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.
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 mean...you 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!
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.
BAKED CHICKEN RECIPES
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)
CHICKEN SALAD RECIPES
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)
CHICKEN CURRIES, SOUPS AND STEW RECIPES
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)
SLOW COOKER CHICKEN RECIPES
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)
GRILLED CHICKEN RECIPES
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!