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Non boring chicken breast recipes????

MeganReid1991MeganReid1991 Member Posts: 170 Member Member Posts: 170 Member
I took out two chicken breast so I can make something for dinner but I’m so bored of normal chicken breast what’s something I can make it taste more exciting lol!!! Heeeeeeeelpppp
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  • JustinAnimalJustinAnimal Member Posts: 1,340 Member Member Posts: 1,340 Member
    I love this marinade, especially for grilling. I especially love it with thighs and some basque chorizo on the side, too.

    Marinade for as long as you want (at least a couple of hours):

    Bay leaf
    2-3 tsp crushed red pepper / chili flakes
    tablespoon brown sugar
    1 tsp dried thyme
    1/2 C olive oil
    1/4 C Balsamic vinegar
    2 tbsp Red Wine Vinegar
    Generous squirt of dijon mustard
    2-3 cloves garlic, crushed
    salt and pepper to your preference

    It's almost easier to shake this in a salad dressing bottle, and then throw that in a ziplock with your chicken breast. Again, I'd grill it, but you can bake it or whatever, too.

    Also, if you've never tried it, let the chicken come up to room temperature before cooking.

    My best chicken breasts in the oven were done at 350 for 20 minutes.
  • funjen1972funjen1972 Member Posts: 950 Member Member Posts: 950 Member
    Fajitas

    Asian stir fry

    Baked with creamy soup, sour cream, cream cheese or Greek yogurt. Add your favorite seasonings.

    Greek style - marinate with Greek dressing, top with tomatoes, kalamata olives, feta, a squeeze of lemon

    Chicken tacos - season it, cook it, shred or dice it

    Chicken and dumplings

  • whitpaulywhitpauly Member Posts: 1,426 Member Member Posts: 1,426 Member
    I made some chicken breasts coated in crushed panko,parmesan cheese and Italian seasoning it was really good!
  • DoubleUbeaDoubleUbea Member, Premium Posts: 1,128 Member Member, Premium Posts: 1,128 Member
    Check the recipe section of the forums.
    edited August 2018
  • EvamuttEvamutt Member Posts: 1,685 Member Member Posts: 1,685 Member
    make a slit & stuff it with a jalapeno stuffed with low fat cream cheese. You can grill or bake it. Really good. I put seasoning on it too. You can make oven fried chicken dipping it in low cal mayo then bread crumbs or panko & bake it. You can pound it thin first
  • missysippy930missysippy930 Member Posts: 1,989 Member Member Posts: 1,989 Member
    Pound your chicken breast to an even thickness. Salt and pepper ( or seasoning of your choice) both sides. Heat skillet over medium high heat with 1/2 Tbsp canola oil until oil is shimmering. Place chicken breast in skillet. Cook 7 minutes. Turn cook on other side 7 minutes. Remove from skillet and let chicken rest 5 minutes. Moist juicy chicken every time.

    Oh cook in open skillet, do not use lid.
  • TavistockToadTavistockToad Member Posts: 35,819 Member Member Posts: 35,819 Member
    I took out two chicken breast so I can make something for dinner but I’m so bored of normal chicken breast what’s something I can make it taste more exciting lol!!! Heeeeeeeelpppp

    stuff with goats cheese, wrap with parma ham, yummy!
  • just_Tomekjust_Tomek Member Posts: 8,944 Member Member Posts: 8,944 Member
    I took out two chicken breast so I can make something for dinner but I’m so bored of normal chicken breast what’s something I can make it taste more exciting lol!!! Heeeeeeeelpppp

    Shawarma
    Tandoori
    Red / Green coconut curry.
  • hippysprouthippysprout Member Posts: 1,144 Member Member Posts: 1,144 Member
    Easy Mongolian Chicken

    Slice the breasts into bite sized strips, toss them in 2 tablespoons of cornstarch and cook in a pot with a tablespoon of olive oil. Remove from the pan and add one cup of chicken broth, 1/2 cup soy sauce, 1/4 cup brown sugar, some minced garlic and ground ginger and bring to a simmer. Toss in fresh broccoli florets and matchstick carrots and cook till desired tenderness, then add the chicken back to the pot. Toss to coat the chicken in the sauce, serve over rice if you wish. So good. Freezes and reheats well too.
  • chasralchasral Member, Premium Posts: 1 Member Member, Premium Posts: 1 Member
    Try coating in red pesto and a little grated mozzerella with cherry tomatoes, lush x I use half fat mozzerella x
  • jseams1234jseams1234 Member Posts: 1,174 Member Member Posts: 1,174 Member
    butterfly the breast open and then cross-hatch cut them so they have nice grooves.

    Make a marinade (Korean BBQ inspired) with honey, soy sauce, sesame seeds, sesame oil, ginger, and rough chopped green onions. Cover the breast in the marinade for an hour and then place the breasts in the oven under the broiler. Keep any left over marinade and brush on the chicken half way through.
  • FireOpalCOFireOpalCO Member, Premium Posts: 641 Member Member, Premium Posts: 641 Member
  • KatrinaPrydeKatrinaPryde Member Posts: 94 Member Member Posts: 94 Member
    bumping this. thank you all for the info.
  • Stockholm_AndyStockholm_Andy Member Posts: 645 Member Member Posts: 645 Member
    There are literally hundereds of things you could do with chicken breast :)

    Here's a few ideas with a link to some recipes....

    https://bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/collection/healthy-chicken-breast

    Chicken & chorizo jambalaya
    Chicken katsu curry
    Chicken korma
    Chicken noodle soup
    Chicken parmigiana
    Chicken satay salad
    Chicken schnitzel with coleslaw
    Chicken, edamame & ginger pilaf
    Fragrant spiced chicken with banana sambal
    Harissa chicken with chickpea salad
    Healthier chicken balti
    Italian chicken with cream cheese & spinach
    Jerk chicken kebabs with mango salsa
    Lighter chicken cacciatore
    Masala chicken pie
    Moroccan chicken one-pot
    Moroccan-style chicken stew
    One-pot Moroccan chicken
    Paillard of chicken with lemon & herbs
    Pomegranate chicken with almond couscous
    Rosemary chicken with oven-roasted ratatouille
    Spicy chicken & avocado wraps
    Spinach, ricotta & chicken traybake
    Squash, chicken & couscous one-pot
    Thai coconut crumbed chicken traybake

  • AnvilHeadAnvilHead Member Posts: 18,543 Member Member Posts: 18,543 Member
    Cook it in the crockpot, shred it, mix with BBQ sauce and make BBQ pulled chicken sandwiches. Or wrap it in a tortilla/flatbread wrap with some veggies (onions, bell peppers, cilantro, etc.) for shredded chicken burritos.
  • fishgutzyfishgutzy Member Posts: 2,824 Member Member Posts: 2,824 Member
    My solution to everything is simple. Add Carolina Reaper Pepper to anything with with meat or vegetables. :D
  • confidenceinrainconfidenceinrain Member Posts: 104 Member Member Posts: 104 Member
    One of my favorite chicken dishes is cooking it in a pan with a can of black beans and a jar of salsa. Serve over rice with grated cheddar on top.
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