Chicken Diet Recipes

Chicken is recommended to consume as a regular part of your menu. For many athletes, chicken is a favorite source of protein. If you cook chicken right and eat without the skin, it’s healthy and tastes great.

Personally, I love chicken and healthy chicken-based recipes. Chicken breasts, in particular, are easy to incorporate into a wide variety of tasty dishes; you get affordable and quick cooking lean protein.

Healthy Shredded Chicken

Time: 25 mins Number of servings: 4 Point value per serving: 4

Ingredients:

One pound skinless and boneless chicken breast

One cup chunky salsa

One tsp cumin

Half tsp salt

Pinch of oregano

Black pepper for taste

Directions:

• Season poultry on both sides with pepper, salt, cumin, and oregano.

• Put seasoned chicken in your Instant Pot. Pour chunky salsa on the chicken.

• Seal pot with lid and select “Poultry” function. Set timer for twenty-five minutes.

• Use rapid pressure release method.

• Transfer chicken to a platter and shred it with a couple of forks.

• Serve and enjoy!

Time: 20 mins Number of servings: 4 Point value per serving: 6

Ingredients:

One pound skinless and boneless chicken breast, cut into cubes

Two tbsp flour

Two tbsp brown sugar

One tbsp ketchup

One tbsp coconut oil

Half of cup chicken stock

Three drops orange essential oil

Directions:

• Put chicken and flour in one zip-lock bag and shake to coat meat well.

• Add coconut oil in your Instant Pot and select “Saute.” Then add chicken in a pot and cook for two minutes. Then turn off a pot.

• Now add chicken stock, ketchup, brown sugar, and orange essential oil in a pot and stir well.

• Seal pot with lid, select “Manual” function to cook on high pressure for fifteen minutes. Then use rapid pressure release.

• Serve with steamed rice and enjoy!

Time: 50 mins Number of servings: 12 Point value per serving: 7

Ingredients:

Four-pound whole chicken One and a half cup chicken stock One tbsp coconut oil One tsp paprika Half tsp salt

Quarter tsp poultry seasoning Pinch of dried thyme Pepper for taste

Directions:

• Add coconut oil in your Instant Pot and select “Saute” function. When oil heats up, put a chicken in the pot.

• Mix paprika, salt, poultry seasoning, thyme, and pepper in a small bowl.

• When the chicken becomes nice and brown on all sides, add that mix of seasoning and chicken stock.

• Seal the pot with lid and select “Manual” function to cook on high pressure for twenty-five minutes.

• Turn off the pot and allow pressure release naturally.

• Serve and enjoy!

Time: 25 mins Number of servings: 6 Point value per serving: 7

Ingredients:

Two skinless and boneless chicken breasts

One and a half cup tomato puree

Six corn tortillas

Half cup onion diced

Two minced garlic cloves

Half tbsp dried and soaked ancho Chile

Half tbsp cumin

Half tsp salt

Pinch of chipotle powder Directions:

• Put garlic, ancho Chile, cumin, salt, chipotle powder, and a half cup of water in the blender and puree them until smooth.

• Put this pureed mixture into your Instant Pot. Add chicken, tomato puree, and onion into the pot and seal the pot with the lid.

• Select “Manual” for fifteen minutes. In fifteen minutes release pressure quickly and open the lid carefully.

• Spoon taco and fill in the corn tortillas.

• Serve and enjoy!

Time: 25 mins Number of servings: 4 Point value per serving: 9

Ingredients:

One pound skinless and boneless chicken thighs

One chopped onion

Two tbsp olive oil

Two tbsp Barbecue sauce

Quarter cup water

Quarter cup chili sauce

One tbsp vinegar

Half tsp ground paprika

Salt and ground black pepper to taste

Directions:

• Pour olive oil in your Instant Pot and select “Saute” function. When the oil heats up, add chicken and cook it for three minutes per side until it’s browned.

• Add paprika, salt, and ground in the pot. Then mix in a bowl onion, barbecue sauce, chili sauce, vinegar, and water. Pour that mixture over chicken.

• Seal pot with lid and select “Manual” for fifteen minutes.

• Release pressure with natural release method.

• Serve hot and enjoy!

Time: 20 mins Number of servings: 3 Point value per serving: 9

Ingredients:

Three boneless and skinless chicken breasts

One cup spicy salsa

Half cup crumbled feta cheese

Quarter cup fresh lime juice

One tbsp olive oil

Half tsp ground cumin

Half tsp red chili powder

Directions:

• Pour olive oil in your Instant Pot and select “Saute” function.

• Add chicken and cook it until becoming brown on both sides.

• Remove meat from the pot. Then put salsa, lime juice, chili powder, and cumin in the pot and stir well.

• Return chicken to the pot and select “Manual” function to cook on high pressure for eight minutes.

• Use quick pressure release method and transfer chicken with sauce to a serving platter.

• Sprinkle with crumbled cheese, serve, and enjoy!

Time: 15 mins Number of servings: 4 Point value per serving: 12

Ingredients:

One pound skinless and boneless cut into bite-sized pieces chicken breast

Eight oz dry penne pasta

One can of tomatoes with juice

One cup chicken broth

Three tbsp fajita seasoning

Four minced garlic cloves

One chopped onion

Two seeded and diced bell peppers

Two tbsp olive oil

Directions:

• Pour olive oil in your Instant Pot and select “Saute” function. Put the chicken and a half of fajita seasoning when oil heats up.

• Stir well and continue to saute until chicken becomes white.

• Add onion, bell pepper, garlic, and remaining fajitas seasoning. Mix well and saute for two minutes.

• Now add chicken stock, pasta, and tomatoes with juice in a pot and stir again.

• Seal pot with lid and select “Manual” for six minutes. Then use rapid release method

• Serve and enjoy!

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