15 Exciting Ways to Cook Chicken Breast
15 Exciting Ways to Cook Chicken Breast
Chicken breast tends to get a bad rep for being mundane, flavorless, and dry; let’s correct that impression
Baked Chicken with Spinach, Pears, and Blue Cheese
Pears and blue cheese are classic flavor combination sure to make your meal much more interesting and flavorsome. This recipe first instructs you to start your chicken in a pan to lightly brown the outside; this step will also greatly contribute to the overall flavor. Serve this dish over spinach for a satisfying and healthy meal.
Blueberry-Balsamic Glazed Rosemary Chicken
Chicken Breasts with Orange-Maple Syrup Sauce
A simple marinade of orange juice, orange zest, and maple syrup infuses the chicken with citrusy flavor and helps keep it moist during its quick visit to the sizzling grill.
Bolstered by tangy tomato sauce, umami rich mushrooms, and spices, this recipe is a simple and delicious way to add zesty flavor to your chicken.
Chicken Tawook Skewers
Shish tawook is a famous Middle Eastern dish. In this rendition, the chicken is marinated overnight in spices, tomato paste, and yogurt, then tossed on the grill, which caramelizes the marinade and earns the meat a good char.
Crunchy Garlic Chicken Breasts
Earl Grey Tea-Brined Chicken Breast
Looking for a creative twist on classic chicken parm? Try steeping the chicken in a brine infused with Earl Grey tea. Earl Grey tea contains bergamot citrus and tea tannins that will inject the chicken breast with deep complex flavor. The brine also ensures that the chicken breast will be juicy.
Greek Chicken Fajitas With Broccoli Rabe
You've had a gyro before, but have you ever had a Greek taco? These Greek chicken fajitas with broccoli rabe can be made and enjoyed by anyone, and you'll be amazed by how healthy something that tastes so good can be.
Lemon-Crusted Chicken Breast
This easy and delicious baked chicken breast is perfect for topping a light and healthy salad; it has lots of bright lemony flavor and an irresistible crunch.
Grilled Chipotle Orange Chicken
Whether you’re grilling outdoors over an open flame or in your kitchen in a cast-iron grill pan, this sweet and perfectly charred chicken breast is full of chipotle pepper flavor and tangy orange. It is sure be the star of any meal. Pro tip: While grilling the chicken, throw a few halved oranges on the grill and get a good char on them. Then, squeeze the juice from the cooked oranges into the remaining marinade when reducing it to make the sauce for another layer of flavor.
Pollo a las Brasas
Pollo a las Brasas, or charcoal-grilled chicken on sticks is usually accompanied by a salsa fresca, white rice, some charred jalapeño or poblano chiles, and fresh lime, avocado, and homemade flour tortillas — a combination relished throughout Mexico.
Lightly Smoked Chicken Breasts
Grab the woodchips; this delicious chicken breast is smoked on the grill for lots of flavor— and it’s easy to make.
Pumpkin-Stuffed Chicken Breast
This recipe uses heart-healthy olive oil and creamy fiber-rich pumpkin to add lots of flavor to baked chicken breast. With only 4 ingredients, you can also throw this together for a nutritious and quick week-night meal.
Sesame Ginger Chicken Salad
In this recipe, soy ginger vinaigrette is tossed with arugula, bell peppers, cilantro and chicken breast before getting sprinkled with sesame seeds. This is a great recipe to use when you have leftover chicken.
Sour Cream and Onion Chicken
Chicken can be coated in more than just run-of-the-mill breadcrumbs — like crushed potato chips for example. This quick and easy recipe adds flavor (and crunch) by covering the chicken in sour cream and crushed potato chips before it’s cooked.
Thai Marinated Grilled Chicken Skewers
The combination of ginger, cardamom, and curry, sweetened by brown sugar, is sweet, savory, and bold! This recipe is seriously loaded with taste. Serve these skewers with a side of peanut-coconut sauce and your taste buds will thank you.