50+ Chicken Recipes

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I think it’s safe to say we all get in a funk and don’t know what to make for dinner…every. single. day. I have gathered more than 50 CHICKEN Recipes from my site that will make everyone’s tummies very happy! From quick 30 minute dinners and appetizers to casseroles, pizza, soups and salads…I’ve included it all. What will you make first? Let’s get dinner started!

Sous Vide Chicken on plate with lemons and herbs

30 minute Meals

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Chicken Enchilada Bowl

The perfect Mexican one-pot wonder dish that hits the table in 20 minutes! This Chicken Enchilada Bowl recipe is a-maz-ing! Just like having amazing Chicken Enchiladas but in a bowl!

breaded bruschetta chicken on white plate

Breaded Bruschetta Chicken

Need an easy and delicious dinner idea? Try my Breaded Bruschetta Chicken Recipe! Chicken tenders are breaded and baked, then served over buttered angel hair and topped with a fresh tomato bruschetta topping.

lemon chicken pasta on plate

Lemon Chicken Pasta

A creamy and dreamy dinner, this Lemon Chicken Pasta will be your new favorite meal! A light cream sauce is brightened up with lemon zest and tossed together with rotisserie chicken and spaghetti noodles. Ready in 30 minutes or less and easily made vegetarian. 

Kung Pao Chicken

Kung Pao Chicken (Family Favorite!)

This Kung Pao Chicken recipe is the perfect balance of sweet, savory and spicy, all stir-fried together in about 30 minutes. Adjust the spiciness level to your liking and serve alone, over white rice with chow mein or fried rice

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Mediterranean Chicken

This Mediterranean Chicken is a great meal that comes together in 30 minutes and is a great way to switch things up! Serve over rice.

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Homemade Teriyaki Chicken

This Teriyaki Chicken recipe is tangy, savory, and best of all, homemade. Made in less than 30 minutes and served alongside rice and veggies. 

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Bang Bang Chicken

If you like the Bang Bang Chicken from The Cheesecake Factory, then this dinner is for you! Creamy, spicy, delicious, and ready in 30 minutes!

Chicken Piccata

Chicken Piccata

Chicken Piccata is browned chicken topped with a delicious sauce made from butter, lemon juice, capers, chicken stock, and wine. It’s simply amazing and ready in 20 minutes! Serve with my Butter Rice or Pea Salad for a quick weeknight dinner.

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Cajun Chicken Pasta

This Cajun Chicken Pasta is an easy and tasty dinner! It’s similar to my Instant Pot Cajun Sausage Pasta, but obviously made on the stove top! I love this creamy and flavorful pasta. Chock full of chicken, smoked sausage, peppers and spice, you too will turn this into a weekly special.

Pesto Alfredo Chicken Pasta

Chicken Pesto Alfredo Pasta

When you need a delicious dinner in a hurry, your family will love this Chicken Pesto Alfredo Pasta. So creamy and comforting!

chicken flautas with pico de gallo

Chicken Flautas

A delicious and deceivingly simple dinner, these Chicken Flautas will make it onto your menu week after week. Tortillas are filled with shredded chicken, cheese and spices and then baked until crispy! 

Crockpot Meals

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Crockpot Chicken Spaghetti

This Crockpot Chicken Spaghetti Recipe is a creamy, cheesy, southwestern family favorite! Cook the sauce for a few hours, shred the chicken and then toss with pasta. Based on the Original Classic Chicken Spaghetti, this is a simpler version because it is made in a slow cooker. Woot!

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Olive Garden Chicken Pasta

This Olive Garden Chicken Pasta is a creamy and delightful weeknight meal made in the crockpot! With a small list of ingredients, this recipe is super simple to throw together and cook. Simply shred the chicken, toss with pasta and serve.

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Crockpot Chicken Fajitas

Need a super simple dinner idea? Try these easy Crockpot Chicken Fajitas! With minimal ingredients, it’s a meal that requires little prep while giving you big flavor. Delicious served with some Cilantro Lime Rice and Pico de Gallo.

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Crockpot Chicken Taco Meat

Crockpot Chicken Taco Meat makes taco night even easier! This is a very flavorful, not too spicy and super simple way to make shredded chicken! The possibilities are endless whether you use it in Chicken EnchiladasChicken Tortilla Soup, tacos, nachos or quesadillas.

Creamy Italian Crockpot Chicken Pasta

Crockpot Italian Chicken Pasta

Crockpot Italian Chicken Pasta is shredded chicken and pasta tossed together in a creamy tomato sauce. Set it, forget it and enjoy it! Add this to your dinner rotation.

Dips + Appetizers

Buffalo Chicken Dip in a white casserole dish

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Buffalo Chicken Dip is creamy, spicy, and perfect for an easy party appetizer! This is one of my favorite dip recipes that I have on my site. Pair with chips, veggies, crackers or pita bread.

Chicken Nacho Dip

Chicken Nacho Dip

The ultimate creamy and cheesy Chicken Nacho Dip, made in minutes with a pressure cooker. The perfect appetizer for any occasion and the best part is only real ingredients are used.

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Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese

Jalapenos, hot sauce, bacon, and chicken come together to make delicious Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese. A perfect mash-up of Macaroni and Cheese and my Buffalo Chicken Dip!

Thai chicken bites

Thai Chicken Bites

These Thai Chicken Bites are everything you want in a Thai Chicken recipe! Crispy, salty, sweet nuggets of pure joy and the recipe is pretty simple to make too! Serve these as an appetizer alone, or make it a meal by adding a side of BEST Fried Rice or Chow Mein!

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Chicken Quesadillas

These irresistible Chicken Quesadillas are loaded with delicious shredded chicken taco meat, loads of cheese and a secret ingredient that will blow your mind! They are the perfect appetizer, easy lunch or even dinner! 

Make Ahead + Freeze Friendly Casseroles

Pesto Chicken and Rice Casserole

Pesto Chicken and Rice Casserole

Pesto Chicken and Rice Casserole is simple, delicious and, like any other casserole recipe, lets you sit back and relax as it bakes.

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Chicken Enchilada Casserole

This Chicken Enchilada Casserole is a layered lasagna-inspired dinner. Packed with veggies and still tastes delicious, try it tonight!

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Chicken Wild Rice Casserole

Chicken Wild Rice Casserole will make you love casseroles again! Easy, fast, delicious and comforting, your whole family will love this recipe!

Chicken Alfredo Stuffed Shells with wooden spatula

Chicken Alfredo Stuffed Shells

Chicken Alfredo Stuffed Shells are every bit as decadent as they sound. Made with my homemade alfredo sauce and perfectly cooked chicken…this recipe impresses!

swiss chicken casserole

Swiss Chicken Casserole

Swiss Chicken Casserole is the easiest, moistest, most flavorful chicken dish ever! Absolutely no canned condensed soup used in here either! 

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Chicken Bacon Alfredo Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

This Chicken Bacon Alfredo Stuffed Spaghetti Squash is SO good. It includes chicken, bacon, alfredo, and cheese!!! 

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Chicken Lasagna

Tender chicken layered in between perfectly cooked lasagna noodles and a creamy white sauce, this is easy and flavorful Chicken Lasagna! It’s the perfect blend between Classic Lasagna and Fettuccine Alfredo! 

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Creamy Ranch Chicken Casserole Recipe

Made with minimal ingredients and maximum flavor this creamy Chicken Ranch Casserole is a simple dinner that the whole family will enjoy.

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Chicken Pot Pie

This homemade Chicken Pot Pie is one of my favorite comfort foods and I can’t wait to share it with you today. This pot pie is made with roasted chicken, veggies, spices covered in a creamy white sauce. It is then poured into a buttery, flakey pie crust and baked to golden perfection. 

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Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

This Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole is a spin on the classic French version, made into a casserole. It is a delicious combination of rotisserie chicken and diced ham covered with Swiss cheese and homemade creamy sauce, topped with buttered breadcrumbs. 

amazing chicken enchiladas

Amazing Chicken Enchiladas

These addicting, simple Chicken Enchiladas are filled with chicken, three kinds of cheese, and my secret ingredient, Queso!

Chicken Varieties

Sliced Sous Vide Chicken on plate with lemons and herbs

Sous Vide Chicken Breasts

Get PERFECT Sous Vide Chicken Breast every time with this simple method. You’ll get chicken that is tender enough to cut with a butter knife, super juicy and with texture and flavor that you can’t get with other cooking methods.

baked chicken legs

Baked Chicken Legs

Baked Chicken Legs is the simplest dinner to make any weeknight. Rub with a little olive oil, homemade spice mix and bake. This little gem of a recipe is one of our family’s favorite dinners and it only takes 10 minutes of prep. 

grilled asian sweet and spicy skewers

Grilled Asian Sweet and Spicy Chicken Skewers

Super simple finger-licking Sweet and Spicy Chicken Skewers are made with the tastiest homemade Asian BBQ sauce ever!

bruschetta chicken on white plate with balsamic glaze

Bruschetta Chicken

This delicious Bruschetta Chicken Recipe is a simple, fast and healthy dinner! Made with chicken cutlets and topped with a tomato basil topping inspired by my bruschetta. I love this recipe and know you will, too!

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Easy Chicken Fajitas

Chicken Fajitas are a quick and easy weeknight dinner! Made on the stovetop or in the oven, choose the method that suits your cooking style better – I’ll tell you how to make them both ways! Get ready for a flavorful, healthy dish to feed your family.

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Oven Roasted Chicken

The Best Roast Chicken is a simple and straight forward recipe that feeds the whole family! Crispy skin, full of flavor with oh, so juicy!

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Orange Chicken

Move over take out menus, this homemade Orange Chicken is here and couldn’t be more flavorful and easy to make. This recipe is full of savory and orange citrus flavors, topped with sesame seeds and scallions for garnish. Serve over rice or other Chinese inspired sides, like my Chow Mein or Veggie Stir Fry.

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Chicken Kabobs

Chicken Kabobs marinated in a delicious honey and soy sauce mixture are a tasty variation to bring to the grill. Don’t have a grill? No problem, just cook them in the broiler and enjoy all year round.

Pineapple Chicken Skewers with Homemade Teriyaki Sauce

Chicken Pineapple Kabobs with Teriyaki Sauce

Chicken Pineapple Kabobs are packed with fresh pineapple, chicken, peppers and red onions and basted with a delicious sweet teriyaki sauce.

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Tuscan Chicken

This is the most delicious chicken you can possibly make! Sometimes called “Marry Me Chicken” (because it’s that good!), my Tuscan Chicken Recipe uses thin chicken breasts, sun dried tomatoes, spinach, basil, parmesan cheese and a creamy sauce that will have you coming back for seconds and thirds. 

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Chicken Cacciatore

Who doesn’t love Chicken Cacciatore?! It’s delicious slow cooked flavor in an Italian Stew with chicken thighs, peppers, mushrooms with a flavorful sauce. Served over pasta and topped with parmesan cheese and parsley. It’s so so tasty! 

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Breaded Chicken Tenders with Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

Breaded Chicken Tenders with Buttermilk Ranch Dressing is crispy, easy, and delicious! The trifecta of a good chicken recipe!

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Chicken Parmesan

Chicken Parmesan (also called Chicken Parmigiana) is such a treat! Classically crispy, coated extra cheese, and simple. Pair with my awesome garlic bread!

oven baked bbq chicken on plate

Oven Baked BBQ Chicken

I love an easy dinner and this Oven Baked BBQ Chicken is just the ticket. Chicken thighs and legs are seasoned with seasoning salt, slathered with bbq sauce and baked until sticky sweet perfection. Similar to my classic baked chicken legs recipe, but covered in bbq sauce.

Smoked Chicken Wings on Platter

Smoked Chicken Wings

Smoked Chicken Wings have always been a family favorite, but smoking has become my go-to way to cook them. The deep wood flavor you get from low and slow smoking is far superior to those heavily breaded deep fried wings you get in a restaurant.

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French Onion Chicken

If you’ve never tried a French Onion Chicken recipe before, buckle up. This is the juiciest, most flavorful chicken topped with melty gruyere cheese and smothered with caramelized onions. Think homemade french onion soup in chicken form. It’s a one pan, heavenly dinner. 

Chicken Soups

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Classic Chicken Noodle Soup

The most delicious, comforting Classic Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe! Ready in 30 minutes and perfect for chilly or sick days!

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Chicken Gnocchi Soup

An Olive Garden copycat recipe, this Chicken Gnocchi Soup is creamy, flavorful and really easy to make. Flavorful carrots, chicken and gnocchi cooked together in a thick and creamy broth, this soup will become your new favorite! 

Chicken and Dumplings

Chicken and Dumplings

A homemade, easy Chicken and Dumplings recipe that is both comforting and tasty! Warm broth with tender chicken and buttery dumplings.

Chicken Pot Pie Soup

Chicken Pot Pie Soup

This Chicken Pot Pie Soup is a lighter, lower-calorie version of Chicken Pot Pie that is faster and easier to make but just as delicious! Packed with veggies, shredded chicken and seasonings, you’ll have a quick and healthful weeknight meal in less than 30 minutes. 

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White Chicken Chili

You have to give this White Chicken Chili a try! It is creamy, a little spicy, filling, and filled with nutrition. Make a big pot, serve with rice and it will seem bottomless. The perfect meal for a crowd on a cold evening.

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Creamy Chicken Wild Rice Soup

This Creamy Chicken Wild Rice Soup is the perfect warm and comforting meal for the cold winter months. Filled with lots of veggies and wholesome wild rice, your family will fall in love with this recipe.

Chicken Pizza

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Thai Chicken Pizza

Thai Chicken Pizza has all the flavors you love about Thai food and is loaded with veggies. Not to mention it has a killer peanut sauce too!


BBQ Chicken Pizza

This BBQ Chicken Pizza is the ultimate pizza of the barbecue chicken world. Load on yummy toppings and bake in a really hot oven. Voila!

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Chicken Alfredo Pizza

Brown Butter Chicken Alfredo Pizza is a cheesy, herby, carby match made in heaven kind of recipe! Oh, and it’s super easy to make! YUM!

Chicken Salads

Chinese Chicken Salad

Chinese Chicken Salad

This Chinese Chicken Salad is a little sweet and a little crunchy with lots of veggies and protein. Enjoy this meal for lunch or dinner!

Thai Peanut Chicken and Kale Salad

Crunchy Thai Chicken Salad

This Thai Chicken Salad is pretty stellar with or without chicken. It has a great crunchy aspect to it and is drenched in this sweet and spicy peanut butter dressing. 

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Curry Chicken Salad

This Curry Chicken Salad is a super tasty lunch that everyone is sure to love! A great make ahead meal or easy snack to keep in the fridge week to week. Delicious as a sandwich or served with veggies and crackers.

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CPK BBQ Chicken Salad

If you like California Pizza Kitchen’s BBQ Chicken Salad, then you’ll love this copycat CPK BBQ Chicken Salad recipe I have recreated. It’s obviously not the exact same salad, but it’s pretty darn close replica if I do say so myself! 

Chicken Salad Sandwich on Croissant

Chicken Salad Sandwich

Leftover chicken never tasted so good! A Chicken Salad Sandwich is always my favorite way to put it to use! Shredded roasted chicken, sliced red grapes, red onion, basil, celery and chopped pecans come together in a simple mayonnaise dressing. Scoop a heaping spoonful (or more!) onto a croissant and you have the most delicious lunch ever! 

Apple Cheddar Chicken Salad

Apple Cheddar Chicken Salad

Apple Cheddar Chicken Salad is the perfect combination of creamy, crunchy, and sweet! The Fuji apples and white cheddar cheese are a classic combo that makes your tastebuds sing when paired with the balsamic dressing. YUM!

Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad

Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad

Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad is just as tasty as a classic Caesar Salad but with a smokey flavor that cannot be beaten! Super yummy and relatively healthy as long as you don’t go crazy on the dressing.

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Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Make your mouth water with these low carb, healthy Chicken Lettuce Wraps! These are full of fresh veggies and ground chicken, drizzled with a savory sweet sauce, and wrapped in fresh, crunchy lettuce. 

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Amazing Chicken Salad Recipe (with Grapes)

This Chicken Salad is so easy to make, with grapes and is delicious! Perfect as a hearty chicken salad sandwich or dipped with some crackers. A tasty and filling lunch or snack.

Chicken Seasonings

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Chicken Marinade

Make moist and flavorful chicken with this simple marinade recipe! Whether you’re grilling chicken breasts, thighs or tenders, this Chicken Marinade is a great, all-purpose recipe. 

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Dry Rub for Chicken

If you’re going to be grilling this season, be sure to use this Dry Rub for Chicken! It’s an all-purpose recipe that gives a light flavor while seasoning it with seasoning salt, brown sugar, smoked paprika, garlic powder and more. Yum! Whether you’re cooking outdoors or in, look no further for the best dry rub recipe! 

Have ground beef on hand instead? Check out my 40+ Ground Beef Recipes roundup!

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