19 Quick and Easy Ground Chicken Recipes
Chicken breast, we love you, but sometimes we want to whip up a dinner that’s even easier. Enter ground chicken. Healthier and more affordable than ground beef, it cooks quickly and freezes well (hellooo, leftovers). We usually opt for lean ground chicken, but you can totally mix in some dark meat to add some extra juicy oomph. Read on for 19 non-boring ways to put this weeknight staple to work.
Buffalo Chicken Meatballs
Make a double batch and freeze half. Trust us.
20 Minute Heirloom Tomato Basil Chicken Parmesan Bolognese
Tip: If you don’t have gorgeous tomatoes, sub in 2 cups of your fave marinara.
MOZZARELLA STUFFED CHICKEN PARMESAN MEATBALLS
A fun twist on the classic Italian dish you know and love.
extra cheesy classic homemade lasagna
We won’t tell if you shave off time with no-boil noodles.
Thai Lettuce Wraps
Sauté and season the meat, then scoop it into crisp leaves of Boston lettuce. Easy.
Avocado Burger with Chipotle Yogurt Sauce
Easy to make, even easier to devour.
PureWow Coterie member Gaby Dalkin ups the ante with dark ground meat.
Sesame Chicken Potstickers
Practically as fast as thawing the frozen version.
Easy Stuffed Pasta Shells
You could (almost) make this with your eyes closed.
Orange Ground Chicken Rice Bowls
It’s pretty hard to beat $1.39 a serving.
10-Minute Thai Basil Chicken
We challenge you to name another real meal that’s ready this quickly.
Lasagna Stuffed Zucchini Boats
Take your average lasagna and step it up a notch.
One Pot Cheesy Chicken Taco Rice
“No dishes” has a nice ring to it.
Healthy Chicken Burrito Bowl Casserole
Finally, a casserole that’s not a snooze-fest.
20-Minute Ground Chicken Tacos with Poblanos
Just what your dinner table needs.
Chicken Larb Salad with Red Cabbage
Presenting: A cheater's version of the traditional Thai salad (which is usually made with chopped chicken).
Buffalo Chicken Sloppy Joe Sliders
Talk about a crowd pleaser.
Herbed Chicken Zucchini Koftas with Minted Mango Salsa
Bonus: They’re paleo too.