12 Tasty Chicken Recipes For Your Protein Needs

Your body needs help so that it can recover faster after workouts, aid in growing the muscle mass and decrease stress while exercising. For this, it needs a lot of protein and chicken is one of the best sources for it.

Chicken breast is considered the best part of the chicken as it has most of the good stuff and little of the bad. Now, you can eat the rest of the chicken from time to time, but for the most part, try sticking to the breast. And just so you don’t get bored with eating just the classic grilled chicken breast, here are some other tasty ideas:

1. Chicken with mushrooms and scallions

This recipe will take around 22 minutes to prepare and cook and you’ll love it unless you hate mushrooms in which case read bellow for other recipes without mushroom.

Nutrition facts per serving: 28g protein, 7g carbohydrate, 5g fat (0.9g saturated), 1g fiber, 190 calories

2. Hawaiian chicken kebabs

This kebab recipe will leave you craving for more. It’s packed with protein and has lots of veggies and a bit of fruit to give it an amazing flavor that will haunt you ;).

3. Thai chicken and noodle soup

The part about this recipe (besides it being tasty) is it’s going to be ready in 15 minutes! Easy to make, delicious and healthy: who wouldn’t like this noodle soup?

4. Lazy girl chicken quinoa enchiladas

Anything that has “lazy” in it should be easy to make and thus has my vote ;). What about you guys?

Nutrition facts per serving: 25.2g protein, 34.5g carbohydrate, 14g fat (5.9g saturated), 7.1g fiber, 364 calories

5. Chicken and rice

Ah, the good, old, classic chicken and rice. This delicious might be old but it’s also delicious.

Nutrition facts per serving: 43g protein, 68g carbohydrate, 9g fat (2g saturated), 576 calories

6. Orange rosemary chicken

An epic rosemary glazed chicken that will definitely become a staple food in your house.

Nutrition facts per serving: 13.6g protein, 9.9g carbohydrate, 14.9g fat (5.2g saturated), 229.5 calories

7. Crock pot BBQ pulled chicken

If you’re a fan of BBQ pulled chicken, this might be the best recipe you’ve tried.

8. Baked honey mustard chicken

As soon as you see how yummy this looks (not to mention the insane taste) you’ll be in heaven! Be careful not to eat the plate too.

9. Avocado Caprese skillet chicken

Avocado goes so well with chicken and this recipe proves it. This is both a tasty and a good looking recipe that you can serve at a fancy party.

10. Creamy miso peanut chicken lettuce wraps

If you’ve never had lettuce wraps then you don’t know what you’re missing and should try this recipe. You’ll probably never want to eat bread again.

11. Easy Indian butter chicken

Another word I like (besides lazy) is easy. If It’s supposed to be easy to make and tasty to eat, then count me in. If you’ve never had anything Indian, then this is a good way to start entering this exciting, culinary world.

12. Asian citrus chicken salad

This is a wonderful, easy to make recipe and it has everything the body needs: fruits, veggies, chicken. You’ll love the taste while getting the proteins and the energy you need.

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