When using chicken, if a recipe has chicken thighs and you don't like them, simply substitute for chicken breast and the recipe will work perfectly. In fact, you can really use any type of chicken as a replacement for another in recipes.
So here we go, give one (or three) of these diabetic chicken recipes a try and enjoy!
1. Diabetic Slow Cooker Recipe: Chicken Cauliflower Leek Soup
A rich, thick soup to enjoy hot or cold. And best of all it's made in the slow cooker. Slow cooker recipes are a great ‘set and forget' cooking method that generally requires very little time to prep.
2. Diabetic Slow Cooker Recipe: Chicken Chorizo Gumbo
A spicy, tomato-rich flavored stew that really perks up any lunch or dinner time.
3. Tandoori Slow Cooked Chicken
Put a bit of Indian into your day with this easy chicken dish – and again, made with ‘set and forget' slow cooker method.
4. Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore
Okay, we're going crazy on slow cooker meals here because they are so, so, so easy! This Italian-based dish provides a saucy chicken dish that everyone will love.
5. Chicken Taco Salad (5 Ingredients)
This chicken dish is from our famous 5 Ingredients Dinner Menu. It really is amazing how good a dish can be with minimal ingredients. And one of our objectives here is to make food tasty, yet simple to make.
6. Chicken Massaman Curry (5 Ingredients)
Yet another 5 ingredient dish that will tantalize your taste buds – a delicious curry served on a bed of cauliflower rice.
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7. Herb Nut Crusted Chicken Nuggets
We all love a chicken nugget from time to time. But the ones you buy are covered in high carb crumbs and aren't even made with much chicken – yes, they're a processed junk food.
But, these sensational nut crusted nuggets are baked in the oven and will keep you coming back for more.
8. Low Carb Creamy Mushroom Chicken
This is a creamy, peppery dish made with coconut cream but you can also use cream as well. When cooked just right, the chicken should just melt in your mouth.
9. Low Carb Chicken Carbonara ‘Pasta’
While bacon isn't a meat you want to eat on a daily basis, sometimes it makes the perfect addition to meals such as a delicious carbonara sauce. This dish skips the traditional pasta for low carb steamed cabbage noodles.
10. Low Carb Chicken Lettuce Wrap
Skip the high carb bread and opt for lettuce leaves as a wrap bread. You'll be pleasantly surprised how well it works, and you can even take it for lunch.
11. Parcel baked chicken breast
This super tender oven baked chicken is perfect with vegetables, salad or sliced up into your favorite salad.
12. Clean Eating Crockpot Chicken Soup
A super simple slow cooked soup that can be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Yes, breakfast… soup makes the perfect breakfast meal. If you haven't tried it, it's highly recommended.
13. Olive Herb Chicken Spaghetti
Mmm…Mmmm… fantastical. So simple, so clean, so fresh and tasty. Using the famous zucchini spiral noodles this dish has a balanced simple flavor that is truly enjoyable.
14. Chicken Cashew Veggie Stir Fry
A stir fry always makes a tasty meal. And the great thing about them is you can really use any type of veggies you have on hand. Adding a few nuts, such as cashews, adds a great crunchiness to your dish!
15. Chicken Pesto Zoodles Salad
Another delish, dish to devour… make a homemade pesto and whip up this lightly cooked salad, which can be eaten both hot or cold.
16. Creamy Mustard Chicken Noodles
Last but not least, this chicken dish boasts a wonderful creamy mustard sauce that will keep you coming back for more. Based on konjac noodles, which always work best with a thick saucy dish like this.
So, there you have it… 16 AMAZING chicken recipes to fit in your everyday diabetic diet. These are going to keep you going for half a month.
So what are you waiting for? Choose the one that appeals to you most and go get cooking!
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