Of all of the animal proteins, chicken is, by far, one of the most popular. It’s also one of the healthiest animal proteins. However, a lot of the chicken recipes out there turn it into an unhealthy meal. If you are trying to watch your weight, there’s no doubt that you want to shy away from those greasy, fried chicken recipes (however tempting they might be).
Thankfully, there are some pretty good recipes that prepare chicken in a healthy way, but they can become pretty mundane after a while (how many times can you eat broiled chicken?) If you are looking for a super healthy chicken recipe that is flavorful and easy to prepare, you have come to the right place! We’ve collected some of the healthiest, tastiest chicken recipes you can find, so get ready to sink your teeth into some great tasting, super healthy, and satisfying chicken dishes.
1. Lemon garlic chicken stir fry
This dish is bursting with flavor and is prepared with mushrooms asparagus for added nutrients. For the ingredients, you will need sliced chicken breast, arrowroot starch, olive oil, red chiles, chopped asparagus spears, Portobello mushrooms, low sodium soy sauce, fresh lemon juice, lemon zest, low sodium chicken broth, and cilantro. To make it, dredge the chicken breast in the arrowroot starch.
Add the soy sauce, lemon juice, lemon zest, and chicken broth into a bowl and mix together. Add in a touch of arrowroot starch and whisk. Add olive oil to a nonstick skillet and heat on medium. Add chicken breast and toss until seared. Remove the chicken and set aside. In the same skillet, add in asparagus, mushrooms, red chiles, and garlic. Cook until seared. Place chicken back in the skillet, pour in the sauce mixture, stir, and cook on medium heat until hot.