The Best Chicken Meal Prep Recipes of 2024

Chicken Meal Prep Recipes are crowd-pleasers and these 23 of our favorites will keep away dinnertime boredom!

Chicken is considered a healthy and relatively low-fat source of protein, one that's high in nutrients, vitamins, and amino acids. It's widely available, so many people like it (including kids), and it goes with just about every vegetable and flavor combination you can think of. Chicken is easy to pair with many vegetables and it easily takes on the desired flavors without an overwhelming taste.

There are a plethora of ways to prepare chicken due to its versatility: grilled, on the stove, in the oven, deep fried, air fried, instant pot, and so many other ways. We have put together our top 23 chicken recipes for you and your family to enjoy.

Marry Me Chicken

At its core, the recipe is a straightforward concoction of juicy chicken breasts, seared to perfection and bathed in a luxurious sauce of heavy cream, Parmesan cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, and a blend of herbs that promises a taste so divine, it could lead to proposals of marriage. LOL!

Sheet Pan Bruschetta Chicken

It's like your favorite appetizer meets chicken for an awesome meal prep recipe.
(Protein: 27 grams, CarbohydratesL 21 grams, Fat: 27 grams)

Jalapeno Buffalo Chicken Casserole  

Buffalo chicken casserole gets kicked up with jalapenos. Such a good chicken meal prep recipe!
(Protein: 53 grams, Carbohydrates: 16 grams, Fat: 24 grams)

No Peek Chicken and Rice Casserole

No Peek Chicken and Rice is a set-it-and-forget it kind of recipe. And it’s true to its name: put the ingredients all together in a casserole dish, cover it with foil, and pop it in the oven. No peeking, because you don’t need to!

Thai Basil Chicken

Fresh and vibrant flavors characterize this chicken meal prep recipe.
(Protein 41 grams, Carbohydrates 22 grams, Fat 12 grams)

Avocado Chicken Summer Rolls

Regardless of the time of year, this chicken meal prep is light, refreshing, and crunchy-delicious.
(Protein: 18 grams, Carbohydrates 39 grams, Fat: 22 grams)

Broccoli Cheddar Stuffed Chicken Breast and Rice Pilaf

Loaded with protein, these stuffed chicken breasts are full of surprises.
(Protein: 51 grams – Carbohydrates: 40 grams – Fat: 30 grams)

Korean BBQ Chicken Thighs

Korean BBQ goes chicken meal prep that the whole family will love. Serve with broccoli or even green beans.
(Protein: 27 grams – Carbohydrates: 51 grams – Fat: 17 grams)

BBQ Pulled Chicken Sweet Potatoes

Pulled chicken is awesome on its own, but these two sides (sweet potatoes and slaw) make it even better.
(Protein: 54 grams – Carbohydrates: 37 grams – Fat: 16 grams)

Moroccan Chicken

You can make this one for company, or eat it with your family--it's just that versatile.
(Protein: 41 grams – Carbohydrates: 32 grams – Fat: 21 grams)

Orange Chicken

Chicken and orange make for a bright and zippy chicken meal prep, with some Asian flavors.
(Protein 52 grams – Carbohydrates 64 grams – Fat 19 grams)

Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Peppers

Buffalo chicken gets the stuffed pepper treatment!
(Protein 31 grams, Carbohydrates 15 grams, Fat 17 grams)

Hawaiian Chicken Teriyaki Skewer

Fire up the grill for these tasty, zippy chicken skewers.
(Protein 27 grams – Carbohydrates 19 grams – Fat 2 grams)

Whole30 Bacon Chicken Ranch

Bacon. Ranch. Chicken. 'Nuff said. Such a good combo. And Whole30!
(Protein: 43 grams – Carbohydrates: 30 grams – Fat: 22 grams)

Kung Pao Chicken

Can't skip the Asian flavors when it comes to chicken meal preps. Try this!
(Protein: 59 grams – Carbohydrates: 39 grams – Fat: 16 grams)

Chicken Tikka Masala

Make this Indian chicken dish; it's better than takeout any day. Another chicken meal prep winner.
(Protein: 40 grams – Carbohydrates: 67 grams – Fat: 20 grams)

Chicken Penne with Asparagus and Pistachios

Chicken and pasta together are crowd-pleasers. The pistachios add a nice crunch.
(Protein: 52 grams – Carbohydrates: 69 grams – Fat: 21 grams)

Balsamic Caprese Chicken

We love this one in the summer with fresh tomatoes, but it's a delicious chicken meal prep recipe any time of year.
(Protein: 41 grams – Carbohydrates: 30 grams – Fat: 13 grams)

Hawaiian Chicken Tenders

Pineapple and chicken are so sweet together, literally. Broccoli keeps it balanced.
(Protein: 33 grams – Carbohydrates: 72 grams – Fat: 9 grams)

Thai Red Curry Chicken

Curry chicken can be yours in no time flat in this chicken meal prep recipe.
(Protein: 37 grams – Carbohydrates: 42 grams – Fat: 26 grams)

Almond Butter Chicken Thighs

Who knew your jar of almond butter could make an amazing add to chicken?
(Protein: 26 grams – Carbohydrates: 21 grams – Fat: 33 grams)

Parmesan Chicken Tenders

Kids will love this! Serve with veggies and maybe even a honey mustard dip!
(Protein: 36 grams – Carbohydrates: 16 grams – Fat: 6 grams)

Instant Pot Honey Sesame Chicken

It wouldn't be a list of our favorite recipes with chicken without a trusty Instant Pot recipe!
(Protein: 55 grams, Carbohydrates: 82 grams, Fat: 11 grams)

Air Fryer Firecracker Chicken

Spicy! Tender! The air fryer does amazing things with this chicken meal prep recipe.
(Protein: 51 grams – Carbohydrates: 39 grams – Fat: 11 grams)

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