33 delicious chicken breast recipes

This lean white meat, when cooked properly, can be extremely juicy and flavoursome in many dishes.

From our chicken and mushrooms pies, to our crispy tacos and miso broccolini salad, there's something for everyone here.
Aside from being very good for you, this lean white meat is extremely versatile and goes amazingly in many dishes including pies, salads, pasta, stir-fries and tacos.
When cooked properly, chicken breast can be extremely juicy and flavoursome. It's also generally pretty quick to cook, making it a great option for mid-week family dinners.
To make your menu planning a little easier, we've pulled together a selection of our favourite chicken breast recipes. From our chicken and mushrooms pies, to our crispy Mexican tacos and miso chicken and broccolini salad, there's something for every tastebud here.
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How to cut and portion a whole chicken

You don't need to be a butcher to portion a whole chicken perfectly. We show you step by step how to get it right every time and save dollars!
Step 1: To cut the chicken into several pieces, slice through the centre of the breast with a sharp knife to open up the chicken.
Step 2: Turn it over, and with kitchen scissors, remove the back bone.
Step 3:Pull the legs away from the body and slice through the flesh.
Step 4: To cut into smaller pieces, cut the wing and part of the breast from the body.
Step 5: Cut the leg between the two joints.
With properly butchered chicken pieces, the options for recipes are endless! Why not try these chermoulla barbecued chicken thighs or rosemary and prosciutto chicken legs.

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