It’s a bit of a classic in the fitness world and with the general population as well. If you ask somebody to name a healthy meal, more often than not, they would start with “Chicken breast and… some vegetables.” It’s just seen as one of the big, healthy staples of a diet meal and for good reason.
Chicken breast is super lean, low fat, low carb and full of protein, as well as being incredibly versatile that can be made in hundreds of different ways and take on thousands of different flavours.
So rather than eating another baked chicken breast (which can be nice sometimes) we’ve collected 29 high protein and super delicious chicken recipes that you will absolutely love! As always, try out your favourites and save and share to you social media ones that you would like to try later! Enjoy!
29 High Protein Chicken Recipes That Make The Perfect Healthy Dinner!
Oven Roasted Greek Chicken Kebabs
“Super quick and easy Greek chicken kebabs are coming in hot today! These can be made on the grill or in the oven for a healthy low carb dinner. These go perfect with a salad.” Recipe: LayersOfHappiness.
Fiesta Chicken Quinoa Bowls with Chipotle Vinaigrette
“Your tastebuds with thank you now and your waist will thank you later with this super quick and easy dinner recipe. It is packed with flavor and also just happens to be healthy too!” Recipe: LayersOfHappiness.
The Best Oven Baked Chicken Fajitas
“Chicken and fajita veggies seasoned and drizzles with olive oil and then baked to perfection on a sheet pan. So much flavor and one of the easiest meals!” Recipe: LayersOfHappiness.
Basil Lime Grilled Chicken
“Fresh flavors and 25 minutes is all it takes to transform chicken into a flavor-packed meal!” Recipe: LayersOfHappiness.
Honey Lime Chicken Enchilada Stuffed Peppers
“These Honey Lime Chicken Enchilada Stuffed Peppers can be made with or without meat – all with simple pantry ingredients and minimal prep!” Recipe: LayersOfHappiness.
Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps
“These Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps are juicy, spicy, fresh and delicious. A fantastic lunch or appetiser. Plus they’re less than 100 calories each hoooorah!!” Recipe: KitchenSanctuary.
Sheet Pan Honey Mustard Chicken with Vegetables
“Sheet Pan Honey Mustard Chicken with Vegetables – A healthier option when you want a quick and easy dinner!” Recipe: KitchenSanctuary.
Healthier Slow Cooked Spicy Chicken Rogan Josh
“This Healthier Slow Cooked Spicy Chicken Rogan Josh is just the thing when you’re trying to be good. The perfect Rogan Josh recipe thats also Syn free on Slimming world!” Recipe: KitchenSanctuary.
Healthier Red Thai Chicken Curry – Without Shop-Bought Sauce!
“The homemade curry paste for this Spicy Healthier Red Thai Chicken Curry is easy and packed with flavour!” Recipe: KitchenSanctuary.
Honey Sriracha Chicken Meal Prep Bowls
“These Honey Sriracha Chicken Meal Prep Bowls with broccoli and jasmine rice are a delicious lunch idea that can be prepped ahead on one pan – and the sauce comes together so easily with only 3 ingredients!” Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
Best Healthy Cilantro Lime Chicken With Avocado Salsa
“Tender Juicy Cilantro Lime Chicken made with a quick marinade then grilled to lock in all the flavors. This paleo chicken recipe is topped with a fresh zesty Avocado Salsa – a healthy, easy, 30 minute meal you’ll love.” Recipe: JoyfulHealthyEats.
Instant Pot Honey Garlic Chicken Meal Prep Bowls
“These Instant Pot Honey Garlic Chicken Meal Prep Bowls are a delicious make ahead lunch idea that comes together in one pot – and the sweet and sticky sauce is to die for!’ Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
Easy Hearty Chicken Tortilla Soup
“Hearty Chicken Tortilla Soup filled with vegetables, chicken, chipotle peppers and fresh cilantro. Top this chicken tortilla soup with avocado for a healthy recipe that’s a definite crowd pleaser.” Recipe: JoyfulHealthyEats.
Mason Jar Southwest Chicken Salad With Cilantro Lime Dressing
“Easy Delicious Southwest Chicken Salad with a zesty Cilantro Lime Dressing. This veggie and protein packed mason jar salad is the perfect meal prep for the week – only takes 30 minutes!” Recipe: JoyfulHealthyEats.
Sheet Pan Rosemary Chicken
“This Sheet Pan Rosemary Chicken is a healthy, low-carb chicken meal prep idea that is perfect as a 30-minute dinner or to pack up as weekly lunch bowls!” Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
Instant Pot Peanut Coconut Chicken Curry
“This Instant Pot Peanut Coconut Chicken Curry is a healthy, easy one pot dinner idea that’s hearty, wholesome and perfect for chilly nights! Say hello to healthy comfort food!” Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
PF Chang’s Chicken Lettuce Wraps
“These PF Chang’s Chicken Lettuce Wraps are a super easy copycat of the restaurant version – and they are also a healthy, low carb dinner idea made with ground chicken, mushrooms and water chestnuts!” Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
Meal Prep Buffalo Chicken Meatballs
“These Meal Prep Buffalo Chicken Meatballs are freezer-friendly and a tasty, healthy way to celebrate football season – they’re also the perfect party food!” Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
Instant Pot General Tso’s Chicken
“This Instant Pot General Tso’s Chicken is a delicious alternative to takeout – you still get all the flavours of Chinese food that you crave but it’s made in one pot with ingredients found in your pantry for a healthier twist!” Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
Grilled Chicken Satay Meal Prep Bowls
“These Grilled Chicken Satay Meal Prep Bowls are a delicious way to enjoy BBQ season – just 10 minutes on the grill and the chicken and vegetable skewers are done and you’ve got lunches prepped for the week!” Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
Jamaican Jerk Tacos
“Jamaican jerk tacos made with spice-rubbed chicken, a mango black bean salsa, and a delicious jalapeño-cilantro sauce.” Recipe: ChelseasMessyApron.
Creamy Lemon Parmesan Chicken
“An easy, bright, and creamy one-pan recipe for chicken breasts cooked in a velvety lemon garlic sauce. This Creamy Lemon Parmesan Chicken is a company worthy dinner that you can have any day of the week.” Recipe: DietHood.
Avocado Chicken Egg Salad Recipe With Creamy Lemon Dill Dressing
“Easy egg salad recipe with avocados, chicken, corn, bacon, and a creamy lemon dill dressing! Delicious just served on its own, as a side, or on a bun!” Recipe: DietHood.
One Pan Lemon Garlic Butter Chicken Thighs and Asparagus
“Delicious chicken thighs and crispy asparagus tossed in a bright lemon butter sauce. An easy, 30 minute chicken dinner idea bursting with bright flavors!” Recipe: DietHood.
Instant Pot Butter Chicken Recipe (Low Carb & Keto-Friendly)
“Tender, yogurt-marinated chicken thighs cooked in the most glorious tomato based sauce. This wonderful Butter Chicken recipe is rich, it’s creamy, super tasty, and incredibly quick to make in the Instant Pot!” Recipe: DietHood.
Kale Chicken Pasta Salad
“Kale chicken pasta salad with a tangy balsamic vinaigrette, sunflower seeds and dried cranberries. Works great for meal prep or a weeknight dinner.” Recipe: SweetPeasAndSaffron.
Easy Chicken Curry
“This quick chicken curry has the most delicious creamy coconut curry sauce, and is made from simple pantry ingredients. Works great for meal prep and leftovers can be frozen!” Recipe: SweetPeasAndSaffron.
Low Carb Indian Chicken Skillet
“Low carb Indian chicken skillet has incredible flavor and is so easy to prep ahead for easy a low carb lunch through the week!” Recipe: SweetPeasAndSaffron.
Grilled BBQ Chicken Salad
“This fresh and crisp bbq chicken salad is packed with veggies, tender grilled chicken, and topped with bbq sauce and a green chile ranch dressing!” Recipe: TheChunkyChef.