Chicken Skillet Recipes

Chicken, Asparagus, and Bacon Skillet
Saute, sear, or stir-fry your way to an amazing chicken dinner with the help of your trusty skillet. Seasonal ingredients and time-saving techniques are the secrets to these fast and fabulous chicken skillet recipes.

Chicken and Lemon-Broccoli Alfredo

Brighten up chicken breasts with fresh lemon slices and broccoli florets. Refrigerated light Alfredo sauce keeps the simple skillet dinner deliciously creamy yet under 300 calories per serving.

 

Chicken with Apple-Vegetable Slaw Stir-Fry

Chicken gets a reboot in this super fresh stir-fry! Crunchy apples and satisfying veggies complement this dish perfectly. While this recipe calls for a wok, you can also use an extra-large skillet.

 

Chicken, Macaroni, and Cheese

A twist on your childhood favorite, this stove-top creation is packed with protein and veggies. Garlic and herb cheese gives the dish a sharp flavor that can't be beat.

Almond Chicken with Mushroom-Tequila Sauce

Ground almonds give this golden brown pounded chicken its crispy coating. A zippy sauce made with mushrooms, tequila, and poblano chile pepper gives the dish a kiss of heat.

 

Mediterranean Chicken-Pomegranate Stir-Fry

Sweet and savory have never been a better pair. Tangy pomegranate adds zing and sparkle to this Mediterranean dish along with perfectly seasoned sauces.

 

Herbed Chicken, Orzo, and Zucchini

This one-dish recipe features a delicious blend of chicken breast, orzo, and zucchini. Ready in under 30 minutes, it's a perfect weeknight meal. More-zo, please!

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Lemon Butter Chicken Breasts

Try one of our most popular recipes ever! Moist chicken is perfectly seasoned in this year-round fave.

Hot Chicken Salad Skillet Casserole

Toasted almonds and green onions make the garnish for this chicken casserole recipe. Try serving over steamed broccoli or cauliflower rice.

Tortilla-Chicken Skillet Casserole

Take a trip South of the Border with this classic Tex-Mex skillet dish. It's quick, easy, and will satisfy every weeknight dinner craving with a kick of flavor. 

Korean-Style Chili-Garlic Chicken Stir-Fry

Soy sauce, chili-garlic sauce, and just a touch of sweetness create the perfect Korean-style flavor for this hot and savory dish.

Chicken in Chipotle Mojo

Chipotle pepper adds smoky warmth to this easy Mexican recipe. Simply simmer chicken breasts in our homemade Blender Chipotle Mojo sauce for a flavor-packed skillet entree.

 

Cauliflower-Sauced Chicken Skillet

Juicy chicken meets hearty cauliflower for an easy skillet dinner recipe.

 

Skillet Chicken Pot Pie

It's easy as pie! This savory dish makes a creamy, homey dinner that will have everyone asking for seconds.

Chicken Pad Thai

Once you perfect this traditional pad thai recipe, you'll never go for takeout again. The chicken, egg, and bean sprouts are all cooked right in your skillet -- just add tender rice noodles!

 

Korean Chicken Tacos

Chili-garlic sauce mixed with lime, ginger, and soy sauce provides the finger-licking coating on this skillet-seared chicken. Kimchi, a flavorful pickled vegetable condiment, finishes the new twist on tacos with tangy crunch.

 

Picadillo-Style Chicken Taco Salad

Fix a healthful family-style feast with the help of ground chicken. The lean protein quickly cooks in your skillet, along with tomatoes, potatoes, and olives for a flavorful taco salad mix-in.

 

Thai Green Curry Chicken

Make the neighbors green with envy while you enjoy this sweet and creamy dish! And it takes only 30 minutes, start to finish.

Pan-Roasted Chicken with Brussels Sprouts and Apples

Pure maple syrup gives these skillet-seared chicken thighs their sweet exterior. Balance the glaze with fresh Brussels sprouts, apples, and thyme.

 

Achieve incredibly moist fried chicken with a buttermilk brine. We'll help you master this surprisingly easy technique.

Classic Skillet-Fried Chicken

Buttermilk-brined fried chicken has never been easier, thanks to these simple skillet techniques. Watch as we show you how to achieve this all-American comfort food.

 

Moroccan Chicken

Turmeric, cumin, and coriander combine with apricots, olives, and fresh ginger to flavor this sweet and spicy Moroccan-inspired chicken dish. The 30-minute meal can be made even easier with a purchased pouch of cooked rice.

 

Maple-Glazed Chicken with Sweet Potatoes

Even the pickiest eaters will crave this slightly sweet skillet chicken made with maple syrup. Balance the meal with a sprinkle of fresh green onions and mashed sweet potatoes.

 

Chicken Cacciatore

Create an Italian classic in less than an hour with fresh vegetables, tender chicken thighs, and a chunky tomato sauce. A splash of balsamic vinegar and handful of Kalamata olives punch up the Mediterranean flavor.

 

Chicken Marsala Skillet

One pan and 35 minutes are all you need for perfectly moist chicken cutlets covered in silky mushroom sauce. Add freshness to the family-friendly Italian recipe with snipped parsley and cracked black pepper.

 

Chicken Dijonnaise

The rich, flavor-packed mustard sauce that coats this chicken dinner is what makes the recipe a "total keeper," according to one BHG reader. The classic skillet recipe is table-ready in just 30 minutes.

 

 

 

Lemon-Thyme Chicken with Fingerlings

Zesty lemon slices and chunky potatoes are at the heart of this healthy skillet dinner. Add a splash of white wine to elevate the thyme-seasoned chicken breasts.

 

Lemon-Ginger Chicken Thighs

A delightful union of fresh ginger, lemon, soy sauce, and honey takes these chicken thighs beyond basic. Serve them with a leafy green salad or nutritious whole grains to round out the meal.

 

Chicken Breasts with Smoky Pepper Sauce

Sweet peppers, garlic, and tomatoes complement chicken breast with all-around smoky and spicy flavor. 

Spanish Rice with Chicken and Shrimp

Combine shrimp, chicken, and delicious spices for an all-in-one dish that takes only 30 minutes! Save time by starting with store-bought Spanish rice pilaf mix.

Basil-Tomato Chicken Skillet

Simple doesn't have to mean boring. Wow your family with these garlicky chicken breasts complete with wilted spinach and vibrant cherry tomatoes. Change up the 25-minute meal by experimenting with a variety of fresh mushrooms.

 

Chicken Breasts with Herbs

Fresh parsley, oregano, lemon peel, and garlic flavor the buttery sauce that coats these golden chicken breasts. Mix up the medley with your favorite in-season herbs.

 

Mexican Chicken and Rice

Make a memorable Mexican meal for six with an extra-large skillet and skinless, boneless chicken breasts. Ground chile pepper lends deep, spicy flavor to the meat, while carrots, olives, and peas keep the dish hearty.

 

Chicken, Asparagus, and Bacon Skillet

Bacon makes everything better -- especially in this easy chicken asparagus recipe. Dinner is served.

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