Ground beef gets all the attention, but how about ground chicken? Ground chicken doesn’t quite get the love of its beef counterpart, despite being much lighter and leaner than beef — yet a package of ground chicken opens the door for so many fun new recipes to try. Of course, you can always swap out ground beef and turkey for ground chicken in your old favorites — but these ground chicken recipes are sure to give you something new and exciting to try.

Tired of your go-to meatball recipe? Try a batch French onion meatballs. Or some buffalo chicken meatballs, or even a plate of Kung Pao chicken meatballs. Or maybe you’re getting sick of your usual burger recipe — how about miso-glazed chicken burgers? Or perhaps a few mini chicken parmesan sliders? There are some many ways to eat this freezer-friendly type of chicken — so defrost your ground chicken and let’s get started!

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BBQ Chicken & Cheddar Burgers

Barbecue season is coming up after all. Your time on the grill will be so worth it for this tangy chicken and cheddar burger.

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Lemon-Dill Chicken Meatball Soup

Warm up on a cold day with this light, spring soup.

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Greek Chicken Burgers

Upgrade your chicken burger recipe with some tangy feta cheese and fresh mint.

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Escarole-Chicken Dumplings

At only 66 calories, these fresh dumplings make the perfect appetizer.

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Thai Basil Chicken

Save on the delivery fee tonight with a restaurant-worthy plate of spicy Thai chicken.

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Miso-Glazed Chicken Burgers With Cabbage-Apple Slaw

Cut down on your fat intake by replacing traditional mayonnaise with a sweet and tangy miso-glaze.

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French Onion Chicken Meatballs

If you thought that meatballs couldn’t get any better, you’ll have to have them drenched in French onion sauce and topped with creamy Gruyère.

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Chicken Pizza Burgers

When the two best comfort foods combine, it’s a good day.

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Rigatoni With Chicken and Broccoli Bolognese

Ground chicken adds the perfect amount of protein to this creamy rigatoni bolognese.

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Slow-Cooker Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Buffalo chicken meatballs are kind of buffalo chicken wings — except much easier to dip.

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Cheesy Chicken Sloppy Joes

Leaner than your typical sloppy joe recipe, this burger is still as savory and flavorful as ever.

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Instant Pot Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

A crisp cup of lettuce adds just the refreshing crunch you want with these sweet and spicy asian-fusion bites.

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Spicy Chicken Burgers

Guacamole, cheddar, and pickled onions? That sounds like the perfect burger to us!

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Chicken Meatball Pea Soup

This recipe is just like Italian wedding soup — except with whole grain farro instead of pasta.

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Buffalo Chicken Burger With Blue Cheese Ranch

You had us at Blue Cheese Ranch.

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Instant Pot Kung Pao Chicken Meatballs

Just sit back, relax, and let your Instant Pot do all the work in creating this sweet and spicy treat.

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Gingery Meatball Soup With Bok Choy

A light ginger and chicken soup makes for a perfect healthy lunch.

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Mini Chicken Parm Sliders

As delicious as it is in pasta, we can’t believe we’ve never thought to put chicken parm in a hamburger bun.

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Egg Roll in a Bowl

Our only complaint about egg rolls is that we also want more of than just one or two rolls — cue this tasty rice bowl recipe.

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Chicken Tikka Masala Meatballs

Now you can have your favorite spiced Indian curry sauce in mini meatball form.

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Chicken Meatball Sliders With Wilted Spinach

Light and fresh thanks to the wilted spinach, these sliders are great as an appetizer or for the main course.

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Jerk Chicken and Mango Lettuce Cups

This spiced Jamacian delicacy stands out in a crispy lettuce wrap.

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No-Bun Bruschetta Burgers

Replacing your bun with a tomato not only cuts calories, but it also gives a juicy and refreshing taste to your burger,

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Butternut Squash and Chicken Chili

You can never go wrong with chili — and this sweet, butternut squash recipe is no exception.

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Apple Whiskey Chicken Meatballs

Sweet apple and smokey whiskey is the flavor combo that you don’t know your meatballs needed.


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