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5 quick recipes that start with chicken breasts

All the makings of a winning chicken dinner

by: Ilse Kleinsmidt | 25 Mar 2020
Chicken Dinner

Chicken is a South African meal-time staple for a reason. It’s affordable, versatile and oh-so-delicious. Poultry features in many cuisines globally, with an endless array of cooking and flavour combinations. It’s great in a salad or sandwich for lunch, as a bite-sized canapé, deep-fried tapas or a creamy, aromatic curry dinner.Whether you’re meal prepping, whipping up a dinner for one, catering for a family feast or preparing a dish for date night, here are a few meals you can cook that all use chicken breasts as a base.

Dim sum dumplings

These delicious steamed pockets are filled with a tasty combination of chicken, spring onion, ginger and sesame oil. It makes for a perfect quick and easy dish for entertaining – and an amazing dinner for one!

Chicken korma naan bread pizza

This flavourful Indian-inspired pizza is packed with zest. Cooking this will fill your kitchen with the most delectable aromas, and the mango salsa accompaniment may just become your new favourite relish.

Harissa chicken salad with braised chickpeas

Harissa is a North African paste of roasted red peppers, serrano peppers, caraway and coriander seeds and garlic paste. Paired with moreish chickpeas and fresh produce, this salad will quickly become a staple on your dinner table.

Chicken, butternut and feta crumble

For a wholesome, hearty dish to share with the family, cook this delectable combination of shred chicken and creamy butternut smothered in feta. It’s topped with a crumbly almond flour, rolled oats, pecan nuts and parmesan.

chicken and butternut crumble recipe

Chicken tacos with crunchy slaw

Tacos are all about flavour-infused ingredients and a variety of texture. This recipe ticks all those boxes. The chicken is tender and juicy, pairing perfectly with the crunchy slaw.

chicken tacos recipe


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