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10 Yummilicious Chicken Recipes For Toddlers

Chicken Recipes For Toddlers

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By the time your baby becomes a toddler, her taste buds are ready to explore new tastes and flavors. Chicken must already be a part of her diet. But now is the time to give chicken, a ‘toddler’ twist!

Chicken is nutritious and tasty. And with these 10 healthy chicken recipes for toddlers, you can now give them a taste of ‘real’ food. So, get cooking!

1. Chicken Pilaf With Spinach And Walnuts:

Chicken Pilaf With Spinach And Walnuts

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Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked basmati rice
  • 1 cup plum tomato, diced
  • 1/2 Tsp salt
  • Two cans chicken broth
  • 6 ounces spinach, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 2 cups chicken breast, chopped and cooked
  • 1/2 cup toasted walnuts, coarsely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp dill, finely chopped

How To Make:

  • Heat the oil in a pan over medium-high heat.
  • Now sauté the onion and cinnamon sticks until they turn light brown.
  • Next, add the rice and sauté for one minute.
  • Add some more oil, tomato, salt, and chicken bro
    th.
  • Bring the mixture to boil, and then reduce the heat, cover the pan and let it simmer till the rice is tender.
  • Next, add spinach and raisins.
  • Sauté both for two minutes.
  • Now remove the cinnamon sticks, add the chicken and garnish with walnuts and dill.

[ Read: Nutritious Snacks For Your Toddlers ]

2. Chicken And Avocado Wrap:

Chicken And Avocado Wrap

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Ingredients:

  • One ready-made wrap
  • One avocado, mashed
  • 50g chicken breast slices, cooked
  • A few cherry tomatoes

How To Make:

  • Spread the mashed avocado over the wrap.
  • Now put the chicken slices and cherry tomato on top.
  • Roll up the wraps and cut them up.

3. Chicken And Mushroom Pasta:

Chicken And Mushroom Pasta

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Ingredients:

  • One tsp olive oil
  • ½ onion, chopped
  • 250g mushrooms, sliced
  • Two chicken breasts, skinless
  • White sauce
  • 125g whole wheat penne
  • 125g penne
  • 30g parmesan cheese, grated
  • Parsley, chopped

How To Make:

  • Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.
  • Add the onion and fry for five minutes.
  • Now add the mushrooms.
  • Reduce the heat a little and cook for ten more minutes.
  • Cut the chicken into bite-size pieces and add to mixture.
  • Pour the white sauce next.
  • Mix well.
  • Cook the pasta as per instructions.
  • Drain the water. But keep about 200ml of the drained water for later use.
  • Now add pasta into the chicken and mushroom sauce. You can use the saved water to adjust the consistency of the sauce.
  • Finally, garnish with parmesan cheese and parsley before serving.

[ Read: Healthy Snacks For Preschoolers ]

4. Chicken And Sweet Corn Savory Parcels:

Chicken And Sweet Corn Savory Parcels

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Ingredients:

  • Two chicken breasts, cut into strips
  • 150ml buttermilk
  • 200g plain flour
  • 1 egg and one egg yolk, beaten
  • 500ml milk, skimmed
  • 2tbsp chives, chopped
  • 2tbsp oil
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • 75g sweet corn
  • 4 spring onions, chopped
  • 50g Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 avocado
  • Juice of ½ a lemon
  • 4 tbsp cream

How To Make:

  • Place the chicken strips in a bowl and add the buttermilk.
  • Mix well and set aside, preferably overnight.
  • For The Pancakes.
  • Take the flour in a large bowl.
  • Take the egg and egg yolk and beat it together with the milk.
  • Add this mixture to the flour and whisk well until you get a smooth batter.
  • Add the chopped chives.
  • Let the batter sit for thirty minutes or so.
  • Next, add a little oil to a frying pan and place it over medium heat.
  • Add a ladleful of batter to the pan. Make sure it covers the base.
  • Cook until it is slightly browned.
  • Now flip over and cook for another minute.
  • Make all the pancakes using the same process.
  • Now back to the chicken!
  • Heat some oil in a large pan.
  • Add the marinade chicken.
  • Stir until it turns golden.
  • Add the pepper and sweet corn.
  • Now cook for another five minutes or so.
  • Now and the spring onions and remove from heat.
  • Next, preheat the oven to 200°C.
  • Fill the pancakes with a spoonful of batter each.
  • Now wrap to make a parcel.
  • Place these parcels in a baking tray or dish.
  • Don’t forget to sprinkle some cheese on top before you bake the parcels for 15 minutes.

5. Chicken Burger:

Chicken Burger

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Ingredients:

  • One Tsp lemon zest
  • 400g chicken bites mixture
  • Two bread rolls
  • A little mayonnaise
  • Some tomato, cucumber and red onion slices
  • A handful of lettuce leaves

How To Make:

  • Preheat the grill.
  • Add the lemon zest and chicken.
  • Season with black pepper and mix well.
  • Now shape them into two large burgers.
  • Next, grill the burgers until they are completely cooked. This should take around 15-18 minutes.
  • Divide the bread rolls in half and toast under the grill.

Now comes the fun part!

  • Spread a little mayonnaise on the buns and add a few tomato, cucumber and red onion slices, as well as lettuce leaves.
  • Your chicken burgers are ready to be served!

[ Read: 10 Food Ideas For Toddlers ]

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