Ready to elevate your dinner game with some downright delicious chicken recipes? We totally get the struggle of deciding what to cook for dinner, so we've put together a mouthwatering collection that's about to make your taste buds do a happy dance. From crispy oven-roasted goodness to quick skillet sensations, these chicken dinner recipes are here to rescue your weeknight meals from the mundane. Forget complicated culinary acrobatics – we're keeping it real, simple, and seriously tasty.
This easy 5-ingredient Caprese Chicken (similar to chicken parmesan) is everything you want in a one-pan meal. It’s wholesome, hearty, and a total comfort food. Your whole family will love this; it will be your instant favorite when you want an easy yet delicious dinner. The best part is that it only needs five ingredients, so prep time is a breeze! You can even make it in one pan, and is also gluten-free. Don't forget to add this to your list of chicken dinner ideas. Read the 5-Ingredient Caprese Chicken recipe here.
Easy Balsamic Chicken
Easy Balsamic Chicken is a quick one-pan dinner that can be whipped up in under 20 minutes. The tomatoes and balsamic vinegar make a delicious sauce. You’ll enjoy this recipe because of the classic Italian flavors if you love Italian food. Since it’s a healthy protein, you can indulge without the guilt. Make a large batch for an easy yet delicious leftover the next day. Find the Easy Balsamic Chicken recipe here.
Easy 5-Ingredient Chicken Drumstick
Bored of the same old drumstick recipe? Not this one! This easy 5-ingredient Chicken Drumstick recipe is a crowd-pleaser. The crispy skin holds the moisture in, giving way to the tender meat inside. Every bite is juicy and flavorful, just as it’s supposed to be. The marinade for this recipe is made with tamari, olive oil, red wine vinegar, and garlic. And the best part is that it’s gluten-free! Read the 5-Ingredient Chicken Drumstick recipe here.
Gluten Free Kung Pao Chicken
Bursting with flavor and beyond easy to make, this Gluten-Free Kung Pao Chicken is a healthier twist on your favorite take-out dish. The perfect combination of salty and sweet, this savory recipe is sure to become your new weeknight staple.
Instant Pot Chicken Teriyaki Recipe
Instant Pot Chicken Teriyaki thighs are the easiest weeknight recipe ever. The teriyaki sauce is easily made with only a few ingredients, and it is gluten free. Quick and easy instant pot pressure cooker dinners are the best! You can use skinless chicken thighs or boneless chicken breasts if you prefer.
Cauliflower Chicken Fried Rice
If you are trying to eat low-carb, you'll love this Chicken Fried Cauliflower Rice. It's full of veggies and Asian flavor, plus low carb! It's perfect for any night of the week.
Skillet Cranberry Leek Chicken
This Skillet Cranberry Leek Chicken is a fun and festive holiday dinner. The tart and sweet sauce makes the perfect pairing with sauteed chicken breasts.
Four Ingredient Soy Glazed Chicken Thighs
This is one of the easiest ways to prepare chicken. The Soy Glazed Chicken Thighs need only four ingredients to make the marinade, but it packs a ton of flavor. You can soak the chicken thighs in marinade overnight or at least an hour to maximize the flavor. It’s a great recipe to do ahead of time, saving you more time for dinner. Find the Four Ingredient Soy Glazed Chicken Thighs recipe here.
Campbell’s Chicken Curry
This foolproof Campbell’s Chicken Curry is the perfect easy weeknight meal your family will love. It’s loaded with tender chicken, vegetables, and a flavorful broth. The sauce is made rich and layered with curry powder, turmeric, and coconut milk. As a bonus, it requires minimal prep! Find the Campbell’s Chicken Curry recipe here.
Sheet Pan Chicken and Brussels Sprouts
Here is a no-brainer winner of a chicken dinner that will please even the pickiest eaters in your house. It's also a great way to get your family to eat more vegetables. Try this Sheet Pan Chicken with Brussels Sprouts. It's one of my more popular recipes, making for a golden brown crispy chicken skin. Sheet pan chicken dinners are the best for no brainer quick and easy meals in a flash!
Creamy Chicken Alfredo and Spinach Casserole
What can be more comforting than eating a warm, cheesy, chicken Alfredo pasta dish, with an oh-so creamy sauce? Whether you use a store bought jar of Alfredo sauce or make it homemade, this baked pasta casserole chicken dinner is an easy and delicious crowd pleaser.
Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Wings
These chicken wings in the air fryer turn out so crispy and I don’t mean to sound cliché – but finger licking good! Add baking powder before putting them in the air fryer, and you will achieve juicy tender wings that are crispy on the outside.
Sheet Pan Plum Roasted Chicken
This sheet pan recipe is a beautiful blend of sweet plums and soft red onions with roasted chicken. To make this a complete one-pan meal, toss in some Brussels sprouts or other vegetables, and your dinner is ready in 45 minutes or less. For best results, marinate the chicken the night before.
Baked Moroccan Chicken
I often daydream about visiting Morocco, its colorful culture and pristine beaches. Until I brave the long flight with two squirmy kids – I will indulge in this flavorful baked Moroccan chicken dish!
Cheesy Chicken Quesadillas
This is a perfect meal for a busy weekday. Use store-bought rotisserie chicken and other premade ingredients to make this delicious chicken quesadillas meal in a snap. This is one of the quicker chicken recipes on the list! Even your picky eaters will like this one.
Chicken Mulligatawny Soup
Chicken Mulligatawny Soup is a popular soup that originated in Indian cuisine and has since become a favorite in many parts of the world. It's a hearty and flavorful soup made with spices, vegetables, and chicken. The soup typically includes ingredients like curry powder, garlic, and coconut milk, which gives it a unique taste and aroma. This soup is delicious and nutritious.
French Mustard Chicken
Prepare to fall madly in love with this Creamy, Dreamy Mustard Chicken Recipe. Classic French dish that tastes outstanding. Get the recipe.
Spanish Chicken And Rice
Bursting with flavor, juicy, hearty, and comforting, this Spanish Chicken And Rice makes a delicious one-pot recipe for the whole family. Perfect for a weeknight or Sunday dinner. Get the recipe.
Pumpkin Chicken Curry
Pumpkin Chicken Curry is juicy, tender chicken breasts cut into bite-size pieces and simmered in a flavorful and creamy canned pumpkin sauce. This easy, quick one-skillet recipe is flavorful and perfect for a cozy autumn meal. Get the recipe.
Creamy Honey Mustard Chicken
Decadent and delicious, this Stovetop Creamy Honey Mustard Chicken skillet meal is just 30 minutes away. Filled with rich flavors and made in one pan, this simple and easy recipe will surely be your new fave. And the creamy honey mustard cream sauce is amazing on rice, potatoes, and roasted veggies, too! Get the recipe.
Chicken Mushroom Stroganoff
This Chicken Mushroom Stroganoff is a creamy, savory, luxurious dinner inspired by delicious Eastern European cuisine, and it's ready to eat in just half an hour! You simply can't beat this easy stroganoff recipe for a one-skillet, thirty-minute dinner when you're ready for a satisfying, comforting meal that doesn't involve slaving in the kitchen all afternoon. Get the recipe.
Moroccan Chicken with Preserved Lemons & Olive - One Pot!
The enticing flavors of Morocco in a one-pot chicken dinner. The blend of spices – saffron, turmeric, cumin, ginger, and cinnamon – might seem unusual. Combined, they are indeed heady and fragrant but are also perfectly balanced by the acidity of the Preserved Lemon and lemon juice. The classic rendition of this dish uses a fair amount of onion and garlic, but that was easily remedied with Garlic-Infused Oil and a combo of scallion and leek greens. CLICK FOR RECIPE
Baked BBQ Chicken
Baked BBQ Chicken is the best way to enjoy BBQ chicken all year round! We use only two ingredients and have perfected our baking method so that the chicken turns out juicy with the best sweet and sticky glaze every time! Get the recipe.
Peanut Butter Chicken
The flavorful peanut butter sauce for chicken is rich, creamy, and nutritious. It's an easy to make recipe that uses pantry-staple ingredients that's ideal for a quick, weeknight meal. Get the recipe.
Juicy Baked Chicken Thighs
Juicy Baked Chicken Thighs are easy to make and the most delicious oven-baked chicken thighs ever! They're coated in pantry-staple spices and baked until crispy on the outside and unbelievably juicy inside. Get the recipe.