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20 recipes to get you out of your chicken breast rut

20 recipes to get you out of your chicken breast rut

<p>Canadian Living&nbsp;</p> Author: Canadian Living

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20 recipes to get you out of your chicken breast rut

Chicken is a go-to for weeknight meals, but f you're making the same meals over and over again it's bound to get boring. Instead, shake things up with these tasty recipes. 

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20-Great Chicken Breast Recipes

Stuffed Chicken with Roasted Potatoes and Lemon Broccoli

A hearty mushroom filling adds elegance to boneless skinless chicken breasts, giving you more bang for your grocery buck.

Get the recipe: Stuffed Chicken with Roasted Potatoes and Lemon Broccoli

Image by: Ryan Brook By: Irene Fong and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

20-Great Chicken Breast Recipes

Chicken and Avocado Brown Rice Sushi Rolls

Sub in different vegetables depending on what you have in your crisper.

Get the recipe: Chicken and Avocado Brown Rice Sushi Rolls

Image by: Jeff Coulson By: Rheanna and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

20-Great Chicken Breast Recipes

Honey-Mustard Chicken and Broccoli Skewers with Cheesy Potatoes

Cooking potatoes in the microwave is a real time-saver for busy weeknights.

Get the recipe: Honey-Mustard Chicken and Broccoli Skewers with Cheesy Potatoes

Image by: Jeff Coulson By: Jennifer Bartoli and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

20-Great Chicken Breast Recipes

Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Pasta

A little chicken (less than a pound) goes a long way in this rich creamy dish.

Get the recipe: Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Pasta

By: Canadian Living Test Kitchen

20-Great Chicken Breast Recipes

Lemony Penne with Chicken and Artichokes

This decidedly springtime pasta dish comes to life with lemon juice and zest.

Get the recipe: Lemony Penne with Chicken and Artichokes

Image by: Ryan Brook By: Jennifer Bartoli and The Test Kitchen

20-Great Chicken Breast Recipes

Spicy Honey-Garlic Boneless Wings

The sweet, sticky, spicy glaze that coats these chicken bites has all the flavours associated with deep-fried chicken wings without any of the guilt.

Get the recipes : Spicy Honey-Garlic Boneless Wings

Image by: Jeff Coulson By: Jennifer Bartoli and The Test Kitchen

20-Great Chicken Breast Recipes

Grilled Buffalo Chicken

A hot, buttery sauce delivers all the sticky satisfaction of buffalo wings, but using whole chicken breasts means there's no need for wet wipes.

Get the recipe: Grilled Buffalo Chicken

 

Image by: Jeff Coulson By: Rheanna and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

20-Great Chicken Breast Recipes

Creamy Chicken and Green Bean Toss

A few dollops of light sour cream are all you need to add richness to this dish.

Get the recipe: Creamy Chicken and Green Bean Toss

By: Jennifer Bartoli and The Test Kitchen

20-Great Chicken Breast Recipes

Cold Chicken Noodle Salad

If you're making this fresh and flavorful salad ahead of time, store it in a large shallow airtight container for easy tossing.

Get the recipe: Cold Chicken Noodle Salad

Image by: Jeff Coulson By: Irene Fong and The Test Kitchen

20-Great Chicken Breast Recipes

Weeknight Chili Chicken Tacos

Need to eat fast? These tacos come together in no time and use ingredients you probably already have in your fridge.

Get the recipe: Weeknight Chili Chicken Tacos

By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

20-Great Chicken Breast Recipes

Chicken and Swiss Chard Stir-Fry

This deliciously healthy stir-fry is packed with flavourful veggies.

Get the recipe: Chicken and Swiss Chard Stir-Fry

Image by: Jeff Coulson By: Jennifer Bartoli and The Test Kitchen

20-Great Chicken Breast Recipes

Crispy Herbed Chicken with Apple Slaw

If you love schnitzel you're guaranteed to enjoy this variation. 

Get the recipe: Crispy Herbed Chicken with Apple Slaw

Image by: Jeff Coulson By: Irene Fong and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

20-Great Chicken Breast Recipes

Barbecue Chicken Burritos

These saucy knife-and-fork burritos are a family-friendly twist on the traditional Mexican-style wrap.

Get the recipe: Barbecue Chicken Burritos

Image by: Jeff Coulson By: Rheanna and The Test Kitchen

20-Great Chicken Breast Recipes

Strawberry-Basil Chicken with Grilled Broccoli

Grilling broccoli may seem unorthodox, but it makes for a crispy texture that's simply addictive.
 

Get the recipe: Strawberry-Basil Chicken with Grilled Broccoli

Image by: Jeff Coulson By: Leah Kuhne and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

20-Great Chicken Breast Recipes

Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

This recipe can easily be left to simmer away in the slow cooker for eight hours before adding the chicken.

Get the recipe: Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

Image by: Jim Norton By: Amanda Barnier and The Test Kitchen

20-Great Chicken Breast Recipes

Fried Chicken Bites

These bites are amazing hot out of the oil but are equally great warm or cold.

Get the recipe: Fried Chicken Bites

Image by: Jeff Coulson By: Irene Fong and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

20-Great Chicken Breast Recipes

Thick and Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup

On a cold, dreary day, there's no dish more soothing than a steaming bowl of chicken soup.

Get the recipe: Thick and Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup

Image by: Jodi Pudge By: Leah Kuhne and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

20-Great Chicken Breast Recipes

Chicken Tikka Masala

This fun twist on chicken tikka masala packs the richly spiced flavours of the popular Indian-style meal into a fresh and easy salad.

Get the recipe: Chicken Tikka Masalad

Image by: Jeff Coulson By: Irene Fong and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

20-Great Chicken Breast Recipes

Thai Chicken and Coconut Milk Soup

This aromatic Thai-inspired soup is the perfect comfort food to warm a cold winter evening.

Get the recipe: Thai Chicken and Coconut Milk Soup

Image by: Ryan Brook By: Jennifer Bartoli and The Test Kitchen

20-Great Chicken Breast Recipes

Honey Balsamic Chicken and Goat Cheese Salad

When time is of the essence, a filling dinner can be a real life-saver.  We've jazzed this one up by cooking the chicken in a tasty mix of sweet honey and tangy balsamic vinegar.

Get the recipe: Honey Balsamic Chicken and Goat Cheese Salad

Image by: Jeff Coulson By: Jennifer Bartoli and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

 

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