Boneless chicken breasts continue to balloon in size, from what was a standard 5 to 6 ounces each to nearly 8 ounces. While the meat is lean, that extra weight adds up: A 6-ounce breast has calories and 4 grams of fat; an 8-ounce breast has calories and 5 grams of fat. Use trimmings in stir-fries, or bake into crispy breaded tenders. Individually portioned breasts tend to be smaller—Perdue Perfect Portions breasts weigh in at about 5 ounces each. Here, find 50 ways to take chicken breasts to the next level. If your chicken breasts are larger than 6 ounces some can be as big as 12 ounces, halve the two breasts horizontally instead of pounding them thin. Serve over a bed of whole-wheat couscous, whole-grain polenta, or brown rice. It doesn’t get much easier, or more satisfying: a complete chicken dinner in one pan in half an hour. Lemon brightens this cozy winter meal, but the classic flavors are sure to elicit cries for a second helping any time of the year. This one-pan chicken dish is a whole meal in one skillet, but serve with a simple side salad to sneak in another serving of veggies.
Stay on track with this low-fat supper that’s on the table in half an hour. Chicken breasts seasoned in salty, sweet, sour, and spicy marinade — made with Cilantro, lemon juice, honey and Chili — are grilled to a tender finish. If you happen to have precooked rice on hand, this tasty dish only takes 15 minutes to throw together. We like how the marinade really only needs 30 minutes to flavor the chicken, but if you want to speed up prep, you can marinate the chicken overnight in a zip-top plastic bag. Sommer Collier via A Spicy Perspective. Or spoon the chicken mixture over a bed of brown rice. The flavors may be exotic, but the tender chicken, the bouquet of vegetables, and the rich coconut milk will all taste wonderfully familiar in this Thai chicken curry recipe. You can do this on the stove-top in a pot of boiling water or in the microwave. A lighter version of the Indian takeaway classic from Angela Nilsen, this tomato-based curry is packed with extra spinach and peppers. ASPC on Instagram If you give this recipe a try, let me know what you think by leaving a comment and rating it. Normally, this chicken cordon bleu recipe is stuffed, breaded, then deep-fried into submission, but our testing found that a high-heat oven provides all the crunch we want without all the calories we don’t. Stuffed chicken may very well be the entertaining cook’s best friend.
Jazz up chicken breasts in this fruity, sweetly spiced sauce with pomegranate seeds, toasted almonds and tagine paste. Marinate chicken breasts, then drizzle with a punchy peanut satay sauce for a no-fuss, midweek meal that’s high in protein and big on flavour. The classic Italian ‘hunter’s stew’ gets a healthy makeover, with low-fat chicken breasts, prosciutto and a rich herby tomato sauce. Pan-fry lean chicken breast with lime, chilli and garlic, then pile onto seeded tortilla wraps. Cool before assembling if packing for lunch. This healthier katsu is coated in finely chopped flaked almonds and baked in the oven rather than fried until crisp and golden. If you’re following the Healthy Diet Plan then this a great dish to Chicken breasts are tenderised, covered in breadcrumbs and fried until golden and crispy. A dinner that kids will love cooking and eating. Try this version with lemon and herbs.