6 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Make with Chicken Breast

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Ricotta cheese and prosciutto make a great filling for chicken breast.

Dry rub isn’t just for ribs — try seasoning your chicken before you grill it for tons of extra flavor.

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Don’t be intimidated by fried chicken. If you have a chicken breast on hand, make a batter by combining egg, flour, salt, and pepper. Dip pieces of chicken breast into the batter and then into crushed corn flakes cereal before frying them.

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Dress chicken breast up by making a simple fruit glaze. Heat your favorite jam in a small pan with a little water, season with salt, pepper, and crushed red pepper flakes, then drizzle over cooked chicken breast.

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Leftover cooked chicken breast can be shredded or pulled apart with a fork and tossed into a tangy vinegar-based Asian slaw.

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Try pounding chicken breast until it is evenly thin, filling it with cheese, vegetables, or other meats, and rolling it up before baking. You can tie the rolled up chicken with kitchen twine or skewer it with toothpicks to hold it together during the cooking process.

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If you’re doing a low- or no-carb diet, try replacing the bread in your bruschetta appetizer with slices of grilled chicken.

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Kristie Collado is The Daily Meal’s Cook Editor. Follow her on Twitter @KColladoCook.

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