What Chicken Dishes Go with Broccoli?

This is a plate of chicken teriyaki with a side of broccoli pieces.

We are always looking for protein to eat with greens and greens to eat with protein. Sometimes go well together, and others don’t. One of my favorite green vegetables is broccoli, and now I’m thinking, what chicken pairs with broccoli?

Most types of chicken go with broccoli; chicken breasts, whole chicken, and bone-in pieces such as drumsticks and wings. Broccoli and chicken can go well together in pasta, casseroles, soups, chicken curry, bakes, grills, salads, and even dips. Broccoli works within chicken recipes and as a side dish.

Here are some delicious chicken and broccoli recipes in the list below:

Chicken and Broccoli Pasta

You get chicken pasta, and you get broccoli pasta. You can combine chicken and broccoli for pasta, and you get a wholesome meal that’s comforting and has healthy greens with added texture. You can layer the chicken and broccoli with the pasta and sprinkle cheese, making it a pasta bake.

That allows more blending of flavors.

Here are some chicken and broccoli pasta recipes to try:

Broccoli Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Stuffed chicken breast is a favorite in continental cuisine. You can use thin, tender stem broccoli florets or cut up your broccoli into small pieces and fill your chicken breast with it. You can add other veggies too with a creamy base and sprinkle some cheese.

Here are some broccoli stuffed chicken breast recipes to try:

Chicken Wings with Broccoli

Broccoli is delicious as a side dish with chicken wings, regardless of the recipe. Whether you have crispy, sticky, or roasted wings, a broccoli slaw, salad, or steamed adds a layer of delicious texture and healthy nutrition to your meal.

Here are some chicken wings with broccoli recipes to try:

Roasted Chicken Thighs with Broccoli

Roasted chicken thighs are the best with broccoli. Chicken thighs are tender and juicy, and when you roast them with broccoli, it allows the green florets to absorb the flavor while adding their own.

Here are some roasted chicken thighs with broccoli recipes to try:

Broccoli and Chicken Drumsticks

Chicken drumsticks are made fried, baked, saucy, and crumbed, which all work with broccoli. You can eat broccoli as a side dish or add it into the baking process. You can also add it into a drumstick curry.

Broccoli as a side would be delicious as a slaw, salad, or mixed with other baked veggies.

Here are some broccoli and chicken drumstick recipes to try:

Roasted Whole Chicken with Broccoli

You can roast a whole chicken and add broccoli to the dish to absorb flavors or have it as a side in any form such as salad, slaw, baked veggies, steamed, or stir-fried. You can also stuff your whole chicken with broccoli.

Here are some roasted whole chicken with broccoli  recipes to try:

Pesto Chicken with Broccoli

Broccoli goes well with chicken, and it also works well with pesto. You can make a broccoli pesto to eat with chicken. You can also marinate and flavor your chicken with pesto. Additionally, you can use pesto as a sauce for your broccoli and chicken rice bowls.

Here are some pesto chicken with broccoli recipes to try:

Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry

Chicken and broccoli are delicious together in a stir-fry. You can glaze them with an Asian sauce or keep it simple with salt and pepper. You can also add stir-fried chicken and broccoli to noodles, ramen, and fried rice.

Here are some chicken and broccoli stir fry recipes to try:

Chicken and Broccoli Bake

There are various ways to eat chicken and broccoli in a bake. Casseroles are a delicious option to incorporate chicken and broccoli in one meal, in one dish. You can layer them and add other veggies, cheese, and bechamel sauce.

Here are some chicken and broccoli bake recipes to try:

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Broccoli Chicken Soup

Broccoli and chicken in soups are another ideal way to incorporate the two foods. Their contrasting textures, flavors, and nutritional values complement each other. Broccoli and chicken together make a regular plain soup hearty and more filling.

Here are some broccoli chicken soup recipes to try:

Chicken and Broccoli Curry

You can go wrong with chicken and broccoli curry. Whether you add chicken to your broccoli curry or broccoli to your chicken curry, it still makes the entire meal all the more hearty, warming, and comforting.

Here are some chicken and broccoli curry recipes to try:

Broccoli and Chicken Salad

The most delicious salad combination is cooked broccoli with cooked chicken in a salad, semi-dry or saucy. It is more filling, flavorful, and has more texture to it. You can also use raw broccoli for salads, and it adds an even more exciting texture along with the chicken.

Here are some broccoli and chicken salad recipes to try:

Buffalo Chicken Dip with Broccoli

A unique way to eat chicken with your broccoli is by making a buffalo chicken dip. It is a creamy, thick, and textured dip for raw or cooked broccoli and other veggies. It lets you have your regular broccoli with a whole new layer of flavor.

Here are some buffalo chicken dip recipes to try with broccoli:

Creamy Chicken and Broccoli

Creamy chicken is always yummy, and broccoli goes super well with it. You can choose to have broccoli on the side with creamy chicken. It would work excellent as a salad, mixed, baked veggies, a slaw, and broccoli rice.

Alternatively, you could toss the florets directly into the cooking process, adding more flavor, and the broccoli will absorb the creaminess, reducing its bland grassy taste.

Here are some creamy chicken and broccoli recipes to try:

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