4 Best Chicken Breast Recipes for Kids – Healthy Breakfast Food

Chicken Breast recipes are all time favorite for all of us, especially kids. Whenever there is a chicken meal, kids will always have some appetite. And the best part is, chicken breasts are way healthy and nutritious when compared to chicken thighs. A 3 ½ oz. serving of chicken breast meat consists of 31g of protein whereas the equivalent chicken thighs have only 26g of protein. 

That is why chicken breasts recipes always scores high from a mother’s perspective. Another important thing is that they are very easy to cook and consumes very less time.


Top Best Chicken Breast Recipes for Kids

we have rounded up some of the best easy and healthy chicken breasts recipes for kids.

No Work Baked Chicken

Sometimes we find it difficult to find a meal that is both healthy and kid-friendly. If you are a parent who is more concerned about your family’s health, this dish is a must try at your home. This baked chicken consumes less time and is perfect for busy weeknights. The flavors of herbs together with maple-Dijon pan sauce make this dish more delicious.

No Work Baked Chicken

Ingredients

  1. 1.5 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breasts*
  2. ½ cup maple syrup
  3. ½ cup Dijon mustard
  4. 2 tablespoons less sodium soy sauce
  5. 2 sprigs fresh rosemary
  6. 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  7. Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425*F. Take an 11*7 inch baking dish and brush it with some oil.
  2. In a separate bowl mix the maple syrup, mustard and the soy sauce. Whisk them well.
  3. Place the chicken breast in the baking dish and sprinkle some salt and pepper over the chicken.
  4. Now pour the prepared sauce over the chicken and coat the chicken well into the sauce.
  5. Tuck the herbs alongside the chicken and bake it for 30-40 minutes.
  6. Remove the herbs from the cooked dish and discard.
  7. This baked chicken tastes well with simple green salad/ pasta/rice.

Baked Caprese Chicken Skillet

Chicken and spaghetti makes a tremendous combination always. When these chicken breasts coated in pesto sauce baked with mozzarella cheese, no doubt this dish is a perfect hit among kids! Not only kids, this recipe are most welcomed by working moms too, as this dish can be prepared within 30 minutes. Also, the chicken breast topped with cheese provides rich flavor to this dish.

Crispy Baked Chicken – Best Chicken Breast Recipes for Kids

Ingredients

  1. 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  2. 1 cup pesto
  3. 6 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced into 12 pieces
  4. 3 tomatoes, thickly sliced
  5. 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  6. 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  7. Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  8. 12 ounces spaghetti
  9. 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  10. Chopped fresh basil, as needed for finishing

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350*F. Grease the baking tray with some oil.
  2. Place the chicken pieces in the baking tray. Pour the pesto sauce over each piece and make sure the chicken gets coated well with sauce.
  3. Arrange the mozzarella cheese slices over the chicken breasts and top some tomato slices over it.
  4. Place the cherry tomatoes alongside the chicken pieces and drizzle some oil over it. Sprinkle the salt and pepper over the prepared dish.
  5. Now pop in the baking dish into the oven and cook for 20-22 minutes or until the cheese is melted and the chicken turns golden brown.
  6. Meanwhile, take a large pot with water in it. Add some salt to the water and bring it boil.
  7. Add in the spaghetti to the hot water and cook it as per the instructions.
  8. Once it is cooked, drain the pasta and add the pesto. Toss it well.
  9. Serving Tip: Take a plate, top the spaghetti with the cooked chicken.
  10. Drizzle some balsamic vinegar over it and sprinkle some chopped basil. Serve it hot.

Baked Caprese Chicken Skillet

Chicken and spaghetti makes a tremendous combination always. When these chicken breasts coated in pesto sauce baked with mozzarella cheese, no doubt this dish is a perfect hit among kids! Not only kids, this recipe are most welcomed by working moms too, as this dish can be prepared within 30 minutes. Also, the chicken breast topped with cheese provides rich flavor to this dish.

Baked Caprese Chicken Skillet

Ingredients

  1. 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  2. 1 cup pesto
  3. 6 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced into 12 pieces
  4. 3 tomatoes, thickly sliced
  5. 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  6. 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  7. Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  8. 12 ounces spaghetti
  9. 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  10. Chopped fresh basil, as needed for finishing

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350*F. Grease the baking tray with some oil.
  2. Place the chicken pieces in the baking tray. Pour the pesto sauce over each piece and make sure the chicken gets coated well with sauce.
  3. Arrange the mozzarella cheese slices over the chicken breasts and top some tomato slices over it.
  4. Place the cherry tomatoes alongside the chicken pieces and drizzle some oil over it. Sprinkle the salt and pepper over the prepared dish.
  5. Now pop in the baking dish into the oven and cook for 20-22 minutes or until the cheese is melted and the chicken turns golden brown.
  6. Meanwhile, take a large pot with water in it. Add some salt to the water and bring it boil.
  7. Add in the spaghetti to the hot water and cook it as per the instructions.
  8. Once it is cooked, drain the pasta and add the pesto. Toss it well.
  9. Serving Tip: Take a plate, top the spaghetti with the cooked chicken.
  10. Drizzle some balsamic vinegar over it and sprinkle some chopped basil. Serve it hot.

Chicken Noodle Soup – Best Chicken Breast Recipes for Kids

We find it difficult to feed our kids when they’re sick. But whenever we have cold/fever we always crave for some hot soup. This Chicken Noodle soup is the best option to try at those times. The combination of egg noodles and chicken makes this soup more delicious and favorite for kids. No wonder this soup is nutritious as it is packed with lot of veggies too!

Chicken Noodle Soup

Ingredients

  1. 1 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  2. 2 cloves garlic, minced
  3. 1 c. diced onion
  4. 2 carrots, diced
  5. 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into 1/2″ pieces
  6. 2 celery stalks, diced
  7. kosher salt
  8. Freshly ground black pepper
  9. 32 oz. low-sodium chicken stock
  10. 1 c. egg noodles
  11. 1/4 c. chopped parsley

Instructions

  1. Take a large pan, add some oil and heat it over medium heat.
  2. Once the oil is hot, add the diced onion, then celery followed by carrots. Sauté them well.
  3. Now, add in the garlic and thyme and sauté until the raw smell goes off.
  4. Move the vegetables aside and add the chicken to the same pot.
  5. Sprinkle some salt and pepper and Cook the chicken for another 6-8 minutes.
  6. Once the chicken turns tender, Pour the chicken stock with ½ cup of water into the pan and bring it to boil.
  7.  Now add the noodles and cook it as per the instructions. After the noodles gets cooked season some salt and pepper.
  8. Serve with parsley toppings.

Conclusion:

I hope from the above list, you could select your Best Chicken Breast Recipes for kids, Enjoy the cooking.

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