Chicken is lower in fat and calories than most meats and provides important nutrients, including generous amounts of high-quality protein. In fact, one 3-ounce serving of chicken provides more than half of the protein the body needs each day.

Chicken can be enjoyed in so many ways, it could be served every day of the year and prepared differently each time. And while the cost of many foods has soared, chicken remains one of the best buys in the supermarket.

Here, we've gathered time-tested recipes for tasty, healthy meals centered around chicken.