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Best Healthy Chicken Recipes (Slide 12)

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Here’s a fun way to serve oven-fried chicken for a picnic: put it on a stick. It’s fabulous served with this homemade Vidalia onion and honey-mustard sauce, but it’s also great with barbecue sauce or Frank’s hot sauce. This is an easy recipe to double if you’re serving a crowd.

Recipe: Oven-Fried Chicken on a Stick

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Creamy Chicken Potpie

Creamy Chicken Potpie

An irresistible crisp (but easy) phyllo crust tops these homey individual chicken potpies. Make a do…View slide
Chicken with Creamy Braised Leeks

Chicken with Creamy Braised…

A touch of heavy cream, a few garlic cloves and thyme sprigs round out the flavor of tender braised …View slide
Slow-Cooker Stout & Chicken Stew

Slow-Cooker Stout & Chicken…

Chicken thighs can take plenty of cooking without getting tough or drying out, which makes them perf…View slide
Clementine & Five-Spice Chicken

Clementine & Five-Spice Chi…

This chicken recipe gets intense, complex flavor from tangy clementines, five-spice powder and punge…View slide
Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Pimiento Cheese

Chicken Breasts Stuffed wit…

Stuffing boneless, skinless chicken breasts with pimientos, scallions and cheese gives them great fl…View slide
Skillet Chicken with Cranberries & Apples

Skillet Chicken with Cranbe…

Celebrate the flavors of fall with chicken cooked in a fast apple-cranberry sauce. If you prefer a l…View slide
Hoisin & Cranberry Roasted Chicken

Hoisin & Cranberry Roasted …

Mild-mannered chicken breast sings when it’s doused in a sweet-and-salty cranberry-hoisin pan sauc…View slide
Spicy Tunisian Grilled Chicken

Spicy Tunisian Grilled Chicken

This spicy rub of coriander, caraway and hot pepper is lovely on grilled chicken, as we use it here,…View slide
Chicken Breasts with Mushroom Cream Sauce

Chicken Breasts with Mushro…

The secret to a good cream sauce is always the same: not too much cream or it can be overpowering, m…View slide
Sicilian Olive Chicken

Sicilian Olive Chicken

This saucy one-skillet chicken dish is full of tomatoes, spinach, olives and capers. Try Kalamata ol…View slide
Braised Paprika Chicken

Braised Paprika Chicken

Sweet Hungarian paprika gives this creamy braised chicken the best flavor. This is a good “pantry …View slide
Oven-Fried Chicken on a Stick

Oven-Fried Chicken on a Stick

Here’s a fun way to serve oven-fried chicken for a picnic: put it on a stick. It’s fabulous serv…View slide
Butterflied Grilled Chicken with a Chile-Lime Rub

Butterflied Grilled Chicken…

A quick and efficient way to cook a whole bird on the grill is to butterfly it. This method is so po…View slide
Herbed Salsa with Grilled Chicken

Herbed Salsa with Grilled C…

This fresh tomato salsa, which doubles as a marinade for grilled chicken, is packed with flavor from…View slide
Chicken Breasts with Green Chile-Almond Cream Sauce

Chicken Breasts with Green …

Here we topped seared chicken breasts with a green chile cream sauce that was inspired by green mole…View slide
Teriyaki Marinated Chicken

Teriyaki Marinated Chicken

Soy sauce, mirin, brown sugar, garlic and ginger combine in this teriyaki-inspired marinade for gril…View slide
Chicken Waldorf Salad

Chicken Waldorf Salad

Leftover cooked chicken makes this chicken Waldorf salad, loaded with apples, grapes, celery and wal…View slide
Roast Chicken & Fennel

Roast Chicken & Fennel

With Italian spices, some diced fennel and toasty pine nuts, you'll have a gorgeous supper in no tim…View slide
Grilled Chicken Tostadas with Sweet-&-Sour Vegetables

Grilled Chicken Tostadas wi…

These grilled chicken tostadas are topped with rich mole sauce and sweet-and-sour summer vegetables …View slide
Orange-Tomato Couscous with Chicken

Orange-Tomato Couscous with…

This cinnamon- and cumin-spiked couscous with chicken takes its inspiration from Morocco. It’s mad…View slide
Spring Chicken & Blue Cheese Salad

Spring Chicken & Blue Chees…

This main-dish chicken salad has bright flavors of tarragon in a creamy blue cheese dressing with ju…View slide
Chicken Sausage with Potatoes & Sauerkraut

Chicken Sausage with Potato…

Here’s our weeknight version of choucroute garni, “dressed sauerkraut,” made with chicken saus…View slide
Marmalade Chicken

Marmalade Chicken

Orange marmalade and freshly grated orange zest make a deliciously tangy sauce for quick-cooking chi…View slide
Cheesy Chicken Pasta

Cheesy Chicken Pasta

This ooey-gooey pasta dish is a crowd-pleaser for adults and kids alike—think rich and creamy maca…View slide
Grilled Chicken Tenders with Cilantro Pesto

Grilled Chicken Tenders wit…

Cook chicken tenders quickly on the grill and top with pesto made with cilantro and sesame seeds for…View slide
Paprika-Herb Rubbed Chicken

Paprika-Herb Rubbed Chicken

A simple combination of herbes de Provence, paprika, salt and pepper makes a flavorful rub for chick…View slide
Chicken Cordon Bleu Burger

Chicken Cordon Bleu Burger

The classic flavors of Chicken Cordon Bleu—ham, Swiss cheese and thyme—inspired this easy chicke…View slide
Grilled Chicken Ratatouille

Grilled Chicken Ratatouille

We gave this classic Provençal dish a taste of summer by grilling the vegetables traditionally used…View slide
Chicken & Fruit Salad

Chicken & Fruit Salad

Chicken, melon, walnuts and feta top mixed salad greens for a refreshing summer salad. Use your favo…View slide
Maple-Mustard Baked Chicken

Maple-Mustard Baked Chicken

Enjoy this crunchy chicken at home for a family supper or take it along on a picnic to eat cold—no…View slide
Japanese Chicken Meatballs (Tsukune)

Japanese Chicken Meatballs …

Chicken meatballs called tsukune are a Japanese-restaurant favorite—they’re essentially a chicke…View slide
Buffalo Chicken Casserole

Buffalo Chicken Casserole

We took the classic flavors of Buffalo wings—hot sauce, blue cheese, carrots and celery—and crea…View slide
Balsamic Marinated Chicken

Balsamic Marinated Chicken

Sweet-tart balsamic vinegar spiked with garlic and Italian seasoning makes a fast and flavorful mari…View slide
Chicken Baked over Mushroom Dressing

Chicken Baked over Mushroom…

Roasting a chicken on top of a three-mushroom stuffing keeps it moist and juicy. This is a comfy tre…View slide
Stuffing-Topped Chicken

Stuffing-Topped Chicken

Here's a one-skillet version of chicken and stuffing made with wholesome ingredients. We use chicken…View slide
Indian-Spiced Chicken & Asparagus

Indian-Spiced Chicken & Asp…

This easy chicken-and-asparagus sauté is boldly seasoned with aromatic cumin and fennel; the seeds …View slide
Quick Chicken Cordon Bleu

Quick Chicken Cordon Bleu

To make traditional cordon bleu, you layer prosciutto (or other ham) and cheese in between thin slic…View slide
Dijon Chicken Stew

Dijon Chicken Stew

This satisfying stew stars chunks of chicken and tender braised escarole in a flavorful Dijon wine s…View slide
Chicken-Apple Sausage

Chicken-Apple Sausage

It’s easy to make your own patty sausage with just a few healthy ingredients like ground chicken, …View slide
Asian-Inspired Chicken Soup

Asian-Inspired Chicken Soup

What is so obliging about this hearty chicken soup is that you can add any vegetables that suit your…View slide
Stuffed Chicken Thighs Braised in Tomato Sauce

Stuffed Chicken Thighs Brai…

Spinach-Parmesan stuffing provides great flavor in boneless, skinless chicken thighs. Try it with th…View slide
Beer-Barbecued Chicken

Beer-Barbecued Chicken

Here's our spin on the roast-a-chicken-on-top-of-a-can-of-beer technique that's popular with barbecu…View slide
Wine & Tomato Braised Chicken

Wine & Tomato Braised Chicken

Here chicken thighs cook in a simple herb-infused tomato-and-wine sauce. The bone-in thighs give it …View slide
Chicken & White Bean Salad

Chicken & White Bean Salad

Zucchini and celery give this chicken-and-bean salad a nice crunch. We like serving it over a bed of…View slide
Quick Coq au Vin

Quick Coq au Vin

Here’s a quick version of Coq au Vin, a red wine-braised chicken-and-vegetable stew that usually t…View slide
Iberian-Style Sausage & Chicken Ragù

Iberian-Style Sausage & Chi…

This hearty sausage and chicken ragu was inspired by a fabulous stew Bruce Aidells enjoyed when he w…View slide
Chicken with Honey-Orange Sauce

Chicken with Honey-Orange S…

Here we combine raisins, cinnamon, honey and almonds with orange juice, zest, wine and broth to make…View slide
BBQ Chicken Tenders

BBQ Chicken Tenders

These crispy chicken “wings,” made with boneless, skinless chicken breast tenders, stay crispy w…View slide
Oven-Barbecued Asian Chicken

Oven-Barbecued Asian Chicken

This Asian “barbecued” chicken made in a casserole dish is truly finger-licking good! You can ma…View slide
Crispy Baked Drumsticks with Honey-Mustard Sauce

Crispy Baked Drumsticks wit…

These baked chicken drumsticks are crispy-crunchy outside and succulent and juicy inside. Serve with…View slide
Braised Chicken Gumbo

Braised Chicken Gumbo

Leftovers make this chicken gumbo an absolute breeze. The only prep you’ll need to do is to dice a…View slide
Spring Chicken & Barley Soup

Spring Chicken & Barley Soup

You might think of barley as an addition to hearty, wintery soups, such as mushroom-barley or beef-b…View slide
Indian-Spiced Chicken Pitas

Indian-Spiced Chicken Pitas

Make a perfect summer supper: grill spice-rubbed chicken breasts and tuck them into whole-wheat pita…View slide
Thai Chicken & Mango Stir-Fry

Thai Chicken & Mango Stir-Fry

Both ripe and underripe mango work well in this chicken and vegetable stir-fry. If the mangoes you h…View slide
Arroz con Pollo

Arroz con Pollo

Arroz con pollo, or chicken cooked with rice, is a common dish in Spain, Latin America and the Carib…View slide
Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

This zesty Cajun-style pasta is full of lean chicken, peppers and onions. Serve with sautéed green …View slide
Quick Chicken Tikka Masala

Quick Chicken Tikka Masala

One of the most popular Indian dishes in the U.S. and the U.K., chicken tikka masala usually involve…View slide
Parmesan-Crusted Chicken Tenders

Parmesan-Crusted Chicken Te…

Crispy, Parmesan-flecked chicken tenders dipped in marinara sauce is an easy dinner the whole family…View slide
Baked Chicken with Onions & Leeks

Baked Chicken with Onions &…

Baking pieces of chicken is one of the easiest ways to put a meal on the table for your family. This…View slide
Curried Chicken Thighs with Buttery Croutons

Curried Chicken Thighs with…

These saucy curried chicken thighs makes a great dish for a big easy family supper. There’s plenty…View slide
Autumn Chicken Stew

Autumn Chicken Stew

This simple chicken stew stars three of fall’s best crops—apples, carrots and parsnips. Serve wi…View slide
Cornmeal-Crusted Chicken Nuggets with Blackberry Mustard

Cornmeal-Crusted Chicken Nu…

Tossing chicken tenders with cornmeal gives these chicken nuggets great crunch without deep-frying. …View slide
Quick Roast Chicken & Root Vegetables

Quick Roast Chicken & Root …

Roasted chicken in 45 minutes? No problem. This technique of starting bone-in chicken breasts on the…View slide
Lemon Chicken Stir-Fry

Lemon Chicken Stir-Fry

Spiked with lots of zesty lemon, this delectable chicken stir-fry has a colorful mix of snow peas, c…View slide
Curried Chicken Pitas

Curried Chicken Pitas

Cranberries and pear are sweet counterpoints in this tangy curried chicken salad. Toasted sliced alm…View slide
Chicken with Whole-Grain Mustard & Zucchini in Packets

Chicken with Whole-Grain Mu…

Mustard and thyme flavor chicken and veggies in this easy dinner.…View slide
Lime-Honey Glazed Chicken

Lime-Honey Glazed Chicken

The sweet and tangy lime-honey marinade is simmered on the stovetop and then used as a sauce to bast…View slide
Seared Chicken with Apricot Sauce

Seared Chicken with Apricot…

Fresh apricots, white wine, apricot preserves and tarragon combine in a quick sauce that's delicious…View slide
Chicken Piccata with Pasta & Mushrooms

Chicken Piccata with Pasta …

Our chicken piccata, served over whole-wheat pasta, has a rich lemon-caper sauce that's made with ex…View slide
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