15 Best Healthy Chicken And Broccoli Recipes To Try Today

If you want to eat healthy, healthy white meats like chicken are a great place to start. It’s the perfect way to get your protein in if you’re not vegetarian.

15 Best Healthy Chicken And Broccoli Recipes To Try Today

And you should also make sure to get plenty of healthy greens in, too. One of my favorite greens is broccoli, with its distinctive but not overpowering flavor.

And I don’t know about your home life, but one of the few things I can get my kids to eat is chicken and broccoli.

But no-one wants to cook Thanksgiving dinner every day, so I’ve been scouring the internet to find the best healthy chicken and broccoli recipes out there, and now I’m going to share my findings with you so you too can enjoy new recipes based around classic ingredients like chicken and broccoli.

Get those taste buds ready, because here we go!

1. One-Pan Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli, And Rice Recipe From The Girl Who Ate Everything

This is a perfect healthy chicken and broccoli recipe to serve to picky eaters and kids, because there are no weird ingredients. It’s just bite size chunks of chicken breasts, broccoli florets, white rice, diced onion, a little garlic, and shredded cheddar cheese.

You can make the whole thing in just one pan to save on washing up, and it can be ready to eat in about half an hour.

To view the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

2. Healthy Ginger Chicken Broccoli Stir Fry Recipe From Skinny Fitalicious

Believe it or not, this flavorful chicken and broccoli recipe may also appeal to picky eaters, since it is not a hot curry dish.

You make it with avocado oil, to make it extra healthy, and there’s plenty of flavor provided from the fresh ginger, sriracha, coconut aminos, garlic and onion powder.

The recipe yields 4 servings in total, coming in at just 231 calories each.

To view the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

3. Chicken And Broccoli Skillet Recipe From Crème De La Crumb

This is a great recipe – it features ingredients that are very easy to get hold of, and you can make it in just 30 minutes, so it’s perfect for a busy weeknight.

As well as the chicken and broccoli, there’s also Herbs de Provence, or Italian blend seasoning, butter, olive oil, minced garlic cloves or garlic powder, and a generous helping of grated Parmesan cheese.

To view the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

4. One Pan Creamy Chicken And Broccoli Dinner Recipe From Healthy Fitness Meals

This creamy chicken and broccoli skillet recipe gets the chicken super tender and juicy (see also ‘10 Best Creamy Broccoli Cheese Soup Recipes You’ll Love‘). What’s more, it’s really healthy as well, coming in at a mere 265 calories per serving.

It features gluten-free flour and almond milk, but the remaining ingredients will all be available to buy at your local grocery store.

There’s Italian seasoning, parsley, and lemon wedges to serve.

To view the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

5. Chicken With Broccoli And Tomato Couscous Recipe From Taste Of Home

Couscous is yet another great meal ingredient for picky eaters. It has a barely-there taste, is cheap to buy, and can be surprisingly filling.

And in this recipe, you’ve got flavorful diced tomatoes to bring a contrast of flavors against the broccoli florets in the couscous, which is served alongside browned chicken seasoned with lemon juice, garlic, oregano, and salt and pepper.

To view the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

6. Chicken Broccoli Cheese Soup With Rice Recipe From Plain Chicken

I don’t know about you, but I love a good soup – and this one is delicious!

It’s made with chicken broth, chopped cooked chicken, chopped broccoli, minced garlic cloves, cream cheese, cooked rice, and healthy celery and onion. But what really makes it form is the addition of shredded Mexican cheese blend (see also “How To Make Instant-Pot Mexican Beef Stew“).

The recipe mentions all-purpose flour, but you can always substitute that for cornstarch if you want to make it gluten-free.

To view the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

7. Chicken And Broccoli Alfredo Stuffed Shells Recipe From Life In The Lofthouse

I just love this recipe – with the giant stuffed pasta shells, you can fool yourself into thinking that you’re having something really different from your usual chicken and broccoli meal.

Besides the cooked chicken, pasta shells, and broccoli florets, it’s also made with a creamy Alfredo sauce, with additional mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses.

There is a recipe for Alfredo sauce provided in the link, but you can always opt for a lower calorie one if you prefer.

To view the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

8. Chicken Broccoli Casserole Recipe From Wellness Mama

What I love about this recipe is that it’s pretty much a simple fix-it-and-forget one.

The ingredients are easy to get hold of, there’s cooked chicken, broccoli, cauliflower, onion, grated Parmesan and cheddar cheese, and seasonings such as basil, garlic powder.

The recipe yields a whopping 6 servings, and each is just a mere 356 calories.

To view the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

9. Chicken And Broccoli Coconut Curry Recipe From Creme De La Crumb

If you think you’d enjoy a nice coconut curry, you’ll be pleased to hear that you can enjoy healthy chicken and broccoli in such a curry.

You don’t need many ingredients, after the chicken and broccoli, it’s more or less just curry powder, coconut milk (see also “A Guide To The Best Milk Alternatives“), lime, and sugar.

What’s more, it’s ready to eat in as little as half an hour, so it’s perfect for a busy weeknight.

To view the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

10. Chinese Takeout On A Stick Recipe From Taste Of Home

This simple little dish is fun to both make and eat. All you have to do is toss the chicken cubes and broccoli florets in a mix of soy sauce, fresh ginger, sesame oil, and brown sugar before grilling it for about 15 minutes.

The kids are sure to love it, and each skewer comes to a mere 261 calories. And if you wish, you can also add on other veg as well.

To view the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

11. Skinny 15-Minute Sesame Chicken And Broccoli Recipe From Averie Cooks

This is such a speedy recipe to make – you can whip it up in as little as 15 minutes! So handy on weeknights.

The sesame flavor from the oil really comes through, and it blends perfectly with the other ingredients, like hoisin sauce, ground ginger, honey, brown sugar, soy sauce, and sesame seeds for garnish.

I can attest that it’s restaurant quality and that the broccoli comes out crispy yet tender!

To view the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

12. Peanut Sauce Chicken And Broccoli Bowls Recipe From Fox And Briar

You might be surprised how many picky eaters like peanut butter. And if you haven’t tried it with chicken before, trust me, it’s a match made in heaven. What’s more, it can be ready to eat in as little as 20 minutes.

It’s also got grated ginger (see also “How To Make Ginger And Turmeric Kombucha“), minced garlic cloves, and honey. You can add in some chili garlic sauce, but the recipe says to add this to your own taste, so I guess it’s optional.

To view the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

13. Chicken Broccoli Cheddar Crescent Ring Recipe From The Pinning Mama

Now, this makes for a great party recipe! It looks amazing, and believe me, it tastes great too…

There’s tender chicken and broccoli florets smothered in a cream mixture complete with sharp cheddar cheese and a little garlic powder, all in a big, flaky crescent roll!

To view the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

14. Honey Chicken Stir Fry Recipe From Taste Of Home

If you liked the sound of the sesame chicken and broccoli I mentioned earlier, but you can’t seem to get hold of any sesame oil or hoisin sauce, then this is an excellent alternative.

It features cornstarch, chicken breast cubes, frozen broccoli florets, soy sauce, a minced garlic clove, cooked rice, a little olive oil, and seasonings, salt and pepper.

And you can have it on the table in just half an hour – it’s a weeknight win!

To view the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

15. Cheesy Broccoli Chicken Ranch Wrap Recipe From The Cookie Rookie

This is a great way to enjoy your chicken and broccoli for a packed lunch, or when you’re on the go!

And you don’t need many ingredients either, just shredded cooked chicken, shredded cheddar cheese, cooked broccoli, some rice, whole wheat tortillas, nuts, and ranch seasoning.

And it’s quick and easy to make to boot!

To view the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

Wrap Up

I hope you’ve enjoyed browsing through my favorite healthy chicken and broccoli recipes (see also “10 Amazing Low Calorie Chicken Recipes“), and I hope that you’ve picked out one or two that you’d like to give a try. Bon appétit!

Matt Sommersville