27 One-Dish Chicken Recipes You Should Make for Dinner Tonight
Balsamic Chicken and Vegetables
Consider all the goodness packed into this humble skillet: juicy chicken breast, fresh asparagus, carrot, and tomato. Topped with an irresistible balsamic-honey dressing, the whole family will request this one-dish chicken dinner all the time.
Smoky Cheesy Chicken-Potato Casserole
Smoked cheddar cheese and smoked (or roasted!) chicken give this hearty casserole its fire-kissed flavor. Frozen hashbrowns make an easy job of preparing the one-dish chicken recipe. The crouton- and butter topping is optional, but the crunchy finish is worth the extra step.
Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole
A classic casserole that requires pretty much no prep time? Yes, please! Our top-rated (500+ reviews and counting!) one-dish chicken dinner features chewy wild rice and chicken in a creamy, buttery sauce. It's an easy weeknight dinner to please the whole family.
Roasted Vegetable-Chicken Sausage Pizza
Chicken and Vegetable Sauté
It may seem like a simple name, but the flavor of this one-pan chicken dinner is far from simple. Quick-cooking chicken breasts and vibrant veggies shine with a hint of lemon zest. Enjoy as-is to keep it low-carb or add a healthy whole-grain side to round out the meal.
Creamy Chicken and Vegetable Pot Pie
Chicken pot pie doesn't have to be a complicated process with this simple one-dish chicken dinner. Frozen mixed veggies, purchased Alfredo sauce, and store-bought pizza dough makes a delicious, easy chicken dinner.
Roasted Indian Chicken, Vegetables, and Chickpeas
Craving Indian food? Skip the takeout menu tonight and opt for this one-pan chicken recipe instead. Bold spices such as cumin, turmeric, cinnamon, and ginger all come to play to season boneless chicken breasts. Serve with a sprinkling of almonds and a squeeze of lime for a zesty and crunchy finish.
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Herbed Chicken Orzo and Zucchini
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.
French Chicken Stew
Go French tonight with our cozy one-pot chicken stew. In the morning, create a bed of veggies (mushrooms, potatoes, and tomatoes, to name a few) in your slow cooker liner. Put some boneless chicken thighs on top and come back after work to a delicious comforting meal.
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Chicken Fajitas in a Flash
Chicken Lasagna Rolls with Chive-Cream Sauce
Prosciutto-Stuffed Chicken Bake
Moroccan Chicken and Cauliflower Stew
Good news: You can make this delicious one-pot chicken dinner on any time schedule. We've got the instructions to easily make this Moroccan-spiced chicken stew on the stove top, in your pressure cooker, or slow cooker.
Quick Chicken Tortilla Bake
If you're planning an outdoor Cinco de Mayo celebration for the family, this one-pan chicken recipe is sure to be a hit. It's a simple 5-ingredient meal that comes together in an hour. Use a rotisserie chicken to save yourself prep time.
One-Pot Barbecue Chicken Pot Pie
Our Test Kitchen outdid themselves when they created this one-pot chicken dinner. The creative take on chicken pot pie starts by sautéing the veggies and chicken on the stove top. Once the crust goes on (in the same pot!), it gets nice and crispy in the oven.
Tandoori Spiced Chicken and Rice Bake
Red Curry with Butternut Squash
With curry, butternut squash, and chicken breasts, there's balance in every delicious bite of this one-pot chicken dinner. Bonus: This slow-cooked chicken dinner is less than 300 calories per serving.
Chicken Alfredo Cauliflower Rice Bake
Korean Fire Chicken With Cheese
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.
Lemon Chicken with Olives and Ricotta
Basil-Tomato Chicken Skillet
Ginger Chicken Stir-Fry
Pressure Cooker Chicken Cacciatore
A sure-fire way to accomplish a delicious chicken dinner on a time crunch? Using your trusty pressure cooker! With just six minutes under pressure, chicken thighs cook to juicy perfection in a flavorful tomato-wine base. Mushrooms, red pepper, and onions add to your daily nutritious veggie intake.