7-Ingredient (or Less) Chicken Suppers

Take the hassle out of dinner tonight with these quick and easy meals, from crispy buffalo chicken pizzas to one-dish chicken with orzo and fresh herbs.


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Easy Chicken Jambalaya

    This six-ingredient supper has a Cajun kick. Serve it over fluffy white rice to soak up the spicy sauce.

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish   23 mins 
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Mango Chicken Salad

    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.

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish   30 mins 
Bake   4 mins  to  5 mins  350°F 
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Honey Chicken Sandwiches

    This 5-ingredient recipe pairs flaky, buttery biscuits with a warm honey-and-chicken filling -- and it's ready in just 20 minutes.

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish   20 mins 
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Chicken Linguine with Pesto Sauce

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

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish   20 mins 
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Chicken Quesadillas

    This cheesy quesadilla with sauteed mushrooms and fresh spinach is a fuss-free supper solution for weeknights on the run.

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish   25 mins 
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Chicken-Broccoli Mac and Cheese

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

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish   21 mins 
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Fast Chicken and Rice

    Here's a great solution for hectic weeknights: Combine chicken, brown rice, peas, almonds, and your favorite bottled stir-fry sauce and bake for 10 minutes.

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish   10 mins 
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Quick Chicken Panzanella

    Roast chicken and crusty Italian bread makes this a hearty supper. Diced tomatoes, fresh cucumber, and basil add a touch of summer freshness.

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish   20 mins 
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Chicken Tortellini Toss

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

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish   20 mins 
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Buffalo Chicken Pizzas

    These crisp pizzas have all the irresistible flavor of your favorite wings. Serve them with a crisp green salad.

Makes: 4 servings
Bake   10 mins  450°F 
Start to Finish   20 mins 
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Easy Chicken Marinara

    To make this four-ingredient supper, simply top spaghetti with breaded chicken patties, tomato sauce, and shredded mozzarella cheese.

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish   25 mins 
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Chicken with Capers

    This lightly breaded chicken packs 42 grams of protein per serving, and fresh green beans make a quick vitamin-rich side.

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish   20 mins 
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Herbed Chicken and Orzo

    This fresh spin on the classic chicken-and-rice casserole takes just 30 minutes to put together, thanks to purchased rotisserie chicken. A creamy sauce made from soft herb cheese with garlic and herbs makes it irresistible.

Makes: 6 servings
Prep   30 mins 
Bake   30 mins  350°F 
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Chicken with Apricots

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

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish   20 mins 
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Veggie Wraps with Chicken

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

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish   15 mins 
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Triple-Mango Chicken

    Chunks of juicy tropical fruit and thinly sliced zucchini freshen up this quick and easy grilled chicken dish.

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish   20 mins 
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Chicken and Asparagus Skillet Supper

    Asparagus, squash, and green onion add a garden-fresh touch to this chicken and bacon combo.

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish   20 mins 
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Pineapple Chicken

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

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish   20 mins 
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Chicken with Summer Squash

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

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish   25 mins 
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Chicken Breasts with Herbs

    A quick saute followed by a brief braising keeps chicken breasts moist -- the garlic, fresh lemon, and parsley stay bright, too.

Makes: 4 servings
Prep   15 mins 
Cook   14 mins 
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Chicken and Lemon-Broccoli Alfredo

    Light Alfredo pasta sauce dresses up stovetop chicken and mushrooms. Broccoli cooked with fresh slices of lemon makes an easy (and healthy) side dish.

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish   20 mins 
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Sesame and Ginger Chicken

    A blend of crushed red pepper and Asian-style sesame-ginger dressing adds a delicious kick to this simple chicken dinner. Honey-roasted peanuts add crunch.

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish   20 mins 
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Crunchy Chicken Strips

    These homemade chicken fingers are sure to please the wee ones. Bonus: they're ready and on the table in 20 minutes.

Makes: 4 servings
Bake   10 mins  to  15 mins  425°F or until chicken is no longer pink
Start to Finish   20 mins 
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Thai Chicken Pasta

    Forget takeout: this fresh twist on Pad Thai requires only six ingredients and 20 minutes to make. To make the dish spicier, stir in some crushed red pepper.

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish   20 mins 
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