken sandwich. Add bacon, mayonnaise, lettuce and tomato to your classic thin cut, roasted chicken sandwich and prepare to be amazed by the taste! The full recipe from Martha Stewart can be found here.

5. Crockpot Chicken

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2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts

2 (10 1/2 ounce) cans condensed cream of chicken soup

1 (10 1/2 ounce) can condensed cheddar cheese soup

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

salt and pepper (optional)

Even though a slow cooker is not everyone’s favorite cooking method, since it takes a long time for the food to be cooked, crock pot recipes are healthy and delicious. For this Cheesy chicken recipe, you will need boneless chicken breast, two types of soup and seasoning. For more chicken breast crock pot recipes and for this full recipe, follow this link.

6. Stuffed Chicken Breast

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Stuffed Chicken Breasts

4              (about 1 1/4 pounds) medium skinless, boneless chicken-breast halves

1/4 cup(s) (about half 4.4-ounce package) light garlic-and-herb spreadable cheese

1/4 cup(s) jarred roasted red peppers, drained and chopped

8              whole fresh basil leaves, chopped

1              teaspoon(s) olive oil, extra-virgin

1/2 teaspoon(s) salt

1/4 teaspoon(s) coarsely ground black pepper

Lemon and Basil Couscous

1              tablespoon(s) olive oil, extra-virgin

1/2 teaspoon(s) salt

1/4 tablespoon(s) coarsely ground black pepper

1              cup(s) couscous

1              cup(s) loosely packed fresh basil leaves, coarsely chopped

2              tablespoon(s) fresh lemon juice

One of the loveliest stuffed chicken breast recipes is the one you can find here. Boneless chicken breast with a lovely stuffing consisting of a great mix of pepper and seasoning, served with a lemon and basil couscous.

7. Grilled Chicken

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4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 1¾ pounds total)

6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

4 large garlic cloves, minced

1 teaspoon dried thyme

1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

1-1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1-1/2 teaspoons lemon zest, from one lemon

To get the perfect grilled chicken you will find that in most grilled chicken breast recipes, you have to first pound the meat and then marinate it for at least a couple of hours or overnight. This ensures that your chicken is not going to be dry and tasteless but moist and tasty. For a perfectly grilled chicken breast, marinated in lemon zest and garlic, follow this link.

8. BBQ Chicken

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2 quarts water

2 tablespoons kosher salt

1/4 cup brown sugar

2 garlic cloves, smashed with the side of a large knife

4 sprigs fresh thyme

6 chicken legs and thighs, still connected, bone in, skin on, about 10 ounces each

The Ultimate Barbecue Sauce:

1 slice bacon

1 bunch fresh thyme

Extra-virgin olive oil

1/2 onion, chopped

2 garlic cloves, chopped

2 cups ketchup

1/4 cup brown sugar

1/4 cup molasses

2 tablespoons red or white wine vinegar

1 tablespoon dry mustard

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon paprika or smoked paprika if available

Freshly ground black pepper


When it comes to barbecues, the most important thing that you have to consider, after choosing the meat, is barbecue sauce. Cover your chicken in loads of barbecue sauce before placing it on the grill, to have the most amazing barbecue chicken. For an ultimate barbecued chicken recipe, Tyler Florence comes to your aid here.

9. Crispy Chicken Strips

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Peanut oil, for frying

2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts

3 eggs

1 cup all-purpose flour

2 cups panko bread crumbs

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon lemon-pepper

1/2 teaspoon cayenne

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

Honey Mustard, recipe follows

Honey Mustard:

1/2 cup Dijon mustard

1/2 cup honey

2 tablespoons mayonnaise

1 tablespoons lemon juice

Salt and pepper


Make a lovely dinner for your kids by offering them homemade crispy chicken strips. Have you ever wondered what makes chicken strips so crispy? Well, the answer is bread crumbs! Use slices of chicken breast and cover each slice in a lovely mixture of bread crumbs, eggs and flour, then start deep frying every breaded strip.

The actual name for slender sliced chicken breast meat is chicken tenderloins, so when you find recipes using chicken tenderloin or chicken tenders as an ingredient, know that they are actually referring to slices of chicken breast. The end result will be amazing! For a spicy and juicy version of crispy strips, use a spicy marinade for the chicken, a couple of hours before frying it. For the detailed version of this recipe, click here.

10. Chicken Salad

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1 cup plain fat-free yogurt

1/2 cup grapes, halved, or 1/4 cup raisins

2 teaspoons curry powder

Dash of salt

1/4 cup walnuts (optional)


2 cups chopped leftover chicken

If you want to try some healthy chicken breast recipes, use chicken as a main ingredient in a delicious salad. As long as you mix chicken with different types of vegetables and seasoning, being careful to not exaggerate with the fat content, you don’t have to worry about the calories. Follow this link for a full chicken salad recipe.

BONUS: Chicken leftovers casserole

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 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

 6 ounces egg noodles

 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup

 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of chicken soup

 1 cup sour cream

 salt to taste

 ground black pepper to taste

 1 cup crumbled buttery round crackers

 1/2 cup butter


Got some chicken leftovers and don’t know what to do about them? Well, turn them into a delicious casserole. It doesn’t really matter if you have boned or boneless chicken leftovers, as you can use any type of chicken meat for this recipe. Combine chicken, noodles, salt and pepper, crackers and different types of soup to make this crazy good recipe that you can find here.

BONUS: Mexican Style Chicken

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1 tbsp olive oil

4 skinless chicken breasts, diced

1 onion, diced

750g smooth potatoes, diced

1 red pepper, diced

2 tsp Discovery Mexican Chipotle Paste

400g tin black beans, drained and rinsed

400g tin chopped tomatoes

To serve, chopped coriander, soured cream and corn tortillas

A spicy Mexican dish meant to delight your taste buds. Use chicken, potatoes, pepper, seasoning, beans and other cheap ingredients to make this easy Mexican style recipe.

Vegan: Gluten free chicken with rice and broccoli

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1 tablespoon butter or margarine

4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 lb)

Water called for on brown rice package for 1 cup uncooked rice

2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon pepper

1 cup uncooked quick-cooking brown rice

3 cups Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen broccoli florets, thawed

1/2 cup shredded Cheddar or American cheese (2 oz)


If you want to choose a gluten free chicken meal, then this is the perfect recipe for you. Mix chicken with brown rice and broccoli to create a stunning dish. This recipe is fairly fast to make as you only need to use the stove for preparing it.