25 Easy Ways to Enjoy Chicken Breasts for Dinner
For a quick and easy dinner option, you should always keep a pack of chicken breasts on hand because they are so versatile and don’t take very long to cook. They can be served as a main dish, be used in a casserole, to top a salad, and more. Chicken breast recipes are a great option for weeknight dinners that the whole family will enjoy.
Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Breasts
Recipe: Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Breasts
A creamy dipping sauce is perfect for adding extra flavor to both the chicken and the potatoes.
Pam Lolley's Crispy Chicken with Rice and Pan Gravy
Recipe: Pam Lolley's Crispy Chicken with Rice and Pan Gravy
Top this chicken with our easy pan gravy.
Recipe: Chicken Alouette
Alouette Cheese, a creamy garlic and herb spreadable cheese, instantly upgrades plan chicken breasts.
Sheet Pan Greek Chicken with Roasted Potatoes
Recipe: Sheet Pan Greek Chicken with Roasted Potatoes
Throw all the ingredients for this chicken recipe onto a sheet pan for easy prep and cleanup.
Baked Chicken Roulade
Recipe: Baked Chicken Roulade
This stuffed chicken may look fancy, but it's attainable enough to serve for a weeknight dinner.
Cast-Iron Chicken Piccata
Recipe: Cast-Iron Chicken Piccata
One dish and dinner is done.
Oven-Fried Chicken Salad with Buttermilk Ranch Dressing
Recipe: Oven-Fried Chicken Salad with Buttermilk Ranch Dressing
In addition to breadcrumbs, this chicken is also breaded with pecans for extra flavor and texture.
One-Pan Chicken with Lemon, Olives, and Artichokes
Recipe: One-Pan Chicken with Lemon, Olives, and Artichokes
Make sure to serve with pearl couscous, rice, or pasta to soak up the pan sauce.
Creamy Chicken and Bacon with Herbed Puff Pastry
Recipe: Creamy Chicken and Bacon with Herbed Puff Pastry
An easy take on chicken pot pie that'll be on your dinner table in just 45 minutes.
Pan-Grilled Chicken with Fresh Plum Salsa
Sweet meets spicy in a fresh plum salsa.
Chicken Fried Chicken
Recipe: Chicken Fried Chicken
Flattening the chicken before cooking will allow it to cook faster and ensure that the outside doesn’t burn.
Slow-Cooker Salsa Chicken
Recipe: Slow-Cooker Salsa Chicken
This easy slow-cooker chicken can be used in many different ways. You can serve it over rice, use it to top a taco salad, as the stuffing for tacos, and more.
Chicken-and-Wild Rice Skillet Casserole
Recipe: Chicken-and-Wild Rice Skillet Casserole
Make sure to serve with plenty of pan gravy.
Skillet Chicken with Beans and Greens
Recipe: Skillet Chicken with Beans and Greens
This whole meal comes together in just one pan.
Weeknight Lemon Chicken Skillet Dinner
Recipe: Weeknight Lemon Chicken Skillet Dinner
One pan and half an hour are all you need to get this delicious chicken dinner on the table.
Grilled Chicken-and-Veggie Tortellini
Recipe: Grilled Chicken-and-Veggie Tortellini
Frozen tortellini and store-bought pesto will help this complete meal come together in just 30 minutes.
Salsa Verde Chicken Casserole
Recipe: Salsa Verde Chicken Casserole
You can prepare the chicken the night before to help this casserole come together faster.
Recipe: Herb-Grilled Chicken
Use whatever fresh herbs you have in your garden to add extra flavor to grilled chicken.
Balsamic-Garlic Chicken Breasts
Recipe: Balsamic-Garlic Chicken Breasts
You probably already have the ingredient for this easy chicken recipe on hand.
Crispy Chicken with Greek Green Bean Salad
Recipe: Crispy Chicken with Greek Green Bean Salad
Keep cooked chicken warm in the oven at 200° while you finish the rest of the batch.
Creamy Slow-Cooker Chicken
Recipe: Creamy Slow-cooker Chicken
Serve this creamy chicken mixture over pasta, rice, or biscuits.
Chicken with Artichokes and Wild Mushrooms
Recipe: Chicken with Artichokes and Wild Mushrooms
Browning chicken for a few minutes before adding it to your slow cooker will add a little extra flavor and color.
Chicken with Cashews
Recipe: Chicken with Cashews
This 1979 Chinese-inspired recipe only takes 30 minutes, so it can be on your dinner table faster than takeout.
Chicken Breasts with Mushrooms and Asparagus
Recipe: Chicken Breasts with Mushrooms and Asparagus
Serve with toasted bread to dip in the extra sauce.
Rosemary Chicken with Corn Quinoa
Recipe: Rosemary Chicken with Corn Quinoa
Cook the quinoa first, and sear the chicken while the quinoa stands for 15 minutes.