These Healthy Chicken Recipes offer a nutritious and delicious way to enjoy this popular protein! From grilling to baking to cooking in the crockpot, these recipes offer an array of colorful ingredients and delicious flavors that will make sure dinner time is anything but boring!

Chicken breast in a skillet with lemons and a garlicky sauce.

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    The Best Healthy Chicken Recipes

    Chicken dinner doesn’t ever have to be boring! These are some of my most favorite healthy chicken recipes that keep dinner time delicious, nutritious and exciting. Chicken is beautiful because it can be made in so many different ways, with so many different spices and ingredients!

    It is probably the most versatile protein there is. It can be cooked by baking, sautéing, roasting, slow cooking, grilling, or even in the air fryer! And let’s not forget about ground chicken, which can be made into meatballs and simmered in a plethora of different sauce options.

    Whether you need an easy weeknight meal or a fancy date night dinner, these healthy chicken recipes have you covered!

    What goes well with chicken?

    If you are looking for some side dishes that go good with these chicken recipes, don’t worry! I have tons of options to pair with these delicious chicken recipes.

    Asian-Inspired Chicken

    Honey garlic chicken stir fry in a skillet with a wooden spoon.

    These Asian-inspired chicken recipes are perfect when you want a healthy version of your favorite take out meals!

    Meal Prep Chicken Recipes

    Greek chicken bowl in a white bowl.

    Make any of these chicken recipes as the beginning of the week to have delicious meal-prepped chicken dinners or lunches!

    CrockPot Chicken Recipes

    BBQ crockpot chicken with hands taking a portion with tongs.

    These slow cooker chicken recipes are perfect when you want the slow cooker to do the work. Just plan ahead and start these in the morning to have a delicious and nutritious chicken dinner ready for you in the evening!

    Air Fryer Chicken

    Chicken parmesan in the basket of an air fryer.

    The air fryer is one of the easiest and fastest ways to make chicken! Plus, it uses much less oil than frying or sautéing!

    Chicken Meatballs

    Butter chicken meatballs in a skillet with a wooden spoon.

    If you need some ground chicken recipes, these meatball recipes are for you! They are lean and simmered in flavorful sauces like butter curry sauce or lemon piccata sauce!

    One Pan Chicken Recipes

    Chicken fajitas on a baking sheet with cilantro and lime wedges.

    One pan meals means less dishes! These are great weeknight meals that can be made all in just one pan. Plus, the whole family will love these recipes!

    Grilled Chicken

    Three pieces of grilled chicken caprese on a white platter.

    When grill season comes around, these grilled chicken recipes are wonderful healthy options!

    Chicken Salads

    Overhead shot of chicken cobb salad with homemade ranch in a bowl.

    Chicken salads don’t have to be boring. These chicken salads have lots of flavor and a variety of veggies for more nutrients!

    Chicken Soups

    Lemon orzo soup with a ladle scooping out a portion of soup from the pot.

    Who doesn’t love chicken soup? These chicken soup recipes are easy and SO flavorful!

    These healthy chicken recipes will help you to keep making wholesome meals without sacrificing flavor! These chicken recipes are winners in my book!