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8 Summer Chicken Recipes We’re Loving This Season

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July 8, 2023
chicken tzatziki bowl
Courtesy of Half Baked Harvest

As the summer season heats up, it’s time to fire up the grill and enjoy delicious and healthy meals that make the most of seasonal ingredients. We’ve curated a list of eight irresistible chicken recipes that are perfect for summer. From vibrant salads to flavorful tacos and everything in between, these summer chicken recipes are packed with fresh flavors that will satisfy your taste buds while keeping you fueled for all of those fun summer activities.

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1. Street Corn Chicken Tacos

Street Corn Chicken Tacos

Courtesy of Ambitious Kitchen

These street corn chicken tacos are a delightful fusion of summertime flavors. Sazon grilled chicken thighs are served with charred tortillas, grilled corn, and an addicting jalapeño lime cashew sauce.

Try the recipe from Ambitious Kitchen.

2. Chopped Buffalo Chicken Skewer Salad

Chopped Buffalo Chicken Skewer Salad

Courtesy of Half Baked Harvest

For those who crave a bit of spice, this chopped buffalo chicken skewer salad hits the mark. Grilled chicken skewers are glazed with tangy buffalo sauce and served atop a bed of fresh greens and avocado for a wholesome and balanced meal.

Try this recipe from Half Baked Harvest.

3. Green Chile Grilled Chicken Burgers

Green Chile Grilled Chicken Burgers

Courtesy of Well Plated

Upgrade your burger game with these flavorful green chile grilled chicken burgers. Ground chicken is seasoned with smoky spices and topped with melted cheese, fresh lettuce, and juicy tomatoes. Served on a whole wheat bun, these burgers are a lighter alternative that doesn’t compromise on taste.

Get the recipe from Well Plated.

4. Spinach Strawberry Chicken Salad 

Spinach Strawberry Chicken Salad 

Courtesy of Bucket List Tummy

Indulge in the delightful combination of fresh summer produce with this spinach strawberry chicken salad. Tender grilled chicken is paired with sweet strawberries, tangy goat cheese, and crunchy almonds, all atop a bed of vibrant spinach. Drizzled with a light vinaigrette, this salad is a refreshing and nutritious choice.

Try the recipe from Bucket List Tummy

5. Chicken Fajita Stuffed Peppers

Chicken Fajita Stuffed Peppers

Courtesy of Feel Good Foodie

These chicken fajita stuffed peppers are a colorful and flavorful summer meal. Tender chicken is sautéed with vibrant bell peppers and onions, then stuffed into roasted bell pepper halves. Topped with melted cheese and fresh herbs, these stuffed peppers are a crowd favorite.

Try this recipe from Feel Good Foodie.

6. Chicken and Summer Squash Skillet

Chicken and Summer Squash Skillet

Courtesy of Isabel Eats

Make the most of summer’s bounty with this chicken and summer squash skillet. Seasoned with aromatic herbs and spices, the grilled chicken breasts are cooked to perfection alongside tender summer squashes. This vibrant and flavorful skillet dish is a great way to savor the season’s produce while enjoying a healthy and satisfying meal.

Try the recipe from Isabel Eats

7. Chicken Tzatziki Rice Bowls

chicken tzatziki bowl

Courtesy of Half Baked Harvest

Take a trip to the Mediterranean with this summery chicken tzatziki bowl. Street food-inspired grilled chicken is served with pita, charred peppers, feta cheese, and a refreshing tzatziki sauce.

Try the recipe from Half Baked Harvest.

8. Bruschetta Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Bruschetta Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Courtesy of The Endless Meal

These bruschetta chicken lettuce wraps are a perfect choice for those seeking a low-carb and gluten-free option that doesn’t skimp on taste. Seasoned chicken thighs are topped with a flavorful bruschetta mixture of tomatoes, garlic, and fresh basil. The vibrant and juicy bruschetta adds a burst of flavor to every bite, while the crisp lettuce leaves provide a satisfying crunch.

Try the recipe from The Endless Meal.

Read next: 12 Summer Dessert Recipes To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

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