40 Mouth-Watering Paleo Chicken Breast Recipes
Post by Lucha: World traveler, culinary student and Media Director at Paleo Flourish Magazine. Lucha will try most food but prefers Indian, Thai and Mexican food above all else. She is currently either cooking, eating, grocery shopping, or browsing recipes on Pinterest.
So in honor of this highly popular cut of meat, we’ve put together this giant list of Paleo chicken breast recipes. From dicing it to pan searing it to making it into “sandwiches”, there’s a lot of variety!
And if you’re interested in just how healthy chicken is, check out our article here.
Top 10 Paleo Chicken Breast Recipes
The secret to this delicious Paleo chicken breast recipe is the amazing glaze that is made in the microwave and could not be easier! (Photo credit: Peter of Strictly Paleoish.)
Ingredients: chicken breasts, olive oil, honey, dried rosemary, balsamic vinegar, crushed black pepper, sea salt, minced garlic.
If you’re OK eating Primal, this is going to be your new favorite chicken breast recipe. Including brie, walnut oil, tarragon and mustard, this recipe has a certain French flair that is too good not to try! (Photo credit: Josh from Slim Palate.)
Ingredients: chicken, Brie cheese, fresh basil, walnut oil (or olive oil), fresh tarragon, stone ground brown mustard, pepper, garlic, toothpicks.
In addition to the amazing idea to wrap chicken in bacon (!!) the Paleo-friendly filling in these chicken breasts is to die for – artichoke hearts, pine nuts, water chestnuts, the list goes on! This one is not to be missed! (Photo credit: Sonia, aka The Healthy Foodie.)
Ingredients: chicken breasts, Himalayan or unrefined salt, organic sugar-free bacon, artichoke hearts, water chestnuts, sundried tomatoes, pine nuts, garlic clove, fresh rosemary, fresh cracked pepper, smoked paprika.
Here’s a beautifully simple recipe that’s full of flavor! All you need is some garlic and some jalapenos, and of course, the chicken (which you should dice into very small pieces).
Ingredients: chicken breast, jalapenos, garlic, coconut oil, salt, and pepper.
This is a quick and easy recipe that is very delicious and nutritious.
Ingredients: bell peppers, chicken breasts, coconut aminos, chili powder, salt and, pepper, and coconut oil.
Here’s an awesome dairy-free version of chicken parmesan that uses healthy almond meal to ‘bread’ the chicken. (Photo credit: Cassy Joy of Fed & Fit.)
Ingredients: chicken breast halves, almond meal, Italian seasoning, kosher salt, black pepper, eggs, tomatoes, yellow onions, extra virgin olive oil, minced garlic, red wine, fresh basil leaves, zucchini.
A bit on the elaborate side, if you are in the mood for a fancy dinner at home, you must try these stuffed chicken breasts that have fig, goat cheese (optional if you don’t eat Primal) and other delightful ingredients such as pistachios and Herbes de Provence! (Photo credit: Jan from Jan’s Sushi Bar.)
I usually think of the crock pot as an option for soups and stews, but Vanessa drops in whole chicken breasts with a great sauce blend for super succulent and delicious results.
Ingredients: chicken breast, olive oil, garlic powder, sea salt, pepper, chicken broth, honey, Dijon mustard, stone ground mustard, Paleo chili garlic sauce (jalapeños, garlic cloves, sea salt, rice vinegar, coconut sugar).
If you’re in the mood for a taste of Asian fusion, try Brent and Heather’s delicious ginger chicken. The sesame oil, rice vinegar and coconut aminos make for an amazing flavor combination that is not so subtle, thankfully!
Ingredients: chicken breast, eggs, coconut flour, coconut oil, white pepper, sea salt, coconut aminos, chicken broth, rice vinegar, honey, minced garlic, minged ginger, scallion, broccoli, arrowroot flour, cold water, sesame oil.
This is a Hawaii-inspired sandwich where the chicken breast is actually the sandwich bun! This includes everyone’s favorite – bacon – plus pineapple which is a nice element of sweetness to balance all that savory.
Ingredients: chicken breast, bacon, pineapple, tomato, mayonnaise (be sure to use a Paleo-friendly mayo), salt and pepper.
Our Paleo Chicken Breast Recipes
Ingredients: chicken breasts, ghee, coconut milk, chicken broth, carrots, celery, tomatoes, curry powder, ginger, cilantro, garlic, salt.
Ingredients: chicken breast, garlic cloves, olive tapenade, coconut oil.
Ingredients: bacon, chicken breast, olive oil.
More Mouth-Watering Paleo Chicken Breast Recipes
21. Grain-Free Chicken Parmesan (Primal)