27 Chicken Meal Prep Recipes That Never Get Boring

We love the idea of meal prep. But eating the same soggy leftovers three days in a row? Not exactly our thing. So we’ve found 27 recipes that are so damn delicious (even on day four), we’re counting down the minutes until it’s time to dig in again. Is it lunchtime yet?

5 Clean-Eating Meal-Prep Recipes You Can Make Once and Eat All Week

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Meal-prep Honey Sesame Chicken With Broccolini

Sweet-and-salty thighs will keep you satisfied all afternoon.

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The Culinary Compass

Pineapple Chicken Meal-prep Bowls

Just as juicy on Thursday as it was on Monday.

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My Food Story

Chicken Fajita Meal Prep Bowls With Cilantro Lime Quinoa

Tortillas are optional (but encouraged).

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Project Meal Plan

Mexican Quinoa Chicken Salad Bowls

Eat your heart out, Chipotle.

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Jar of Lemons

Meal Prep Southwestern Chicken Burrito Bowls

We won’t tell if you use canned beans and frozen corn.

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Life in the Lofthouse

Hawaiian Chicken Meal Prep Bowls

They’re made from just six ingredients (including juicy pineapple).

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My Food Story

Teriyaki Chicken Stir-fry Meal Prep Boxes

Eat clean with ingredients you already have in your pantry.

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The Delightful Bite

Meal Prep Chicken Salad

Adult Lunchables, anyone?

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Gimme Delicious

Meal Prep Healthy Roasted Chicken And Veggies

Seasoned with Italian herbs.

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Sweet Peas and Saffron

Jerk Chicken Meal Prep Lunch Bowls

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Half Baked Harvest

Meal Prep: Chicken Shawarma And Sweet Potato Fry Bowls

Layers of texture, flavor and so much color.

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Pinch of Yum

Spicy Chicken And Sweet Potato Meal Prep Magic

Sliced avocado practically melts into the tender sweet potato.

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Kitchen @ Hoskins

Spicy Meal Prep Chicken Spinach Quesadillas

The kids will love ’em.

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Fit Foodie Finds

Meal-prep Cilantro Lime Chicken With Cauliflower Rice

Low-carb, high-protein and satisfying.

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Skinny Fitalicious

Meal Prep Healthy Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Gluten-free, low-cal and Paleo. Win-win-win.

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The Girl On Bloor

Meal Prep Fiesta Chicken Bowls

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Sweet C Designs

Instant Pot Sweet And Sour Chicken Meal Prep Bowls

Break out your favorite appliance.

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Chelsea's Messy Apron

One Pan Healthy Chicken And Veggies

One dirty dish? Totally manageable.

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The Nutritious Kitchen

Easy Sun-dried Tomato Chicken And Arugula Salad

This tried-and-true recipe will never let you down.

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The Recipe Righter

Asian-style Chicken, Veggies And Rice Meal Preps

Swap in any veggies that you have in the fridge.

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Smile and Sandwich

Peanut Chicken Stir Fry Meal Prep Bowl

Make extra sauce. Trust us.

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Little Spice Jar

Chopped Thai Chicken Salad With Skinny Peanut Dressing

Mango, veggies and chicken tossed with a sweet, sour and salty dressing? We’re not mad.

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Budget Bytes

Sticky Ginger Soy Glazed Chicken Meal Prep

You can’t beat less than $3 a serving.

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Green Healthy Cooking

Healthy Chicken Pasta Salad

Tip: Make two different dressings so you don’t lose interest halfway through the week.

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Life Made Sweeter

Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Lo Mein Noodles

Way healthier than ordering takeout.

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Eazy Peazy Mealz

Italian Chicken Meal Prep Bowls

The secret? Broiling everything for a few minutes for a bit of flavorful char.

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40 Aprons

Greek Healthy Meal Prep

Cauliflower rice, tabbouleh, seasoned chicken breasts, hummus, baba ganoush, kalamata olives…

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Heath Goldman

Food Editor

From 2017 to 2019 Heath Goldman held the role of Food Editor covering food, booze and some recipe development, too. Tough job, eh?
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