27 Ridiculously Easy Chicken Meal-Prep Recipes
Unlike other proteins (we’re looking at you, shrimp), cooked chicken lasts for three to four days in the fridge—according to the USDA—meaning it’s basically the best for make-ahead recipes. Here, we rounded up our favorites to inspire your weekly meal prep.
Meal-Prep Honey Sesame Chicken with Broccolini
Sweet, savory and irresistible.
Spicy Chicken Meal Prep with Rice and Beans
The cilantro sauce is off-the-hook delicious.
Chicken Pot-Pie Hand Pies
Ready for your freezer.
Sheet Pan Maple Apricot Chicken
The marinade doubles as the glaze, and it’s giving us life.
Easy Chicken Shawarma Salad Bowls
Pitas are just there to get soggy.
Honey Sesame Chicken Lunch Bowls
All you need is half an hour.
Ginger Scallion Chicken Bowls
Totally acceptable for lunch or dinner.
Cheesy Broccoli, Chicken and Rice Bowls
A win with the whole family.
Baked Pineapple Teriyaki Chicken
Chicken breast + canned pineapple = so smart.
Meal Prep Moroccan Chickpea, Sweet Potato, and Cauliflower Bowls
Yum, one thousand times over.
Firecracker Chicken with Rice
Pretty much the definition of low-maintenance.
Asian Chicken and Veggies
It’s budget-friendly, too.
Keto Chicken Enchilada Bowl
Is your mouth watering?
Slow-Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala Meatballs
Double up and freeze the leftovers.
Bright and juicy.
Ultimate Chicken Taco Salad
Tortilla chips: Optional.
Keto Baking Sheet Chicken and Veggies
Healthy and no-mess. Win-win.
Turmeric Chicken and Quinoa
Slow-Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup
Comfort in a bowl.
Gochujang Chicken Stir-Fry
So on trend.
Grilled Pesto Chicken Couscous Bowls
Bonus: You can find all of the ingredients at Aldi.
A salad and an entrée, all in one.
Grilled Lemon-Herb Chicken and Avocado Salad
The grain bowl to end all grain bowls.
Slow-Cooker Whole Chicken with Potatoes
Stash it in the fridge like the best rotisserie you’ve ever had.
Sheet Pan Indian-Spiced Chicken
Great news: You don't have to buy a whole new spice cabinet.
Honey-Lime Chicken and Veggies in Foil
No mess = no stress.