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15 Chicken Breast Recipes

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15 Chicken Breast Recipes -- a delicious collection of simple and delicious recipes from food bloggers |

Why did the chicken cross the road?

To escape being cooked into one of these delicious recipes below, of course!

Sorry guys, couldn’t resist. After yesterday’s post on how to cook the perfect baked chicken breast, we’re continuing on the topic with a roundup of 15 delicious chicken breast recipes! According to the National Chicken Council (yes, there is in fact a national council for chicken), it’s currently estimated that the per capita consumption of chicken for this year is almost 90 pounds. And there’s been a steady incline of chicken consumption since the 60s, so next year, that number’s bound to go up again. Maybe it’s because chicken generally costs less than red meat, maybe it’s because it’s lean and healthier, or that it’s such a versatile and easy protein to prepare and eat. Quite possibly it’s a combination of all of those factors. Plus, it tastes good, and we just can’t seem to get enough!

At least, it sounds like Gimme Some Oven readers can’t get enough. As Ali mentioned yesterday, chicken recipes are the most requested topic on this blog by a landslide, but not just any kind of chicken. You want chicken breasts, so chicken breasts are what we’ve brought you. Well, chicken breast recipes at least. You still have to go out to the store and buy the chicken. We can’t do everything.

From a creamy lemon chicken piccata worthy of a last meal, to seared Indian chicken over coconut rice — we’ve found some of the tastiest looking chicken breast recipes we could find. They’re easy, they’re delicious, and they’re perfect for summer.

So get the best lookin’ bird you can get your hands on, and get cookin’!

Pinot Grigio Chicken with Honey Citrus Glaze |

Pinot Grigio Chicken with Honey Citrus Glaze | Eat Live Run

20 Minute Skillet Chicken and Spinach Parmesan |

20-Minute Skillet Chicken and Spinach Parmesan | Mom on Timeout

Hummus-Crusted Chicken |

Hummus-Crusted Chicken | Gimme Some Oven

Pan-Seared Chicken Breasts with Sun Dried Tomatoes |

Pan-Seared Chicken Breasts with Sun Dried Tomatoes | Diethood

Chicken Marsala |

Chicken Marsala | She Wears Many Hats

Strawberry Balsamic Chicken |

Strawberry Balsamic Chicken | Gimme Some Oven

Creamy Chicken Quinoa and Broccoli Casserole |

Creamy Chicken Quinoa and Broccoli Casserole | Pinch of Yum

Crispy Baked Chicken Breasts |

Crispy Baked Chicken Breasts | As Easy as Pie

Easy Italian Chicken Skillet |

Easy Italian Chicken Skillet | Gimme Some Oven

Monterey Chicken |

Monterey Chicken | The Girl Who Ate Everything

Cremay Lemon Chicken Piccata |

Creamy Lemon Chicken Piccata | The Recipe Critic

Seared Indian Chicken over Coconut Rice |

Seared Indian Chicken over Coconut Rice | Bev Cooks


Grilled Chicken with Pineapple Avocado Salsa |

Grilled Chicken with Pineapple Avocado Salsa | Gimme Some Oven

Mustard Herb Crusted Chicken Breasts |

Mustard Herb Crusted Chicken Breasts | Skinny Taste

Paprika Chicken & Spinach with White Wine Butter Thyme Sauce |

Paprika Chicken & Spinach with White Wine Butter Thyme Sauce | The Kitchen Paper

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Hayley Putnam lives to eat, and loves writing, particularly about food! She contributes to Foodie Crush, and also bakes and blogs for her own little nook of the food blogosphere, Tiptoes in the KitchenShe lives in Greensboro, N.C., with her husband Jay and their four-legged furry daughter, Luma.  You can also find Hayley on Pinterest and Instagram.

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16 comments on “15 Chicken Breast Recipes”

  1. no apologies necessary…this post is perfection and i’m a chicken girl…so I will be making ALL OF THESE.

  2. I fit exactly into this mode!  I could actually eat chicken 5 times a week, no problem!  Lately, due to a recipe from either here or somewhere else in the blogosphere, I’ve taken to pounding, then marinating the chicken breasts in buttermilk (sometimes laced with Siracha) for 6 hours to overnight!  I even did that today before we cut them into cubes for kabobs.  No more tough chicken!  But I am going to try your method from yesterdays post, too!  

    • Thanks for sharing, Barb! The buttermilk marinating trick sounds awesome, I’ll have to give that a try! : )

  3. Chicken has long been a lifesaver for this weight conscious/broke as a joke young creative. Thanks for making it a little more enjoyable!

    Josh – The Kentucky Gent

    • You’re welcome, Josh! I’m always looking for new inspiration for what to do with chicken. The options are endless, but it’s so easy to get in a rut!

  4. This is exactly the post I need. Way to jazz up the chicken breast.

  5. is there. links are there. A short description below each picture would have made this post even more awesome

  6. Thanks dear from saudi arabia, i like your post ❤️

  7. Alison,
         Thanks for the marsala recipe!  I am the corporate chef for Sysco KC and I used your recipe to cater for 40 people best marsala recipe ever.  Ill be using more of your recipes!  Moundbuilder pride long time no see! Thanks again! We should have lunch sometime and catch up trade chef secrets.  Take care

    • Hey Chris! Great to hear from you!! :) And yay — so glad you enjoyed the chicken! Hope you’re doing well, and bravo on becoming a chef!!

  8. Mary, do you have a calorie count on your original recipe?

  9. I don’t even eat chicken and these look amaaaazing

  10. The lemon chicken was easy and amazing. Can’t wait to try more of these recipes.