Amp up your mornings by adding an extra bit of protein to the mix! These chicken breakfast recipes are delicious blends of savory flavor and a fueling way to start the day. Choose from easy, make-ahead breakfast ideas to hearty, warm scrambles. This collection has something for every taste.

Chicken isn’t just for dinnertime and these breakfast recipes prove it! Though it may not compete in savory flavor with bacon for your morning wake-up, adding chicken to your breakfast is a great way to amp up the protein and keep you full.

Below is a wonderful mix of delicious, fueling recipes you can rely on in the morning. Enjoy the new flavor addition these chicken breakfast recipes bring to the table and know that they’re a healthy, filling way to start the day.

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1. Chicken Fritatta

A meal prep breakfast recipe that doubles as a delicious lunch. This combination of fresh veggies, seasoned chicken, and creamy eggs is a healthy addition to your routine. Add that to the fact that it’s based around whole foods and the frittata comes in at only 4 Weight Watchers points as well!

2. Chicken and Waffle Casserole

Egg waffle pieces combined with chicken strips and honey all baked until golden in the oven. This breakfast recipe brings a whole new level of indulgence to the table. The best crunchy, sweet waffle texture paired with the protein hit from chicken, it’s a combination you’ll fall in love with.

3. Air Fryer Breakfast Bowls

A copycat of a chick-a-filet bowl this breakfast bowl can be whipped up in no time in your air fryer and you don’t even need to leave your house. Made with chicken nuggets, tater tops, cheese, and eggs, this is a bowl that your kids will want to wake up for! 

4. Chicken Omelet

A delicious blend of fresh vegetables, lean chicken breast, eggs, and gooey mozzarella. This chicken omelet is a protein-rich way to start the day. Seasoned lightly with paprika and dill it comes together in just 15 minutes making it perfect for any day of the week.

5. Chicken Mini Breakfast Casserole

The best thing you’ll eat this month, this breakfast casserole contains all your favorite ingredients! Made with popcorn chicken, cheese, and honey and rolled into flakey crescent rolls, this casserole is the best part of savory indulgence. Add on a side of fresh fruit and it’s the perfect recipe to serve for brunch in the morning.

6. Chicken Scramble Bowl

Savory eggs paired with chicken nuggets and rolled into breakfast hashbrowns. This breakfast bowl helps warm you up first thing in the morning. Add in some fresh vegetables or top it with salsa for a fun flavor twist, regardless of how you make it this chicken bowl will become a morning staple.

7. French Toast Chicken Sandwich

All the deliciousness of a fried chicken sandwich paired with the indulgent flavor of French toast. Not only will you amp up your protein for the day but the sticky, bourbon, sweet chili sauce coating the sandwich is going to have you coming back again and again. An unforgettable sandwich you can devour at any time.

8. Chicken Quiche

Made with store-bought pie crust, this chicken quiche is a delicious way to use up leftovers in the fridge! Though it features mushrooms and spinach, any vegetables will work in this breakfast recipe. Seasoned with thyme and loaded with Swiss cheese it’s a rich flavor you’ll get out of bed for.

9. Chicken Breakfast Burrito

The ultimate combination of chicken, cheese, eggs, and avocado all wrapped into one burrito. This breakfast recipe is a complete meal to kick off the day. It’s loaded with Mexican flavor but easier to whip up than you think. Plus, you can meal prep the burritos and freeze making them great for grab-and-go mornings.

10. Crack Chicken Quiche

Everyone’s favorite flavor but in a new form. Thus crack chicken quiche featured tender chicken, heavy cream, and ranch dressing all mixed into a pie crust for ease. Make it in advance and freeze it for when you need it, this chicken quiche is a delicious and hearty way to start the morning.

11. Chicken Gravy Biscuit Breakfast Sandwich

Jump biscuits packed with fried egg, chicken, and delicious, creamy gravy. It’s comfort food for breakfast. The breaded chicken gives this breakfast a savory taste while the fluffy biscuit and classic gravy add a comforting feel to it. Add on a side of fruit and it’s the perfect breakfast recipe for cold-weather days.

12. Chicken Nugget and Waffle Cupcakes

A classic flavor pairing now in bite-sized, cupcake form. These waffle cupcakes come with an easy but sweet batter and are topped with chicken baked in honey butter. They’re a light and sweet treat to pair with your coffee when you need some fuel but also want a bit of indulgence.

13. Cajun Chicken and Cheesy Grits

The best blend of hearty, homemade, comfort food. Classic creamy grits with a hint of cheese topped with pan-fried chicken and covered in hot sauce. This recipe tastes just as delicious for breakfast as it does for dinner making it a multi-purpose meal you can enjoy any time of day.

14. Fried Chicken and Cornmeal Pancakes

A unique twist on chicken and waffles that’s just as easy and delicious! With it you’ll enjoy the light and sweet flavor of cornmeal pancakes while biting into your favorite fried chicken. Top it all with maple syrup and hot sauce and you’ve got comfort food on a plate. Perfect for lazy mornings when you want to indulge.

15. Chicken and Waffles

A classic recipe for ultimate comfort. Crispy oven-fried chicken topped with a white pepper gravy served on your favorite waffle. Rich and indulgent it’s the breakfast you need to make when hosting guests you want to impress in the morning. It’s cozy, and delicious, and will warm up your morning.

16. Buffalo Chicken Breakfast Casserole

This whole30-approved breakfast recipe is loaded with healthy ingredients and flavor! With your favorite buffalo sauce whisked in this breakfast casserole has a punch of heat. Make it in advance and pull it out when you need it to make for an easy, tasty brunch on a lazy morning.

17. Chicken Biscuit Breakfast Sandwich

Made with little effort this breakfast sandwich is great any day of the week. With a crispy, breaded chicken and melted cheese this sandwich uses homemade buttermilk biscuits to come together. Topped with honey and hot sauce dressing on top, it’s the perfect flavor combo to wake you up in the morning.

18. Chicken Pot Pie Quiche

Delicious comfort food made into a hearty breakfast! Using a base of cream of chicken soup along with eggs, cheese, and vegetables this pot pie recipe is a hearty way to start the day. Prepared in a deep dish pie crust it can also be made and frozen making it the perfect dish to whip up when hosting.

19. Maple Fried Chicken and Waffles

This recipe uses chicken thighs for maximum juiciness! Sticky, sweet chicken fried to perfection and then paired with spicy but savory cornbread waffles. It’s a delicious spin on a classic comfort food that everyone loves and is easy enough to whip up. Seasoned with both jalapeno and cayenne pepper for a hint of heat and it’ll wake you up in no time!

20. Creamy Chicken Crepini

These stuffed crepes are a savory blend of flavors that both adults and kids love. Made with an easy, creamy filling of mushrooms, dilly, cream cheese, and chicken these crepinis are then fried until golden brown and slightly crispy. A delicious recipe to start the day and a great way to stay full after breakfast!

21. Cheesy Chicken Hashbrown Casserole

Creamy, delicious, and with a crisp crunchy topping that leaves you more. This hashbrown casserole packs a punch of protein and is best when made the night ahead making busy mornings a bit easier. Loaded with comfort and minimal seasonings, the casserole is perfect to freeze in individual portions to take out when you need them.

22. Chicken and Waffles Pizza

Take your favorite breakfast and turn it into something new! This pizza recipe is quick, easy, and deliciously cheesy. Using frozen pizza dough as the base it’s then topped with thawed chicken tenders and your favorite cheese blend along with a diced waffle and some crisp bacon. The perfect blend of morning flavors.

23. Chicken Breakfast Skillet

Minimal clean-up, lots of protein, and a dash of color is what you’ll get from this chicken breakfast skillet! This skillet uses chicken, sausage, and bacon to keep you full along with peppers, eggs, and chives to keep it together and colorful. It’s a delicious way to start the day and keep you full throughout the morning.

24. Breakfast Tacos

For all the taco lovers out there, now you can have them for breakfast too! Take your leftover chicken and pair it with eggs, bacon, and hot sauce for a satisfying breakfast. If you’re hosting a brunch, set out avocado, salsa, and cheese and have everyone create their own. A tasty but healthy morning meal.

25. Korean Fried Chicken and Scallion Waffles

With a Belgian waffle base and scallions added to it you’ll get a unique blend of flavors. Top it with friend chicken drizzled with maple gochujang sauce and the flavors come together it the most comfortable way. Adjust the spice as you wish and this chicken breakfast will become a new weekend staple for you!

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25 Chicken Breakfast Recipes Your Family Will Rave About

Servings: 6 servings
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This chicken frittata makes a fantastic meal prep breakfast, or you could even have it as a lunch and add a bit of salad or a wrap on the side.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 ¼ cup diced peppers (a mix is fine)
  • ½ cup diced red onion
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • green chilies are optional
  • 1 clove garlic diced
  • 1.5 teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 6 oz (about 1.5 cups) shredded, cooked chicken
  • ½ cup diced tomatoes or Rotel
  • 6 eggs
  • ¼ cup 1% low fat milk
  • Dash of salt and pepper
  • Fresh chopped cilantro for topping *optional


  • Heat the olive oil in a large oven-safe skillet.
  • Add in the diced peppers, onions, garlic, frozen corn, and lime juice. Mix in chili powder and paprika and saute over medium heat for about 10 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to low broil.
  • Stir in the cooked, shredded chicken and diced tomatoes. Continue cooking for 2-3 minutes.
  • In a large bowl or Pyrex measuring cup, whisk the eggs and milk together and add in the salt and pepper.
  • Pour the egg mixture over the veggie and chicken mixture and cook on stove top till the eggs bubble. This will take about 5 minutes.
  • Place the oven safe skillet in the oven for approx 12 minutes – until the eggs are firm and cooked through.
  • Cut into 6 equal servings.


1 point per serving based on the WW app recipe creator.
If you’re using an older version of WW, check out these points below.
Personal Points- 1-4 depending on your 0PP foods
Freestyle SP- (blue & purple) 1 using WW recipe builder


Calories: 170kcalCarbohydrates: 9gProtein: 15gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 1.9gSodium: 310mgFiber: 0.92gSugar: 3.46g

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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