Chicken is versatile, easy to make paleo and a really safe bet with all members of the family. However, grilled chicken breasts can get a little boring when relying on them for a quick dinner time and time again.
You can jazz them up with a mix of cooking styles and flavours. Chicken can be grilled, baked, and even fried. That’s right, fried chicken is acceptable on the Paleo diet as long as you are frying it in an approved oil and bread it with something other than all-purpose flour. Just make sure you have pick a recipe that works well for home cooking!
Or try dressing your chicken up with pesto sauce, fresh jalapeno and lime, or even some applesauce brings a whole new yummy dimension to this staple menu item. It’s also easy to pair it with your favorite veggies or some Paleo-friendly bread. Whether you’re looking for a quick and simple weeknight meal or a yummy crowd pleaser, were put together 10 great ideas for chicken breasts!
Chicken Tenders with Honey Mustard Sauce
Homemade chicken tenders are a delicious finger food for an easy lunch or dinner. Try breading the chicken in almond flour, coconut flakes, and paprika, these chicken strips are tender and delicious. To ensure the paleo chicken tenders go a nice golden brown, turn the oven to grill for the last couple minutes of baking. Mix up honey and mustard while the chicken is cooking for a yummy dipping sauce.
Smokey Mexican Paleo Chicken Rice Bowl
A Mexican “rice” bowl is always deeply satisfying. This one is was inspired by those yummy bowls you get at places like Chipotle; however, it uses cauliflower and without all the calories! Create your bowl layers, and don’t forget the sautéed onions & peppers! Rather than adding a rich sauce try smoking your chicken to add a new dimension of flavour!
Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings
We all know that the best part of dumplings and chicken is the dumplings!! Not only is this recipe is paleo, it is an absolute breeze to put together. With a creamy and hearty dumplings, everyone in the family will be satisfied with this dish!
Orange-Coconut Grilled Chicken Breasts
Using citrus helps bring the flavours of this delicious grilled orange along with keeping it juicy. Make sure your careful not to burn the coconut however!
Pesto Baked Chicken
You only need six ingredients to pull off a yummy baked chicken pesto! Once you’re done just top it off with some melted paleo cheese along with some freshly cut tomatoes!
Paleo Slow Cooker Bacon BBQ Chicken
Using a slow cooker is an easy way to include loooots of flavour into a simple dish. This is a family favourite, as the chicken breasts are wrapped in bacon and covered in homemade BBQ sauce to bring together an outrageous easy and delicious dinner!