Chicken breast is one of the most versatile meats you can get, lending itself to many recipes from pasta to pizza and all the deliciousness in between. If like me, you’ve been adding an extra pack to your supermarket trolley because chicken prices are still budget-friendly, here are 12 chicken breast recipes to keep breast boredom at bay!

Don’t be chicken about trying new chicken breast recipes…

Don’t be too chicken to try new recipes and ways of cooking with chicken breasts! You really can’t mess it up as it’s meat that adapts to different flavours so well. The ONLY thing I’d keep an eye out for is it drying outso just try not to overcook it. Easy peasy!


12 delicious chicken breast recipes to impress the family

1. Chicken and leek pastry parcels

No fancy pants pie maker, no worries! Chicken and leek pastry parcels are surely the next best thing – who doesn’t love a creamy chicken filling encased in buttery puff pastry? TIP: This chicken breast recipe would also be excellent for a sausage roll maker!

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Chicken and leek pastry parcels, perfect to freestyle or make in a sausage roll maker! Source: Supplied

2. Cheesy chicken tray bake

This cheesy chicken tray bake is a great recipe for those not afraid of green veggies! Crispy cheesy chicken with roasted vegetables and creamy cheese sauce aplenty? Save me a seat for dinner!

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If your family LOVE greens, this is an epic recipe for you to try! Source: Mum’s Pantry

3. Easy BBQ Hawaiian chicken kebabs

A family favourite not just for summer but all year round, these easy BBQ Hawaiian chicken kebabs are an absolute hit with the kids (and a sneaky way to get some extra veggies into their bellies!).

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Easy BBQ chicken kebabs, perfect all year round – not just for summer! Source: Supplied

4. Thai green chicken curry

Make this classic Thai green chicken curry recipe in a quick 30 minutes! A good Thai green chicken curry never goes astray when you’re looking for a warming and flavour-packed meal. Don’t forget the naan!

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Just the right amount of spice for a chicken breast recipe, Thai green chicken curry is always a winner! Source: Mum’s Pantry

5. Slow cooker honey chicken

If it’s a set and forget dinner you want, you have to try the slow cooker honey chicken recipe. Just like the takeaway version the family loves so much, except you don’t have to leave the house to pick it up. Winning!

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Set and forget chicken breast recipes? Try this slow cooker chicken for the midweek dinner win. Source: Supplied

6. Low-carb cashew chicken

Looking for an easy and tasty meal? This low-carb cashew chicken recipe will do the trick, using mostly pantry ingredients, it’s packed with flavour and great all year round. Stretch it out with some extra veggies and cauliflower rice (low-carb) or fluffy white rice.

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Shut up and take my money. SO YUM. Source: Mum’s Pantry

7. Chicken cold rolls with peanut sauce

Perfect for lunch boxes and warm weather dinners, this chicken cold rolls recipe hits the spot perfectly every time. Just don’t forget to check your school’s nut policy before packing the peanut sauce. So yum!

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Awesome for lunches AND dinners, cold rolls rock! Source: Mum’s Pantry

8. Parmesan crumb chicken schnitzel

A staple in my family’s dinner lineup, everyone loves a chicken schnitzel! Leave it plain, add gravy or go pub-grub style with a parmigiana topping – however you like it, you can bet no one will refuse their plates on chicken schnitzel night.

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The ultimate in chicken breast recipes – EVERYONE loves a chicken schnitzel. Source: Bigstock

9. Chicken and pineapple stir fry

This easy chicken and pineapple stir fry is the answer to good food, fast. With all-fresh ingredients, it’s hearty and delicious, yet quick to prepare. Even better, this stir fry will satisfy the whole crew with its natural sweetness from the pineapple.

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Pimp your stir fry with delicious pineapple! Source: Mum’s Pantry

10. Easy chicken pot pies

Ramekins with a puff pastry lid top make for an excellent dinner. Warm, cosy and with little mess since everyone gets their own individual chicken pot pie!

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Is it even a collection of chicken breast recipes if there’s no pie? Here you go! Source: Mum’s Pantry

11. Baked Hawaiian chicken breast with rice and pineapple

Just like an island holiday, this dish is like a plate of sunshine. This sweet and tasty baked Hawaiian chicken breast with rice and pineapple is easy to make and sure to be a family favourite – plus it’s on the table in just over half an hour. Amazing!

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Like an island holiday without the passports or packing, Hawaiian chicken breast recipe! Source: Mum’s Pantry

12. Apricot chicken with buttered rice

If you have fussy eaters, this apricot chicken and buttered rice dish has all the sorcery required to get them to eat again. It’s a very affordable meal and one that can be added to the weekly meal planner, plus it’s incredibly easy to make.

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An excellent choice for fussy kids, is apricot chicken! Source: Mum’s Pantry

Do you have a favourite chicken breast recipe? We’d love to hear it! Share your recipe in the comments below to inspire others in the kitchen with YOUR family faves.

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South Australian mum and self proclaimed foodie, Lexi can most days be found in the kitchen, apron tied firm and armed with a whisk or wooden spoon!

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