The 25 Best Chicken Recipes We’ve Ever Made

If you didn’t already know, we’re big fans of chicken here at TipHero. And what’s not to love? Chicken is a lean protein, so it keeps you full without being too heavy or fattening, and it also has the ability to blend seamlessly into any dish you want to make. Chicken tends to be a bit bland on its own (sorry, chicken) which means that it perfectly takes on whatever flavors you want to add – savory, spicy, or sweet, chicken can do it all.

We’ve made quite a few chicken dishes in the TipHero kitchen, but today we want to count down the 25 best chicken recipes we’ve ever whipped up. Choosing favorites is hard – especially when you have so many delicious dishes to choose from! But we think you’ll agree with our 25 favorite chicken recipes of all time.

  1. Chicken Caprese

    Light meals don’t have to be boring. Case and point, this healthy chicken caprese. This juicy chicken breast is topped with fresh tomatoes, avocados and covered in a savory balsamic glaze. Does that sound boring to you?

  2. Pineapple Ginger Chicken

    Dreaming of a vacation getaway? Well, YOU might not be able to fly off to the tropics, but your taste buds can with this exotic pineapple ginger chicken.

  3. Honey Garlic Chicken

    Honey and garlic might not SOUND like they go together, but oh, do they ever. Sweet honey and a kick of garlic is the perfect unexpected flavor combo to jazz up your chicken.

  4. Grilled Cheesy Buffalo Chicken

    Buffalo chicken doesn’t always have to mean unhealthy. This lean dish has all the cheesy goodness and spicy kick of regular buffalo chicken, only leaner.

  5. Teriyaki Chicken and Vegetables

    For a flare of Asian cuisine, we love this homemade teriyaki chicken and vegetables. Healthy and bursting with flavor, this is a simple weeknight meal to make in a snap.

  6. Chicken Parmesan Strips

    This recipe takes a classic chicken dish and turns it into a fun, stripped down version…if you know what I mean. Feel free to groan at that one.

  7. Chicken Bacon Pasta

    Chicken gets upgraded to the max when combined in this creamy dish with bacon, pasta, and broccoli. Another simple and healthy weeknight dinner!

  8. Simple Orange Chicken

    This is one of our most popular recipes to date! Our easy orange chicken has all the flavor of your favorite take out with all the ease (and inexpensiveness) of being made right in your kitchen.

  9. Chicken Tomato Pasta Break

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    Another healthy weeknight meal your family will love! If chicken and pasta are staples in your home, this will be a big hit. Add some tomatoes and spinach for some fresh colors and flavors.

  10. Buffalo Chicken Bites

    These bites are to die for. The perfect finger food for any party, these doughy, spicy buffalo bites are worth celebrating.

  11. Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken

    Chicken comes out fantastically in your slow cooker – it gives your chicken that much more time to absorb all those flavors! One of our favorite slow cooker chicken meals is this balsamic chicken. It’s so easy to whip up and is super healthy without being dry or flavorless.

  12. Greek Chicken Gyros

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    Few things are as delicious and flavorful as gyros. This classic Greek sandwich combines tangy mustards and zesty lemon usually on a cut of lamb in a soft, doughy pita. This spin (using chicken instead of lamb) is so easy to make and tastes like the real thing…dare we say better.

  13. Chicken Parmesan Soup

    Nothing warms you up on a rainy day quite like soup. And nothing is quite as delicious as chicken parm…so we thought, why not combine them! This slow cooker soup is simple to throw together and is just the thing for the rainy day blues.

  14. Bourbon Street Chicken

    This Mardi Gras inspired dish has all the feisty flavor of New Orleans, packed into one easy meal! Another slow cooker gem, you can simply set your Crockpot and enjoy some home-style cooked chicken.

  15. Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas

    Can’t get enough Tex Mex? We don’t blame you. Nothing is as satisfying than hearing the sizzle of a fajita on a wicked hot skillet. Well…these slow cooker fajitas don’t sizzle exactly, but they certainly do most of the work for you! Fair comprise, we think.

  16. Tikka Marsala

    For anyone who has never tried Tikka Marsala, this red hot traditional Indian dish is THE recipe for spicy food lovers. And now you can make it right at home with the assistance of your handy dandy Crockpot.

  17. Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli, and Rice

    Not for nothing, but this dish is STUNNING to look at. Visually, you’ve got such great, vibrant colors – you just know it’s going to be delicious! This one-pot meal is well balanced with grains, lean protein, veggies, and (of course) an abundance of cheese. Plus, this quick dinner goes from fridge to table in about 30 minutes! Did we mention the abundance of cheese?

  18. Lemon Garlic Pasta

    A little prep and a whole lot of flavor is what you can expect from this delicious chicken dish! The zesty flavors of lemon combined with a kick of garlic effortlessly infuse into your pasta and grilled chicken. Add some savory herbs and lemon slices for garnish, and you’re good to go.

  19. Thai Chicken Skillet

If you love thai food (and it’s hard not to) you’ll go nuts (no pun intended) for this classic Thai recipe that you can make right at home in your cast iron skillet. Chicken satay is one of the many Thai recipes that utilize the nutty richness of peanuts, bringing a rich flavor to this chicken dish that you’d be hard pressed to find elsewhere.

20. Chicken Zucchini Poppers

Anything that has “poppers” in the name is going to be good. General rule of thumb. These chicken zucchini poppers are no different! This is a fun take on your usual popper recipe, which usually has something tasty hidden inside a deep fried shell. In our favorite version, we’re wrapping flavorful zucchini in ground chicken, creating healthy bite-sized poppers to dip in your favorite sauce.

21. Buffalo Chicken Dip

What kind of chicken roundup would this be without the one, the only, buffalo chicken dip. This dip continues to be very hot right now (pun a little intended that time) and it’s not going anywhere. Why? You need only stick a chip into these layers of gooey cream cheese, moist chicken breast, and mouth-burning hot sauce to find out.

22. Avocado Chicken Tortilla Soup

We love tortilla soups – it’s all the best parts of Mexican food in a warm, slightly spicy broth, meant to comfort and warm your belly. Add some heart-healthy avocados and strips of chicken and you have a fiesta-worthy soup that you can whip up in minutes.

23. Enchilada Zucchini Boats

Love the flavor of enchiladas but hate the calorie count? We’ve got your back with this light version of your typical enchilada. These zucchini boats are stuffed with tender chicken and melted cheese – all the things we love most about enchiladas in one very healthy veggie exterior. Hallelujah.

24. Chicken Avocado Burger

Sad as it is, red meats are not very good for your heart. Most dietitians will tell you to replace your regular red meats, like beef, with leaner meats, like turkey or…chicken. And what’s our favorite red meat staple that we cannot live without? Why, cheeseburgers, of course. With this chicken avocado burger, we still get to satisfy all our burger cravings AND we get added health benefits. Win-win situation.

25. Spicy Ranch Chicken Skillet

Say hello to your new favorite dinner. This easy skillet meal combines chicken with peppers, fire-roasted tomatoes, spicy ranch flavoring, rice and cheese for a dish that just screams with flavor. PLUS, it’s both easy AND a one-pot meal. What more could you want?

 

Was there a TipHero chicken recipe you loved that you didn’t see on this list? Let us know! Share your thoughts in the comments section below.