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Chicken & Asparagus with Melted Gruyere

For this elegant dish, boneless chicken breast and asparagus are smothered in a luxurious white-wine sauce with just the right amount of melted Gruyère cheese. Tarragon and lemon add a delicious light flavor that is perfect with asparagus.

» Chicken & Asparagus with Melted Gruyere

Chicken Tacos with Charred Tomatoes

Charring tomatoes in a hot, dry skillet makes them smoky and flavorful; in combination with fresh herbs and spices, they elevate this dish from “everyday” to “ta-da!” Serve the tacos with reduced-fat sour cream.

» Chicken Tacos with Charred Tomatoes

Grilled Chicken & Polenta with Nectarine-Blackberry Salsa

Grilled nectarines and fresh blackberries turn into a summery salsa to top cumin-rubbed chicken and polenta in a dish that's special enough for weeknight entertaining. Make it a meal: Serve with a spinach salad and a crisp glass of rosé.

» Grilled Chicken & Polenta with Nectarine-Blackberry Salsa

Cornmeal-Crusted Chicken with Pepian Sauce

Tomatillos and pepitas form the basis for pepian sauce--one version of Mexican mole.

» Cornmeal-Crusted Chicken with Pepian Sauce

Chicken a la King

There's no need to feel guilty over this classic creamy combination of chicken, peppers and mushrooms. Our version uses low-fat milk and flour for thickening to make it plenty rich without all the saturated fat. Serve over whole-wheat egg noodles.

» Chicken a la King

Jacqui’s Jerk Chicken

Sweet, savory and spicy all at once, Jacqui Sinclair’s jerk marinade is absolutely addictive. Try it on pork loin, firm white fish or even goat if you can find it. The wood chips are optional if you’re grilling, but they add an authentic, subtle flavor to the chicken. Serve with a slightly sweet side dish, such as sweet potatoes or cornbread, to balance the heat.

» Jacqui’s Jerk Chicken

Grilled Chicken Tostadas with Sweet-&-Sour Vegetables

These grilled chicken tostadas are topped with rich mole sauce and sweet-and-sour summer vegetables and use store-bought tostada shells for convenience. If you want to make this a vegetarian dish, leave out the grilled chicken.

» Grilled Chicken Tostadas with Sweet-&-Sour Vegetables


Sweet and fruity to savory and spicy chicken breast dinners.

A healthy chicken breast recipe is the perfect go-to dinner when you want something healthy and easy. The versatility of this lean meat lends itself to a variety of healthy chicken breast recipes, ranging from sweet and fruity to savory and spicy. Whether you like baked chicken, grilled chicken or prefer it sautéed or poached, these healthy chicken breast recipes are sure to fit the bill for dinner.

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Healthy Chicken Breast Recipes

There's no need to feel guilty over this classic...
For this elegant dish, boneless chicken breast and...
Stuffing boneless, skinless chicken breasts with pimientos...
The secret to a good cream sauce is always the same: not...
Sliced chicken, tenderized in lime juice, combines with a...
“Sub”? “Hoagie”? “Grinder”? “Hero”? It depends on where you...
Our chicken piccata, served over whole-wheat pasta, has a...
This fragrant, Italian-flavored soup takes advantage of...
Sun-dried tomatoes and Romano cheese pack a flavorful punch...
Charring tomatoes in a hot, dry skillet makes them smoky...
Mustard and thyme flavor chicken and veggies in this easy...
Tomatillos and pepitas form the basis for pepian sauce--one...
Cranberries and pear are sweet counterpoints in this tangy...
Grilled nectarines and fresh blackberries turn into a...
We gave this classic Provençal dish a taste of summer by...
These grilled chicken tostadas are topped with rich mole...
Chopped cherries combine with cherry preserves and smoky,...
Classic Indonesian fare, satés (or satays) are skewers of...
Sweet, savory and spicy all at once, Jacqui Sinclair’s jerk...
Fattoush is a popular salad in Lebanon made with mixed...
Spiked with lots of zesty lemon, this delectable chicken...
The sweet and tangy lime-honey marinade is simmered on the...
Here's an easy main dish that's sure to set you...
This is an elegant dish. Making a pocket in the chicken...
To make traditional cordon bleu, you layer prosciutto (or...
Fresh apricots, white wine, apricot preserves and tarragon...
This colorful stir-fry combines green bell pepper, orange...

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