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Most-Pinned Chicken Recipes of 2017

These winning poultry picks are so good, they were collectively saved millions of times on Pinterest last year!
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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

Thai chicken lettuce wraps
Jo Cooks/Pinterest

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

One pan chicken and veggies
Julia's Album/Pinterest

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

Chicken avocado wrap
My Gorgeous Recipes/Pinterest

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

Alfredo spaghetti squash
The Gunny Sack/Pinterest

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

Slow cooker chicken potatoes
The Recipe Critic/Pinterest

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

Tomato chicken spinach spaghetti
Julia's Album/Pinterest

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

Cilantro lime chicken tacos
Belle of the Kitchen/Pinterest

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

Sesame chicken
Sweet Peas and Saffron/Pinterest

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

Chicken teriyaki
Anna | Crunchy Creamy Sweet/Pinterest

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

Parmesan chicken
The Recipe Critic/Pinterest

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

Chicken bacon avocado salad
Cafe Delites/Pinterest

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

meal prep chicken and veggies
Gimme Delicious/Pinterest

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

Chicken salad roll up
Vera | OMGChocolateDesserts

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

Greek chicken meal prep
Rachael @ EazyPeazyMealz/Pinterest

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

Chicken marinades
Sweet Peas and Saffron/Pinterest

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.

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