Inexpensive and simple to prepare—no need to deal with skin, gristle or bone—chicken breasts make an easy weeknight entrée. At $1-3 a pound, chicken breasts are an economical way to include lean proteins in your diet. Cooking up chicken breasts doesn’t have to leave you with pale, dry, tasteless fare. We scoured the internet for delicious ways to prepare chicken breasts to delight you with moist, savory, flavorful dishes that keep you coming back for more. Here are 11 tasty recipes you will want to try.
11. Crispy Baked Chicken
If you love the mouth-watering flavor of fried chicken, but don’t want to spend time chopping up a whole chicken, try oven-fried chicken breasts. Baking your chicken breasts in the oven saves you time. Additionally, it is a healthier option than frying your chicken in a pan of oil. Fortunately, you won’t have to sacrifice taste or crunch as your breasts crisp up in the oven. Check out this recipe for Baked Crispy Chicken with Caramelized Onions and Tomatoes at The Pioneer Woman. Onions, garlic, diced tomatoes, breadcrumbs, and Parmesan cheese combine with chicken breasts to create a crispy, crunchy, savory alternative to fried chicken.
10. Thai Chicken Curry
Chicken is not boring when you pair it with exotic spices and flavorful sauces. You can cook up the delicious tastes of Thailand right in your own kitchen with this recipe for Thai Green Chicken Curry from Bon Appetit. As exotic as this recipe tastes, it uses everyday ingredients with the addition of Thai green curry paste, unsweetened coconut milk, and fish sauce. Stir-fried veggies and a simple coconut rice can make excellent side dishes for this yummy main dish.