I will be honest, cooking is not easy; and cooking chicken is on a totally different level. Not only you have to ensure that the vegetables are sautéed and cooked properly, you have to ensure that you do not end up over cooking or under cooking the chicken as well. Thus, to help you get started with cooking chicken, here are 5 super-easy and super-healthy recipes.
Three-Cheese Chicken Penne Florentine
Losing weight is in your hands so let’s start from the kitchen. Try to cook a light diet. This dish is perfect for the last days of winter and for starting days of spring as it is made with fresh spinach, chicken, and a combination of cheeses. You can accomplish this dish with a pasta fusion in individual 8-ounce ramekins and don’t forget to bake it for 15 minutes.
Chipotle Chicken Taco Salad
This is one of the favorite recipes of individuals around the world. It is a classic no-cook weeknight meal has a yummy creamy dressing which mellows the heat from the chilies and the best thing about this dish is it can be ready just within 30 minutes. You can also enjoy this dish by pairing it with watermelon-mango salad. Take a medium bowl and mix 2 cups of cubed, seeded watermelon with 1 cup sliced, peeled mango. Now, add 1-1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice, 2 tablespoons honey, and a tweak of salt according to your taste; stir everything properly. Take 1 tablespoon chopped mint and sprinkle it over the mixture; your dinner is ready.
Cilantro-Lime Chicken with Avocado Salsa
This one is especially for those who don’t have time to cook in weeknight. Give your chicken breasts a tasty flavor by dipping it for three minute in pungent marinade. Also, enhance your chicken’s taste by squeezing citrus in it. Use vine-ripened tomatoes if summer is on the head else use plum tomatoes. Enrich the taste of the meal by serving it with saffron rice.
Chicken Tamale Casserole
When compared with other tamales, chicken tamale casserole is quick and easy to cook; don’t worry, it doesn’t compromise with the taste. People who love Mexican tamales surely won’t resist themselves in licking their fingers after eating this Mexican dish. You must know that homemade tamales are quite time-consuming to cook for weeknight meals so Rise Minton residing in Smyrna, GA comes up with a corn bread mix.
Chicken and Summer Vegetable Tostadas
As the name suggests, tostadas are made just like tacos and are as easy to make as tacos but don’t forget to add crispy crunch to it. You can have a delicious fresh summery taste by eating this dish as it is made up of ingredients that are normally available all year round like zucchini, cilantro, and et.al. Moreover, you can use the same method of making tacos to cook tostadas but the only thing is you need to use tostada topping to fill tacos, and vice-versa. Tostadas can be made as soft as tacos if you avoid broiling the tortillas. Serve your delicious tostadas with black beans.