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.
Twenty minutes and you’re done.
Avocado Burger with Chipotle Yogurt Sauce
Easy to make, even easier to devour.
Healthy Chicken Nachos
Mini bell peppers > tortilla chips.
Orange Ground Chicken Rice Bowls
It’s pretty hard to beat $1.39 a serving.
Lightened Up Chicken Parmesan Lasagna
We won’t tell if you shave off time with no-boil noodles.
10-Minute Thai Basil Chicken
We challenge you to name another real meal that’s ready this quickly.
Buffalo Chicken Zucchini Boats
You only need four ingredients.
PureWow Coterie member Gaby Dalkin ups the ante with dark ground meat.
One Pot Cheesy Chicken Taco Rice
“No dishes” has a nice ring to it.
Herbed Chicken Zucchini Koftas with Minted Mango Salsa
Bonus: They’re paleo too.
Sesame Chicken Potstickers
Practically as fast as thawing the frozen version.
20-Minute Ground Chicken Tacos with Poblanos
Just what your dinner table needs.
Cashew Chicken Meatballs
A fun twist on the classic Chinese dish you know and love.
Healthy Chicken Burrito Bowl Casserole
Finally, a casserole that’s not a snooze-fest.
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.
Asian Chicken Rice Bowl
You could (almost) make this with your eyes closed.