5 ways to make chicken breasts less boring

By Nicole Greeff, 3 November 2020

Did you panic-buy way too many chicken breasts? We did too, but there’s no need to stress, we’ve got you covered. The classic chicken breast is definitely a go-to freezer staple in many South African households. You may think that they can be dry or boring, but trust us when we say that one chicken breast goes a long way. Look how we took them up a notch by stuffing, baking, grilling, and frying.

1. Chicken and waffles

We’ve all been there: the kids are nagging you to get takeaways, but you already have too much food at home. Make them fall in love with these home-made fried chicken and waffles. Think buttermilk, crunchy and golden. This chicken-and-waffle combo just hits the spot.

Find the recipe for chicken and waffles here.

2. Creamy pulled chicken & mushroom lasagne

This lasagne with a twist will give you a whole new appreciation for the chicken breast. If you have any leftover chicken, this dish is perfect for you! It’s easy to make and filled with flavour.

Find the recipe for creamy pulled chicken & mushroom lasagne here.

3. Butter chicken with mango salsa

Butter chicken will forever be our go-to meal, and trust us when we say this dish is comfort in a bowl. Change things up by adding sweet mango salsa to this family favourite.


Find the recipe for butter chicken with mango salsa here.

4. Ultimate chicken enchiladas

What’s not to love about something cheesy and, even better, these scrumptious cheesy chicken enchiladas? This dish is cost-effective and perfect for last-minute dinner inspiration. Your family will be blown away.

Ultimate chicken enchiladas

Find the recipe for chicken enchiladas here.

5. Stuffed chicken fillets with horseradish-creamed spinach

There’s no need to be a professional chef to master this impressive stuffed chicken dish. It’s surprisingly easy (three simple steps) to make, despite how it appears.

Find the recipe for stuffed chicken fillets with horseradish-creamed spinach here.

Nicole Greeff

Article by Nicole Greeff

Nicole Greeff is a postgraduate student in marketing and advertising communications. She loves cooking healthy and fresh foods, and anything and everything Mediterranean. Her go-to flavours are cumin, paprika, coriander, garlic or ginger, and she always has a trusty tin of tomatoes in her pantry.
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