5 Quick & Clean Ways to Cook Chicken Breast for Dinner

Chicken breast
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Updated May 19, 2020 @ 7:39 pm

By Lauren Paige

So long are the day of dry and bland chicken breasts. This poultry packs a bunch of lean protein (35g in 4 oz.) and can take on many cooking techniques and a world of flavors. From kebabs, to shredded, stuffed, or whole, either way you cut it, chicken breast is undeniably versatile. Once you find the right recipes, it’s almost impossible to get bored with it.

Lemon Pepper Chicken from Delish

Lemon adds a bright burst of flavor to any dish and this one is no exception. With a hearty sprinkle of pepper and bathed in a citrus marinade, this quick and clean chicken breast recipe is bound to become a weekly repeat.

Spinach stuffed chicken breast
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Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast from That Low Carb Life

Looking for creative ways to get your family to eat their veggies? Try mixing them into things like this combo of cheese and spinach stuffed chicken breast. And don’t stop at spinach — other leafy greens plus tender veggies like asparagus and even cherry tomatoes are fair game.

Mexican Shredded Chicken from Gimme Some Oven

You don’t have to wait for Tuesday for this quick and clean taco-style dish.
Just throw some chicken breasts, salsa, and seasoning into your slow cooker and you’ve got a tender, juicy, irresistible fiesta that cooks while you siesta.

Chicken and dumplings
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Chicken and Dumplings from Paleo Gluten Free

This recipe puts a quick and clean twist on a classic cozy southern dish. Loaded with juicy chicken, fresh veggies, and tender dumplings. It’s got all the nutrients and all the flavor you remember from grandma’s house (without all the refined flour).

Jerk Chicken Kebabs with Mango Salsa from BBC Good Foods

Kebabs are such a fun way to play around with vegetables and protein. With so many combinations, you could make them all week and never get bored. These grilled chicken kabobs make a quick and clean dinner any night of the week.

 

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