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30 Quick and Easy Chicken Recipes for No Brainer Weeknight Meals

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Inside: Whip up delicious meals in 30 minutes or less with these family-friendly quick and easy chicken recipes. Perfect for busy weeknights!

This collection of delicious chicken recipes is perfect for anyone in need of hassle-free dinner ideas. Whether you’re a busy professional, a parent on-the-go, or simply looking to make weeknight cooking a breeze, these recipes are here to save the day.

Gather up your chicken and pantry staples and get ready to enjoy a variety of mouthwatering dishes that are quick to prepare, easy to cook, and guaranteed to satisfy your taste buds.

Simply scroll through this collection for quick and easy chicken recipes that will make weeknight cooking a no brainer! When you see a recipe that you like you can click on the link underneath the photo to see it in full.

Quick and Easy Chicken Recipes

Easy Marry Me Chicken (30-Minute Recipe!)

Let’s kick off this collection of quick and easy chicken recipes with this Marry Me butter chicken dish is an ideal chicken dinner. It has a delightful blend of herbs and creaminess, resulting in tender and juicy chicken that pairs excellently with pasta or rice.

30 Minute Chicken with Braised Tomatoes and Burrata

Whip up this chicken fillets skillet dish with braised cherry tomatoes and burratain in just 30 minutes. The dish is both easy to make and incredibly appetizing. Pair this delightful skillet chicken with crusty bread to enjoy the delicious pan-sauce, you do not want it to go to waste!

Quick and Easy Caprese Chicken

Looking for a simple chicken breast recipe? This easy 5-ingredient gluten free, caprese chicken is everything you want in a one-pan meal. It’s wholesome, healthy, delicious, hearty, total comfort food, and will become a firm family favorite!

Crispy Chicken Milanese with Tomato Arugula Salad

This recipe for crispy chicken Milanese is balanced with a lemony tomato arugula salad and shaved parmesan for a delicious Italian dinner.

Chicken Contadina (Italian Chicken Skillet Recipe)

This Chicken Contadina is an easy and affordable Italian recipe that uses chicken drumsticks and is utterly yummy.

30-Minute Easy Grilled Chicken and Vegetables

This easy grilled chicken and vegetables recipe takes 30 minutes to make and is a delicious, healthy family dinner.

15 Minute Chicken Pasta

Got a busy day ahead and looing for a quick and easy chicken dinner? How about this Chicken and pasta cooked in a garlic tomato sauce and topped with mozzarella & parmesan cheese which you can whip up in just 15 minutes?

Instant Pot Moroccan Chicken

This pressure cooker Moroccan chicken dish is packed with robust spices and flavors. You are going to love this delicious and nutritious Instant Pot Chicken recipe which uses boneless, skinless chicken thighs or bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs as they absorb the spice flavors better than chicken breasts.

Thai-Style Red Chicken Curry Recipe

If you are looking for quick chicken breast recipes, add this Thai-Style Red Chicken Curry to your rotation ASAP. This recipe easily turns an ordinary chicken breast into a scrumptious dinner. Tender, juicy chicken cooked in coconut milk with Thai red curry paste and fish sauce. The resulting chicken dish is spicy and satisfying.

Lemon Chicken Recipe (with Lemon Butter Sauce)

You’ll feel totally indulgent tucking into this delicious dinner of crispy parmesan chicken with a mouthwatering lemon butter sauce infused with garlic. This easy-to-follow recipe will have your taste buds dancing in just 30 minutes.

30 Minute Pineapple Chicken with Coconut Rice

This Pineapple Chicken with Coconut Rice takes just 30 minutes to make. Each mouthful is a perfect balance of spiciness and sweetness, enhanced by the refreshing salsa. It’s a delightful, nourishing, and simple dish to enjoy, especially during the summer season!

Spicy Peanut Chicken Satay with Cucumber Salad

Fancy an Asian-flavored dish with a spicy kick? If you love chicken and spice, this recipe for Spicy Peanut Chicken Satay is a must-make.

Creamy Tomato Basil Chicken

This Creamy Tomato Basil Chicken is a mouthwatering, one pan, creamy chicken recipe that is ready for dinner in 30 minutes or less! Chicken thighs or breasts are seared and simmered in a creamy tomato basil and parmesan sauce making for an easy dinner the whole family will rave about!

Creamy Tuscan Chicken

This Creamy Tuscan chicken is made with chicken breasts, sun-dried tomatoes and spinach in a creamy Parmesan sauce. It’s is a delicious and impressive main dish that’s easy to make and ready in 30 minutes!

Lemon Garlic Butter Chicken and Green Beans Skillet

This paleo, low carb, keto-friendly chicken thighs recipe is a snap to fix and cook. Chicken thighs and green beans are cooked in one skillet for easy prep and the flavor combination is spot on. With only 25 minutes of total work, this nourishing chicken meal makes weeknight dinners a breeze.

One Pan Garlic Roasted Chicken and Baby Potatoes

Who doesn’t love classic chicken and potatoes? Make your life easy with this one pan garlic roasted chicken and baby potatoes quick and easy chicken recipe. This wholesome chicken dinner is made with flavourful, succulent and tender chicken thighs and baby potatoes seasoned with herbs. Plus, it takes only 10 minutes to prep in a single sheet pan (no extra dishes!). Just toss everything together, pop it in the oven and let the oven do its magic. Super easy and so delicious.

One Pan Fiesta Chicken

This healthy fiesta chicken bake is an easy one-pan meal that’s ready in under 30 minutes. It’s made with instant brown rice and black beans.

30 Minute One Pot Chicken & Pasta

Nothing says comfort food like chicken and noodles right? This one pot cheesy chicken pasta meal is easy, quick and delicious. All cooked in one pan and ready in 30 minutes. A brilliant weeknight dinner!

30-Minute Stove Top Chicken And Rice (One Pot)

This is the easiest stove top chicken and rice, but it’s got so much flavor thanks to a few tricks and a secret ingredient. Ready in only 30 minutes!

30-Minute, One-Pan Creamy Chicken Orzo

This Creamy Chicken Orzo is a quick and easy weeknight meal that takes just 30 minutes and you only need one pan. This comforting recipe features lots of veggies (cherry tomatoes and spinach) in a super-flavorful creamy sauce made with basil pesto. Make this simple restaurant-quality chicken dinner at home – and it might become a new family favorite for busy weekdays!

Creamy Mediterranean Chicken Dinner (in a Skillet)

This Creamy Mediterranean Chicken Skillet is so delicious, you won’t believe how easy and fast it is to cook. Perfect for weeknights!

Quick & Easy Creamy Herb Chicken

Prepare and serve this delicopis Creamy Herb Chicken in just 15 minutes! It’s bursting with incredible flavor and you’ll be amazed at how effortless it is to make.

Easy Chicken in Tomato Sauce – A 30 Minute One Pan Meal

This convenient Tomato Sauce Chicken dish is a quick and effortless 30-minute dinner that is ideal for busy weeknights. You’ll find yourself coming back to this recipe time and time again!

Easy Chicken Stroganoff

This delicious Chicken Stroganoff is easy, quick and so yummy. No one will guess it is a slimming chicken recipe suitable for popular weight loss plans.

3 Cup Chicken Noodle Stir-Fry (20 Minutes ONLY!)

Delicious and quick to make, this Taiwanese 3 Cup Chicken Noodle Stir-fry takes just 20 minutes. It offers a perfect blend of sweet, savory, and spicy flavors.

One-pot Teriyaki Chicken Wings with Rice

Ready in 30 minutes, this one-pot Teriyaki Chicken and rice recipe is an easy family dinner. Cooking the chicken over the rice creates amazing flavour. The kids will enjoy the chicken wings too.

30-minute Bang Bang Chicken Recipe in Air Fryer

This Air Fryer recipe for Bang Bang Chicken only takes 30 minutes to make. The chicken comes out incredibly crispy and is paired with a mouthwatering Bang Bang sauce that will blow your mind with its deliciousness!

Air Fryer Lemon Pepper Chicken

This juicy lemon pepper chicken cooked in the air fryer means dinner is done in under 20 minutes! This easy air fried chicken recipe is perfect for pairing with many side dishes for an easy to make dinner! These Air Fryer Chicken breasts are quickly going to become a family favorite easy dinner recipe!

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Perfect 20-Minute Oven-Baked Chicken Breasts

These baked chicken breasts are incredibly juicy, bursting with flavor, and effortlessly tender. They can be prepared in just 20 minutes using a single sheet pan. Say goodbye to complex and fussy cooking methods, as this chicken is simply perfect and adored by everyone.

Last Minute Chicken Recipe

Make this Last Minute Chicken Recipe in a single skillet for a fast and simple way to serve up dinner or lunch in no time!