Chicken for dinner, again? Recharge your repertoire by browsing more than 60 of our favorite recipes, ranging from traditional chicken soups and roasts to internationally inspired fare. Come explore the many ways to prepare this healthy dinnertime favorite. Use organic chicken whenever possible to reduce your intake of toxins.
Grilled chicken gets a fresh, fruity upgrade with addition of cherries, arugula, and a simple dressing of chopped shallot with oil and vinegar.
A classic grilled-chicken sandwich gets perked up with heart-healthy avocado and antioxidant-rich mango and bell peppers.
This version of the traditional North African dish gets its protein from both the braised chicken and the quinoa that takes the place of the usual couscous. Carrot and raisins lend a sweet flavor.
This hearty, warming soup gets a creamy texture from sweet potato and almond butter, while collards bring antioxidants and iron.
Get the heat of hot wings without the skin or fat in this take on the protein-packed game day classic.
Cumin and cayenne give this Southwestern-inspired grilled chicken cutlet in this dish heat, while pumpkin seeds and cabbage make it crunchy.
This quick chicken-cutlet dish gets Moroccan flavors from cumin, cayenne, raisins, and couscous. Spinach gives fiber and iron.
To make this version of the Lousiana classic, brown dry flour scattered and stirred in a pan to take the place of the flour-and-butter roux of the original. Most of the protein comes from chicken thighs, while the addition of one single link of andouille sausage brings flavor without too much fat.
Skinless chicken breasts are a great source of protein: With about 40 grams in a six-ounce portion, they're on par with beef, yet far leaner: They have approximately five grams of fat and are, of course, carb-free.
No skin doesn't have to mean no flavor, however. Whole-grain crackers and walnuts make a great substitute for traditional breadcrumbs, while mushrooms and spinach can provide a delicious, hearty stuffing.
Buying grains like couscous in bulk keeps down the cost of this Moroccan-inspired dish.
This dish benefits the eyes: The spinach, corn, and avocado all deliver on either lutein or zeaxanthin, or both. Other antioxidants present include vitamin E (almonds), selenium (chicken), and catechins (grapes).
Adding pears to a traditional roast chicken gives it moisture and a slight sweetness.
This quick-cooking, one-pan supper shaves precious minutes off prep time simply by substituting couscous for more familiar rice.
To prevent the arugula from wilting, let the chicken cool slightly before serving.
Making these spirals involves nothing more complicated than topping pounded chicken breasts with pesto, rolling them up, and securing them with toothpicks.
Before grilling, soak the toothpicks or skewers in water for 30 minutes to prevent them from burning. Butterflying the chicken -- splitting each piece in half and fanning it open like a book -- creates two layers. They make tasty "sandwiches" with tomato and basil.
For a midday pick-me-up, indulge in a well-stacked sandwich. Grilled chicken and garlicky white-bean spread supply protein, while escarole adds folate. Multigrain bread helps sustain energy (the soft white variety can make energy flag).