94 Easy Chicken Recipes for Fuss-Free Family Dinners

It's time to upgrade your weeknight meals.

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Weeknight dinners don't have to be difficult to be delicious. These easy chicken recipes are crowd-pleasing dishes the whole family will enjoy. And don't forget about our chicken casseroles for more tasty inspiration.

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chicken dinners cider
Brian Woodcock
Cider-Braised Chicken-and-Fennel Panzanella

This healthy meal is a main and a side all in one easy recipe.

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chicken dinners tacos
Gimme Some Oven
Buffalo Chicken Tacos

Transform your favorite dip into an easy meal that's ready for taco Tuesday.

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chicken dinners casserole
Dinner at the Zoo
Chicken Alfredo Stuffed Shells

This casserole is loaded with plenty of cheese, a homemade Alfredo sauce, and a sprinkle of bacon.

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chicken dinners asparagus
Creme de la Crumb
Asparagus Stuffed Chicken

Filled with provolone and Parmesan, this flavorful dish is a cheese lover's dream.

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chicken legs with peas, artichokes, mint, and fingerling potatoes
Brian Woodcock
Chicken Legs with Peas, Artichokes, Mint, and Fingerling Potatoes

Simply place all the ingredients for this simple recipe in your and let it do all the cooking.

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chicken recipes mac and cheese
Brian Woodcock
Creamy Mac and Cheese Chicken Soup

This delicious mash-up is the ultimate comfort food.

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chicken recipes ramen
Brian Woodcock
Ginger Garlic Chicken Ramen

Forget the packaged stuff and whip up this ramen noodle recipe from scratch.

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chicken recipes tequila lime
Jessica Gavin
Tequila Lime Chicken With Mango Salsa

Every bite of this tequila-infused chicken is bursting with fresh flavor.

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chicken noodle soup recipe 
Brian Woodcock
Ultimate Chicken Noodle Soup

There's just nothing like a warm bowl of homemade chicken noodle soup on a chilly day.

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sweet and sour chicken recipe 
IAIN BAGWELL
Sweet and Sour Chicken

Make your own restaurant quality meal at home with this Chinese takeout inspired recipe.

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skillet chicken with brussels sprouts and apples
Brian Woodcock
Skillet Chicken with Brussels Sprouts and Apples

Roasted apples and brown sugar sweeten up this skillet chicken and Brussels sprouts dish.

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chicken pot pie recipe 
Brian Woodcock
Stovetop Chicken Pot Pie

Pop frozen store-bought biscuits in the oven and voila! Instant chicken pot-pie "crust."

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butternut squash ravioli with seared chicken
Brian Woodcock
Butternut Squash Ravioli with Seared Chicken

Make store-bought butternut squash ravioli your own by adding asparagus and seared chicken.

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italian potato wedge nachos 
Brian Woodcock
Italian Potato Wedge Nachos

Move over tortilla chips, potato wedges and chicken are the new go-to nacho base.

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butternut squash and chicken chili 
Brian Woodcock
Butternut Squash and Chicken Chili

Adding butternut squash to chili makes it that much better for fall.

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chipotle chicken fajitas
Brian Woodcock
Chipotle Chicken Fajitas

These spicy chicken fajitas take barely any time to make and require just one cast-iron skillet.

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sausage mushroom black olive white pizza 
Brian Woodcock
Sausage, Mushroom, and Black Olive White Pizzas

Chicken sausage, olives, and spinach are about to become your new favorite pizza toppings.

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roasted parmesan chicken and tomatoes
Brian Woodcock
Roasted Parmesan Chicken and Tomatoes

Parmesan and panko bring the crunch, while bursting Campari tomatoes bring the juice.

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slow cooker chicken tortilla soup
Becky Luigart-Stayner
Slow-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

This hearty soup is a Mexican-inspired favorite, made easy.

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green bean barley chicken casserole 
Brian Woodcock
Green Bean-and-Barley Chicken Casserole

With creamy chicken and green beans topped with iconic cheese crackers, this dish is a nostalgic nod to Nanas everywhere.

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chicken thigh recipe 
Becky Luigart-Stayner
Crispy Chicken Thighs with Smoky Chickpeas

Warm up and wind down with this simple yet hearty weeknight meal.

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chicken skewers with cucumber salad 
Brian Woodcock
Grilled Spiced Chicken Skewers with Cucumber Salad

Give chicken kebabs an upgraded Mediterranean treatment by serving them with a cool cucumber salad and naan.

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chicken with roasted carrots couscous
Brian Woodcock
Crispy Chicken with Roasted Carrots and Couscous

Who knew that roasting carrots whole could look so pretty? Especially when served with golden chicken thighs and fluffy couscous.

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Brian Woodcock
Cornflake Chicken Tenders with Potatoes and Peas

A cereal breading is bound to make this chicken cutlets dish popular with the kids.

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sloppy joe recipe
Brian Woodcock
Sloppy Joes with Pickled Okra Slaw

With onion rings and a homemade okra slaw, sloppy joes become a bit more refined.

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teriyaki stir fry recipe
Brian Woodcock
Sugar Snap, Orange, and Teriyaki Stir-Fry

Sweet sugar snap peas and sliced oranges give color and sweetness to this chicken stir-fry.

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chicken legs with brocolini
Brian Woodcock
Dijon-Smothered Chicken Legs with Broccolini

Dijon mustard gives yummy drumsticks a bit of heat.

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jerk chicken mango lettuce cups
Brian Woodcock
Jerk Chicken and Mango Lettuce Cups

Lettuce wraps are a surefire way to keep this ground chicken, mango, and pepper dish low-carb.

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summer vegetable chicken and gnocchi soup 
Brian Woodcock
Summer Vegetable, Chicken, and Gnocchi Soup

Shred leftover rotisserie chicken and add it to this gnocchi, zucchini, and green bean soup.

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kale chicken pita salad
Brian Woodcock
Kale and Chicken Pita Salad

Cucumbers and radishes bring crunch and color to this baby kale salad.

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