15 Mediterranean Chicken Recipes: Completely Crazy for Chicken!

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On the Mediterranean Diet, poultry takes a back seat to seafood. But eaten in moderation, these well-crafted chicken recipes are a perfect fit to intersperse with your regular seafood faire.

Enjoy these Mediterranean Diet-approved chicken delights!

1) One Skillet Crispy Mediterranean Chicken


Bunsen Burner Bakery offers a one skillet recipe consisting of olive oil, chicken thigh, chicken stock, beets, artichoke hearts, and more. Make this One Skillet Crispy Mediterranean Chicken for an amazing taste sensation!

2) One Skillet Mediterranean Chicken and Rice


This recipe is fantastic for a fancy dinner but comes together easily in one skillet! Delicious Meets Healthy combines chicken thighs, celery stalks, rice, carrots, onion, garlic, chicken stock, and herbs. Use approved brown rice to make this delectable One Skillet Mediterranean Chicken and Rice!

3) Mediterranean Chicken Skillet


With superb seasoning, this marvelous Mediterranean Chicken Skillet by Primavera Kitchen is sure to satisfy! This recipe calls for ingredients including red pepper, olive oil, yellow onion, chicken breasts, garlic, tomatoes, black olives, and feta cheese.

4) One Pot Lemon Herb Mediterranean Chicken and Potatoes


This recipe for One Pot Lemon Herb Mediterranean Chicken and Potatoes comes from Cafe Delites. With chicken thighs, olive oil, red wine vinegar, garlic, and Kalamata olives, your palate will sing a sweet and savory tune!

5) One Pan Mediterranean Chicken with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce


Another one pan recipe for the win! Creme De La Crumb created a simple recipe for One Pan Mediterranean Chicken with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce. This recipe calls for chicken thighs, red peppers, Italian seasoning, oil, garlic, and heavy cream. Satisfying and succulent, this dish it totally worth the effort!

6) One Pot Lemon Chicken, Spinach and Asparagus Orzo


Get your citrusy fix from Spoon Full Of Flavor. This One Pot Lemon Chicken, Spinach and Asparagus Orzo recipe is made with olive oil, chicken breasts, orzo, lemon, Parmesan cheese, and more.  It’s hard to believe such robust flavor results from this simple, one pot chicken dish.

7) Instant Pot Mediterranean Chicken


Instant pot recipes? Primavera Kitchen has you covered with this Instant Pot Mediterranean Chicken. This recipe has olive oil, chicken thighs, white onion, tomato, black olives, and healthy herbs.  Bursting with color and flavor and ready in only 20 minutes, this dish will keep you energized the rest of the day!

8) Easy Mediterranean Chicken


The Sugar-Free Diva has come up with a special formula for an Easy Mediterranean Chicken. This recipe uses only 4 ingredients – chicken breasts, olive oil, Kalamata olives, and Roma tomatoes.  But WOW- you won’t believe the incredible taste!

9) Mediterranean Grilled Chicken Kabobs


Here is a fool-proof recipe for Mediterranean Grilled Chicken Kabobs from The Mediterranean Dish. Chicken breasts, yellow onion, extra virgin olive oil, garlic, limes, red onion, and herbs are some of the ingredients found in these carefully crafted kabobs. Top it off with Cayenne Tahini Sauce made from tahini, white vinegar, garlic powder & cayenne pepper – and you’ve got a spicy, special meal!

10) Chicken Caprese


This Chicken Caprese is made by combining chicken breasts, olive oil, Italian seasoning, tomato, mozzarella cheese, balsamic glaze, and basil. Dinner At The Zoo developed this wild recipe for your adventurous taste buds!

11) Moroccan Lemon Chicken


This Mediterranean Diet-friendly Moroccan Lemon Chicken, is both zesty and juicy! Jessica Gavin uses ingredients like baby tomatoes, garlic chicken breast, and lemon to create this healthy meal.

12) Mediterranean Grilled Chicken Breasts


These modest Mediterranean Grilled Chicken Breasts by Served From Scratch are deceitful. They look ordinary but taste absolutely extraordinary! This recipe calls for chicken breasts, lemon, olive oil, parsley, garlic, paprika, and dried oregano.

13) Chicken Shawarma Fries


Iowa Girl Eats blends standard ingredients like extra virgin olive oil, garlic, chicken breasts, and hot sauce to make this masterpiece. These Chicken Shawarma Fries are finished with Mediterranean Salsa and Garlic Sauce!

14) Mediterranean Chicken Bake


The beauty of this Mediterranean Chicken Bake is a simple combination of chicken breasts, Greek seasoning, olive oil, artichoke hearts, tomatoes, spinach, capers, lemon, and cheese- all blended and baked together for an easy make-ahead meal. Don’t miss this one from The Pinning Mama!

15) Mediterranean Chicken Wraps


Mel’s Kitchen Cafe presents this recipe for Mediterranean Chicken Wraps. Just combine chicken, feta cheese, Greek yogurt, red peppers, olives, lemon, and baby arugula, wrapped in whole-wheat tortillas. Easy peasy and tasty, this is the perfect chicken recipe for your lunch or dinner on-the-go!

That’s it for our list of 15 Mediterranean chicken recipes. Did we miss any of your favorites? Share your top Mediterranean chicken dishes in the comments below!

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Akana Hanaoka
Akana Hanaoka started subscribing to the ketogenic diet in Feb 2018 and successfully “cured” her type 2 diabetes. Now she's trying to spread keto across her hometown in South East Asia!

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