Flip a gyro into a whole-grain bowl layered with kale, veggies, herbs and chickpeas. Then we top it with lean, spice-packed chicken, feta cheese, and tahini-spiked yogurt. It's everything you want from the hearty Greek platter with less than 400 calories—a sum of parts you feel good about finishing.

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You can dress chicken up in so many different ways – watching these five worldly takes on a fast, easy chicken dinner will inspire you to change up how you use the reliable protein.

Zee Krstic
October 25, 2017

Chicken is one of the most versatile proteins and one of the easiest ways to get dinner on the table, but after a while the same-old chicken breasts every night can get a bit boring. Switch up the versatile protein with international flavors that your whole family will love.

By approaching your chicken dinner with a different style each night, you can whip up dinner in less than an hour and reap the healthy benefits and wholesome protein of chicken. We've selected the following videos to showcase how you can prep and season chicken in many different ways without ever feeling bored at dinner. 

Skillet Apple Chicken Thighs

A seasonal approach to a classic chicken dinner is a great way to switch things up. This simple chicken dish is perfect for easing into fall and comes together in a single pan.

Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas

With fresh vegetables, shredded chicken breast, a slew of cheese, and sauce, you can enjoy this favorite Tex-Mex dish straight out of the oven in less than an hour.

BBQ Chicken and Blue Cheese Pizza

This 20-minute wonder dish makes use of the oven in the best way – simply assemble and watch as magic brings this pizza to life.

Chicken and Guacamole Tostadas

This no-cook recipe relies on the power of smoked paprika to amp up these tostadas' rich, smoky flavor without even using heat.

Chicken Gyro Bowl

The spice rub for this chicken-heavy dish does just as well with fish fillets, shrimp, ground lamb, or lean beef. Make a few extra batches of this Mediterranean rub and store it in an airtight container to use later.

Kale Caesar Quinoa Salad

If you love the classic Caesar salad, then you will love this 20-minute healthier version that packs a punch of whole-grain goodness, fiber, veg and protein in every bite. 

Sweet-Spicy Chicken and Vegetable Stir-Fry

Ready in just 30 minutes, this wonderfully vibrant chicken and veggie stir-fry features a sweet-spicy sauce and a topping of dry-roasted peanuts, which adds a crunchy texture. Add an egg on top to experience pure stir-fry bliss.