15 inspired chicken breast recipes
By Tasia Rivero
recipes by The Canadian Living Test Kitchen
With this collection of inspiring recipes, learn how to season succulent chicken breasts with herbs, spices, honey and even yummy pecans to change up your traditional routine. Protein-rich and flavourful, these chicken dishes are perfect for any lunch or dinner occasion.
- Marvellous Mac 'N Cheese
- Lentil Soup
- Beans, Beans, The Musical Fruit Wraps
- Breakfast in a Cookie
- Big Batch Buttermilk Pancakes
- Cheese Biscuits
- Macaroni Dish
- Granola Bars
- Apricot Honey Oatmeal
- Cinnamon Munchie Mix
- Fish Tacos With Mango-Avocado Salsa
- Blue Cheese and Walnut Mushrooms
- Steak Tacos With Pebre Salsa
- Lemongrass Chicken Tacos
- Lemony Penne With Chicken and Artichokes
- Orange-Glazed Pork Chops With Hazelnut Green Beans
- Farfalle With Prosciutto and Olives
- Shrimp With Edamame Succotash
- Linguine With Tuna and Mushrooms
- Spaghetti With Amatriciana Sauce
One of the best things about chicken for dinner is that it's so adaptable: you can sauté, broil, roast, barbecue, grill or poach it, and it goes well with just about any seasoning you can think of.
Chicken breast is a terrific source of lean protein, along with niacin, selenium and vitamin B6, making it the most popular source of animal protein on dinner plates across Canada. With over two weeks' worth of recipes below, you're sure to find a new favourite.
Crispy Cornmeal Chicken
In shallow dish, whisk together cornmeal, thyme, salt and pepper. Pour buttermilk into separate shallow dish. Dip chicken into buttermi...
Toasted Curried Chicken Salad Sandwiches
A wisp of curry adds a flavour twist to an ever-popular classic.
Pecan-Crusted Chicken Fingers
Serve these chicken fingers with honey or plum sauce for dipping. Panko (Japanese bread crumbs) gives them a deliciously crunchy crust.
Chicken Breasts with Canadian Brie
In small bowl, whisk together oil, parsley, thyme, lemon rind and juice, salt and pepper; brush over chicken. Pla...
Crispy Canadian Parmesan Chicken
Cut chicken breasts crosswise into 1/4-inch (5 mm) thick strips. In pie plate or shallow dish, whisk together egg...
Sweet-and-Sour Chicken Kabobs
These protein-rich kabobs provide the necessary amino acids to help build and repair muscles after active competition. Serve with brown rice to provid...
Lemon Garlic Chicken Stir-Fry
Sauce: In bowl, whisk together 1 cup of chicken stock, lemon rind, lemon juice, cornstarch and salt, and set ...
Barbecued Chicken Pizza
This kid-friendly pizza offers a delicious combination of grilled chicken and cheese. We like Monterey Jack with the sweet barbecue sauce, but Cheddar...
Lemony Chicken and Ricotta Pasta
Skipping the alfredo sauce and adding creamy ricotta cheese is an easy way to lose unnecessary calories at dinnertime.
Orange Sesame Spinach Salad with Chicken
Per serving Restaurant cost $9.50 To make $4.40 Savings...
Peanut Chicken Pitas
Pack the filling separately to assemble at your destination in order to avoid mushy sandwiches.
Time-saving tip: Use boneless skinless chicken breasts and you'll save an extra 15 minutes.
20-Minute Chicken Linguine
One of our most popular recipes, just one skillet is needed to cook the chicken and cherry tomatoes while the linguine boils away. Toss everything tog...
Chicken Rolls with Chardonnay Sauce
Grilled Chicken Sandwich
Tender moist chicken is delicious simplicity itself. Top with a dollop of ...