Check out these chicken and zucchini recipes for tasty and wholesome dishes the whole family will enjoy!
Because when you pair juicy chicken with earthy zucchini, it’s a match made in heaven.
Most zucchini recipes require spiralizing the noodles. If you don’t have a zucchini spiralizer—get one!
Whether stuffed into a zucchini boat or roughly chopped into a soup, these recipes will be a big hit.
So, go gather all that extra zucchini from the garden and dive into these fantastic chicken and zucchini recipes.
20+ Chicken and Zucchini Recipes You’ll Love
This stir fry recipe is an excellent option if you want a filling dinner that’s lower in carbs and packed with Asian flavors.
The trick to thin-sliced chicken breast recipes (like the kind you get with Chinese takeout) is to freeze your chicken breast for 1 hour and cut against the grain.
Pair with thinly sliced zucchini, a mouth-watering savory sauce, and eat alone or over rice.
If you are short on time (and ingredients), nothing satisfies like a casserole. This chicken and zucchini whips together in a flash—perfect for a busy weeknight.
The creamy flavors in this dish are brought to you by the ultimate casserole secret ingredient: cream of chicken soup.
Top with boxed stuffing, and bake in the oven until golden and delicious.
For a light pasta dish perfect for summer, check out this lemon-herb zucchini fettuccine.
Cooking this dish is almost as fun as saying ‘zucchini fettuccine’ aloud.
The added lemon and herb sauce lifts the heavy flavors from the zucchini and chicken, eliminating the need for a post-dinner pasta nap.
Is it even summer if you don’t grill kebabs?
The secret to these tasty kebabs lies in the marinade. I like to prepare my marinade the night before to let my ingredients soak up those bright flavors from the lemon and herbs.
It’s super simple, and you likely have all of the seasonings you need right in your pantry.
If zucchini isn’t your favorite veggie, but you’re trying to like it (because it’s a nutritional powerhouse), this Tex-Mex recipe is worth checking out.
This simple recipe delivers a protein punch from black beans and flavor from peppers and onions.
It tastes like spicy fajitas cooked together in one big bowl!
These Italian chicken zucchini boats are low in carbs, delightfully creamy, and taste as good as they look.
While most recipes for zucchini boats call for pork sausage, this recipe uses chicken sausage. It has robust flavors without all that extra fat (and grease).
Infuse your chicken stuffing with goat cheese and mozzarella for creaminess and a punch of flavor.
Say goodbye to dry chicken breast! These tender, juicy chicken breasts are so juicy they melt in your mouth.
They deliver a kick of bright citrus that lifts the flavor of savory spices and chili flakes.
And with an earthy kick from zucchini, it’s a dinner dish that everyone will devour.
If you haven’t bought a spiralizer yet, now is the time!
This basil pesto chicken dish is bright and colorful and the perfect low-carb option.
Plus, there is no need to cook your zucchini noodles! Once tossed with the pesto sauce, they naturally tenderize.
I love a simple summery dish that doesn’t require turning on the stove.
This low-carb and protein-dense dish is perfect for almost any occasion.
The colors are bright and vibrant, and they taste like summer on a plate.
Toss your chicken with pecans, grapes, cabbage (for added crunch), rosemary, and creamy Greek yogurt.
Top sliced zucchini with your chicken salad and serve.
Hungry for Chinese takeout? Then this recipe is a must-try.
If you are trying to eat healthily, noodles are a problem. This chicken chow mein dish packs all the bright and salty flavors of Chinese takeout, sans the noodles.
It’s so rich and flavorful, and it’s composed of mostly veggies. Win-win!
Comfort food doesn’t have to mean carb-heavy. This satisfying sheet pan dinner captures the essence of the ultimate comfort food without guilt.
The light sauce lets the ingredients in this dish shine and comes together in a flash.
This dish is incredibly satisfying, and it’s easy to freeze leftovers (if there are any!).
Even the pickiest of eaters will love this Mexican skillet dish. It’s packed with filling veggies like zucchini and paired with punchy Mexican flavors.
The best part? It comes together in one pan in just about 30 minutes.
To keep calories low, serve up this skillet dish alone, or throw it in a tortilla shell or chips and salsa.
It’s hard to resist the bright colors of this amazing main course. But it’s more than a pretty face!
Most of the ingredients in the sauce are pantry staples. If you have shredded chicken and zucchini, you’re halfway there.
Mix shredded chicken with seasoning (creamy peanut butter is the secret ingredient) and place on grilled zucchini chips.
No one will go to bed hungry with this chicken and sweet potato skillet on the menu.
The sweet potatoes add a delightful punch of savory sweetness that marries well with zucchini and chicken. It’s part chili, part stew, and incredibly tasty!
This dish is heavy, so make sure to reach for creamy toppings. I love pairing it with sliced avocado or sour cream.
This dish uses a healthy portion of zucchini that pairs with tender chicken, bacon, and oh-so-much cheese.
If getting your household to eat their veggies is an epic battle, you can lower your weapons for tonight.
What makes this dish so satisfying is the addition of bacon. Each chicken breast oozes with plenty of zucchini, mozzarella cheese, and smoky bacon.
Chicken noodle soup is the ultimate comfort food, but it’s easy to get carried away with the noodles.
While the broth and chicken are low in calories, those noodles can be a problem if you’re trying to eat healthily.
This zoodle soup swaps noodles for zucchini noodles. If you haven’t bought a spiralizer yet, do it now!
This dish is light, bright, and so pretty. Diet food doesn’t have to look so sad and depressing.
This vibrant meal earns its Instagram-ready style from colorful green zucchini noodles and blanched spinach.
Pair with chopped chicken and garnish with plenty of Parmesan cheese. It’s okay to go a little crazy with the cheese.
If summer had an official dish, this skillet bake is a serious contender. It’s light and bright and comes together in under 30 minutes.
Zucchini has a slightly grassy and green flavor, which marries perfectly with the lemon in this recipe.
Add chopped zucchini to the pan and dress with lemon juice, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
A great way to incorporate veggies into dinner time requires a good sauce.
These peanut chicken zucchini noodles are massively healthy but taste rich and indulgent.
What makes this healthy dinner so scrumptious is the special sauce. It’s super simple to whip up and deliver a sweet, nutty, and spicy combo.
Nothing is more satisfying than curry. Adding zucchini to your curry dish is a great way to infuse flavors and add nutrients and fiber.
This curry is also a great way to use up all of those neglected veggies in your crisper.
Stir in chicken and savory and slightly sweet peanut sauce and serve over rice.
This recipe pairs all the things I love: buffalo flavors and boats. It’s low in carbs, high in flavor, and incredibly easy to make on a weeknight.
If your family is reluctant to eat their veggies, turn those vegetables into a boat!
Pair them with a chopped salad or coleslaw, or eat them on their own.
It doesn’t get much better than this rustic Caldo de Pollo soup. All veggies are roughly chopped and thrown into a stock pot to simmer for hours.
This soup is light and bright but doesn’t skimp on flavor.
It’s free of dairy, gluten, and any heavy sauce. So, go ahead and grab a second (or third) bowl.
Panda Express is great, but sometimes you don’t want to make the drive.
This copycat Kung Pao Chicken recipe captures all of the flavors of this popular dish without all of the driving.
The thinly cut chicken marries perfectly with the sweet, spicy, and salty Kung Pao sauce. Without this amazing sauce, it’s just chicken veggies.
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