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Quick and Easy Chicken Recipes

Tight on time? No problem. Whip up one of these simple yet satisfying chicken recipes for dinner tonight. With fresh chicken soups and salads, creamy chicken pastas, sandwiches, and more -- these chicken dinners are a breeze and take less than 30 minutes to make!


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    • Lemon-Thyme Roasted Chicken with Fingerlings

      A classic dinner of meat and potatoes doesn't have to be heavy. Bright lemon and fresh snipped thyme lighten fingerling potatoes and chicken breast halves in this 30-minute skillet recipe.


    • Chicken and Avocado Lettuce Wraps

      You had us at avocado. These trendy chicken wraps start with fresh lettuce and finish with a handful of nacho-worthy toppers: onions, tomatoes, sour cream, and a squirt of lime.

    • Gnocchi and Sausage

      A package of gnocchi and precooked chicken sausage make this seemingly fancy dinner a breeze to make. Toss the two in a sizzling blend of garlic veggies.

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    • Chicken and Peach Pesto Pizza

      Dinner on the patio just got a lot sweeter, thanks to this peachy-keen pizza. Fire up the grill, then top crust with cooked chicken, juicy peaches, and fresh arugula. P.S. Cut prep time in half by using premade pesto instead of homemade. 

    • Grilled Ham and Chicken Sandwich

      Grilled cheese? Please. Look to chicken and ham to switch up your sandwich routine, then smear on the good stuff: a secret spread starring red wine vinegar, cream cheese, olive oil, and horseradish.

    • Triple Mango Chicken

      Three times the mango, three times the goodness. Serve this tropical chicken with ribbons of zucchini for a spring dinner worth sharing.

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    • Mediterranean Chicken Wraps

      Thanks to crunchy carrots, spinach, and a secret yogurt spread, this Mediterranean wrap is on a roll. Best of all, it's made in just 15 minutes!

    • Perfect Pasta in 20

      20-minute chicken pasta never tasted so good. The secret? It's all in the sauce.

    • Chicken and Asparagus Skillet Supper

      Dinner on the fly doesn't have to sacrifice flavor. Use your trusty skillet to brown chicken breasts, then add broth for a rich pan sauce. Crisp, crumbled bacon pieces contribute salty crunch, while asparagus and summer squash keep it fresh.

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      Spicy Peanut-Chicken Noodles

      This healthy take on traditional pad thai swaps the heavy peanut butter sauce for a refreshing mix of rice vinegar and mint. Packaged julienned carrots and rotisserie chicken help the restaurant favorite come together in no time.

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      Picadillo-Style Chicken Taco Salad

      Ground chicken seasoned with coriander and cumin joins canned tomatoes, dried plums, and olives to form the bold mixture that tops this tasty taco salad. Finish with crushed tostada shells and a sprinkle of shredded cheese.

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      Rosemary Chicken and Grits

      Comfort food just got quick. Sear rosemary-rubbed chicken breasts in a skillet before combining with grapes and almonds. Spoon the sweet and savory mix onto fast-cooking grits for a from-the-heart chicken dinner that's ready in minutes.

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      Greek Chicken Kabobs

      Get all the flavor of food-truck gyros from the comfort of your kitchen by skewering chicken breast tenderloins with grape tomatoes and fresh herbs. Pile the meat into pita bread along with our homemade cucumber-yogurt sauce for unbeatable Greek sandwiches.

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      Pretzel-Coated Chicken with Couscous

      For a quick spin on crispy chicken strips, look to a crunchy combination of pretzel sticks and peanuts. Complete the 30-minute chicken dinner with vegetable couscous and creamy honey-mustard dipping sauce. 

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      Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry

      With one bite of this time-saving chicken stir-fry, you'll forget all about takeout. A rich combination of hoisin and soy sauces smothers chicken, broccoli, and yellow sweet peppers before joining chow mein noodles for a fantastic 400-calorie meal.

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      Korean Chicken Tacos

      Spice up taco night with yummy Asian ingredients like kimchi and sriracha sauce. The super-easy and flavorful chicken tacos can be made on the grill or the stove top.


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      Sweet and Salty Chicken Salad

      Cold deli chicken, crisp napa cabbage, and sweet slices of apple and pineapple create a stellar lineup. Drizzle the weeknight-perfect chicken salad in a snappy ginger sauce. Stir in peanut butter to make it extra creamy.

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      Classic Chicken Salad

      Love chicken salad? Here's our classic take.

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      Jerk Chicken and Slaw

      It's the perfect pairing: spicy jerk chicken with crunchy coleslaw. Chopped pineapple adds a hint of sweetness to the tropical chicken dinner.

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      Roasted Chicken Chimichangas

      For a new and exciting weeknight dinner, serve up a batch of our chicken and bean chimichangas. Fry them for just 3 minutes before dunking in cool queso fresco, creamy avocado, or salsa.

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      Chicken Enchilada Wraps

      Try our handheld spin on spicy enchiladas with these easy-to-make wraps. With bold seasonings and fresh ingredients, they're a delicious option for any busy night.

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      Buffalo Chicken Cobb

      Forget about messy, sauce-covered fingers -- toss boneless Buffalo-style chicken with lettuce and blue cheese dressing for a yummy chicken dinner you can eat with a fork.

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      Chicken and Gnocchi with Squash

      Tender gnocchi and sauteed chicken sit atop buttery acorn squash cooked with sage and nutmeg in this "Treat Yourself" chicken dinner.

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      How to Bake Chicken Breasts

      So easy, so quick. Watch our simple secrets to juicy chicken breasts and have dinner on the table in minutes!

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      Saucy BBQ Chicken

      Homemade barbecue sauce gives broiled chicken drumsticks a sweet-and-spicy flavor, while broiled onions make a fast side dish.

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      Soba Noodle Bowl

      Think chicken soup -- but better. Jalapeno pepper slices and crushed red pepper crank up the heat, while thick soba noodles give the chicken soup substance.

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      Greek-Style Quesadillas

      Red onions, feta cheese, grape tomatoes, and Kalamata olives turn basic chicken quesadillas into a Greek rendition of the Mexican original.

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      Greek Chicken Salad

      Have leftover roasted chicken? Combine it with lettuce, tomato, cucumbers, and Greek dressing for a fast Mediterranean chicken dinner.

    • Quick and Easy Waldorf-Style Chicken Salad
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      Waldorf-Style Chicken Salad

      Running behind? Whip up this chicken dish in 15 minutes flat. While diced celery gives the salad bite, grapes and apples add hints of sweetness.

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      Pasta Stackup with Chicken Sausage

      Lasagna noodles piled high with chicken sausage, dried tomatoes, and spinach make a satisfying chicken dinner.

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      Feta-Stuffed Chicken Breasts

      Guests will love this Mediterranean chicken dish. A stuffing made from feta cheese, tomatoes, and basil gives the chicken dinner great flavor.

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      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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