The best Whole30 chicken recipes! From chicken breast, thighs, ground chicken, shredded chicken, marinades, and more, these healthy chicken recipes are absolutely delicious and easy to make. Gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo, and grain-free.
We are huge chicken lovers in our house and it hits our weekly menu multiple times a week! It is so versatile, loaded with protein, and easy to make! ButcherBox is our favorite chicken to use as we love the flavor and the standards of the meat go along with Whole30.
A lot of people can think of chicken as boring and bland, but that is definitely not the case. With the right flavors and cooking methods, it makes a delicious and healthy meal.
We are sharing 30+ of the best Whole30 chicken recipes to help inspire you. Perfect for an easy weeknight meal, lunch, game day, appetizers, and meal prep!
Whole30 chicken breast recipes
Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry made with chicken, broccoli, and a thick and sticky sauce to bring it all together. Easy to make, ready in 30 minutes, and only calls for 10 ingredients!
Greek Chicken Kabobs with Avocado Tzatziki made with chicken and veggies that marinate in Greek dressing, spices, and lemon juice. Grilled until they get those perfect crispy edges. Serve them with homemade avocado tzatziki!
Buffalo Chicken Tenders are breaded in coconut flour, egg wash, and then a mixture of ground cashews, shredded coconut, and spices and baked in the oven. Just 10 ingredients and take only 30 minutes to make – perfect for an easy weeknight dinner, meal prep, or football watching.
Rosemary Chicken Sauce from The Clean Eating Couple is a delicious way to spice up your classic pasta sauce. Make sure to leave out the wine so it’s Whole30 compliant.
Healthy Chicken Pad Thai – skip the noodles and use sweet potatoes instead! Loaded with protein, veggies, and a delicious pad thai sauce, this is one of my favorite ways to enjoy takeout at home without skipping on the flavor!
Instant Pot Creamy Dijon Chicken from Little Bits Of is an easy one-pan meal that is so creamy. It’s great over mashed potatoes or cauliflower rice. Crockpot instructions as well.
Thai Coconut Chicken Curry is made in one pan and comes together in 30 minutes. Loaded with chicken, veggies, potatoes, and coconut milk for an authentic Thai meal at home.
Chicken Pot Pie Soup from The Clean Eating Couple is the ultimate comfort food. Thick and creamy and you can make it on the stove, in the Instant Pot, or crockpot!
Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo made with a delicious dairy-free sauce and using turnip noodles instead of pasta. Substitute any kind of compliant noodles you like!
Whole30 chicken thigh recipes
Chicken Shawarma Salad from Hungry by Nature is super easy to whip up and an easy way to bring some Mediterranean flavor into your kitchen.
Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Thighs from Paleo Running Momma is an easy weeknight dinner and goes great with your favorite veggies. I made them for meal prep customers all the time and everyone loved it!
Spaghetti Squash Carbonara from Real Simple Good is a healthy comfort food recipe that’s dairy-free, so creamy, and has bacon in it. Perfect for meal prep too!
Chicken Chili Verde from Isabel Eats makes an easy and flavorful Mexican stew made from boneless skinless chicken thighs cooked in a tomatillo and green chile sauce. Serve it over cauliflower rice!
Whole30 ground chicken recipes
Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Burgers with Avocado Basil Aioli – absolutely perfect for summer grilling! Made with only a few simple ingredients, packed with flavor, and topped with delicious avocado basil aioli that you will want to put on everything.
Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps from The Wooden Skillet makes a simple and delicious weeknight dinner loaded with lots of flavors.
Instant Pot BBQ Chicken Meatballs are super easy (made with just 3 ingredients), healthy, and delicious protein option great for dinner, an appetizer, parties, or game day.
Chicken Tikka Meatballs from Mad About Food is a fun spin on meatballs and the sweet and spicy sauce is amazing!
Buffalo Chicken Chili from Spices in my DNA is one of my favorite chili recipes! It’s so hearty and comforting – make sure to use compliant buffalo sauce and ranch.
Whole30 shredded chicken recipes
Eash Shredded Chicken is made in the crockpot or in the Instant Pot and you can’t go wrong with this one. Always good to have on hand for easy meals during the week. I love making chicken salad, throwing it into a power bowl, or stuffing it in sweet potatoes with a sauce.
Ultimate Chicken Salad from The Whole Cook is both creamy and crunchy! It’s full of bright flavors like diced apples, grapes, almonds, and fresh herbs. Having chicken salad on hand during the Whole30 is a lifesaver!
Chicken Burrito Bowl – just like Chipotle, but Whole30 style! Loaded with shredded chicken, fajita veggies, lettuce, tomato, cilantro lime cauliflower rice, and guacamole! Perfect for meal prep for the week!
Chicken Enchilada Dip is packed with chicken, veggies, and a spicy homemade enchilada sauce. It makes a healthy, lightened-up, flavor-packed dip, or complete meal!
Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potatoes are stuffed with the classic buffalo chicken flavors and then baked for a hearty dinner, tasty appetizer, or perfect game day snack.
Whole30 chicken wing recipes
Air Fryer Buffalo Wings are your classic buffalo wings, made in the air fryer. They come out with perfectly crispy skin while the meat is juicy and tender. The Whole30 homemade buffalo sauce is to die for!
Dill Pickle Wings from Primal Gourmet – the wings are brined in pickle juice (make sure it’s compliant) to make the meat super tender.
Baked Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings from All The Healthy Things are so crispy and delicious. A fun and fresh spin on chicken wings using ingredients like fresh lemon juice and parsley.
Crispy Chinese Chicken Wings from I HEART UMAMI are coated with a Chinese chicken wing dry spice rub and become fragrant with ginger and garlic-infused oil.
Salt and Vinegar Chicken Wings from The Defined Dish are a fun spin on one of the best chip flavors (in my opinion). Perfect for game day!
Whole30 chicken marinade recipes
5 Whole30 Chicken Marinades are a fun and unique way to spice up chicken from your typical marinades (hello cinnamon basil and jalapeno lime!). Perfect for grilling, baking, or pan-frying.
Whole30 Chicken Thigh Marinade from Mary’s Whole Life combines sweet and spicy into one marinade. It makes a delicious option for grilled chicken thighs all summer long!
Best Whole30 Chicken Marinade from Real Food with Jessica is good on chicken, pork, beef, and shrimp. Easy to make and so flavorful!
Everyday Chicken Marinade from Physical Kitchness is an easy marinade that gives chicken major flavor. Don’t let these simple ingredients fool you – it’s great for chicken breasts, thighs, wings, or drumsticks.
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