One-Dish Chicken Dinners

Take the hassle out of dinner tonight with these quick and easy one-dish chicken recipes, including faves like chicken cacciatore, chicken and rice, and speedy chicken stir-fries. The best part? Minimal cleanup!

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    Chicken Cacciatore

    Consider all the goodness packed into this humble skillet: juicy chicken thighs, Kalamata olives, pearl onions, and cremini mushrooms, to name a few. Then reconsider your dinner plans.

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    Smoky Cheesy Chicken-Potato Casserole

    Smoked cheddar cheese and smoked (or roasted!) chicken give this casserole its fire-kissed flavor.  

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    Chicken Supreme Casserole

    Mayonnaise and lemon-pepper seasoning add tang to the creamy white sauce featured in this simple chicken casserole.

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    Smoky Chicken Pizzas

    Enjoy our smoky twist on Italian pizza pie. Top this chicken version mile-high with fresh arugula, smoked mozzarella, and crushed red pepper.

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    Thai-Inspired Chicken Goodness

    Learn how to turn regular ol' chicken thighs into a spicy, peanutty chicken stew by adding a few everyday ingredients -- think lime juice, fresh ginger, and peanut butter!

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    Chicken Phyllo Bake

    Think Greek spanakopita, only enhanced with tender ground chicken. If you love the classic combo of spinach and briny feta cheese, this flaky one-dish meal belongs on your to-make list.

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    Peanut Satay Stir-Fry

    This speedy chicken skillet is everything you'd expect in a stir-fry -- quick prep, laden with veggies, and perfect for weeknights. But its coconutty, peanut-buttery sauce? That's an unexpected bonus.

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    Herbed Chicken Orzo and Zucchini

    Pair up skillet-browned herbed chicken breasts with crisp-tender zucchini and tender orzo for a one-dish dinner that's also ridiculously speedy. (How fast, you ask? How's 20 minutes sound?)

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    Peruvian-Style Chicken Tacos

    Olives and dried plums mingle with ground chicken, coriander, and smoky cumin to create a flavorful one-dish dinner.

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    Ginger-Curry Chicken with Lentils and Leeks

    All by itself, the cooking liquid -- chicken broth flavored with ginger, oranges, and leeks -- would be a great soup. Chicken, bok choy, and lentils make it a meal.

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    Greek-Style Chicken Burgers

    Go Greek tonight with this Mediterranean-inspired chicken burger. Wrap it in pita, then top with crumbly feta and our homemade olive-tomato relish for a dish you can't resist.

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    Italian Minestrone Soup

    Our veggie-packed chicken minestrone features garlic, oregano, and a bit of basil for full-on Italian flavor. Best of all, you can enjoy it for less than 200 calories.

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    Chicken Lasagna Rolls with Chive-Cream Sauce

    Broccoli, chicken, and roasted red peppers coated in a creamy chive sauce give this classic lasagna bake a mouthwatering makeover.

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    How to Bake Chicken Breasts

    The ultimate one-dish chicken dinner: flavorful chicken breasts. See our secrets!

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    Apricot-Stuffed Chicken

    Ginger-apricot stuffing makes an elegant (and easy) center for this sweet and savory jam-coated chicken. Don't have dried apricots? Use canned instead.

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    Chicken Chow Mein

    Forget the takeout! Simply combine crunchy veggies, tender chicken, and savory chow mein noodles to create your favorite Chinese dish at home.

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    Margarita Fajitas with Lime Salsa

    Whether you're throwing a fiesta or having a patio party, these margarita fajitas are sure to be a hit. Top them with our zippy homemade salsa -- complete with lime, juicy pineapple, and hot chipotle peppers.

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    Dilled Chicken-Orzo Casserole

    Cook up a cozy chicken casserole the entire family will love. Peppers, baby squash, and a snip of fresh dill create tangy-sweet flavor, while lemon juice adds zest.

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    Roasted Pear Chicken Salad

    Bosc pears, crunchy shallots, and crumbly blue cheese make perfect sidekicks in this go-to chicken salad. Top with toasted hazelnuts, then serve warm with flatbread or crackers.

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    Country Captain

    With curry, sweet peppers, golden raisins, and rice, there's balance in every delicious bite of this chicken dish. Bonus: This slow-cooked chicken dinner is less than 300 calories per serving.

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    Chicken and Roasted Vegetable Rice

    This hearty chicken-and-rice dish features fresh herbs and nutritious veggies -- and it preps in just 20 minutes.

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    Simple Chicken and Rice

    A homemade blend of spices featuring dried tomatoes and mushrooms adds delicious flavor to chicken in this healthful dinner recipe. Fresh snap peas, cooked with the chicken and rice in the same skillet, brighten it up.

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    Tender-Crisp Spring Braise

    For a fresh spin on the classic meat-and-potatoes dinner, try this quick braise featuring asparagus, new potatoes, mushrooms, carrots, and a couple chicken thighs for flavor.

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    Chicken with Olives

    Ideal for a chilly night, this supper features chicken simmered with a zesty mixture of garlic, onion, crushed tomatoes, capers, lemon peel, and oregano.

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    Greek-Style Chicken Skillet

    Chicken and a medley of fresh vegetables simmer together in a garlic-spiced, tomato-base broth. Feta cheese adds a touch of creaminess.

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    Ginger Chicken Stir-Fry

    This supper of veggies, chicken, nuts, and brown rice tosses together in 25 minutes. No need for a complicated sauce -- bottled peanut sauce and a dash of ginger do the trick.

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    Oregano Chicken and Vegetables

    This meal-in-a-skillet is fragrant with the scents of oregano and garlic. Accompany this delish chicken-and-vegetable mixture with steamed rice.

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    Chicken with Cherry-Ginger Chutney

    Tired of the same old chicken? Dress it up with our quick and easy chutney, made from a dash of ginger, tart dried cherries, and fresh apple slices.

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    Paula Deen's Herb-Fried Chicken

    With a crispy buttermilk-herb crust, TV chef Paula Deen's fried chicken is comfort food at its finest.

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    Chicken and Wild Rice Chowder

    Use leftover chicken mixed with mushrooms for this earthy chowder. It takes less than an hour to make, and its creamy goodness will make it a family favorite.

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    Chicken Dinners Under $3

    Looking for a chicken dinner that's easy on the wallet but still full of flavor? Look no further. These delicious chicken recipes all fall under $3 per serving.
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