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Paleo Chicken and Poultry Recipes

Chicken and Turkey at its best is organic, pasture raised and local. How do we love it? Let’s count the ways: baked, broiled, grilled, roasted, sautéed, slow cooked, and stir fried and we’ve got recipes to cover it all! Chicken is versatile, delicious, mild, and “goes with anything.” It can be dressed up in exotic flavors and spices or dressed down with hardly any seasoning and still taste great.

Chicken Recipes

Chicken at its best is organic, pasture raised and local. How do we love it? Let’s count the ways: baked, broiled, grilled, roasted, sautéed, slow cooked, and stir fried and we’ve got recipes to cover it all! Chicken is versatile, delicious, mild, and “goes with anything.” It can be dressed up in exotic flavors and spices or dressed down with hardly any seasoning and still taste great.

Apple Chicken

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Votes: 17
Rating: 4.41
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This meal can easily be made the night before, for a quick lunch to bring along to work. … View Recipe

Balsamic Braised Chicken and Vegetables

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Rating: 5
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When simmered in a flavorful broth, chicken and vegetables becomes a rich and satisfying one pot dinner. Make sure to brown the chicken well before braising for crisp skin and … View Recipe

Buffalo Chicken Wings in “Peanut Sauce”

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Rating: 4.37
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This simple recipe is a nice Paleo version of Southeast Asian-style spicy peanut chicken dishes, using coconut aminos (available online) and almond butter in place of the traditional soy sauce … View Recipe

Calabaza con Pollo

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Rating: 4.29
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Calabaza con Pollo is a delicious soup served up as a main dish not only because it contains a wide variety of vegetables and lean chicken but also because it’s … View Recipe

Caribbean Jerk Chicken

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Rating: 4.35
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Chef Salad

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Votes: 17
Rating: 4.53
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This Chef Salad combines classic fresh ingredients like lettuce, tomatoes, celery, and avocado with hard-boiled eggs, chicken or ham and crumbled bacon. A Paleo-approved salad dressing completes the dish. This … View Recipe

Chicken Cacciatore

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Votes: 24
Rating: 4.71
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Chicken Curry with Apple

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Votes: 18
Rating: 4.39
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Chicken Fajita Salad

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Votes: 9
Rating: 4.56
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Chicken Fajitas with Guacamole

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Rating: 4.42
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Chicken Primavera Bowl

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Rating: 4.44
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Chicken Stir-Fry Breakfast

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Rating: 5
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This wonderful chicken breakfast scramble is given a Mediterranean twist with the addition of bell peppers, asparagus and olives. It is also open to a number of different variations according … View Recipe

Chicken, Yam, and Chard Soup

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Rating: 4.64
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Coconut Chicken

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Rating: 4.5
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Coconut Curry Chicken Stew

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Rating: 4.5
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Creamy Chicken and Broccoli Casserole

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Votes: 5
Rating: 4.4
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Creamy casseroles are a favorite when the weather gets chilly, but they’re not always Paleo diet friendly. This easy casserole layers chicken with vegetables for a filling and comforting meal. … View Recipe

Crunchy Almond Chicken Fingers

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Rating: 5
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Those who are craving Paleo finger foods will love these crunchy almond chicken fingers. Created from almond flour, and baked in the oven, they’re sure to please even the pickiest … View Recipe

Crusted Chicken

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Rating: 4.41
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This is a simple and easy replacement for breaded chicken using almond flour. There are a number of variations you could add to the almond flour mix to enhance the … View Recipe

Fruited Chicken Thighs

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Rating: 4.22
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Grilled Chicken Kebabs with Garlic and Cumin

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Votes: 8
Rating: 4.75
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Try it with Mojo Verde for extra flavor.

Note: recipe needs at least 2 additional prep hours to allow time for the chicken to marinate. … View Recipe

Grilled Chicken Mediterranean

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Votes: 11
Rating: 4.45
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Kale Salad with Chicken

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Votes: 7
Rating: 4.57
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Lascaux Chicken Waldorf Salad

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Rating: 4.59
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This salad has a sweet and salty combination and is also packed with protein and vitamins.
Best served shortly after being prepared. … View Recipe

Maple-Walnut Chicken

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Rating: 4.46
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Marinated Chicken alla Griglia

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Rating: 4.44
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Mini Chicken Casseroles

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Rating: 5
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When it’s cold outside and you’re looking for something comforting, there’s nothing better than a casserole filled with chicken and vegetables. This one is healthy, delicious, and full of flavor. … View Recipe

Old Bay Spicy Marinated Chicken

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Rating: 4.67
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Paleo Chicken Alfredo

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Rating: 4.54
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Paprika Roast Chicken with Carrots

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Votes: 7
Rating: 4.29
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Smoked paprika pairs perfectly with sweet roasted carrots and garlic in this rich one-dish meal. It’s important to use skin on, bone in chicken thighs for the best flavor, but … View Recipe

Ratatouille Chicken Casserole

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Thinly sliced vegetables and chicken breast comes alive when baked with a savory tomato sauce. It also is easy to put together, making it perfect for a weeknight meal. A … View Recipe

Satay Chicken Skewers with “Peanut” Sauce

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Votes: 11
Rating: 4.73
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Kebab lovers will go crazy for these Satay Chicken Skewers with “Peanut” Sauce. Not only are they an excellent choice for serving at your next event as an appetizer, but … View Recipe

Slow Cooker Chicken and Greens

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Rating: 2.38
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As the weather starts to get cooler, that means slow cooker season is starting. This recipe takes advantage of end of season greens to make an impressive and healthy meal … View Recipe

Slow Cooker Curried Chicken and Butternut Squash

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As summer comes to an end, you’ll see more and more winter squash, which are perfect for the slow cooker. This recipe is full of creamy flavor and the perfect … View Recipe

Slow Cooker Maple Bacon Chicken Legs

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Chicken legs turn into a melt in your mouth meal with this easy slow cooker recipe. Simmered in a maple-flavored sauce, the chicken takes on the right amount of sweet … View Recipe

Slow Cooker Southwest Chicken and Sweet Potato Stew

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This veggie loaded chicken chili is the perfect end of winter recipe. It requires little pre-prep, and is chock full of zesty southwest flavor. Topped with a squeeze of lime … View Recipe

Teriyaki Chicken

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Rating: 4.42
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Tex-Mex Breakfast Scramble

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Rating: 4.29
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This casserole combines sautéed chicken, eggs and vegetables with Tex-Mex spices like cumin and chili powder. If you want a lighter breakfast, you can leave out the chicken. You could … View Recipe

Thai Chicken Wraps

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Rating: 4.42
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Add a bit of kick to your appetizers with these Thai chicken wraps. The Thai sauce can be customized to your taste and the use of lettuce as an alternative … View Recipe


Poultry Recipes

All poultry is perfectly Paleo especially if it’s organic, pasture raised and local or even better, wild. Poultry includes chicken and other fowl such as turkey, geese, and ducks. Second only to chicken in popularity, turkey is affordable and especially easy to find in stores. We’ve put together a number of delicious recipes for you that utilize turkey in all its forms from the whole bird to ground turkey burgers.

Apple Glazed Turkey Breast

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Rating: 4.73
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Bunless Burgers

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Rating: 3
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Chunky Turkey Chili

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Rating: 5
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Chili is usually a cold weather staple, but this version uses chunky summer vegetables, which adds both texture and nutrition. Ground turkey is loaded with protein that when combined with … View Recipe

Cilantro Turkey Burgers

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Rating: 4.18
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Combine with our guacamole recipe or any other side dish. … View Recipe

Danish Meat Loaf

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Rating: 4.41
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Free-Range Pastured Whole Turkey

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Votes: 7
Rating: 4.57
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Optional: Brine the turkey first. *If you have purchased a frozen turkey, you will need to thaw it 3-4 days before you intend to brine it or roast it. Thaw … View Recipe

Italian Turkey and Vegetable Stew

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Rating: 5
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Full of vegetables, this quick and easy turkey stew is loaded with flavor and nutrition. It makes great use of leftover cooked turkey; if you have some, simply add it … View Recipe

Paleo Shepherd’s Pie

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Rating: 4.57
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Paleo Spaghetti

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Rating: 4.63
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Slow Cooker Turkey Meatballs with Cauliflower Rice

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Rating: 3.38
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Meatballs don’t seem like something you’d think to cook in a slow cooker, but they actually work out nicely. With a rich broth and lots of fresh herbs, these turkey … View Recipe

Taco Salad

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Rating: 4.74
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Turkey and Kale Salad with Maple Bacon Dressing

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Rating: 5
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If you’ve made healthy choices for a big holiday meal, then it only makes sense that they are still nutritious the next day. This holiday leftover recipe combines everything in … View Recipe

Turkey Brine

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Rating: 4.5
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This recipe is enough to brine up to an 18 pound turkey.  If you have a very large turkey, add ½ cup sea salt for every additional gallon of water needed … View Recipe

Turkey Vegetable Meatballs

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Rating: 4.4
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Whole Citrus Roasted Turkey

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The turkey is always the “big deal” of the Thanksgiving feast, yet many worry that it’s too hard to roast their own whole turkey. This recipe yields delicious, juicy results … View Recipe