12 Quick, Delicious Chicken Recipes for Lunch
Farro Herb Salad with Chicken
Satisfy your cravings for something warm with this grain-based salad that's loaded with Mediterranean flavor thanks to fresh basil, parsley, and mint.
Chicken and Beet Couscous
Wake up your grains (in this case, couscous) with some color and flavor. Beets provide sweetness and antioxidants, and chicken pumps up the protein for a wholesome, complete meal.
Serving size: 4; Prep time: 15 minutes; Cook time: 15 minutes; Total time: 30 minutes
8 Tyson Italian Style Lightly Breaded Chicken Strips
1 cup cooked couscous
1 cup spinach, packed
1 cup diced pickled beets
1 tablespoon olive oil
½ tablespoon lemon juice
½ teaspoon kosher salt
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
1 teaspoon freshly chopped thyme
- Preheat oven at 350°F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray with non-stick cooking spray. Place the chicken strips on the baking sheet and heat in oven for 15 minutes or until warm throughout.
- While the chicken is heating, combine couscous with spinach and beets in a mixing bowl. And in a separate mixing bowl, whisk the olive oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper and thyme. Pour the dressing over the couscous salad and toss until well incorporated. Serve the chicken strips over the salad.
Open-Faced Chicken Bruschetta Sandwich
Keep carbs in check with this open-faced chicken sandwich topped with the Mediterranean bruschetta flavors you know and love.
Strawberry, Arugula Salad with Chicken and Goat Cheese
It's back to basics with this chicken salad, and the basic tastes delicious. Sliced chicken breast and greens go with just about anything—so go wild with the seasonal toppings of your choice.
Crispy Southwest Chicken Wraps
Save your money and some calories and create your own burrito at home. The best part? Start to finish, it takes less than 15 minutes to make.
Avocado Chicken Salad
Hold the phone! Why didn't we think of this before? Creamy heart-healthy avocado is the perfect addition to our healthier version of traditional chicken salad.
Santa Fe Chicken
Recreate your favorite restaurant burrito bowl with this sensible homemade version. Familiar Southwest flavors and lightly breaded chicken make for a totally UN-boring weekday lunch.
Serving size: 4; Prep time: 15 minutes; Cook time: 25 minutes; Total time: 40 minutes
4 Tyson Multigrain Fillets
Corn & Black Bean Salsa
1 (15ounce) can black beans, drained
1 (14.75ounce) can corn, drained
¼ cup diced red bell pepper
1 teaspoon prepared taco seasoning
¼ cup chopped cilantro
2 tablespoons lemon juice
¼ cup diced red onion
1 (8.8ounce) bag Whole Grain Brown Rice, cooked
½ Sliced Avocado
• Preheat ovenat 350°F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray with non-stick cooking spray. Place the chicken fillets on the baking sheet and heat for 25 minutes.
• While heating the chicken fillet combine all ingredients for the salsa in a mixing bowl. Serve the rice hot topped with avocado slices and the salsa with the chicken fillets and enjoy
Zoodles with Chicken and Spicy Almond Butter Sauce
Ditch the Thai take-out menu and make this spicy zoodle and chicken dish instead. Just like delivery, it tastes even better the next day.
Healthy Chicken Tortilla Soup
We love a recipe that lasting power. Put together a batch of this Tex-Mex soup in your slow cooker on Sunday, and you'll have lunch for the rest of the week.
Quick 'n' Easy Chicken Wrap Recipe
No need to brave the lone line at the deli. This chicken wrap is easy to make and super customizable for a grab-and-go lunch made by you.
Pecan-Crusted Chicken Tenders with Yogurt-Dill Dip
Consider this our version of grown-up chicken nuggets. Pecans give the coating just the right amount of crunch, and the dip with fresh yogurt and dill is fresh take on any store-bought sauce.
Mediterranean Salad with Grilled Chicken Skewers
Deconstruct your favorite Greek pita sandwich and—ta da—you have a genius Mediterranean diet salad idea! Feta, cucumbers, and tomatoes pump up the health factor, and grilled chicken rounds out your plate. This could just turn into your new favorite salad.