10 Easy and Delicious Chicken Recipes

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It’s hard not to love chicken – it’s lean, it’s inexpensive, and you can use it in virtually every cuisine. That being said, it’s also easy to get tired of your favorite chicken recipes. From time to time, they might start to wear on you, which means you’re less excited about your healthy lunch or dinner. If you’re there (or, on your way there), check out these 10 easy and delicious chicken recipes.

We’ve had this list around for a while, so we decided it was time to shake things up a bit! We kept some of your absolute favorites from the old list, but peppered in some new easy and delicious chicken recipes. They’re all super simple to throw together, and many of them feature an “off the beaten path” approach to keep chicken fun and exciting.

So dive in and get cooking! Let us know in the comments if we took away one of your favorite standbys. We always love to hear from you, especially if you discovered a new and exciting twist to any of our recipes.

1. Skinny Chicken Parmesan Casserole

Satisfy your craving for Italian food with this skinny version of everyone’s favorite: chicken Parmesan. If you’re on a no-carb diet, you can swap zucchini noodles in for the pasta, but we love those beneficial complex carbohydrates in the whole wheat pasta. Read all about it here!

2. Pomegranate Chicken

Our readers have raved about this extra-moist chicken, which is perfect for sandwiches or as a standalone dish. The secret ingredient? Pomegranate juice! It adds so much flavor to the chicken while also keeping it moist as it cooks in the slow cooker.

3. Slow Cooker Chicken Enchiladas

First of all, these enchiladas are gorgeous. Absolutely breathtaking! Bring these to a dinner party and get ready for your guests to swoon. And then, it doesn’t hurt that they’re flavorful, healthy, and made easy by using the slow cooker. This recipe has it all going on!

4. White Chicken & Black Bean Casserole

This dish is one of the more popular recipes on the site. It offers offers all of that warm, casserole comfort with less fat and more nutrients. You’ll get your Mexican-food fix without having to order takeout, too! Sounds pretty win-win to me.

5. One-Skillet Chicken and Broccoli

I’m all about a one-pan meal. It keeps cleanup to a minimum while also infusing everything with the same great flavor. The teriyaki sauce and sriracha really come together to make a light but Asian-inspired sauce for this easy dish. Try this chicken over rice or quinoa, or even in lettuce wraps.

6. Philly Cheese Chicken Sandwich

This is one of our standby favorites, and for good reason. Because we’ve replaced the steak with chicken, you can enjoy this comforting sandwich without the guilt. Serve it up with a side of oven baked zucchini chips if you want a crunchy side without the greasy side-effects of potato chips.

7. Skinny Slow Cooker – Fried Chicken

This skinny recipe won’t wreak havoc on your waist size and tastes yummy at the same time. We even added a super tasty Asian-inspired sauce to this recipe that’s perfect for drizzling and dipping. Talk about taking a new spin on those classic easy and delicious chicken recipes.

8. The Best Slow Cooker White Bean Chicken Chili

Nothing soothes the soul faster than a warm bowl of chili! This hearty chili really hits the spot without breaking the bank on your weight-loss goals. It’s perfect for those cool winter nights when you want to melt into a warm, comforting bowl, but it’s also light enough to eat in the summertime.

9. Crock Pot Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

Move over canned cream of chicken soup and get ready for the best soup of your life. This creamy soup will satisfy your junk food cravings while delivering a punch of nutrition at the same time. Because it’s made in the slow cooker, it’s also completely hands-off!

10. Moroccan Chicken Salad with Chimichurri Dressing

Get ready to celebrate the unique, zesty flavors of Moroccan cuisine in this healthy (but filling) salad. You’ll love how the vibrant colors come together and you’ll be blown away by the flavor in the chimichurri dressing. This is a great recipe to use up leftover chicken, too.

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