Are you looking to cook up some mouthwatering dishes for your family but don’t know which one to choose? Chicken meals are enjoyable and tasty, but there are so many varieties that it is difficult to pick one to cook. If you are short on time but still want to make some zesty and tasty chicken dishes, here are some healthy recipes below to help you out:
1. Chicken Creamy Pasta
Ingredients: Minced 12 ounces skinless chicken, one tablespoon olive oil, ½ cup white wine, 2 cups water, 1 ½ cups chicken broth, one clove of garlic, ½ cup Parmesan cheese, ¼ cup fresh parsley, one tablespoon fresh tarragon, ½ teaspoon pepper, 4 ounces cream cheese, and ⅛ teaspoon salt.
This recipe will take around 25 minutes to prepare and is a quick and healthy meal to make. You should start by heating some oil in a pan over medium heat. You should add the wine in for 30 seconds and start stirring till it has all evaporated. Pour two cups of water and one cup of broth, bring it to a boil, and then add the pasta. Simmer and cook it for five minutes till the pasta is tender.
Add the garlic and cook it for about 2 minutes. Then add the rest of the ingredients and cook it for about five minutes until the chicken is tender. You can also add some parmesan cheese on the top for added flavour.
2. Lemon Garlic Rotisserie Chicken
Ingredients: 1 tablespoon lemon juice, four lb. chicken, one tablespoon lemon zest, two tablespoons olive oil, 1/2 teaspoon dried sage, two tablespoons butter, 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika, two minced garlic cloves, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper and 3–4 lemon slices.
Start by preheating the oven to 375. While the oven heats up, you should mix all the above ingredients in a bowl and set it aside. Next, clean the whole chicken and remove any fleshy and fatty parts. You should then wash the chicken and pat the whole chicken till it is dry. Then put the mixture inside the chicken, cut half a lemon, and put it inside. You can even put two lemon slices on top of the chicken. Put this in the oven and bake it for an hour and 40 minutes.
3. Instant Chicken Pot Roast
Ingredients: 3 lbs of whole chicken, two tablespoons of olive oil, 1/4 tablespoon of kosher salt, ½ tablespoon of black pepper, two sprigs of rosemary, ½ lemon, ½ onion, one celery stalk, one chopped carrot, two cloves of garlic, 1 cup of chicken broth and one tablespoon of parsley.
Start by putting the saute setting on your instant pot. Sprinkle salt and pepper all over the chicken and put rosemary and lemon inside the chicken. Add the oil into the instant pot and then put the chicken for about 2 minutes on each side.
Then remove the chicken, add all the other ingredients into the pot, stir it for two minutes, and then add the broth slowly. Add the chicken back in and close the lid, and set the pot to the poultry setting. Leave it for 30 minutes and then take it out and garnish it with parsley.
Use the above recipes to enjoy some delicious chicken for healthy eating and active living.