33 Chicken Breast Recipes

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Are you tired of the same old chicken breast dishes? We gathered over 33 easy and delicious chicken breast recipes to transform your weeknight dinners. Discover new ways to enjoy this lean protein, whether you’re a fan of spicy, sweet, or savory.

33 Chicken Breast Recipes

So, calling all chicken lovers! Discover 33 mouthwatering chicken breast recipes that will inspire your next mealtime adventure. Whether you’re a novice cook or a seasoned pro, there’s something here for everyone.

So whether you’re hosting a dinner party or simply looking to add excitement to your weeknight meals, we’ve got you covered. Let’s dive into these flavorful creations together!

From mouthwatering oven-baked chicken breasts to savory stuffed chicken roll-ups, this post has everything you need to satisfy your chicken cravings and elevate your home-cooking game. Explore these recipes and prepare to delight in a world of culinary delights that’ll keep you coming back for more!

Tips For Making Chicken Breast Recipes

  • Use High-Quality Chicken: Start with fresh, high-quality chicken breasts. Look for organic or free-range options for the best flavor and texture.
  • Marinate: Marinating chicken breasts can infuse them with flavor and keep them moist. Marinades include oil, acid (like vinegar or citrus juice), herbs, spices, and seasonings.
  • Season Generously: Don’t be shy with your seasonings. Use a variety of herbs, spices, and seasoning blends to add depth and flavor to your chicken.
  • Sear for Flavor: Start cooking on the stovetop by searing the chicken breasts in a hot pan with some oil. This creates a flavorful crust.
  • Use a Meat Thermometer: To ensure your chicken is cooked to perfection without overcooking, use a meat thermometer. The internal temperature should reach 165°F (74°C).
  • Rest Before Slicing: Allow the cooked chicken breasts to rest for a few minutes before slicing. This lets the juices redistribute, keeping the meat moist.
  • Use a Non-Stick Pan: When sautéing or pan-frying chicken breasts, a non-stick pan can be helpful to prevent sticking and tearing.

Best Seasonings For Chicken Breast

  • Homemade Chicken Breast Seasoning: My special blend of homemade chicken breast seasoning is a symphony of flavors combining paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, thyme, oregano, and a touch of cayenne for that extra kick.
  • Italian Seasoning: Italian seasoning is a flavorful mix of dried basil, oregano, rosemary, thyme, and garlic powder, with a sprinkle of red pepper flakes for those who enjoy a hint of heat.
  • Lemon Pepper: Lemon pepper is a zesty blend, perfect for those who prefer a citrusy undertone. It marries the tanginess of lemon zest with the pungent kick of black pepper, offering a refreshing twist to the chicken breast.
  • Garlic & Herb: Nothing beats the classic combination of garlic and assorted herbs like parsley, sage, and rosemary.
  • Cajun Seasoning: For those who enjoy a burst of heat and flavors, Cajun seasoning, with its blend of paprika, onion, garlic, and spices, is the go-to option, ensuring each bite is packed with punchy flavors.

Best Side Dishes For Chicken Breast Recipes

Chicken breast recipes can be paired with various side dishes to create a well-rounded and satisfying meal. Here are some of the best side dishes to complement the following chicken breast recipes:

  • Roasted Vegetables: Roasting vegetables like carrots, broccoli, asparagus, or bell peppers with olive oil, garlic, and herbs is a classic and healthy side option.
  • Mashed Potatoes: Creamy mashed potatoes are a comforting and popular choice. You can also try mashed sweet potatoes or cauliflower for a lower-carb alternative.
  • Rice: Serve chicken with fluffy white rice, brown rice, or fragrant jasmine rice. You can also make flavored rice with herbs, spices, or sautéed vegetables.
  • Quinoa: Quinoa is a nutritious, protein-packed grain that pairs well with chicken. You can cook it with broth or add herbs and vegetables for extra flavor.
  • Couscous: Quick-cooking couscous is a versatile option. Mix it with roasted vegetables, dried fruits, and nuts for a delightful side dish.
  • Pasta: A simple pasta salad or pasta with a light sauce, such as lemon and garlic, complements chicken nicely. Try angel hair pasta or penne for variety.
  • Coleslaw: Creamy coleslaw or vinegar-based slaw adds a refreshing and crunchy element to your meal.
  • Steamed or Sautéed Greens: Whether it’s spinach, kale, Swiss chard, or broccoli, greens can balance the meal’s richness.
  • Garlic Bread or Rolls: Warm garlic bread or dinner rolls are a comforting accompaniment to many chicken recipes.
  • Cauliflower Mash: Swap out traditional mashed potatoes for cauliflower mash, which is lower in carbs but still creamy and delicious.

No-Bread Chicken Sandwich

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A chicken sandwich recipe without bread that can be prepared quickly for lunch.
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Instant Pot Shredded Chicken

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Instant Pot Shredded Chicken – How to cook moist, tender and juicy chicken breasts in your Instant Pot for shredding. This Instant Pot shredded chicken is quick and easy to make and it turns out perfect every time!
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Honey-Mustard Chicken Salad

A simple dressing, using yogurt rather than mayo, moistens the chicken in this tasty lightened-up chicken salad. Plus, it’s flavor-packed thanks to a quick-to-fix honey mustard. Whip up a batch while you’re meal prepping for easy, packable lunches.
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Chicken Caesar Salad

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This chicken caesar salad features lean seasoned protein seared until tender and paired with romaine lettuce, creamy dressing, and crunchy croutons. It’s an easy and delicious option for lunch or dinner.
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Easy Pan Seared Chicken Breast

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Tender, juicy, and loaded with delicious flavors, this pan seared chicken breast it's a super easy-to-make recipe that's ready in just 20 minutes, and it can be paired with many side dishes to create a complete meal.
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Juicy Air Fryer Naked Chicken Tenders

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These Air Fryer Naked Chicken Tenders are wonderfully juicy, coated with a delicious chicken seasoning, and cooked to perfection. It's super simple, quick, and incredibly delicious!
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Easy Juicy Oven Baked Chicken Breast

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This oven baked chicken breast recipe is simple and makes the juiciest chicken breast in just 20minutes. Say goodbye to dry chicken and hello to perfectly tender baked chicken breast.
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Air Fryer Lemon Chicken

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Marinating the chicken breast with freshly squeezed lemon juice and fresh garlic for this Air Fryer Lemon Chicken keeps the meat juicy and so flavorful. You’re going to make it often.
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Instant Pot Chicken Breast

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This Instant Pot Chicken Breast is incredibly tender, juicy, and perfectly seasoned. Learn how to make the best pressure cooker chicken breast ready in just 20 minutes, that’s perfect for meal prep.
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Blackened Chicken

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This blackened chicken breast is perfectly seasoned with a mix of spices, then pan-seared to lock in the juices. Serve with your favorite sides to add a burst of flavor to any busy weeknight dinner. 
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Easy Grilled Chicken Breast

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So tender and juicy, this healthy Easy Grilled Chicken Breast is going to become your new favorite quick and easy meal! Seasoned with garlic, smoked paprika, and Italian seasonings with a secret touch of lemon zest, this flavorful grilled chicken recipe is incredible!
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Grilled Honey Chicken with Cherry Sauce

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Grilled Honey Chicken with Cherry Sauce is a recipe you’ll want to make while fresh cherries are in season and at their sweetest.
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Cream Cheese Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Delicious chicken breast stuffed with creamy and cheesy spinach, cream cheese filling baked in the oven is super juicy and tasty. This meal is family-friendly and super quick to make.
This delicious cream cheese spinach stuffed chicken breast is super juicy and full of flavor. This 30-minute meal is family-friendly, super quick to make with just a few ingredients, and everyone keeps asking for seconds.
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Easy Cheesy Baked Chicken

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Easy Cheesy Baked Chicken is a perfect weeknight dinner recipe. Juicy chicken breasts seasoned with garlic and ranch, smothered in three kinds of cheese, and baked to perfection — a ridiculously delicious comfort food meal.
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Crispy Keto Chicken Parmesan

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This Keto Chicken Parmesan recipe is a classic family favorite. What’s not to love about a parmesan crusted chicken that’s incredibly juicy, then covered with a delicious tomato sauce and sprinkled generously with shredded cheese? Even better, this chicken parmesan recipe is grain-free, gluten-free, kid-approved, and besides that is quick, easy to make, and delicious!
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Creamy Mushroom and Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast

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This spinach and mushroom stuffed chicken breast is juicy and loaded with flavor. It's a 30-minute one-pan meal that everyone loves.
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Creamy Chicken Spinach

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A low-carb Creamy chicken spinach recipe that’s easy to make and ready in just 30 minutes. Tender and juicy chicken breasts nestled in a creamy parmesan spinach sauce that’s so delicious it will become a weeknight favorite.
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French Onion Stuffed Chicken

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Just think about a juicy and succulent chicken breast stuffed with a flavorful caramelized onion filling and a mixture of your favorite cheese. All this is baked to perfection until crispy and golden brown on the exterior and tender and moist inside. Sound absolutely delicious, right?
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Chicken Cordon Bleu

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This Chicken Cordon Bleu is the ultimate chicken creation with ham and cheese! Made with chicken breasts wrapped around ham and Swiss, breaded, and fried crisp. Each slice will reveal a gorgeous swirl of flavor. While it’s a labor of love, each bite will be so worth the effort.
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Creamy Pesto Chicken Recipe

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This creamy pesto chicken is an easy and quick recipe that's ready in only 30 minutes. Perfect for a quick dinner, this chicken recipe consists of pan-seared chicken breast smothered in a delicious creamy pesto sauce loaded with tons of flavors. And the best part – it's made in only one pan.
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One-Skillet Creamy Tuscan Chicken Recipe

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This Tuscan Garlic Chicken recipe is the best one-pan recipe that’s filled with a creamy garlic sauce, spinach, dried tomatoes, and herbs. Ready in less than 30 minutes, this flavorful Tuscan chicken it’s low carb, keto-friendly and a family favorite.
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Creamy Ranch Chicken

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This creamy ranch chicken recipe is comforting and delicious with juicy pan-seared chicken breasts in a zesty and flavorful cream sauce. Serve it with some mashed potatoes, rice, or egg noodles to soak up all that rich gravy.
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Cajun Smothered Chicken

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Cajun Smothered Chicken is made with boneless, skinless chicken breasts that are lightly breaded and pan-fried, then cooked in a mouth-watering gravy with onions, celery, and bell peppers. Flavored with cajun spices, this dish is the ultimate comfort meal with just the right amount of heat!
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Artichoke Chicken Skillet

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Artichoke Chicken Skillet is a twist on the classic artichoke dish. Instead of an appetizer, this is a full on meal, prepared 30 minutes or less! Your family will be begging for seconds, maybe thirds!
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Sweet and Spicy Baked Chicken Breasts Recipe

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This sweet and spicy baked chicken breast will tickle your taste buds and make you drool! So easy to make and so full of flavor!
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Cumin, Lime & Garlic Grilled Chicken

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This Cumin, Lime & Garlic Grilled Chicken is such a flavorful grilled chicken recipe! It’s super easy to make and always comes out perfect!
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Pizza Stuffed Chicken

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Pizza Stuffed Chicken is an extremely easy to make low carb recipe that we make all the time at home. It’s super cheesy, flavorful, loaded with plenty of marinara sauce, pan-seared and baked to perfection.
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Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Spinach and Provolone

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Stuffed chicken breast with spinach and cheese. Just one of our best baked chicken breast recipes. Stuffing is easy with the butterfly technique used in the recipe. 
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Garlic Chicken Pasta Recipe

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Garlic Chicken Pasta with an incredible garlic butter pasta sauce is the best quick and easy comfort food that you can have on the dinner table in less than 20 minutes!
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Classic chicken noodle soup that will leave you feeling so good, so warm, so cozy. Perfect for sick days and cold nights!!!
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Chicken and Red Bean Chili

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This tasty, well-seasoned chili recipe is made with chicken breast, vegetables, and canned red beans. It shows that you don't need to use red meat to make a hearty chili bursting with veggies such as bell peppers and onions.
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Creamy White Chicken Chili Recipe

Keto White Chicken Chili Recipe - the best soup recipe that a delicious, easy to make, hearty, creamy white chicken chili packed with tons of flavor, not carbs!
This White Chicken Chili is a flavorful, rich, and creamy low carb soup. It’s super easy to whip up for a satisfying and filling dinner. It’s so good, I’m sure there won’t be any leftovers, but it’s a freezer-friendly meal.
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Healthy Chicken Detox Soup

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This healthy chicken detox soup is ultra delicious and comforting. Learn how to make the ultimate detox soup that's loaded with fresh veggies and tender chicken.
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33 Chicken Breast Recipes

33 Flavorful Chicken Breast Recipes to Try Tonight!

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We gathered over 33 easy and delicious chicken breast recipes to transform your weeknight dinners. Discover new ways to enjoy this lean protein, whether you're a fan of spicy, sweet, or savory.
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  • Prepare Chicken: Slice or pound chicken breasts to 1-inch thickness.
  • Season: Rub both sides of chicken with salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, and Italian seasoning.
  • Cook: Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 5-6 minutes per side until golden and internal temperature reaches 165°F.
  • Rest & Serve: Let chicken rest a few minutes; garnish with parsley before serving.
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