Chicken can be cooked in many ways but to cook it in a healthy way we usually turn to boiling. Boiling chicken is fine, but that’s the problem, it’s just fine. The taste is pretty bland and to save it we add all kinds of seasonings minus the salt. Again, that’s just fine but can get old pretty fast. The number one enemy of eating healthy or dieting is boredom. Luckily for you, I’m here to help you find the best healthy ways to cook chicken.
There are some gadgets that can help you make the most of the cooking experience. Cooking healthy chicken with a grill plan is really easy. The Instant Pot or a Crockpot is also a great way to infuse flavor and moisture! If you need to add flavor try using whole fresh herbs and spices. You can also pick up a chicken cookbook and work your way through it!
Healthy ways to cook chicken don’t have to be bland and boring, they can be fun and delicious without much effort.
You may have heard someone say, “tastes like chicken” once or twice in your life. Usually, they tell you this so that you will try something new. The problem with that saying is that chicken is bland. That bland flavor is why so many things “taste like chicken.” However, to spice it up we use BBQ sauce, seasoning, marinades, and anything else we can to add flavor. With those additions usually comes less healthy and more fat and calories. It’s like drenching a veggie salad with ranch dressing. There are healthy ways to cook chicken and still add great flavor to the dish.You just need to know where to look.
Dairy-Free Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas | Best of Life Magazine
Baked Cajun Chicken | iFoodReal
Maple Chicken & Carrots | Delish
Lemony Chicken Breast with Cucumber and Feta Salad | Inspired Taste
Strawberry Glazed Chicken | Simple Bites
Sweet Potato Chicken Patties | Side of Sneakers
Chicken is a dish that takes on the flavor of the other ingredients in the dish. Luckily, chicken won’t lose it’s protein power or any other vitamins unless you cook it wrong. Which means you can go crazy with the flavor and still keep it relatively healthy.
Avocado Chicken Salad | Family Fresh Meals
Cinnamon Flax Baked Chicken | Sprint 2 The Table
Apple Chicken Burgers | The Little Honey Bee
Sriracha Lime Chicken Chopped Salad | Lexis Clean Kitchen
Mojo Chicken Breast | The Fit Fork
Hawaiian Chicken and Pineapple | Damn Delicious
Tropical Teriyaki Chicken Breasts | Fit Foodie Finds
Best Chicken Marinade | Kate Moving Forward
Seared Chicken Breast with Lemon Herb Pan Sauce | Simply Scratch
Healthy Chicken Marsala | Girl and The Kitchen
Many chicken dishes are already healthy. One of the most healthy ways to cook chicken is to just know what you’re adding. Read the ingredients and nutritional facts on that BBQ sauce or maybe skip the mayo in a chicken salad. Think healthy, eat healthy, be healthy.
Garlic Basil Chicken with Tomato Butter Sauce | Pinch of Yum
Mustard Baked Chicken Tenders | The Fit Blog
Spice Rubbed Grilled Chicken | The Pioneer Woman
Jamaican Jerk Chicken | Iowa Girl Eats
Greek Style Lemon Chicken | Chez Us