The most wanted type of meat among bodybuilders is chicken. It is easier for consuming compared to pork and beef. At the same time, it will give you enough nutrients and protein which you need in order of making good physique. Take your ingredients and start cooking. These foods will not make you gain weight. Instead, they will help you with your body. You will feel full and have amazing body.
Chicken Recipes For Good Physique
There are plenty of recipes which have chicken as their ingredient. We give you here some of the best chicken recipes which you can try in your way of making good physique. Enjoy in all of them.
- Herb chicken rice soup:
This soup is perfect if you need a quick meal. You can double or triple this recipe and then put in the fridge in an individual container for easy lunch. From this recipe, you will get 210 calories, 10 grams carbs, 34 grams protein and 4 grams fat. You will need 25 minutes to make it, and it is for 4 servings.
You will need the next ingredients for this recipe: salt and pepper to taste, 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves, 1½ teaspoon ground oregano, 1 clove minced garlic, 1 bay leaf, 1 cup water, 2 cup low – sodium chicken broth, 2 chicken breasts, cut into cubes, ½ cup strips or sliced carrots, ½ cup stalk celery, 1 cup broccoli, ½ cup sliced mushroom, ¼ cup sliced onions and ¼ cup brown rice.
You should cook rice according to package directions. In a separate pot, you should heat the chicken broth and water over medium heat and add bay leaf. When the water is boiling, you should add diced vegetables and chicken. You should simmer for 4 – 8 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked and veggies have reached the desired tenderness. You should add garlic, spices and brown rice and simmer for another 2 – 3 minutes.
Chicken collard wraps:
This is a delightful lunch option that delivers a wonderful array of appetizing, textural contrasts along with plenty of hunger – quelling dietary fiber. You can prepare it at night, so you will enjoy in your morning dish. From this recipe, you will get 266 calories, 16 grams carbs, 24 grams protein and 12 grams fat. You will need 15 minutes to make it, and it is for 4 servings.
You will need the next ingredients: 1 cup broccoli sprouts, 1 cup chopped roasted red pepper, 2 medium sliced carrots, 2 cups chopped chicken, rotisserie, 1 cup hummus and 8 leaf collard greens. You need to cut off the firm and white stalks of the collards. Using a sharp knife, you should fillet off the thickest parts of the remaining stalks that run down the backside of leaves.
You should put two collard leaves head to foot (stalks at the opposite ends) and partially overlap the leaves. You should spread a quarter of the hummus down the center and top it with a quarter of each of the chicken, carrot, roasted red pepper and microgreens. Then, tightly roll the leaves, beginning from the bottom, tucking in the sides as you go. You need to cut them in half on a bias to serve. If you need, then insert toothpicks to keep the rolls intact. You should repeat it with the remaining ingredients.
- Chicken and waffle sandwich:
This delicious recipe will provide you 477 calories, 55 grams carbs, 53 grams protein and 5 grams fat. You will need 35 minutes to make, and it is for one serving. You will need next waffle ingredients: salt and pepper to taste, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 1 teaspoon onion powder, 1 teaspoon cumin, ¼ cup chopped green onion, 3 egg whites and 200 grams sweet potato. For chicken breast ingredient, you will need 4 oz chicken breast.
For sandwich topping ingredients, you will need 3 sliced small tomatoes, ¼ cup spinach and 1 tablespoon nonfat plain Greek yogurt. Firstly, grate a raw sweet potato in a bowl. Then, add three egg whites and seasonings to the bowl and mix with a fork. Then, set your waffle iron on medium – high heat and spray with coconut oil to prevent the waffle from sticking.
Then, pour the batter onto the waffle iron and spread evenly. You should cook it for 5 minutes, or until the waffle iron indicates that the waffle is cooked. While the waffle is cooking, season the chicken breast (using paprika, cumin, garlic and sea salt and pepper to taste) and cook in a skillet. Then, build your sandwich wrap and eat it.
- Low – carb chicken crust pizza:
This is one of the most tasteful pizzas for all bodybuilders, because it combines low – carb and gluten – free parts. From this recipe, you will get 263 calories, 5 grams carbs, 46 grams protein and 6 grams fat. You will need 35 minutes to make it, and it is for 4 servings. You will need the next crust ingredients: 1 dash black pepper, 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning, ½ cup low – fat Parmesan cheese and 1¼ chicken breast.
You will need the next topping ingredients: 1 diced jalapeño pepper, ½ chopped red bell pepper, ½ cup chopped asparagus, ½ cup fat – free mozzarella cheese and 3 tablespoons low – calorie pizza sauce.
You will need 1 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes as your garnish ingredient. You should set the oven to 450 degrees F. You should add the ingredients for the crust to a food processor or high – powered blender. You should pulse blend until it is mixed and minced. You should line a baking sheet with parchment pepper. You should add the chicken mixture and pat it down to form a thin circle or a large rectangle, which is less than ¼ inch thick.
You should bake the chicken crust in the oven for 13 – 15 minutes, or until the edges have browned, and the chicken has cooked through. Then, remove the crust from the oven and add the toppings in the order listed. Then, return the pizza to the oven and bake until the cheese is brown and bubbly, for about six minutes. You should remove from the oven and garnish with red pepper flakes. You should allow the pizza to cool slightly and this can be much easier to cut and hold like traditional pizza.
- Marinated chicken with cauliflower rice:
This is a delicious seasoned dish which is a twist on the classic chicken and rice meal. The cauliflower can help to keep the carb load to a minimum, and Serrano pepper and fresh cilantro will add freshness and heat to your tasty homemade peanut sauce. From this recipe, you will get 492 calories, 25 grams carbs, 26 grams protein and 32 grams fat. You will need 75 minutes to make it, and it is for 2 servings.
For this recipe, you will need the next ingredients: 1 tablespoon chopped peanut, 2 cups spinach, 4 oz chopped cauliflower, 2 tablespoons light soy sauce, 1 tablespoon cilantro, 2 tablespoons natural peanut butter, ½ pepper Serrano chili, 1 clove minced garlic, 4 oz coconut milk, 2 teaspoons olive oil, 1 teaspoon minced ginger, ½ teaspoon coriander, 1 teaspoon curry powder, ½ teaspoon table salt, 4 oz chicken thighs, slice (boneless and skinless).
You need to combine the chicken thighs with olive oil and seasonings and let marinate for at least an hour. Then, cook marinated chicken thighs either on the grill or in the oven. When it is cooked, you should set it aside to cool slightly before serving. Then, in a small saucepan, whisk together coconut milk, peanut butter, soy sauce and chili. You should bring it to a simmer and allow reducing slightly.
You should add cilantro just before serving. You should heat the cauliflower rice through a large skillet with a little olive oil. Then, cook for 3 – 5 minutes until the cauliflower is tender and then remove from the heat. You should add the spinach, letting it wilt. You should slice the chicken and serve it with cauliflower mixture and sauce. You should top with chopped peanuts.
- Chicken curry shirataki noodles:
This spicy chicken noodle dish is a great source of protein. You can enjoy in this intense flavor without worrying about carbs and fat. From this recipe, you will 349 calories, 16 grams carbs, 37 grams protein and 16 grams fat. You will need 25 minutes to make it, and it is for 4 servings.
You will need the next ingredients: 2 teaspoons granulated Stevia, 1 teaspoon sriracha, ½ tablespoon lime juice, 2 tablespoons light soy sauce, 1 tablespoon Thai red curry paste, ½ teaspoon turmeric, ½ coriander, 1 teaspoon onion flakes, 1 teaspoon cumin, 1 teaspoon curry powder, 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk, 2 tablespoons extra virgin coconut oil, 1 tablespoon minced garlic, 1 package shirataki noodles, 1 cup Broccolini, ½ diced onion, 1 sliced red bell pepper, 1 lb thinly cut chicken breast.
You should heat the coconut oil in a large sauté pan over medium heat. Then, sauté sliced chicken for five to seven minutes. You should add Broccolini, onion, red bell pepper and minced garlic to the pan and continue to sauté the veggies until they begin to soften. Then, add all species and continue to stir.
You should add sweetener, Sriracha, curry paste, lime juice, soy sauce and coconut milk and let simmer for 3 more minutes. You should prepare noodles according to the packages directions. Then, serve noodles in a bowl and top with chicken curry mixture.