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3 quick dinner ideas with chicken breasts

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Take two chicken breasts and use them in three simple and speedy dinner recipes, from nutty chicken salad to barbecue chicken and piri-piri chicken pitta pockets.


Chicken breasts are not only affordable, but also a highly versatile food. This lean white meat provides a source of protein and is quick to cook, making it a convenient midweek meal ingredient.


Team two chicken breasts with just three other ingredients and you can enjoy a tasty dinner in no time. Our nutty chicken grain salad makes a light yet filling meal, and any leftovers can be popped in a lunchbox for work or school the next day. The mild flavour of chicken breasts means they work well with a range of strong sauces – try our mouthwatering BBQ chicken with blue cheese and sweet potato for a tangy flavour sensation, or get a spicy hit with some quick piri-piri chicken pitta pockets.

See the full recipes for nutty chicken grain salad, BBQ chicken & blue cheese wedges and piri-piri chicken pittas.

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