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29 Best Ground Chicken Recipes You Should Add To Your Rotation

Discover our best ground chicken recipe ideas that are fun, delicious, and full of lean protein. From classic chicken burgers and meatballs to flavorful spring rolls and wontons, we have a ground chicken recipe you will absolutely love!
29 Best Ground Chicken Recipes You Should Add To Your Rotation
29 Best Ground Chicken Recipes You Should Add To Your Rotation
Anna at SideChef
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Don't be fooled by its bland appearance – ground chicken is a powerhouse of flavor that can be used in so many dishes. So when you are tired of chicken breast and thighs, get more out of your poultry using ground chicken!

Ground chicken is inexpensive, healthy, and easy to cook with. It's perfect for quick and easy comfort foods like tacos, burgers, or meatballs. But it can also be an exciting main ingredient in dishes like chicken arancini, curries, and even stuffed artichokes.

It is also a healthy source of protein, making it an excellent choice for people looking to eat healthily. Whether you're looking for a quick and easy weeknight meal or an exciting dish to add to your repertoire, ground chicken is a great option. So take a look at the roundup of our favorite recipes with this delicious and versatile ingredient and give it a try!

1. Cheesy Chicken Meatballs

APPETIZERSCHICKEN

Cheesy Chicken Meatballs

Olga's Flavor Factory

These ground chicken meatballs are light yet juicy and full of flavor. You can throw this high-protein meal in no time and serve it with your favorite side. They taste great over steamed rice or roasted vegetables if you prefer a healthier option.

2. Moroccan Chicken Burgers

MAIN DISHWEEKNIGHT DINNERS

Moroccan Chicken Burgers

Jeanie and Lulu's Kitchen

These Moroccan chicken burgers are just what you need if you're tired of your classic beef burgers!

Made with lean ground chicken and a blend of fragrant spices, these burgers are juicy and full of flavor. They're perfect for your next cookout or weeknight meal. Topped with hummus and spinach, these burgers are healthy and satisfying.

3. Chinese Ground Chicken and Roasted Eggplant Stir-Fry

HEALTHYDINNER

Chinese Ground Chicken and Roasted Eggplant Stir-Fry

Tiffany Fuster

Tender, melt-in-your-mouth roasted eggplant with ground chicken in a savory garlic sauce. Serve with rice for a delicious, easy meal!

4. Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

SANDWICHLUNCH

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Vodka & Biscuits

Made with minced celery and carrots hidden inside, these meatballs are baked to perfection and then smothered in hot sauce. The blue cheese dressing is the perfect finishing touch – it's homemade and absolutely delicious.

5. Indian Chicken Kheema with Peas

HEALTHYDINNER

Slow Cooker Indian Chicken Kheema with Peas

Feed Me Phoebe

Chicken keema is an easy-to-make Indian dish with ground chicken, onions, tomatoes, aromatic spices, and herbs.

6. Chicken Cutlets with Mushroom

LUNCHDINNER

Chicken Kotleti with Mushroom Stuffing

Olga's Flavor Factory

These cutlets will make you love the flavor of ground chicken. You can make these with many different fillings, and feel free to add toppings to make each one unique!

7. Chicken Tacos

HEALTHYLUNCH

Chicken Tacos

In the Kitchen with Jonny

These chicken tacos have a unique blend of spices that make them amazing! Simple and delicious, they're great for a quick lunch or dinner.

8. Chicken Meatball Zoodles

PASTAHEALTHY

Chicken Meatball Zoodles

Jeanie and Lulu's Kitchen

This delicious recipe for chicken meatball zoodles is the perfect meal for any night of the week! The chicken meatballs are packed with flavor and served in a stunning tomato basil sauce, making it a dish that will please everyone at the table. This dish is effortless to make, so you can enjoy a delicious home-cooked meal without spending hours in the kitchen.

9. Chicken Lettuce Wraps

APPETIZERSSIDE DISH

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Hapa Nom Nom

Filled with chicken, mushrooms, water chestnuts, and carrots, these lettuce wraps are both healthy and yummy.

10. Baked Chicken Zucchini Nuggets

HEALTHYLUNCH

Baked Chicken Zucchini Nuggets

Jeanie and Lulu's Kitchen

Looking for a healthier alternative to your favorite childhood chicken nugget? Say hello to our Baked Chicken Zucchini Nuggets Recipe! These nuggets are simple and flavorful, satisfying like the classics you know and love.

But these chicken zucchini nuggets are much leaner and more nutritious, making them an excellent choice for anyone looking to improve their health.

11. Baked Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Artichokes With Blue Cheese

APPETIZERSSIDE DISH

Baked Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Artichokes With Blue Cheese

Climbing Grier Mountain

This dish is bursting with flavor, thanks to the ground buffalo chicken stuffed into roasted seasonal artichokes. The blue cheese adds a nice depth of flavor, while the cheddar cheese sauce brings a touch of heat to the party.

If you are looking for something new and original you can make with ground chicken, this is it. These artichokes will tantalize your taste buds and leave you wanting more

12. Spinach Chicken Meatballs

PASTAMAIN DISH

Asiago Spinach Chicken Meatballs

Jeanie and Lulu's Kitchen

These asiago spinach chicken meatballs are so incredibly tender, moist, and full of flavor. The creamy pesto sauce and tender pasta are a complete home run. The best part is that it's a simple ground chicken recipe you'll have on the table in about 30 minutes!

13. Chicken Eggplant Parm Stuffed Peppers

HEALTHYDINNER

Chicken Eggplant Parm Stuffed Peppers

A Wholesome New World

A colorful year-round dish that will please the whole family, even the pickiest of eaters!

14. Curry Chicken Meatloafoaf

LUNCHDINNER

Curry Chicken Loaf

Jeanie and Lulu's Kitchen

This curry chicken loaf is not only healthier than traditional meatloaf but it's also filled with warm, comforting spices. Serve with your favorite sides for a simple, low-prep dinner.

15. Chicken Pot Pie Burger

SANDWICHLUNCH

Chicken Pot Pie Burger

Climbing Grier Mountain

A healthified ground chicken burger with a hint of nostalgia and comfort from the classic chicken pot pie flavors.

16. Venezuelan Spicy Chicken Empanadas

APPETIZERSSIDE DISH

Venezuelan Spicy Chicken Empanadas

Mi Terruño Food

These empanadas are crispy and soft on the inside with a finger-licking spicy chicken filling. This classic Venezuelan street food is excellent as a lunch snack and if made smaller, perfect as canapes for any party.

17. Cheesy Chicken Kebabs

LUNCHDINNER

Cheesy Chicken Kebab

Preethi Dhinesh

These delicious, spicy, cheesy chicken kebabs will blow your mind. Perfect in a wrap or on a sandwich, or as a zippy party appetizer!

18. Chicken Taco Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

DINNERMAIN DISH

Chicken Taco Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

Jeanie and Lulu's Kitchen

This taco stuffed squash is lean and low carb but still so satisfying with lots of flavor and veggies thrown in too.

19. Chicken Momos (Dumplings)

LUNCHBRUNCH

Chicken Momos (Dumplings)

Savory Tales

Momo is a delicious bite-size dumpling made with a spoonful of stuffing wrapped in dough. This recipe uses ground chicken, green chili peppers, onions, garlic, and soy sauce for the juiciest filling ever.

These dumplings are absolutely addictive!

20. Chicken Kibbeh

HEALTHYAPPETIZERS

Chicken Kibbeh

Jeanie and Lulu's Kitchen

Chicken kibbeh is a classic, wonderful Lebanese dish with spiced chicken and bulgar wheat mixture stuffed with fragrant apricots and nuts.

21. Coconut Curry Chicken Meatballs

DINNERMAIN DISH

Coconut Curry Chicken Meatballs

Jeanie and Lulu's Kitchen

These coconut curry chicken meatballs are huge on flavor without being heavy! They're easy to make and perfect for serving over quinoa or cauliflower rice for a healthy, complete dinner.

22. Individual Taco Pies with Avocado Yellow Rice

MAIN DISHMEALS FOR TWO

Individual Taco Pies with Avocado Yellow Rice

Chef'd

These hearty “pies” are everything your family loves about Taco Night, presented in a new and unique way. Lean ground chicken seasoned with Mexican spices gets layered with gooey cheese, refried beans, and corn tortillas.

Thai Basil Chicken

LUNCHDINNER

Gai Pad Krapow (Thai Basil Chicken)

Wok & Skillet

Thai Basil Chicken (“Pad Krapow Gai” or “Gai Pad Krapow”) is a classic Thai stir-fry where the fantastic aroma of basil pairs so well with the savory sauce. Serve over steamed jasmine rice and top with a fried egg for the ultimate Thai comfort food; all ready in less than 20 minutes!

24. Chinese Chicken Salad Burgers

SANDWICHDINNER

Chinese Chicken Salad Burgers

Domesticate Me

These perfect patties are then topped with a gloriously crunchy salad of cabbage, romaine, carrots, and cilantro and drizzled with a slightly sweet and tangy Asian-inspired dressing, each lettuce-wrapped bite an explosion of bright, fresh flavor.

25. Pesto Chicken Arancini

APPETIZERSSIDE DISH

Pesto Chicken Arancini

Jeanie and Lulu's Kitchen

Arancini is traditional Sicilian street food or snack. They are crunchy, deep-fried balls of rice that hide a center of meaty or veggie filling.

These Pesto Chicken Arancini is incredible, with so much texture and flavor!

26. Chicken Fajita Sheet Pan Crunch Wrap

DINNERMAIN DISH

Chicken Fajita Sheet Pan Crunch Wrap

Jeanie and Lulu's Kitchen

If you are a huge Taco Bell fan, this amazing version of the ground chicken fajita sheet pan crunch wrap will blow you away! Simple and delicious!

27. Thai Fried Spring Rolls

APPETIZERSCHICKEN

Thai Fried Spring Rolls

Thai Caliente

These crispy spring rolls have a meaty filling and go perfectly with a sweet chili dipping sauce.

There is quite a bit of prep work involved, but the result is worth your time. The recipe is portioned for 50 small spring rolls. You can decrease the portion or follow the last step on how to freeze rolled spring rolls.

28. Easy Chicken Caesar Burgers

SANDWICHLUNCH

Easy Chicken Caesar Burgers

One Pot Chef Show

Easy Chicken Caesar Burgers is a simplified version of the cafe classic. A delicious chicken burger patty is pan-fried and placed on a fresh burger roll with crispy bacon, parmesan cheese, lettuce, and dressing. Easy to make and quick to assemble, this is an impressive lunch or dinner meal that anyone can do - give it a go!

29. Wonton Soup

MAIN DISHEASY

Wonton Soup

Homemade and Wholesome

Making chicken wonton soup from scratch is not as difficult as you think! This recipe is easy to follow and makes a delicious soup every time.

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