Whether it’s grilled, sautéed, baked, roasted or fried, chicken is a great source of protein for any mealtime of the day. Day or night, chicken is nutritious, satisfying and easy to make.

Poultry is truly versatile! From chicken soup to tandoori chicken and Buffalo wings, there are countless ways to eat the popular protein source. But for those of you looking to eat clean and stay in shape, it’s important to limit fats in your cooking. BPI Sports Athlete and Clean Creations owner Barbara Bolotte shows us 5 healthy ways to prepare chicken thanks to creative and easy-to-follow recipes. Barbara Bolotte demonstrates how to easily butterfly a chicken breast, how to prepare a quick marinade and even specifies exact cooking time.

If you’re looking for something a little bit spicier and with a kick, try the Sautéed Cajun Chicken recipe which is full of delicious New Orleans flavor. For something a little sweeter, try the sautéed Thai Chicken Recipe with hoisin sauce marinade and coconut oil. If it’s a taste of Mediterranean cuisine you seek, give Barbara’s Mediterranean-Style Chicken a go. It’s hassle-free and ready in just 20 minutes. All you need is capers, sun-dried tomatoes and a few spices.

If you prefer fresh herbs in your cooking, Lemon Herb Roasted Chicken is a must. From fresh sage to fresh thyme to fresh rosemary, it’s all in there for an aromatic experience like no other. Last but not least, Barbara Bolotte makes a delicious Panko Chicken Breast dish. Think crunchy breadcrumbs, golden crust and juicy chicken breast.

Check out these delicious recipes:

Lemon Herb Roasted Chicken

Ingredients/Items Needed:

  • chicken breast
  • thyme
  • sage
  • rosemary
  • salt and pepper
  • garlic powder
  • lemon
  • olive oil
  • baking sheet (will bake for 20-30 min)
  • pam spray
  • foil

Mediterranean Style Chicken

Ingredients/Items Needed:

  • chicken breast
  • lemon
  • capers
  • sun dried tomato
  • salt and pepper
  • olive oil
  • baking sheet (will bake for 20-30 min)
  • pam spray
  • foil

Panko Crusted Chicken

Ingredients/Items Needed:

  • chicken breast
  • sesame oil
  • soy sauce
  • panko bread crumb
  • hoisin
  • pam spray
  • mixing bowl
  • baking sheet (will bake for 20-30 min)
  • foil

Sautéed Thai Chicken

Ingredients/Items Needed:

  • chicken breast
  • coconut oil
  • red pepper flakes
  • salt and pepper
  • soy sauce
  • hoisin
  • sauté pan
  • mixing bowl
  • baking sheet (will sauté 1st, then bake for 15 min)
  • foil

Sautéed Cajun Chicken

Ingredients/Items Needed:

  • chicken breast
  • cajun seasoning
  • salt, pepper
  • pam spray
  • saute pan
  • baking sheet (will sauté 1st and bake for 15 min)
  • foil

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Barbara Bolotte is a guest contributor for BPI Sports.