Most-Pinned Chicken Recipes of 2017
Beyond inspiring our living room decor and spring wardrobe, Pinterest has given us a plethora of delicious recipes that are worth a spot on our boards. Looking for a little inspo when it comes to cooking your favorite protein? Our friends at Pinterest compiled the most-saved chicken recipes as of October 2017. If you’re trying to spice up your diet, add more protein to your meals, or take a break from your go-to boring chicken recipe, try whipping up these winning meals instead. Then pair these poultry picks with our 20 Best Lunch Habits to Drop 10 Pounds.
Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Pins saved: over 210,000
If you’re looking to cut carbs, these Asian-inspired lettuce wraps are the way to go. This easy lunch is packed with hearty protein and satiating toppings—and, get this, ready in just 15 minutes!
One Pan Pesto Chicken & Veggies
Pins saved: over 213,000
Chicken marinated in olive oil and bright basil pesto is paired with sun-dried tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, and asparagus for a delicious dinner that’s sure to please. This simple recipe is jam-packed with lycopene, a brain-boosting, heart-protecting antioxidant found in the tomatoes and asparagus spears.
Grilled Chicken, Avocado & Spinach Wholemeal Wrap
Pins saved: over 215,000
For an on-the-go lunch that’s ready in minutes, try stuffing grilled chicken, creamy avocado, and vitamin-rich spinach into a whole wheat wrap. With just under 350 calories, it will fill you up without filling you out.
Chicken Alfredo Spaghetti Squash
Pins saved: over 218,000
If you’re craving a creamy comfort meal but dreading the belly-busting calories that come along with it, then you’ve got to try this popular spaghetti squash dish. The recipe replaces your usual carby noodle for slimming squash strings that are filled with fiber and vitamins A, C, and B6.
Slow Cooker Italian Chicken & Potatoes
Pins saved: over 225,000
Set and forget this Mediterranean meal for a crowd-pleasing dinner that requires minimal prep on your part. Since you’re breaking out the crock pot, don’t forget to consult our 20 Smart Slow Cooker Tips for a Flat Belly.
Tomato Spinach Chicken Spaghetti
Pins saved: over 225,00
You can eat pasta and still lose weight if you bulk up the carb with extra-filling veggies like this recipe does. If you’re looking to maximize the good macros, try replacing regular spaghetti with a bean-based noodle.
Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Chicken Tacos
Pins saved: over 230,000
Another popular crockpot pick, this dish will totally transform Taco Tuesdays. Cilantro and lime add extra zest to the shredded chicken while the chunky salsa adds both texture and flavor.
Honey Sesame Chicken Lunch Bowls
Pins saved: over 275,000
Why not perk up your poultry with the sweet and savory combo of honey and soy sauce? This recipe is chock full of flavor with crunchy broccoli and snap peas as well as metabolism-revving red pepper flakes.
Teriyaki Chicken Bowls
Pins saved: over 300,000
Instead of Seamlessing from your local Chinese spot, why not create your own chicken teriyaki bowl at home? Succulent, juicy chicken is coupled with steamed broccoli and served over a bed of fluffy rice.
Crispy Parmesan Garlic Chicken & Zucchini
Pins saved: over 340,000
Breaded with a crispy parmesan garlic crust and cooked to perfection, this chicken dish is sure to please. The tender zucchini adds filling fiber and cold-busting vitamin C.
Honey Mustard Chicken Bacon & Avo Salad
Pins saved: over 430,000
For a salad that’s impossible to get bored of, throw together honey mustard-dressed chicken, romaine, diced bacon, and sweet corn.
Healthy Chicken & Veggies Meal Prep
Pins saved: over 430,000
If you’re running out of healthy meal prep ideas or are just bored of your usual grilled chicken breast lunch, try tossing together this roasted dish. Caramelized zucchini, tomatoes, onion, and broccoli make it easy to eat the rainbow and load up on nutrients.
Chicken Avocado Salad Roll-Ups
Pins saved: over 450,000
Whether you’re looking to make a light lunch or get your kids to eat healthier, this creamy chicken avocado salad roll-up is the way to go. Rather than mixing in mayonnaise, this recipe calls for protein-packed Greek yogurt.
Greek Chicken Bowls
Pins saved: over 570,000
With over half a million saves, this Greek recipe will definitely help you start your week off right. It boasts the robust flavors of red wine vinegar, garlic, and oregano along with a homemade Tzatziki sauce that brightens up the meat.
7 Freezable Chicken Marinades
Pins saved: over 620,000
If you’re seeking a quick meal that doesn’t skimp out on flavor, these easy yet freezable marinades are a must-try! Load your protein with curry and yogurt or a lemon ginger sauce and then pop it in the freezer for those busy days that demand an easy dinner. And for more meaty meals, don’t miss our round-up of 20 Quick & Easy Ground Beef Recipes.