Nowadays, many people are getting more conscious about their health. Organic foods and various healthy diets are now getting known because of the growing demand for good health. People are also turning to health and food experts for the best advice on how to maintain a healthy body. One advice would be to reduce the intake of red meat.
Healthier meats—like chicken—are now much more in demand because of their benefits to human health. Chicken, aside from being the most popular fowl meat and a good source of protein, also some other benefits that can be beneficial to the human body. It also reportedly strengthens the heart and bones and is a natural antidepressant—thus, the famous chicken soup for those who are feeling down.
Aside from the said chicken soup, here are some recipes using chicken that are easy to prepare. These are perfect for dates, night outs, special dinners or even simple family dining.
Easy Chicken Recipe Ideas
Southwest Grilled Chicken Spring Rolls
Roll the healthy meat along with other healthy stuff to make the tastiest and healthiest dish. The ingredients you’ll need are chicken, rice paper wraps, angel hair pasta, some herbs and spices, and the freshest vegetables you can find in the market. Even the kids will love this healthy dish and will ask for more!
Buffalo Chicken Cobb
Want a tasty dish to cook despite your hectic schedule? This is the perfect recipe for you. Just toss some buffalo chicken wings, veggies, mayo and cheese in a bowl and you have a healthy meal to dig in with your fork!
Chicken with Jack Daniel’s Hot Pepper Sauce
Add some kick to your chicken with Jack Daniel’s whiskey and some hot peppers. It has a sweet and spicy flavor that is perfect for dates or night-outs. It is very easy to do: just pan-fry the chicken fillet and then pour the sauce on it afterwards.
Easy Chicken Breast Recipes
Chicken breast with Herbs
Now here’s an easy, healthy dish you can make using the meatiest part of the chicken. Pan fry the chicken fillet with butter in a pan until brown, and then add the herbs mixture. This aromatic, mouth-watering dish only takes less than 30 minutes to be ready!
Marinated Chicken Breasts
Got guests coming over the next day? Impress them with this delightful recipe that you can prepare the night before. You can do this by mixing vinegar or red wine, some herbs and spices, then marinating the chicken breasts for 8 hours in the mixture. Heat the grill and cook them just in time for your guests’ arrival. Very easy, right?
Serve your chicken fillets with some fruit. This Apricot chicken recipe uses apricot preserves for a delightful and nutritious twist. Fry the fillet and then add the apricot sauce afterwards and you have one tasty chicken treat! You can also experiment by using other fruit preserves aside from apricot.
Easy Baked Chicken Recipes
Spicy Oriental Baked Chicken Fingers
For those who want healthier dishes, they can opt to bake their dishes. Marinade the chicken in buttermilk first then roll in crushed cornflakes for a crunchier finish. To top it off, make a sweet and spicy sauce for a kick!
Cheesy Pesto and Chicken Pasta
Put your pasta and chicken into action. If you are a chicken and pasta lover, you’ll surely love this dish. Whisk up some pesto sauce first and line a tray with chicken and the pesto pasta. Top with mozzarella and parmesan and bake until the cheese melts to delectable goodness!
Easy Chicken Crock Pot Recipes
Slow-cooker Pulled-chicken Tacos
Add some sass to your chicken with some salsa! Cook your chicken in your slow-cooker until it becomes tender. Then shred them into pieces and serve them with tortillas, sour cream, cilantro and salsa!
Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta
This dish’s name tells you all the good things it has in it—the chicken, the bacon, the ranch dressing and the pasta. Toss your chicken meat, bacon, cream of chicken, ranch dressing and Greek yogurt into the slow cooker. Cook your pasta al dente and mix the sauce in. This dish is not for those who hold back from all the goodness the world has to offer!
Creamy Crock Pot Chicken Saltimbocca
In Italian, ‘saltimbocca’ literally ‘jump into the mouth’. Well, you’ll surely pop this meal into your mouth. It’s also very easy to cook—you’ll just have to roll the chicken fillet with cheese, coat with flour and more cheese and cook it until brown in a skillet. Do the sauce and afterwards, cook it in your slow-cooker until ready.
Quick and Easy Chicken Recipes
Chicken Enchilada Wraps
Are you always on the go and have little time to prepare your meals? Try this quick chicken enchilada recipe for a quick to fix lunch! You just need to cook your chicken and season it with your favorite herbs and spices and roll them up in tortillas with some lettuce and cucumber.
Southwestern Chicken Roll-Ups
This is another perfect dish for the busiest people who want a healthy, flavorful meal. Pound the chicken fillet to tenderize it, then season with some cheese, picante sauce and cilantro. Roll the meat and secure with a toothpick then dredge in breadcrumbs. Bake until ready and you have a tasty meal!
Easy Chicken Casserole Recipes
Chicken and Broccoli Casserole
Cook this creamy chicken and broccoli casserole for your family—your kids will also learn to love their broccoli!
Chicken Tamale Casserole
Serve this Mexican dish with a twist. Combine the cheese, milk, egg substitute, cumin, pepper, corn mix and chiles. Pour the mixture and bake for 15 minutes. Put the chicken, the enchiladas and some more cheese and bake until the cheese melts.
Easy Chicken Thigh Recipes
Moroccan Chicken Thighs
Try something different and cook these Moroccan chicken thighs. This dish is filled with flavors from fruity with apricots and prunes, to tangy with lemon, to spicy with cinnamon, turmeric and chili flakes. Exotic yet very easy to make!
Grilled Sweet-and-Sticky Thighs
Up for some finger-licking goodness? We’re not advertising any chicken but these grilled chicken thighs with asparagus and harissa. Marinade the chicken in a solution of herbs and spices, grill then drizzle with harissa sauce. Voila!
Easy Chicken Roasted Recipes
Honey-pomegranate Chicken Thighs
Try this roast recipe with a sweet and fruity twist. They’re easy to prepare and they’re also good as they are!
Roasted Chicken with Onions, Potatoes and Gravy
Look no further for sophisticated recipes—here’s an easy classic for you! A good roast to match a toast! Cheers!
Easy Healthy Chicken Recipes
Paprika Chicken with Quinoa Tabbouleh
For those who don’t know: paprika is a spice; quinoa is a kind of grain; tabbloueh is an Arab salad. Now, paprika chicken with quino tabbloueh is an easy grilled chicken recipe with quinoa salad on the side that you can do at home.
Chicken Waldorf Wraps
Chicken dressed in honey, mayo and lemon juice, wrapped in lettuce with some apples on the sides? Oh come on, there’s no better and healthier option than this!
Southwestern Chicken Appetizers
Serve these yummy appetizers for your guests. If you know how to make and bake some dough, put your baking skills into the test. If not, you can be resourceful with some bread available in your pantry. Flake the chicken and combine with dressing. Spread on each bread slice and top with a piece of tomato and cheese, then bake. Tasty appetizers to munch on!
Easy Grilled Chicken Recipes
Saucy BBQ Chicken
This chicken is going to make your mouths water and lick your fingers. The succulent and juicy meat, grilled to perfection and rolled in sweet-and-spicy sauce is everyone’s favorite and you can’t resist it!
Zesty Ranch Chicken
Looking for some tangy, yet easy to prepare recipe for your family? Here’s the right one for you! You’ll have to marinate the chicken in ranch dressing, yogurt and milk and grill.
Easy Chicken Pasta Recipes
Smokehouse Bacon Chicken Carbonara
Here’s an easy recipe for people who wants a quick pasta fix! Just stir the pasta, chicken, carbonara sauce and bacon-flavored cheese in a pan and you’re all set.
Grilled Chicken Pasta with Homemade Tomato Sauce
For those who want to try something natural and put their cooking skills to test, this one’s a recipe to try! Fresh and simple in one bite.
Easy Boneless Chicken Recipe
Bacon Wrapped Chicken
Guess how many can resist this yummy recipe? Yep. If you guessed zero, you’re right.
Chicken and Scallion Yakitori
Work up those cooking skills and make this exciting, yummy yakitori! Chicken breasts are best!
Easy Chicken Drumstick Recipes
Sweet and Spicy Drumsticks
When they say it’s up to the sauce, we think they’re right. Serve up some sizzling sweet and spicy drumsticks to your family and they’ll sure to be demanding more!
Breaded and Baked Chicken Drumsticks
Bake some breaded drumsticks for a healthy and sophisticated fix. Garnish and serve with your favorite sauce. Bon appetit!
Easy Stuffed Chicken Recipes
Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Artichokes, Lemon, and Goat Cheese
Rolled chicken fillet with healthy stuffing and some spinach leaves and rice on the sides—perfect and healthy choice!
Prosciutto-Stuffed Chicken with Mushroom Sauce
A little Italian trivia for all: prosciutto is thinly sliced cured ham often served raw. Well, we think they’re delizioso, but put them in chicken fillet…they’re molto, molto delizioso!
Easy Chicken Wings Recipe
Easy Baked Chicken Hot Wings
Ready for some red hot and spicy adventure? Bake some of these hot chicken wings and you’ll get some spicy and savory experience!
Chicken Wing Recipe for Everyone
Some like their wings hot, some like it not. Some like it tangy while some like it spicy. Either way, it’s all in the marinade. With these recipes, you’ll never go wrong with your buffalo wings. Don’t forget a creamy dip to go with it!