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13 Boneless, Skinless, Anything-but-Boring Chicken Breast Recipes

January 19, 2017


It's true that 'boneless' and 'skinless' are often equated with flavorless—and that skin and bones are what breathe life and soul into many of our favorite chicken recipes. But prepared thoughtfully, they can be just as appealing as other cuts of the meat. Not buying it? Here are 13 boneless, skinless, anything-but-boring chicken breast recipes that will convince you otherwise:


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Hot Chicken and Jalapeño Bacon Cheddar Waffle by Karrie / Tasty Ever After

Chicken Fingers by Merrill:

Chicken Kiev by Bevi

Chilaquiles Verdes by lisina


Spicy Orange-Ginger Chicken by foxeslovelemons


Green Goddess Chicken Sandwiches by foxeslovelemons


Walnut-Crusted Chicken Breasts by pretty


Classic Chicken Piccata by Linda Johnson


Chicken Tamale Pie by Kendra Vaculin


BFF Crispy Coated Chicken by monkeymom


Massaman-Inspired Chicken Noodle Soup by hardlikearmour


Lemon Chicken by mrslarkin


Alabama-Style Chicken Kebabs by inpatskitchen

This article was originally published in January of 2015.

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patricia May 29, 2015
The recipes look good, but it would be a real service to your readers to include nutritional info on them! I start my search for new recipes by checking out nutritional data. Making great tasting food is easy, but making low cal, low salt, moderate fat food that's fantastic is a little more of a challenge.
Elizabeth C. May 7, 2015
I love Chicken Piccata! One of my favorite chicken breast recipes. I love the capers and lemon with butter... just a fantastic flavor!
Mindy S. April 24, 2015
They all look so yummy!! I want to make them all
mizerychik January 12, 2015
I made the lemon chicken recipe last week and it was outstanding and simple - exactly what I was looking for. Ended up throwing the leftovers into chicken broth for a lemony rice soup, and that was wonderful as well.
Lauren January 11, 2015
I love this site...there are some amazingly interesting recipes here. Your presentations make me want to try everything!!
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Julie M. January 11, 2015
Thank you! We're so glad you do!