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Food and nutrition / June 09, 2016

5 Chicken Recipes From The Team At Tasty

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We love the guys over at Tasty (it's the cause for a lot of my time procrastinating at work).

We also love chicken - it's a healthy, affordable source of lean protein. However, sometimes you have to get a bit creative with it to keep things interesting. Luckily Tasty have loads of simple ways to spice up your chicken - check out these 5 easy chicken recipe videos! 

 

 1. Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken

Ingredients

1 tablespoon. olive oil
4 cloves garlic
1 pound baby carrots
8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon dried basil
½ cup balsamic vinegar
1 onion, sliced
1 pound green beans
fresh chopped parsley for garnish

 

 
2. Zucchini Noodle Chicken Alfredo
 
Ingredients
 
3 zucchini (courgette), ends trimmed
2 tablespoons butter
2 chicken breasts, thinly sliced
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
3 cloves garlic
¾ cup cream (or creme fraiche if you want to keep things lighter)
1 cup parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley
 
 
 
3. Chicken Fajita Bombs
 
Ingredients
 
2 tablespoons canola oil
1 red pepper, diced
1 green pepper, diced
1 yellow pepper, diced
1 onion, diced
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
4 ounces cream cheese
½ cup shredded cheddar cheese
½ cup diced pepper jack cheese
3 boneless skinless chicken breasts
2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons chili powder
2 teaspoons cumin
2 teaspoons garlic powder
3 tablespoons canola oil
Salsa, sour cream, and guacamole for serving
 
 
 
4. Chicken Lo Mein
 
Ingredients
 
4 servings of egg noodles
3 Tbsp. of hoisin sauce
1/4 cup of chicken broth
2 Tbsp. of soy sauce
2 tsp of sesame oil
1 tsp of cornstarch
1 Tbsp. of vegetable oil
1 Tbsp. of ginger
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 medium onion, sliced
1/2 shiitake mushrooms, sliced
1/2 cup of carrots, sliced
1/2 cup of sugar snap peas, halved
1 lb of chicken breast, sliced
chopped scallions for garnish
 
 
5. One-Pot Teriyaki Chicken and Rice
 
Ingredients
 
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 chicken breasts, sliced
salt and pepper to taste
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon ginger
2 cups + 1/4 cup water
1 cup white rice, rinsed
1/2 cup soy sauce
1 tablespoon rice vinegar
1/4 cup honey
2-3 tablespoon sriracha
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 cup broccoli
1 cup carrots
1/2 red bell pepper
scallions for garnish (optional)
 
 
 
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Laura

Written by Laura

After 3 years of excess at uni took a serious toll on my waistline and wellbeing, I found that a love for strength training, HIIT and spin classes were key to keeping me healthy and happy. I'm at the forefront of finding out and creating awesome stuff about health, fitness and happiness for our Movers and when I'm not at work I love nothing more than pizza and prosecco in the sun with friends. What motivates me? Knowing that life is short...

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