The fastest and most delicious chicken breast dishes

Chicken breast with noodles

Chicken breast is popular among dietary and healthy food devotees. Chicken meat is enriched with protein, there is practically no fat in it, it is included in therapeutic and preventive diets.

However, the chicken fillet is often dry and tasteless. Indeed, meat is easy to dry when frying. I offer valuable recommendations for cooking chicken breast at home, as well as simple and tasty whip up recipes that will surprise households and guests.

Cooking technology

Chicken meat

In the store, always pay attention to the color of the meat: it should be soft pink, not weathered. Information on the production date should be on the packaging or price tag. Freshness is indicated by the ability of meat to quickly return to its previous shape when pressed with a finger.

If you purchase meat packaged in a container, pay attention to the presence of smudges. Culinary experts do not recommend buying a very large breast. Perhaps the diet of such a bird was not quite right.

Breasts can be prepared in different ways: boil, stew, fry, bake. The taste also depends on marinades, if the recipe provides for their use.

Healthy, tasty and fast? With chicken breast it is easy to bring to life, as it does not require a long heat treatment. The product is appropriate in the composition of snacks, first and second courses, salads.


Chicken Breast Appetizer

Let's start with the appetizers, here are a few variations.

Garlic Breast

Incredibly fragrant and soft-tasting breast in garlic sauce will be a great addition to the table.

Servings: +2
  • chicken breast 2 PC
  • cream 300 ml
  • garlic 4 tooth.
  • low-fat hard cheese 150 g
  • pepper, salt taste
Calories and BJU per 100 g
Calories 88 kcal
Proteins: 11.8 g
Fats: 3.3 g
Carbohydrates: 2 g
1 hour. 2 minutes.Video
  • We chop the garlic finely and add it to the cream together with salt and ground black pepper and mix.
  • We put the meat in a baking dish, grease it with the prepared sauce.
  • Sprinkle with hard cheese on top, which is pre-rubbed on a fine grater.
  • Bake for 45 minutes at a temperature of 180 ° C. Best appetizer is combined with vegetable salad.

Breast with Tomatoes and Basil

Gourmets will appreciate the spicy and slightly spicy taste of the appetizer.

  • 2 pcs. breasts;
  • 2 tomatoes;
  • basil;
  • ground pepper, salt.
How to cook:
  1. To prepare this delicious dish, make deep cuts in the breast where you place finely chopped basil and tomatoes sliced ​​into mugs. Fix the edges with toothpicks.
  2. Put the workpiece in a pan with preheated vegetable oil.
  3. Fry on both sides, turning over every 5 minutes.


Chicken Breast Salad

Salads are considered one of the most beloved dishes, and salads with chicken - It is delicious and very healthy.

Salad "Bahor"

  • chicken fillet - 300 g;
  • hard cheese - 100 g;
  • eggs - 3 pcs.;
  • tomatoes - 2 pcs.;
  • fresh cucumbers - 2 pcs.;
  • onions - 1 pc.;
  • onion greens - 30 g;
  • dill - 30 g;
  • garlic - 1 clove;
  • sour cream - to taste;
  • salt, ground pepper - to taste.
  1. Boil the fillet in salted and pepper water. You can add spices that you like. After 5 minutes of boiling, turn off the heat and leave it for half an hour in boiling water. This will help the meat to maintain juiciness.
  2. Cut the onion into rings and fill it with cold water so that the excess bitterness is gone.
  3. We cut the boiled eggs into cubes, chop the greens finely, cut the cucumbers into strips, and do the same with tomatoes.
  4. Take the cheese, grate.
  5. We put all the components in a salad bowl, add chopped garlic.
  6. We get the chicken out of boiling water, let it cool, cut into cubes.
  7. We season the salad with low-fat sour cream, pepper and salt are added to taste.
Bahor salad is fresh, hearty and very tasty, as in Tashkent!

Mushroom salad

Great hearty meal. Eggs and carrots will give a beautiful cut, because the salad is laid out in layers.

  • 500 g filet;
  • 1 can of canned champignons;
  • 3 carrots;
  • 4 eggs;
  • 1 bunch of green onions;
  • 100 g of hard cheese;
  • 3 potatoes;
  • 400 g of mayonnaise.
  1. It is easy to make a salad. To do this, finely chop the mushrooms, boiled eggs, potatoes and carrots. Grind hard cheese on a coarse grater.
  2. Each ingredient after grinding should be in a separate container.
  3. Boil the chicken fillet in the same way as in the previous recipe.
  4. Chives chop finely.
  5. Spread the salad in layers: potatoes, champignons, fillets, onions, carrots, eggs.
  6. Garnish with whole mushrooms and a sprig of onion.

Korean Carrot Chicken Salad

A delicious chicken salad and a varied diet menu korean carrots.

  • 500 g of breast;
  • 2 cups carrots in Korean;
  • 1 apple
  • 1 chicken celery;
  • olive oil or classic yogurt.
  1. Boil the fillet, cut into cubes, grate the apple and celery.
  2. We season everything with oil or yogurt, mix. Salad ready.

First meal

Chicken Breast Soup

The first dishes with chicken breast are no less tasty, I offer some simple step-by-step recipes.

Buckwheat soup

  • 500 g of breast;
  • 2 onions;
  • 3 carrots;
  • 4 potatoes;
  • 1 cup buckwheat;
  • 2 liters of water;
  • 2 tbsp. l vegetable oil;
  • salt to taste.
  1. Boil the meat. While the filet is cooked, rinse the buckwheat.
  2. Fry chopped onions and carrots in oil in a pan. Cut the potatoes into strips.
  3. Add buckwheat to the broth, cook until half-cooked (about 15 minutes), then throw the frying, and after another 10 minutes, potatoes.
  4. When the potatoes are cooked, the soup is considered ready.
Video recipe
Soup. Recipe for buckwheat soup with chicken. Delicious homemade soup.

Bean Soup

  • 200 g of meat;
  • 1 can of red canned beans;
  • 2 sweet peppers;
  • 1 carrot;
  • 4 tbsp. l tomato paste;
  • 1 tbsp. l vegetable oil
  • salt to taste.
  1. Chicken breast is cut into slices and lightly fried in vegetable oil.
  2. A pot of water is put on fire.
  3. Pepper and carrot are cut into strips, moves to the fillet. Tomato paste, beans from a jar with liquid are added. Stew for 10 minutes.
  4. All ingredients are put into boiling water, salted, brought to a boil.
  5. The dish can be served on the table.

Second courses

Grilled chicken breast


The main dishes with chicken are no less wonderful. Chicken stew is quick and tasty.

  • 2 breasts;
  • 200 g broccoli;
  • 200 g of white cabbage;
  • 1 bell pepper;
  • 2 tomatoes;
  • salt to taste.
  1. Cut the meat into large pieces, chop the cabbage, broccoli sorted into inflorescences.
  2. We cut the tomato into cubes, and the pepper into strips.
  3. We put the components of the stew in a pan: first meat, then vegetables. We fill everything with water so that the liquid completely covers the contents.
  4. Stew stew for about 40 minutes.


Pasta with chicken

The dish is simple, hearty, tasty.

  • 400 g pasta;
  • 350 g filet;
  • 1 onion;
  • 4 cloves of garlic;
  • 2 tbsp. l tomato paste;
  • 2 tsp dried basil;
  • 3 tbsp. l vegetable oil;
  • salt to taste.
  1. Cut the fillet into cubes, put in a saucepan. Add vegetable oil, fry until golden brown for about 10 minutes. Do not salt yet.
  2. We put finely chopped onions, simmer for about 5 minutes, so that the onion becomes transparent and soft.
  3. Now you can add tomato paste, dried basil, garlic. It's time to salt. We make the fire medium, simmer the contents of the stewpan for another 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
  4. We spread the pasta on the chicken and fill it with water so that the liquid slightly covers the contents. Stew for another 10 minutes over low heat. Do not “retouch”, it is better to let the dish infuse and “reach” until fully cooked under a closed lid.
Spaghetti with chicken in spicy tomato sauce. (Quick, tasty dinner)

Interesting and original recipes with chicken breast

Sometimes you want to treat yourself and your relatives with something original and unusual.

Escalope with chicken, greens and lemon

  • 6 breasts;
  • 100 g of flour;
  • 2 tbsp. l olive oil;
  • 2 tbsp. l vegetable oil;
  • juice of one lemon;
  • parsley;
  • salt, pepper - to taste.
  1. Every breast divide into two parts and beat off a little, salt, pepper.
  2. Breaded in flour. Melt the butter in a stewpan, add the olive. In hot oil, fry the meat until cooked. To chicken evenly fried, divide it into several parts.
  3. Put the finished fillet in a pan, pour with lemon juice, sprinkle with water a little and sprinkle with parsley.
  4. We simmer for a few minutes on a small fire under a closed lid so that the breast is saturated with lemon juice and parsley. Serve with a side dish.

Tandoori Chicken with Mint

Tandoori Chicken

Another wonderful and original recipe.

  • 4 breasts;
  • 150 ml of classic yogurt;
  • 2 cloves of garlic;
  • a teaspoon of zira, chili, turmeric;
  • pepper, salt to taste.
Sauce Ingredients:
  • a bunch of mint;
  • small cucumber;
  • clove of garlic;
  • teaspoon of lemon juice.
  1. In a bowl, grind spices with garlic. To the mixture add ground pepper, salt, yogurt.
  2. In each breast we make incisions and spread in the marinade for an hour. Turn over from time to time so that the marinade is evenly distributed.
  3. To prepare the sauce, take a cucumber, cut into small cubes, place in a blender bowl. Put garlic, peppermint, yogurt and beat. After that, season the sauce with salt, pepper, lemon juice and put it in the refrigerator.
  4. We put the breast on a baking sheet with sides, pour the remaining marinade, put in the oven preheated to 180 degrees for half an hour. Serve with mint sauce.
Video recipe
Recipes Chicken "Tandoori Masala"

The benefits and harms of chicken breast

Chicken breast contains useful macro- and microelements, vitamins, protein. These are not all the useful properties of the product. Previously, chicken stock was used to treat colds, because he strengthens the immune system and increases the body's resistance to disease. The broth can be consumed in large quantities, since there is practically no fat in it. It is suitable after surgery, for those who are obese or digestive tract diseases.

There is a flip side to the coin.

Chicken breast harm is low in fat and cholesterol, which in moderation are important for hormones in the body.

It is important to diversify the diet as much as possible in order to maintain a balance of proteins, fats and carbohydrates.

Some helpful suggestions

Chicken breast with french fries

Breast cooking It does not require great culinary abilities, but it is important to observe time intervals so as not to overdo it with heat treatment and cook tasty, juicy meat. Useful tips will help with this.

  • Adding lemon juice to marinades makes chicken meat more tender and juicy.
  • Do not forget about herbs. To make the fillet fragrant, use your favorite spices, but remember the measure: herbs should emphasize taste, and not dominate.
  • Removing bones and skin, according to some famous chefs, is not always a plus. It all depends on the end result and your gastronomic habits.
  • Fried is bad for the body.But if you want to surprise with culinary craftsmanship, fry until lightly browned before baking in the oven.
  • Dry meat can be saved homemade mayonnaise, yogurt or sour cream. You can add them to the chicken and send everything to the pan. Do not turn on the fire, just let the meat get saturated with this mixture. If the creamy taste does not like, add chicken bouillon.

The nutritional value

The title of champion in protein content is not in vain for the breast. Chicken protein is easily digested, which makes the product useful for athletes. The meat contains B vitamins, choline, vitamins A, H, C, PP, minerals - potassium, selenium, magnesium, zinc, iron, manganese, chlorine, cobalt, phosphorus, sulfur, sodium.

Calorie content is 113 kcal per 100 grams.

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