Chicken In Tarragon Sauce With Peas

Best chicken breast recipes

What can you do with chicken breast? Low-fat and high-protein, this everyday ingredient is made exciting in our recipes, including pan-fried chicken dishes for easy entertaining to quick curries and salads for healthy midweek meals

Want to know what to do with chicken breasts? Try one of our easy chicken breasts recipes below and put the whole chicken to use with our chicken thigh ideas here…

Jerk chicken skewers with mango salad

Coat chicken pieces with jerk seasoning and cook over a hot griddle pan for some midweek heat ready in 20 minutes.

Jerk Chicken Skewers Recipe with Mango Salad

Chicken enchiladas

Pack plenty of protein into your midweek family meal with smoky chipotle chicken, crunchy peppers and black beans.

Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

Tender poached chicken breast is topped with a fiery ginger and spring onion sauce in this easy midweek meal ready in 30 minutes. Check out more of our best spring onion recipes here.

Poached Chicken Recipe with Spring Onion and Ginger Sauce

Healthier sweet and sour chicken

Jazz up chicken breasts in this healthy version of a Cantonese classic recipe, sweet and sour chicken. Plenty more healthy chicken meal ideas here.

Healthy Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

Prosciutto-wrapped chicken breast with puy lentils

Try this impressive chicken dish, served on a bed of fresh greens. The prosciutto combination is the perfect way to wow your guests at your next dinner party.

Prosciutto Wrapped Chicken Recipe With Puy Lentils

Harissa chicken and couscous salad with preserved lemon dressing

This easy chicken breast dish comes with punchy harissa and a zesty couscous salad – ideal for an everyday dinner for two.

Harissa Chicken Recipe with Couscous Salad

Chicken saag

Put down the takeaway menu and pick up an apron! This chicken curry is ready in 45 minutes (we reckon we’d beat the delivery person to the table) and is super easy to make. Chicken breasts work well here as they are low in fat (this recipe is only 330 cals per serving), and they take on the flavours of the spices to make a hearty, warming curry.

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Chicken Saag Recipe

Peri-peri chicken mozzarella stacks with ‘macho’ peas

Check out this easy chicken recipe with creamy mozzarella, roasted red peppers and punchy ‘macho’ peas. Nando’s fans will love this lighter version of the restaurant classic using chicken breasts. Check to make sure your peri-peri sauce doesn’t contain gluten.

Peri Peri Chicken with Mozzarella and Macho Peas

Pan-fried chicken with peas and tarragon

This rich and peppery pan-fried chicken dish is absolutely packed full of flavour and would make a great quick and easy mid-week meal for two.

Chicken In Tarragon Sauce With Peas

Warm red pepper hummus with coriander chicken breasts

Want an easy midweek dinner that’s high in protein? Try our pan-fried coriander chicken breast recipe with vibrant, homemade red pepper hummus..

Chicken and Hummus Recipe

Quick-roast chicken with tomatoes, chickpeas and tarragon

Your turn to do the washing up? How about this one-tray quick roast, spiked with Mediterranean flavours. Tinned chickpeas are already cooked and ready to eat, so they take very little time to heat through. When mixed with aniseed-like tarragon and sweet cherry tomatoes, the chicken doesn’t need to work hard at all hard to make this dish a family favourite.

Quick Roast Chicken Tray Bake Recipe

Lighter chicken curry

Check out our easy chicken curry recipe with low-fat coconut milk, punchy madras paste and crunchy sugar snap peas. This flavoursome curry is low in calorie and gluten free

Light Chicken Curry Recipe

Chicken fajitas

Check out this flavour packed recipe for these next-level chicken fajitas. Our cookery writer Adam Bush shares his tips and tricks to getting this classic family meal right, every time.

Chicken Fajitas served in a blue enamel dish with onions and peppers. Wraps, cheese, soured cream and guacamole surrounding the main dish

Chargrilled chicken with white beans and cabbage

This is a fancy version of plain old chicken breast – perfect if you’re cooking for friends. The charred chicken takes on a smoky flavour that works well with creamy beans and buttery cabbage. It’s ready in 25 minutes, which leaves more time for catching up!

Chargrilled chicken with white beans and cabbage

Lime and chilli chicken sandwich with Greek yogurt guacamole

Consider this your new healthy burger. This recipe serves one, so make it into a midweek sofa supper. Coriander, lime and creamy avocado work wonders with this marinated chilli-spiked chicken.

Chicken Sandwich Recipe with Greek Yogurt Guacamole

Butterflied ras el hanout chicken breast with chopped salad

Check out this North African inspired recipe, butterflied chicken ras el hanout. This dish is low in calories, gluten free and packed full of flavour… an easy midweek meal.

Butterflied ras el hanout chicken breast with chopped salad

Griddled chicken with red rice salad and mango dressing

Try something light, exotic and easy with our griddled chicken breast salad with a sweet-juicy mango dressing. This colourful salad can be done quickly and is low in calories. A perfect lunch time bite.

Chicken and Mango Salad Dressing Recipe with Rice

Chicken tikka burritos

Check out our quick and easy Indian burrito recipe with tikka-marinated chicken. Serve this simple recipe with ready made rice, a simple homemade yogurt dip and warmed rotis.

Chicken Burrito Recipe

Spiced chicken with lentils

This recipe for spiced chicken with lentils is quick, easy and under 500 calories – perfect for a midweek meal.

Spiced Chicken and Lentils Recipe

Chipotle pulled chicken with slaw

This recipe uses the traditional dried Mexican chilli to bring a smoky kick to your chicken and is perfectly balanced with the fresh coleslaw. The dish is easy to make, low in calories and ready within the hour.

Pulled Chicken Recipe

Sesame chicken, pickled red cabbage and sushi rice salad

Another poached, Asian-inspired recipe using chicken breast – this time, pairing it with crunchy red cabbage, carrot and a rice vinegar dressing. If you love sushi but are not sure where to start, this is a good recipe to try.

Sesame chicken, pickled red cabbage and sushi rice salad

Light chicken Caesar

An all-time classic, only lighter. This recipe uses cooked chicken breast (or leftover roast chicken) and is ready in only 20 minutes. There’s not an anchovy in sight, either.

Healthy Chicken Caesar Salad Recipe

Chicken with agrodolce sauce

Agrodolce means sweet and sour in Italian, and it works really well with chicken breasts. In this recipe, they are flattened and seared in a really hot pan to get a crisp, golden crust. Sugar and vinegar are the base for this sweet and sour sauce with cherry tomatoes and red onion. Serve with roast potatoes or mash for a more comforting supper.

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Chicken Agrodolce Recipe

West Indian chicken curry with cinnamon and tomatoes

West Indian chicken curry in 30 minutes. Sweet potato and coconut milk add a sweetness that’s balanced with the heat from the curry powder.

West Indian Chicken Curry With Cinnamon and Tomatoes

Asian chicken burgers with pickled red cabbage

Looking for a healthy alternative to beef burgers? Try these Asian-inspired bun-less chicken burgers. The pickled red cabbage on the side adds an extra fresh kick.

Healthy Chicken Burgers Recipe With Pickled Red Cabbage

Chicken enchiladas

This Tex-Mex favourite is a cosy-comforting recipe that’s guaranteed to pep-up your day. Our cheese-topped oven baked dish will leave you full and with a slight spicy kick in your mouth.


Chicken and sweetcorn dumpling soup

Try this easy-to-follow recipe for chicken soup at its heartwarming best. With noodles and wanton dumplings, this Asian-flavoured broth is both light and filling.

Easy Chicken and Dumplings Noodle Soup Recipe