By Matthew Thompson, Associate Food Editor for EatingWell Magazine
While chicken is a delicious mainstay of many people's cooking year-round, it's always had a special place in my summer food line-up. Juicy, grilled chicken breasts, pulled chicken sandwiches, fried chicken drumsticks, whole beer-barbecued chicken--summer chicken recipes are some of my all-time favorites.
Don't Miss: How to Grill Chicken to Perfection Every Time
Here are some of EatingWell's best healthy summer chicken recipes--whichever you pick, you can be confident that you're cooking a meal packed with summer's best flavors!
Sesame Chicken Cucumber Noodle Salad
This sesame chicken and noodle salad from chef Ming Tsai couldn't be simpler to make. It's a refreshing dish to serve on a hot summer's night or bring it to your warm-weather potluck: just toss the salad with the dressing when you're ready to serve.
Chopped Greek Salad with Chicken
Chicken turns this Greek-inspired salad into a