7-Ingredient (or Less) Chicken Recipes

Take the hassle out of dinner tonight with our quick and easy chicken recipes that all use seven ingredients or fewer. Including chicken recipes such as chicken Alfredo, chicken salad, and chicken wraps, this collection offers the perfect weeknight dinner solution.

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    Lemon-Thyme Roasted Chicken with Fingerlings

    Number of Ingredients: Six

    Not only does our low-fuss roasted chicken recipe come together with just a handful of ingredients, but the dinner takes just a half-hour to pull together. Slices of lemon and thyme provide the one-dish recipe with loads of flavor.

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    Corn Bread Chicken with Kale

    Number of Ingredients: Six

    We bet you've never coated chicken like this before! Simply dip chicken breasts in corn bread stuffing mix to get a delicious chicken recipe.

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    Lemon-Ginger Chicken Thighs

    Number of Ingredients: Six

    A fragrant mix of lemon wedges and sliced green onions decks our scrumptious chicken skillet recipe. A lemon-ginger rub and tangy honey-lemon sauce amp up the citrus factor even more.

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    Chicken with Parmesan Noodles

    Number of Ingredients: Six

    Make yourself a cozy weeknight dinner (that's inexpensive, too!) with our easy chicken pasta recipe. Pesto-coated chicken, cooked carrots, and Parmesan cheese bring the flavor to the chicken recipe.

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    Southwestern Chicken and Macaroni Salad

    Number of Ingredients: Six

    Our chicken recipe uses bold flavors such as traditional Mexican salsa taquera and poblano peppers to amp up its pasta salad game. Watch to learn how to make the easy dinner recipe.

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    Chicken and Lemon-Broccoli Alfredo

    Number of Ingredients: Six

    Light Alfredo pasta sauce dresses up stove-top chicken and mushrooms in our delicious dinner recipe. Cooking broccoli with fresh slices of lemon is an easy way to add unexpected bold flavor to the dish.

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    Pan-Roasted Chicken with Brussels Sprouts and Apples

    Number of Ingredients: Five

    Your regular pan-roasted chicken has never tasted this good. Drizzled with maple syrup and baked with apples and Brussels sprouts, the indulgent chicken dinner is perfect for any special occasion -- or just a weeknight in.

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    Chicken Breasts with Herbs

    Number of Ingredients: Seven

    A quick saute followed by a brief braising keeps chicken breasts moist (and the garlic, fresh lemon, and parsley stay bright, too). The fresh herb mixture is our version of Italian gremolata.

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    Cheesy Burrito Chicken

    Number of Ingredients: Five

    Chicken, sour cream, refried beans, cheese, and lettuce combine to re-create your favorite Mexican dish: the burrito! Enjoy the tasty dinner recipe guilt-free -- without the the tortilla, it's only 225 calories per serving!

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    Easy Chicken-Broccoli Alfredo

    Number of Ingredients: Five

    Embrace the flavor of creamy Alfredo sauce -- without the pasta -- in our easy chicken recipe. Healthy green broccoli and whole grain brown rice balance the richness of the traditional Italian sauce.

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    Chicken and Asparagus Skillet Supper

    Number of Ingredients: Six

    Asparagus, squash, and green onion add a garden-fresh touch to this chicken-and-bacon combo. The saltiness of the bacon adds depth to the flavor in this skillet dinner recipe.

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    Pineapple Chicken

    Number of Ingredients: Six

    Juicy pineapple tempers the spice of this curry-flavored chicken dish. Sweet peppers and jalapenos make a pretty garnish.

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    Chicken with Summer Squash

    Number of Ingredients: Six

    Prepared rotisserie chicken is a shortcut to a home-style meal -- just quarter the chicken and serve it on a bed of sauteed squash, cherry tomatoes, and arugula (or spinach) leaves.

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    Veggie Wraps with Chicken

    Number of Ingredients: Six

    Our light wraps make the most of garden-fresh veggies. Grilled chicken breast adds healthy, filling protein, while dried tomato pesto makes a flavorful spread.

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    Easy Chicken Jambalaya

    Number of Ingredients: Six

    Try our six-ingredient chicken recipe the next time you're in the mood for a spicy Cajun kick. Serve it over fluffy white rice to soak up the full-bodied sauce.

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    Mango Chicken Salad

    Number of Ingredients: Seven

    Chicken breasts are cooked in an island-inspired broth of coconut milk, lime juice, soy sauce, and crushed red pepper to create a tender and flavorful base for this main-dish salad.

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    Chicken Linguine with Pesto Sauce

    Number of Ingredients: Six

    With prepared ingredients such as deli-roasted chicken and jarred Alfredo sauce, this family favorite is ready in just 20 minutes.

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    How to Bake Chicken Breasts

    Your favorite spices + chicken breasts = a delicious chicken dinner. Watch our video to learn our two secrets to success.

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    Chicken-Broccoli Mac and Cheese

    Number of Ingredients: Seven

    Jazz up classic mac 'n' cheese with some parsley, sun-dried tomatoes, broccoli, and chicken for a 20-minute dinner they'll love.

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    Chicken Tortellini Toss

    Number of Ingredients: Five

    For a foolproof 20-minute supper, toss packaged cheese tortellini with roasted chicken, herbs, broccoli, and dried-tomato pesto. Top it with fresh Parmesan cheese.

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    Chicken with Apricots

    Number of Ingredients: Six

    For flavorful, fuss-free chicken, cook it with chili powder and onion. Easy-to-prepare orzo makes a fresh alternative to rice.

  • Next Slideshow 20-Minute (or Less!) Chicken Dinners

    20-Minute (or Less!) Chicken Dinners

    You don't have to settle for takeout when you're short on time--and these quick and easy chicken dinners are proof. Each recipe, such as spicy jerk chicken, classic chicken Alfredo, or sweet teriyaki stir-fry, takes less than 20 minutes to prep, plate, and serve. Choose one of these easy chicken recipes to make tonight.
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