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70+ Healthy Easy Chicken Recipes

September 1, 2015

We have a super exciting post to share with you today on Bam's Kitchen.  We have teamed up with several awesome Food Bloggers from around the world to bring to you some of the very best 70+ healthy and easy CHICKEN DISH RECIPES you have ever tasted. 70 + Healthy and Easy Chicken Recipes /

We have something for everyone! Whether you like your chicken grilled to perfection, baked in the oven, less than 30 minutes on the stove top, stir fried in a wok, in a spicy curry, comforting stew or soup, in a quick and easy casserole dish or in the slow cooker, we have you covered. These recipes are healthy and most of them can be on the table in less than 30 minutes. You have got to love that!

These 70 + healthy easy chicken recipes are your one stop shopping for that age-old question. "What's For Dinner?"

Have you ever been in chicken rut? You know what I just stare at the chicken in the refrigerator and then stare blankly into space hoping for some inspiration but still end up making the same old boring chicken recipes.

Well, not any more! You need some spice in your life! You need to mix it up! You need to go on a holiday to a far away place! Well the last one I can't help you with but you can enjoy a delicious chicken dish that will make you feel like you are there.

Even if you have a chicken thawing right now and have no idea what you will be making with it, just consult this 70 plus healthy and easy chicken recipes master list. I am almost certain you can make something really delicious and these awesome bloggers will help you along.

We try to eat healthy at most meals so you will also be happy to know that many of these delightful chicken recipes are gluten-free, dairy free, diabetic friendly, paleo friendly, cardiac friendly, low fat, egg free and purely delicious. There is a little something for everyone.

All of these bloggers, including myself, have one thing in common. We love food and we enjoy preparing healthy and delicious dishes for our family. Bam's Kitchen has a Pinterest board called CHICKEN A BIZILLION WAYS and I invite you to follow along, like and pin and enjoy the fun.

Okay let's get down to business and cooking some healthy and delicious chicken dishes!

70 + Healthy and Easy Chicken Recipes /

STOVE TOP CHICKEN RECIPES  (Many recipes takes less than 30 minutes to throw together, with a just a few ingredients and are insanely delicious.)

One Skillet Chicken Puttanesca: Delicious Meets Healthy- Gluten-free, Diabetic Friendly, Dairy Free, Egg Free (Taste of the Mediterranean)

Sautéed Chicken with Shishito Peppers Over Cheesy Polenta: Fearless Dining - Gluten-Free (comfort food with a little heat)

Chicken With Peach Glaze: Brazilian Flair in the USA- Gluten-Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free (Zesty and sweet)

Easy Balsamic Chicken : Family Food On the Table- Gluten-Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Diabetic Friendly, Cardiac Friendly (only 20 minutes to make)

Italian Fried Chicken: An Italian In My Kitchen- Gluten-Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Diabetic Friendly, Cardiac Friendly and Paleo (Simple and easy)

Chicken Piccata: Valerie's Keepers- Gluten-Free, Egg Free, Diabetic Friendly, Cardiac Friendly (Classic Flavours)

Poached Chicken Ginger Broth: Sprinkles and Sprouts -Gluten-Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Diabetic Friendly (Chinese spices and delicious flavours)

Moms Best Braised Chicken With Mushrooms : Omnivorescookbook - Low Fat, Warming, delicious and made in ONE WOK...but you can use a skillet too.

One Pan Asado Parmesan Pasta: Our Mini Family- Can use gluten-free pasta- on table less than 30 minutes

Pan Fried Rhubarb Chicken: Homemade Food Junkie - Low Sodium, Low Carb, Low Sugar, Dairy free, Egg Free (Finger licking good)

Chicken Tacos with spicy Cabbage slaw and Guacamole- Gluten-Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Cardiac Friendly (Bright, Fresh and Delicious)

Chicken Summer Vegetable Skillet- Gluten-Free, Diabetic Friendly, Egg Free ( A super way to use up those fresh summer garden veggies)

Sweet and Sour Chicken Paleo Low Fodmap : A Saucy Kitchen -Paleo and Kid Friendly

One Pot Sweet Chili Lime Chicken : My Kitchen Stories - quick and easy to make

Low Carb Chicken Alla Puttanesca : Super Golden Bakes- Diabetic Friendly, Low Carb, Gluten Free, Egg Free, Dairy Free (Colorful, bright and delicious)

Chicken Fry : Framed Recipes- Gluten Free, Low Fat, Low Carb, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Diabetic Friendly, Cardiac Friendly, Paleo- (Spices to tantalise your senses and with turmeric...anti-inflammatory spice)

Honey BBQ Chicken Meatballs - Girl Gone Gourmet- great little appetizer

Stir Fry Chicken with Capsicum Basil : Matter of the Belly: Low Carb, Gluten Free if you exchange soy sauce with Tamari, Diabetic friendly is you exchange sugar with a sugar substitute of choice (Colorful and Comforting)

Kung Pao Chicken : Karen's Kitchen Stories- spicy and teenager friendly

20 Minute One Skillet Chicken Hibachi- only 20 little minutes!

Rosemary Chicken with Sautéed Onion Wine Sauce : Bam's Kitchen- Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Diabetic Friendly, Low Carb, Cardiac Friendly, Paleo (Less than 30 minutes)

Mushroom Chicken with Brandy Sauce : Bam's Kitchen- Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Diabetic Friendly, Low Carb (Comfort Food and less than 30 minutes to make)

Stove Top Chicken Fajitas Sliders: Bam's Kitchen- Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free (Super easy and a great dish to make for a gathering as everyone can make their own fajitas, just the way they like it)

Chicken Breasts with Chicken and Mushrooms : Culinary Flavors- Comfort food ! I lighten this recipe up by using gluten-free flour, olive oil instead of margarine and a non-dairy creamer.

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Gluten- Free Easy Herbed Chicken and Biscuit Bake: Cotter Crunch- Gluten-Free and can be easily adapted to be Paleo (Comfort Food)

Rotisserie Style Chicken : Culinary Hill - Gluten-Free, Low Carb, Egg Free, Dairy Free, Paleo, Cardiac Friendly and Diabetic Friendly (Crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside)

Herb Crusted Chicken Thighs Better than Shake and Bake : Shockingly Delicious - Low Fat and Kid Friendly

Lemon Paprika Chicken : Imagelicious - Gluten- Free, Low Carb, Egg Free, Dairy Free, Cardiac Friendly and Diabetic Friendly (So easy with just a handful of ingredients that you already have in your pantry)

Miso Roasted Chicken : Platings and Pairings - Low Fat, low Carb and Diabetic Friendly if you skip the side of rice (Less than 30 minutes)

Hatch Chili Glazed Chicken: A Communal Table - Gluten Free, Low Carb, Low Fat, Egg Free, Dairy Free (Spicy and Delicious dish)

Roasted Lemon Rosemary Chicken : Simply Fresh Dinners- Gluten Free, Low Fat, Low Carb, Diabetic Friendly, Cardiac Friendly, Dairy Free and Egg Free (one pan deliciously healthy meal and great with the roasted radish salad on the side)

Proscuitto Wrapped Chicken with Spinach Feta and Roasted Peppers : Bam's Kitchen- Gluten Free, diabetic Friendly, Low Carb, Dairy Free, Egg Free (show stopper main for a gathering- stained glass window effect when you slice into it)

Paleo Baked Chicken : Taste of Lizzy T - Gluten-Free, Paleo (Just a handful of ingredients)

Perfect Chicken Parmesan : Pack Momma - (Kid Friendly)

Garlic Lemon Chicken : Krumpli - Gluten-Free, Low Fat, Low Carb, Diabetic Friendly, Cardiac Friendly, Egg Free, Dairy Free, Paleo (Searing your lemons in the pan, make this dish so amazing)

Skinny Chicken Moussaka : Scrummy Lane - Lower Fat, Cardiac Friendly, diabetic friendly (Layers of deliciousness)

How to Cook Chicken Breasts a Step by Step Tutorial : In Wealth and In Health- Gluten Free, Low Carb, Low Fat, diabetic Friendly, Cardiac Friendly, Paleo, Egg Free, Dairy Free (Great Step by Step Tutorial with Photos)

Chorizo and Cream Cheese Stuffed Chicken : Bam's Kitchen- Gluten-Free, Low Carb, Diabetic Friendly (Teenager Friendly and less than 30 minute meal)

Miso Glazed Chicken : The Foodie Affair- (Only 6 little ingredients and 2 of them are optional garnishes)

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Sriracha Almond Chicken Caprese Salad : Floating Kitchen - Cardiac Friendly, Egg Free (Spicy and Fun Salad)

Chili Chicken with Snow Peas Salad: Side Walk Shoes - Low Carb, Diabetic Friendly, Egg Free, Dairy Free, Gluten Free (Clean Eating Salad)

Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Avocado Mango Salsa: A Dish of Daily Life - Egg Free, Dairy Free, Gluten Free (Bright and fresh-Eating the Rainbow)

Curried Chicken with Grapes and Cashews : Pinch and Swirl - Gluten Free, Egg Free (Fantastic Autumn salad with just a touch of curry powder to warm you up)

Asian Chicken Salad Recipe: Eating Richly - Low Fat and can swap out soy sauce for tamari sauce to make Gluten-free (This salad dressing sounds killer good! )

Thai Peanut Chicken Salad : The Seasoned Mom - Gluten free if you use tamari sauce (Loads of crunchy veggies, nuts and my boys would want to swap out the raisins for a few "deadly" Thai Bird Chilis- fun meal and so customisable)

Chinese Chicken Salad Goji Berry Dressing : Bam's Kitchen - Gluten-Free, Low Fat, Low Carb, Egg Free, Dairy Free, Cardiac Friendly (Get reacquainted with your spice drawer and the delicious process of poaching chicken)

Chicken Kale Caesar Salad : OMG Food - Gluten Free (Loads of green leafy veggies)

Quinoa and Pea Salad with Harissa : Vintage Kitchen Notes - Gluten Free, Low Carb, Low Fat, Diabetic Friendly, Cardiac Friendly, Egg Free and Dairy Free (Spicy and the perfect little salad that will not leave you hungry)

Rainbow Salad with Grilled Chicken : A Calculated Whisk - Gluten Free, Low Fat, Low Carb, Egg Free (Loads of antioxidants! Mom always told you to eat the rainbow to stay healthy)

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Thai Green Chicken Curry : Tea Biscuit - Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free (Kaffir lime leaves add a delightful fresh burst of flavour and aroma to this curry)

Thai Chicken Curry with Basil Leek Yellow Squash : Peas and Peonies - Low Fat (spicy and comforting)

Chicken Chickpea Curry with Swiss Chard : Leelalicious - Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Diabetic Friendly, Cardiac Friendly (Rich coconut broth and using the end of the summer's garden harvest- brilliant)

Doro Wot Ethiopian Chicken Stew : Rhubarbarians - Gluten Free, Low Carb and Diabetic Friendly if you serve without bread (A fun and interactive meal)

Massaman Chicken : Chili Pepper Madness - Dairy Free, Low Fat (Hearty dish with Noodles)

Chicken Potato Soup Dill : The Pretty Bee - Dairy Free, Cardiac Friendly, gluten free (Bowl of delicious comfort food)

30 Minute Chicken Tortilla Soup : The Kitchen Girl -Gluten-Free, Cardiac Friendly, Egg Free (30 minute meal and perfect for the upcoming fall weather)

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Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken : Strength and Sunshine - Gluten-Free, Diabetic Friendly, Cardiac Friendly. Egg Free, Dairy Free (I need to get a slow cooker just to try this recipe!)

Slow Cooker Lemon Garlic and Wine Chicken and Potatoes : Thrifty DIY Diva - Low Fat, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Gluten- Free (Looks fall apart tender and moist- Delicious)

Slow Cooker Mahogany Chicken Legs : Karen Kitchen Stories - Low Fat (Loads of Chinese warming spices and deep red colours to tantalise your eyes and taste buds- fall off the bone tender)

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Easy Chicken Kebabs : Food Pleasure and Health - Paleo, Gluten-Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Diabetic Friendly, Cardiac Friendly, Low fat, Low carb (Loads of spices and herbs make this dish one you need to try soon)

Chicken Skewers with Cabbage Slaw : Cooking LSL - Paleo, Gluten-Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Cardiac Friendly, Low Fat, Low Carb (Full of fresh flavours with lemons and a bright cabbage slaw)

Succulent Marinated Chicken Breast : Gluten Free Food Smith - Gluten-Free, Low Carb, Diabetic Friendly (Full of flavour and finger licking good)

Greek Chicken Burgers : Simple Seasonal - The perfect way to celebrate the BBQ and an explosion of flavours with each bite.

New Style BBQ : This Is How I Cook - Low Fat, Dairy Free, Egg Free (Sweet, sour, savoury and spicy)

Grilled Honey Balsamic Chicken : Homemade Hooplah - Low Fat (Sweet, sticky and little punch from the balsamic vinegar)

Coconut Mustard Chicken Pineapple Skewers Gluten-Free Paleo with Sweet Cilantro Lime Dipping Sauce : Kelley and Cricket - Gluten Free and Paleo (What a fun idea to use a cookie cutter on the fruits!)

Grilled Korean Chicken Thighs : Farm Fresh Feasts - Low Fat, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Low Carb and Diabetic Friendly if you skip the rice (I love it when I cook almost the whole meal on the grill)

Grilled Moroccan Chicken and Pine Nut Quinoa : Bam's Kitchen - Gluten-Free, Diabetic Friendly, Cardiac Friendly, low Fat, Egg Free, Dairy Free - (Great way to get reacquainted with your spice drawer)

Mediterranean Chicken Kabobs : Bam's Kitchen -Low Fat, Low Carb, Diabetic Friendly, Gluten- Free, Egg Free, Dairy Free ( Super tender chicken with an easy Mediterranean marinade all cooked on a kabob)

BBQ Oolong Tea Smoked Chicken : Bam's Kitchen - Low Fat, Gluten-Free, Egg Free, Dairy Free, Diabetic Options in the recipe (The tea infuses the chicken and gives it an amazing aromatic oolong flavour, tender and juicy inside and then the glaze on top makes this dish finger licking good)

Emerald Chicken Kabobs : Bam's Kitchen - Low Fat, Low Carb, Egg Free, Dairy Free, Cardiac Friendly, Diabetic Friendly, Egg Free, Gluten Free (The secret to the tender chicken is to marinade overnight or at least one hour)

Peking Glazed Beer Butt Chicken : Bam's Kitchen - Low Fat, Egg Free, Dairy Free, Gluten- Friendly Options, Diabetic Friendly Options (Fun and Interactive dish to serve at a gathering with delicious Chinese herbs and spices)

Tropical Spa Mango Chicken : Bam's Kitchen - Low Fat, Gluten Free, Egg Free, Dairy Free, Cardiac Friendly (If you can't get away to a spa, then bring the spa to you with this delicious and healthy meal)

Did I make you hungry? I hope your inspired to make some delicious healthy and easy chicken recipes. Have a Super week! 

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  • Eha

    Wow! We all must have been very, very good children indeed to deserve such a wonderful present! Can’t wait to go thru’ each and every recipe – and as I have already clicked on a few . . . . methinks there will be some great new blogs to enjoy as well! Thank you so much Bobbi and hope you and all your colleagues will take a curtsy and a bow 🙂 !

    • Bams Kitchen

      You are most welcome! You are going to love these bloggers as they have some amazingly delicious recipes. That was a huge post to write up but hopefully a great resource for many people! I think my eyes are seeing double after all that reading, photo editing and compiling… LOL

  • Wow indeed. What a fabulous collection of easy and delicious recipes. I’ll be sure to visit some of the curries, thank you for sharing!

    • Bams Kitchen

      Thank you Martyna. I know that it is cool in Australia right now but it is super hot and humid and still I have been craving a good curry all this week. I am going to have to sort that out!

  • WOW! What a list Bam. Briliant!
    Have a super day.
    🙂 Mandy xo

  • Fabulous idea for a very helpful post. And you bet, I’ve been in that chicken rut. Thanks for a great lineup.

  • Wow, this truly is a great resource, Bobbi! Great job! I can hardly wait to dig in and explore all those scrumptious looking dishes. We all love chicken! Thanks so much for including my dish. I’d love to share this on Tuesday Tidbits next week with your permission.
    Sharing all over 🙂

    • Bams Kitchen

      Thank you Robyn and for your delicious baked Lemon Rosemary chicken recipe too! Please do share this on Tuesday Tidbits and spread the word as these bloggers are amazing. Take care

  • Now that is a lot of chicken recipes!!! What a great idea. This will be a fabulous resource for me. I’m always relatively uninspired when it comes to chicken. Not any more! BTW having your crab stuffed white fish tonight!!!

  • This collection is insane! What a great group of delicious dishes to choose from! I am looking forward to having a bit more time to cook hearty meals in the Fall. Thanks, BAM. (And I’m hoping my comments will go through now…been having problems).

  • Thanks for the great collection of chicken dishes–so many great recipes to choose from!

  • Thanks for this great collection of chicken recipes–so many great ideas to choose from!

  • Wow, what a great roundup of chicken recipes! And more than 70? Looks like I know what I’m having for dinner tonight. And tomorrow. And the next night. 😉

  • This is going to be my source for chicken recipes! Something for everyone! Even one with miso 😉 tweeting, sharing and pinning! Great post!

  • Bobbie – I am definitely guilty of falling into a chicken rut! I’d look at my thawed chicken and not know what to do – but never again! This is such a creative and mouthwatering collection! Thanks to you and everyone!

  • This is a great collection of chicken recipes Bobbi! You did such a wonderful job of sorting them out and highlighting every dish. I LOVE all sorts of chicken dish, and this will be a great reference for me to try out different things. I will come back over and over again 🙂
    Thanks for featuring my recipe. And sharing this everywhere of course!

  • Great post!! Chicken is my favorite type of meat, so I can never get enough recipes 🙂

  • Bams Kitchen


  • Stopped by earlier and don’t think my comment went through. But if it did, delete this. Anyway, I love chicken! And it looks like I’ll be eating all this week and next. 😉 Loads of good recipes — thanks.

  • What a lovely compilation! Don’t know where to start. Thanks for the link. Shared every which way!

  • hotlyspiced

    This is very timely; I have an organic chicken in my fridge and I’ve been wondering what to do with it. There is so much inspiration here and I look forward to going through the recipes in greater depth xx

  • This is a really nice round up, I will be busy in the kitchen soon trying some of this wonderful recipes

  • What a great round-up! You most certainly have answered the age old question, ‘what’s for dinner’? I love that there’s something for everyone’s tastes.

  • cheapethniceatz

    Totally amazing round-up, wow, where to start. I do enjoy getting new inspirations for one of my fave protein source. Thank you and off to explore!

  • Hi Bam, this is the largest collection of any one protein or ingredient that I have ever seen. Wonderful list!!!

  • What a great roundup! Would love to try out these yummy ideas!

  • Thanks for including SimpleFood365 in your list! What a great list of recipes. We are honored to be included!

  • I am always terrified to make chicken at home for the fear that I will ruin it or make it dry and gross, so I always eat chicken when I go out… However, with these recipes, I might actually be able to cook something AWESOME!

  • What a great collection of chicken recipes!!! I’m not sure where to begin.

  • Such a brilliant idea to put all these dishes together. I don’t know where to start. I just the fact that chicken is probably the only universal food so every country has a great dish

  • WOAH! This is like the ULTIMATE chicken round up ever!! Thank you so much for putting this together, I seriously think I’m going to keep coming back to this list over and over again because I cook so much with chicken. And you’ve got an amazing variety!! THANK YOU AGAIN!! N x

  • Hi Bam, this is the largest round-up I have seen yet, very impressive. I pinned, what a resourse……

  • I wouldn’t know which one to choose! Thanks for adding mine as well! Pinned and shared around!

  • wow! what a great collection! I can’t decide which one I wanna try first!

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