All-Time Favorite Chicken Recipes

Greek-Style Quesadillas
For a dinner that's sure to bring everyone to the table, try one of our top chicken recipes. These Better Homes and Gardens favorites are the best of the best -- the type of chicken recipe you'll want to share, hand down, and save in your recipe box to make again and again.

Lemon Butter Chicken Breasts

Thirty minutes, seven ingredients, and one skillet are all you'll need to prep this citrus-spiked chicken recipe. Lemon juice, lemon pepper, and slices of fresh lemon perk up the pan sauce drizzled on top.

Feta-Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Give basic chicken breasts a facelift! A creamy filling of feta and sun-dried tomatoes adds unexpected Mediterranean flair to a simple chicken dinner. Serve over a bed of mixed greens to finish this light and easy recipe.

Pesto Penne with Deli-Roasted Chicken

We love turning to fresh pesto as an alternative to marinara sauce, but that's not the only reason to fall for this chicken pasta recipe. This 20-minute dish also boasts delicious add-ins including deli-roasted chicken, broccoli, and roasted red peppers.

Pickle-Brined Chicken

Save that leftover pickle brine and put it to good use in this delicious chicken dinner. The white wine, chicken broth, and fresh dill in the homemade pan sauce perfectly complement pickles' slight tang.

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Southwestern Chicken and Macaroni Salad

Try this top chicken pasta recipe in place of your typical ooey-gooey mac 'n' cheese. Our Southwestern-style take on the classic features fiesta-worthy add-ins including poblano peppers, salsa, and avocado.

Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

Packaged deli-roasted chicken makes for an oh-so-easy meal you can prepare in about 30 minutes. Just top the shredded chicken in our savory-sweet homemade barbecue sauce and dig in.

Pasta with Chicken, Spinach, Tomatoes, and Feta Cheese

Looking for a guaranteed people-pleaser? This hearty mix of pasta salad and tossed greens is sure to hit the spot. Penne pasta mixes with feta cheese, grilled chicken, and baby spinach for a surprisingly healthy yet delicious chicken recipe.

Chimichurri Chicken

In this chicken recipe, it's the sauce that makes the meal. The delicious mix of parsley, garlic, and crushed red pepper adds bright flavor to grilled chicken.

Chicken Curry Skillet with Rice Noodles

Skip takeout night and make a healthy version of your favorite Asian noodle dish. Stir-fry veggies, chicken, and rice noodles are smothered in a homemade sweet-and-spicy curry-coconut milk sauce in this easy chicken recipe.

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Buffalo Chicken Soup

This bowlful of goodness is rich and creamy, with all the crowd-pleasing flavors of spicy Buffalo chicken wings.

Chicken, Tomato, and Cucumber Dinner Salad

For a quick and easy meal that's sure to wow dinner guests, turn to our fresh chicken salad. Mediterranean-inspired ingredients, such as feta cheese, olives, and robust tomatoes, make this recipe summertime-ready, but we bet you'll crave it year-round.

Oven-Fried Chicken

Get the taste and texture of your favorite fried chicken without all the calories! Because this chicken dinner is baked in the oven, you get all the comfort of fried chicken while sticking to a healthy diet.

Cilantro-Lime Pasta Salad

We love serving this colorful chicken pasta salad at summertime potlucks and barbecues. Chunks of avocado, mango, and cherry tomatoes mingle with chicken and pasta in this delish recipe.

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.

Lemon-Braised Chicken Tenders and Cauliflower

Give chicken tenders delightful zest when you braise them in lemon juice, garlic, and herbs for a showstopping dinner dish with unique and complex flavor. Serve with wilted spinach, cauliflower, and our tapenade-style olive topper.

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Brown Ale-Braised Chicken

Traditional stew goes gourmet with help from nutty brown ale in our delicious and hearty dish. Feeling adventurous? Try experimenting with different beers to find your favorite flavor combination.

Chicken Dijonnaise

With creamy Dijonnaise sauce and pan-fried chicken, this French-inspired recipe is surprisingly under 300 calories per serving. It's also easy to make and goes from stove to table in 30 minutes.

Almond-Crusted Chicken

Chicken breasts get a lift from chopped almonds, panko bread crumbs, and sauteed spinach. Tenderizing the chicken before cooking makes it even more delicious.

Papaya and Coconut Chicken Salad

Fresh papaya lends tropical flavor to this colorful dinner salad. Our crunchy coconut-crusted chicken and honey-cayenne vinaigrette add another level of texture and flavor.

Barbecue Chicken and Cheddar Quesadillas

With a little help from bottled barbecue sauce, canned chile peppers, and slow-cooked shredded chicken, these remixed quesadillas are sure to make you say "Olé!"

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Buttermilk-Brined Fried Chicken

It's hard to go wrong with this classic fried chicken recipe. Serve it with buttermilk mashed potatoes and green beans for Sunday supper, or potato salad and baked beans for a summertime picnic.

Chicken Thighs with Artichokes

For a company-worthy meal ready in minutes, combine chicken thighs with prosciutto, artichoke hearts, mushrooms, garlic, and fresh tarragon. A simple three-ingredient broth completes the meal.

Chipotle Quinoa with Kale, Beans, and Chicken

Get your quinoa fix in a new way when you spice it up with fresh cilantro and chipotle pepper in smoky adobo sauce. Complete the meal with tender adobo-brushed chicken and a side of antioxidant-packed kale with red beans.

Deep-Dish Chicken Pot Pie

Forget mini pie pans and individual crusts. Getting all the flavor and warmth of classic chicken pot pie is even simpler in an all-in-one casserole.

Chicken-Broccoli Mac and Cheese

Dress up a childhood favorite with deli-roasted chicken, fresh broccoli, and your choice of herbed cheese. You won't be able to resist a second helping.

Greek-Style Quesadillas

A few simple ingredients -- such as feta cheese, Kalamata olives, and bottled Greek vinaigrette dressing -- take chicken quesadillas from everyday to exciting.

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