Chicken Five Ways

Chicken Five Ways


Chickpea noodles with spicy chicken with half an avocado

How to Cook:

Mix 1/4 cup hot sauce, 2 tablespoons coconut aminos, 1 teaspoon garlic, 2 tablespoons seasoning, and coat the chicken breasts as they cook. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes.

Tacos with BBQ chicken Simple summertime dish

Served with half an avocado as a dip and nacho chips.

Barbecued chicken: Shred with a fork after cooking. Stir in 1/2 cup of BBQ sauce after that. Add the tomato and onion to the Romaine Lettuce cups.

Add grilled corn on the cob, grilled vegetables with olive oil and Italian seasoning, grilled chicken with BBQ rub and half an avocado with red pepper flakes. What a filling and tasty dinner!


Salsa-topped sweet potato nachos!

Cut in half, drizzle with 1 tsp oil, and cook. Served with shredded chicken leftovers, black beans, avocado, tomatoes, onions, and jalapeños on top.


A blend of lime and honey is drizzled over a chicken dish that is loaded with vegetables. Cook juice. Mix 1 lime, 2 tablespoons honey, 1 tablespoon coconut aminos, and salt for 5 minutes. served with half a mashed avocado, brussel sprouts, and spicy chips.

More Ways:

    1. Grilled Chicken:
      • Marinate the chicken beforehand to infuse it with flavor and keep it moist during grilling. Marinades with ingredients like citrus juices, olive oil, herbs, and spices work well.
      • Preheat the grill to medium-high heat and oil the grates to prevent sticking.
      • Grill the chicken over direct heat, flipping occasionally, until it reaches an internal temperature of 165°F (75°C) for safety.
      • Let the chicken rest for a few minutes before slicing to allow the juices to redistribute.
    2. Roasted Chicken:
      • Season the chicken generously with salt, pepper, and any desired herbs or spices. You can also stuff the cavity with aromatics like lemon wedges, garlic cloves, and fresh herbs.
      • Preheat the oven to around 375°F (190°C).
      • Place the chicken on a roasting rack in a roasting pan, breast side up.
      • Roast until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (75°C) in the thickest part of the breast or thigh.
      • Let the chicken rest for about 10-15 minutes before carving to allow the juices to settle.
    3. Baked Chicken:
      • Coat the chicken with breadcrumbs, herbs, or a flavorful sauce for added taste and texture.
      • Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
      • Place the chicken in a baking dish and bake until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (75°C), usually about 25-30 minutes depending on the thickness of the chicken pieces.
      • For crispy skin, you can start by baking the chicken uncovered and then broil it for the last few minutes.
    4. Stir-Fried Chicken:
      • Cut the chicken into thin strips or bite-sized pieces for quick and even cooking.
      • Heat a wok or large skillet over high heat and add oil.
      • Stir-fry the chicken until it’s cooked through and slightly browned on the edges. You can add vegetables like bell peppers, broccoli, or snap peas for a colorful and nutritious meal.
      • Season with soy sauce, ginger, garlic, and other desired seasonings for flavor.
    5. Chicken Soup:
      • Start by sautéing aromatics like onions, carrots, and celery in a large pot until they’re soft and fragrant.
      • Add chicken broth or stock to the pot and bring it to a simmer.
      • Add diced or shredded cooked chicken to the broth and simmer until heated through.
      • Season the soup with salt, pepper, and herbs like thyme or parsley. You can also add cooked pasta, rice, or vegetables to make it heartier.

    Remember to always handle chicken safely to prevent foodborne illnesses. Use separate cutting boards for raw chicken and other ingredients, and wash your hands and surfaces thoroughly after handling raw chicken.


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