Boneless Chicken Breasts: Healthy and Versatile

Economical and Easy Meals Are Ready in Minutes

Chicken With Bacon
Chicken With Bacon. Diana Rattray

Boneless chicken breasts fit into almost any meal plan. They're economical, low in fat, easy to prepare and are part of a varied array of recipes. If you can't find boneless chicken breasts on sale, the packaged frozen ones available in most stores are usually an excellent value. They're perfect for salads, skillet dinners, casseroles and pasta dishes, and they work well in many slow-cooker recipes.

Several of these recipes are favorites that qualify as comfort food. 

Chicken Breast Recipes

Creamy Chicken With Mushrooms 

 Chicken breasts are cubed and then cooked with mushrooms and a cream sauce. Serve the chicken with rice, over split biscuits or in puff pastry shells.

Chicken Marsala 

This chicken breast recipe is unbelievably quick and easy, and the flavor is incredible. Use sweet or dry Marsala wine in the recipe and serve with angel hair pasta or rice.

Chicken With Creamy Herb Sauce 

Boursin cheese, fresh herbs and mushrooms team up to make an easy and convenient sauce for these simple sauteed chicken breasts.

Easy Oven Barbecued Chicken Breasts 

This easy chicken recipe is a snap to prepare and bake with a quick spicy homemade barbecue sauce. 

Creamy Basil Chicken With Pesto and Cream 

This is another quick skillet recipe for chicken breasts. The chicken is enhanced with an extremely easy pesto and cream sauce.

Chicken Mozzarella Bake with Tomatoes

The chicken breasts in this recipe are lightly browned and then baked with a topping of mushrooms, tomatoes and mozzarella cheese.

Creamy Chicken Marsala 

This is a flavorful, creamy chicken recipe made with Marsala wine, cream, and mushrooms. It makes an easy and delicious meal with rice or noodles.

Chicken Tenders With Marsala Sauce 

Use chicken tenders or chicken breast strips or cutlets in this nicely seasoned chicken Marsala recipe. The chicken is cooked in just minutes with a tasty garlic and Marsala wine sauce and is finished with grape tomatoes for color and flavor.

Chicken With Bacon and Pepper Jack Cheese 

In this recipe, chicken breasts are browned and then baked with barbecue sauce, bacon and cheese topping. This easy chicken recipe is great with a potato salad and baked beans.

Spicy Oven-Fried Chicken Breasts 

A delicious combination of spices and breadcrumbs adds some heat and texture to these easy oven-fried chicken breasts.

Garlic Chicken and Shrimp 

Serve this nicely seasoned garlic chicken and shrimp recipe with hot cooked pasta or try it over hot boiled rice.

Spicy Cajun Chicken and Pasta 

This Cajun chicken and pasta skillet dish is quick and easy to prepare. It's made with diced cooked chicken, spicy Cajun seasonings and cayenne pepper, tomatoes, Parmesan cheese and a variety of vegetables. Poach or roast chicken breasts for this tasty recipe.

Chicken With Bacon 

This delightful chicken and bacon skillet is a cinch to fix and makes a fabulous meal with hot cooked rice or noodles.

Sweet and Sour Chicken Breasts  

A flavorful sweet and sour sauce flavors this easy chicken.  Ginger, orange juice and green onions are among the ingredients. Serve the chicken with rice and sliced pineapples or steamed broccoli.