12 easy and delicious chicken recipes perfect for busy weeknights or easy entertaining. Everyone will love these!
I don't know about you, but in our family, chicken is always a crowd-pleaser. We keep a stash in the freezer as it can be used in so many delicious ways. We've rounded up some of our favorite chicken recipes that are great for weeknights or for easy entertaining.
We've included lots of options... everything from Italian to Greek to French to Asian-inspired recipes. Add them to your menu and expect rave reviews. Enjoy!
Italian Chicken Meatballs and Marinara
These Italian Chicken Meatballs are made from boneless, skinless chicken breasts, not ground chicken. They're lean, light, tender, juicy and full of flavor!
One-Pot Mexican Chicken and Rice
This fabulous Mexican Chicken and Rice comes together in one skillet in way less than an hour. It's loaded with fresh veggies, lean chicken and lots of south-of-border flavor!
Easy Pan Chicken in Mushroom Wine Sauce
This fabulous Chicken in Mushroom Wine Sauce is one of those delicious dinners that comes together quickly, enough to serve on a weeknight, yet it's perfect for a fancy dinner party.
Butternut Chicken Coconut Curry
Healthy and super delicious, this Butternut Chicken Coconut Curry comes together in less than an hour. It makes a beautiful presentation and can be prepped ahead for easy, elegant entertaining.
Coconut Curry Chicken Ramen
With a velvety sauce, a secret tip for tender chicken and a fresh herb/crunchy cashew topping, this Coconut Curry Chicken Ramen is always a hit!
Easy Chicken and Dumplings Recipe
This delicious Chicken and Dumplings recipe comes together in well under an hour with tender chunks of chicken and fluffy buttermilk dumplings - it's the perfect cozy meal for a chilly day!
Mexican Chicken Soup (Sopa de Pollo Mexicana)
This Mexican Chicken Soup comes together quickly with rotisserie or leftover chicken and is loaded with fabulous South-of-the-Border flavor!
Mediterranean Sheet Pan Chicken Dinner
This delicious chicken sheet pan dinner is a super easy meal that's perfect for busy weeknights, but delicious and pretty enough to serve for a dinner party!
Skillet Lemon Rosemary Chicken and Farro
With juicy, tender chicken, healthy farro and loads of fresh spinach, this hearty, delicious Lemon Rosemary Chicken and Farro is an easy meal in one pan!
French Mustard Chicken Breasts (Poulet à la Moutarde Française)
This French Mustard Chicken Breasts recipe will make you feel like a fancy chef, but it comes together quickly and can be prepped in advance. You'll want to eat the luxurious mustard sauce like it's soup!
Thai Coconut Chicken Soup (Tom Kha Gai)
With super tender, melt-in-your-mouth chicken and a silky smooth sauce loaded with fresh veggies and tons of bright, fresh flavor, this Thai Coconut Chicken Soup ticks all the boxes!
Hearty Healthy Chicken Black Bean Chili
This healthy, delicious Chicken Black Bean Chili, made with rotisserie chicken and lots of fresh veggies, is a perfect way to warm up a chilly day.
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