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Easy Chicken Breast Recipes

Chicken breasts can be wonderfully tender or deliciously crispy. These quick chicken breast recipes have something for every taste. Choose your favorite recipe, and you’re good to go! I have a weakness for delicious dishes with tender chicken breasts! If you are too, then you will like the following recipes because they are delicious, quick, and easy to make. Oven or pan-fried, these chicken breast recipes are guaranteed to make your cookbook.

Chicken breasts in the air fryer

Let’s prepare the chicken. If you have a whole breast of about 600g, you can divide it in half and from each half two obtain 2 slices, for a total of 4 slices, but 2 slices are enough for 2 people, quite thick. 

The other 2 we can freeze or leave for the next meal unless you want to prepare for 4 people. With a meat mallet, lightly beat the chicken breast, without exaggerating so as not to break it, if you want you can also do it between 2 sheets of parchment paper. Massage the meat with olive oil.  

Add salt and spices, oregano and massage to distribute it evenly. Using other spices for your air fryer chicken breast is also recommended for a more flavorful meal.

Chicken breast: Quick and crispy straight from the pan

Step 1: First up is the sauce. Peel the garlic cloves and chop them into fine pieces to do this. Rinse the lemon, grate about half the peel, and set aside. Slice the lemon and reserve the juice from two slices. Halve the rest of the slices and book them for serving. Also, wash the parsley, shake it dry and chop finely.

Step 2: Heat the butter and sauté the garlic in a small saucepan for a minute. Deglaze with the white wine and simmer for 3 minutes. Add the cream, put the lid on, and simmer for 3 minutes. Then gradually add the grated lemon zest to the sauce while stirring. Then add the reserved lemon juice. Season the sauce with salt and pepper and simmer over medium-high heat until it thickens. If you like, add chili flakes.

Step 3: Now wash the chicken breast fillets and pat dry with kitchen paper. Remove tendons and season meat with salt and pepper. Heat the oil in a pan and sear the fillets on all sides over medium heat for 4 minutes. Then switch the stove to low temperature, put the lid on, and cook the chicken breast fillets in the pan for 10 minutes. Finally, pour over the sauce and sprinkle with parsley. Serve with halved lemon slices.

Paprika cream chicken: Irresistibly creamy

Do you love it creamy? Then this recipe is made for you. The chicken breast is not prepared as a whole but in small cubes. But before it goes, marinate the meat with paprika powder, soy sauce, and oil, boosting the extra taste. Then fry, deglaze with cream and broth, and let simmer.

Chicken breast casserole: Juicy and tender

Baking things with cheese is your thing? We have three casserole recipes for you, all of which are prepared with extra cheese. The nice thing: With these dishes, you have very little work. After all, the oven does most of the work. Prepare all the ingredients in a casserole dish and put them in the oven. Now all you have to do is wait until your meal is ready and wait on the table.

Chicken sweet and sour: Like Chinese

Chicken sweet and sour tastes delicious and is versatile. You can vary the vegetables and side dishes according to your preferences. A tip: Fry the chicken breast for this dish – this provides even more flavor and a crispy effect. But even without this extra effort, this chicken pan will become one of your new favorite dishes.

Make chicken nuggets yourself: Works without a deep fryer

Not only do children like them: chicken nuggets! They’re easy to eat with your fingers and super crunchy – especially if you make them yourself. You don’t need a deep fryer for this. We make the small, golden pieces in the oven in this recipe. You’re still making that delicious sauce, and your meal is ready.

Chicken breast in the oven: With a creamy sauce

This chicken breast is extra tender and juicy because it’s oven cooked with a creamy sauce. The spicy flavor of the chicken is balanced with a few squeezes of lemon. In addition, you roast the chicken quickly before going into the oven. This ensures proper roasted aromas. You can vary the side dishes as you like. Pasta, potatoes, or rice – everything goes well with this recipe.

Caesar salad: Fresh and filling

Italian ingredients like parmesan and olive oil meet chicken breast and croutons in this salad. This makes this salad a filling food that still tastes light. We make everything in this recipe, from the dressing to the croutons. If you don’t have time for this, you can of course, also use purchased products. The salad will taste good to you.

Butter chicken: Indian-style chicken

Fancy Indian flair on your plate? Then make our Butter Chicken with tender chicken and Indian spices. That doesn’t sound very easy initially, but it is not with this recipe. Simply use the spice mixture “Garam Masala”, which can now be bought in every supermarket, and you’re good to go—served with classic basmati rice. If you want a little more variety, flatbread or naan bread are also ideal side dishes for this Indian chicken breast recipe.

The number of chicken breast recipes is endless. In addition to the already presented variants, you will find many other delicious ideas here.