16 Family Friendly Chicken Recipes You Have to Try

16 Family Friendly Chicken Recipes You Have to Try

May 15, 2014
Veronica Brandy

Healthy Chicken Recipes

Eggplant Chicken Curry

1 small eggplant
1 large chicken breast
2/ cup (150ml) of coconut milk
3 spring onions
1/2 tablespoon curry powder
1/2 coffee spoon turmeric
Some unsalted peanuts or cashews for the topping

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Easy Healthy Chicken Recipes

Roasted Chicken Thighs With Sweet Potatoes

6 chicken thighs
3 sweet potatoes
1-inch knob (3cm) of fresh ginger
1/4 cup (90g) honey
2 tablespoons of brown sugar
2 cloves garlic
1 lemon
1 small green chili pepper (optional)
Salt + pepper

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Healthy Chicken Recipes for Dinner

Braised Chicken With Caramelized Onions

1 chicken of 3lbs (1.5kg)
3 onions
1 tablespoon raisins
4 1/2 oz (125g) blanched almonds
4 tablespoons of sugar
1 teaspoon ground ginger
4 cinnamon sticks + ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
1 cup olive oil
1 tablespoon butter
Saffron
Salt & pepper

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Quick Healthy Chicken Recipes

A Lighter Chicken Pot Pie

3 cups (300g) all-purpose flour
6 oz (175g) butter
2 cups (1/2dl) of cold water
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 lb (350g) chicken breast
1/3 lb (300g) frozen peas
1 onion, finely chopped
3 carrots, sliced
2 potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes about 1 inch

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Easy Healthy Chicken Recipes

Roasted Champagne Chicken with Dried fruit

1 large chicken cut into pieces or 6 chicken thighs
1 cup (20cl) champagne (you can substitute white wine )
2 tablespoons honey
1/2 cup (10cl) orange juice
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon oil
12 dried figs
18 dates
1 tablespoon sesame seeds

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healthy chicken recipes

Roasted Chicken With Vegetables

A good chicken (or other poultry)
4 pounds (2 kg) of mixed root vegetables (turnips, carrots, beets, parsnips, radishes, artichokes…)
4 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
Few sprigs of thyme
Salt and pepper

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Healthy Chicken Recipe

Roast Lemon Chicken With Green Beans

2 beautiful organic chicken breasts
2 small handfuls of green beans
1 head of garlic
2 fresh shallots or two fresh red onions
1 preserved lemon cut into 4 (recipe here)
Olive oil
White balsamic vinegar (or white wine)
Coarse salt
Salt and pepper

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Easy and Healthy Chicken Recipes

Chicken Tagine With Prunes & Almonds

3 tablespoons olive oil
3 pounds (1.3 kg) chicken legs and thighs
2 yellow onions, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 coffee spoon turmeric
1-inch piece ginger root
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon honey
7 oz (200g) dried prunes
3 1/2 oz (100g) blanched almonds
3 tablespoons (30g) of sesame seeds
1 cup chicken stock
8 potatoes

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Healthy Chicken Recipes

Chicken Stew In Red Wine

8 pieces of chicken
3 onions
3 cloves of garlic
1 cup (25 cl) of vegetable or chicken stock (here is how to make your own stock)
1 bottle (75 cl) of red wine
Thyme, parsley, bay leaves
5 mushrooms
4 carrots
5 1/3 ounces (150g) of bacon
1 tablespoon of flour
1 tablespoon of concentrated tomato paste
1 dash of olive oil

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Vegetables and Healthy Chicken Recipes

Pan-Fried Chicken Breast With Peppers And Eggplant

1 lb (400g) chicken breast
1 eggplant
2 peppers
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
Thyme
Olive oil
A small glass of water

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Healthy Chicken Recipes Guide

Curried Chicken Thighs With Carrot & Peanut

3/4 pound (300g) carrots (or pumpkin, depending upon your mood and the season)
1 onion
2 cloves of garlic
2 tbsp vegetable Oil of your choice — olive, sunflower, peanut
4 chicken thighs
1 tbsp curry paste
3 tbsp peanut butter
3/4 cup (20cl) coconut milk
1 lb (450g) frozen green beans
2 handfuls of salted peanuts
Salt and pepper
Fresh cilantro

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Fast and Healthy Chicken Recipes

Spicy Chicken Breasts On Pancakes

2/3 lb (300g) chicken breast, diced
1 small red pepper
1 small green pepper
1 small yellow pepper
A dash of olive oil
1 1/2 teaspoon of curry
A little salt
Pancake batter

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Awesome Healthy Chicken

Oven Roasted Chicken Recipe With Spicy Potatoes

1 3/4 lbs (800 g) potatoes
1 onion
2 tbsp of Cajun spices mix
1/3 cup (8 cl) of vegetable oil
Salt and pepper
6 to 8 chicken legs

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Healthy Chicken Recipes

Braised Chicken With Tomato And Peppers

1 organic chicken cut in pieces
2 onions
2 cloves of garlic
2 green bell peppers
2 red bellpeppers
Peeled tomatoes or a can of tomato pulp
Salt and Espelette chili pepper flakes
Olive oil

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30 Minutes Healthy Chicken Recipes

Chicken Stir-Fry With Rice, Peppers & Corn

3 skinless and boneless chicken breasts
1 cube stock
1/3 lb (150g) white rice (cooked for 10 minutes)
1 red bell pepper
1 green bell pepper
1 small can of corn
2 onions
1 pint (400ml) cold water
1 tablespoon of olive oil
Coriander leaves, finely chopped

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Healthy chicken recipes

Sautéed Chicken With Verjuice

1 chicken cut into pieces of farm
1 knob of butter
Olive oil
1 onion
2 or 3 carrots
1/2 cup (12cl) of lemon juice, or vinegar, or verjuice
1/2 cup (12cl) dry white wine
1 bouquet garni: thyme, bay leaf, parsley
1/2 cup (12cl) of chicken stock (or 1 bouillon cube in 1/2 cup hot water)
1/2 pound (250g) mushrooms
Salt and pepper

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Nutritious, low-fat and inexpensive, chicken is the meat of choice for diet and budget-conscious people. Whether you’re looking for a simple, delicious chicken dish for dinner tonight, or something entirely new to incorporate into your repertoire (Chicken Tagine or Verjuice Chicken, anyone?) try these 16 recipes that are both easy to make and family friendly. In addition, these recipes are versatile enough to fit for every occasion, every season, every cook, and every day!

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