45+ Healthy Chicken Recipes
Healthy chicken recipes don’t have to be boring or flavorless! Here are over 45 recipes for delicious weeknight chicken meals that are packed with flavor!!
Cooking chicken in an air fryer
Air fryer recipes are one of the quickest ways to prepare a healthy weeknight dinner. Your family will love the flavor of air fryer chicken nuggets or chicken meatballs, and both of these healthy chicken recipes take less than 30 minutes to make!
One Pan Healthy Chicken Recipes
If you don’t have time to spend hours in the kitchen cooking and cleaning up dishes, use this recipe archive as your go-to source for quick chicken recipes that are easy enough to make on a weeknight.
With my simple, stress-free sheet pan dinner recipes and one pan meals, you can get a healthy chicken dinner on the table fast, and they taste great too!
Healthy Delicious reader favorites include my 30-minute sheet pan chicken gnocchi recipe, and tongue tingling chicken and chorizo paella!
Whether you enjoy white meat chicken breast or dark meat chicken thighs, look below for other healthy chicken recipes and make your family a delicious and healthy chicken dinner tonight!
4 Ingredient Spicy Cranberry Meatballs (Slow Cooker Recipe)
These cranberry meatballs are the perfect addition to any party, but they also make a fantastic dinner any night of the year.
Made with just 4 ingredients, this spin on traditional grape jelly meatballs has a great sweet-and-spicy flavor that everyone loves.
Instant Pot Basil Chicken with Green Beans
This easy Instant Pot chicken recipe is inspired by one of my favorite take-out meals: Thai basil chicken! You’ll love the vibrant, fresh flavor and the snap of the green beans. Making this take-out favorite at home means you can adjust the spice level to your family’s preferences.
Air Fryer Chicken Meatballs
Air fryer chicken meatballs are an easy and versatile dinner that the whole family will love. They have a crisp, golden crust surrounding a juicy center and are ready in under a half-hour with minimal cleanup! Go ahead and make a double batch, because these delicious meatballs also freeze really well.
Instant Pot Chicken Carnitas
This Instant Pot chicken carnitas is a delicious and versatile 8-ingredient dinner that’s ready in just about a half-hour! Serve in tortillas for tacos, over nachos on a salad, or in a baked potato.
Chicken Caprese One Pot Pasta
Fuss-free one pot pasta is a meal the whole family will love! This 20-minute recipe is inspired by caprese salad, with fire-roasted tomatoes, mozzarella, and plenty of fresh basil. You’ll look forward to eating it all summer long!
Lemon Pasta Salad with Grilled Chicken
This easy lemon pasta salad is a great side dish – or toss in grilled chicken for a full meal that’s perfect for meal prep! I love the sweet and tangy lemon-honey vinaigrette on this healthy pasta salad recipe.
Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken
This slow cooker lemon chicken recipe is loosely based on chicken piccata, a classic Italian recipe made with sauteed chicken in a rich lemon sauce.