2 Easy-To-Prepare Chicken Recipes For Your Kids

Chicken is dependable, easy to cook, and definitely takes first place on the list of proteins that kids require to have a healthy development. Most parents want their kids to have chicken as it is a great source of first-class protein. It also provides better growth and development to the growing children as it contains lots of amino acids which help children to become taller and stronger.

If your Preschool kids are fussy eaters and throw tantrums while eating chicken, you can check these kids-friendly, easy-to-cook recipes that they will devour in no time.

Honey-Mustard Chicken Bake : You can prepare this savory and sweet, honey-mustard chicken bake within an hour.

Ingredients :
  • Boneless chicken thighs – 6 ounce
  • Kosher salt – 1 tsp
  • Honey – 1/4th cup
  • Dijon mustard – 1/4th cup
  • Fresh thyme leaves – 3 tsp
  • Asparagus – 1 pound (cut and sliced)
  • Cauliflower florets – ½ cup
  • Red onion – 1 (medium and chopped)
  • Red bell pepper – 1 (large and chopped)
  • Olive oil – 1 tbsp
Directions :
  • Preheat the oven to 400˚F.
  • Place one oven rack in the middle and the other approximately 6 inches below the broiler.
  • Season both sides of the chicken with some salt and keep it aside for some time.
  • In a small bowl, take honey, mustard, and 1 tsp of thyme.
  • Take one large baking dish and toss everything together - the vegetables, olive oil, ½ tsp salt, and the remaining thyme.
  • Now, roast it on the middle rack for 10 minutes.
  • Toss the vegetables and then place the chicken on top and brush honey-mustard sauce onto the chicken.
  • Place the baking dish again in the center rack and roast the chicken until the vegetables are soft and the chicken is cooked thoroughly.
  • After 30 minutes, switch the oven to broil and move the baking dish to the upper rack and broil the chicken until it becomes brown.
  • Your dish is ready. Serve immediately.

Chicken and Carrot Cups : Anaheim CA playschool teachers have observed kids love having this at their lunch.

Ingredients :
  • Grated carrots – 1 cup
  • Minced garlic cloves – 1
  • Almond flour – 1/3rd cup
  • Grated parmesan or shredded cheddar cheese – 1/3rd cup
  • Fresh parsley – 1 tbsp (chopped)
  • Egg – 1 (lightly beaten)
  • Ground chicken – ½ cup (cooked)
  • Salt and pepper – as per your taste
Directions :
  • First, preheat the oven to 400˚F and line a muffin tin with 6 t7 liners.
  • In one medium bowl take all the ingredients. The grated carrots, garlic, almond flour, cheese, parsley, egg, chicken, a little bit of salt, and pepper. Mix everything and keep it aside for some time.
  • Now pack the mixture into the muffin liners and bake them at least for 20 minutes.
  • Your dish will be ready when the cups start becoming brown and crisp around the edges. Serve immediately.

According to the Preschool Anaheim CA teachers, you also can use a whole pound of ground turkey in place of chicken.

You can prepare these recipes at home as lunch or dinner. The days you prepare these, kids will definitely gobble their meals without making any fuss.