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Chicken strips with courgettes for a light but tasty dinner

Chicken strips with courgettes

Chicken strips with zucchini is a simple and light recipe that will give your diet a tasty and original touch.

Tired of the usual grilled chicken to keep the line ? The strips of chicken with zucchini are a second course of meat that is easy and quick to prepare and with the use of few ingredients. A simple and light recipe that will give your diet a tasty and original touch , even for the little ones who don’t always eat vegetables with pleasure!

We offer you the basic recipe of these chicken strips, but being a very versatile food you can enrich them with additional ingredients and condiments. You may like the creamier versions or the more exotic ones with the use of curry, turmeric or saffron.

Chicken strips with courgettes
Chicken strips with courgettes

Preparation of the recipe for chicken strips with zucchini

  1. Wash and slice the courgettes, and cut the chicken into strips.
  2. Finely slice the onion and fry it in a pan with a drizzle of oil
  3. Add the chicken and cook for about 15 minutes , then add the courgettes and continue to cook for another 10 minutes .
  4. Salt and pepper to taste with the heat off to avoid losing the crunchiness of the zucchini.
  5. Serve and decorate with a few mint leaves!

You can season the chicken strips with balsamic vinegar if you like.

Variations and tips for chicken strips with zucchini

To make this dish more summery , let it cool completely and serve it cold enriching it with some cherry tomatoes, a finely sliced ​​carrot and a fresh basil leaf.

If you want to vary this recipe with an ethnic note , we recommend you try the chicken strips with saffron and zucchini. After the chicken and courgettes are browned, add 200 ml of cream and a sprinkle of saffron to the pan and cook over low heat for a few minutes. You will thus obtain a creamy spicy sauce for your light dish. You can also replace the cream with Philadelphia or Robiola.

To make a creamy but more delicate version , try the chicken strips with zucchini and milk cream instead. Brown the courgettes and the chicken that you will flour previously, then add 250 ml of whole milk to the pan. Cook over medium heat for 5 minutes until the milk cream thickens. You can use rice, soy or coconut milk for any food intolerances or habits.


Keep the chicken strips for up to two days in the fridge in an airtight container.

You may also like the soy chicken with vegetables .

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