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With these tasty chicken recipes, you’re bound to impress your chicken-weary family! Gone are the days when the phrase “we’re having chicken for dinner” would mean a bland meal of chicken breast, rice, and broccoli.

Chicken is so versatile that it doesn’t have to be boring. It’s also pretty affordable which makes it great for quick and easy dinners. We can get into a routine of cooking it the same way that’s why I am excited to share with you these appetizing recipes.

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Delicious Chicken Recipes For Weeknight Dinners

I have included recipes for chicken breasts, chicken thighs, and chicken wings that you can eat every day of the week without being tired of chicken!

1. Caribbean Jerk Chicken with Pineapple Salsa

Caribbean Jerk Chicken and Pineapple Salsa is just the dish you need to transport you to somewhere tropical even if you can’t quite yet get there in real life. Starting with a sweet/spicy/tangy marinade and ending with a delicious, slightly spicy pineapple salsa, this dish is delish from start to finish! 

2. Braised Chicken Thighs

These braised chicken thighs are no joke. They’re super flavorful, fall-off-the-bone tender, and thankfully you only need ONE pan to make them!

3. Chicken Fried Chicken

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Easy and delicious this Chicken Fried Chicken is a quick and flavorful dinnertime recipe that brings the whole family to the table, with minimal ingredients it’s a simple and comforting meal.

4. Skillet Lemon-Herb Chicken and Potatoes

Quick-cooking boneless skinless chicken breasts stay moist and tender thanks to pan-roasting and a tangy lemon-butter sauce.

5. Garlic Butter Chicken

Tender, juicy chicken bathed in a rich garlic butter sauce with a splash of wine for extra flavor!! This easy stovetop chicken recipe is ready in 15 minutes and will become a family favorite!!

6. Easy Bourbon Chicken

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If you love a good chicken stir fry, you’re going to LOVE this easy restaurant-quality Bourbon Chicken! 

7. Skillet Chicken and Mushroom Wine Sauce

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This Chicken and Mushroom dish is easy enough for a weeknight but good enough for an elegant dinner party with your best company!

8. Creamy Chicken Breast in Spinach Parmesan Sauce

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This creamy chicken breast recipe is an easy one-pan chicken dish that will wow the entire family for dinner!

9. Pineapple BBQ Baked Chicken Foil Packets in Oven

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These BBQ chicken foil packets are so easy and packed with tons of flavor.

10. Honey Garlic Asian Chicken Kabobs

This honey garlic marinade is to die for! Marinate overnight and throw on the grill when ready to serve. So easy + fast!

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11. Baked Balsamic Chicken Breast 

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This is seriously the juiciest, delicious, and easy-to-make baked chicken breast. Loaded with simple flavors, this could be served on its own or added to pasta, salads, or grain bowls.

12. Bang Bang Chicken

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Amazingly crisp chicken bites drizzled with sweet chili mayo – so good, you’ll want to double or triple the recipe!

13. Garlic Butter Chicken Thighs

Garlic butter chicken thighs are easy to make and taste great with your favorite sides. The skin is perfectly crispy and the thighs are so juicy. Easily made in one pan, no marinating needed, and full of flavor, you can make this recipe for dinner tonight in just 30 minutes!

14. Roasted Lemon Chicken Leg Recipe

This is the easiest Roasted Lemon Chicken Leg recipe in the world. It is full of flavors of garlic, lemon, and herbs and is perfect for a quick and delicious meal. 

15. Creamy Tuscan Chicken

When it comes to chicken breast recipes, it’s hard to beat this one. The sauce is simple but so flavorful. It’s full of garlic, tomatoes, and most importantly, cream. 

16. Garlic Herb Butter Roast Chicken

Nothing beats an easy-to-make and even easier-to-prepare roast chicken! Especially when roasted with garlic butter, rosemary, parsley, lemon, and a hint of white wine for an unbeatable flavor. This Garlic Herb Butter Roast Chicken definitely beats the pants off of any rotisserie chicken!

17. Air Fryer Chicken Wings

Air Fryer Chicken Wings are the best and crispiest wings ever! Done in less than 20 minutes, you’ll never make wings another way again!

18. Mary Me Chicken

This creamy chicken is also family-friendly, and definitely a crowd-pleaser! All you need to make this wonderful dish is just a few ingredients and half an hour from your time.

19. Best Anytime Baked Chicken Meatballs

These Baked Chicken Meatballs are the BEST! The perfect addition to any meal or to eat right on their own. Bonus: they’re meal-prep friendly to stock up throughout the week!

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20. Easy Chicken Tacos

With a simple spice rub – chili powder, cumin, paprika, oregano, garlic powder – the chicken is seasoned just right, thrown on the skillet, and cooked through completely before dicing them up into bite-size pieces.

21. Balsamic Chicken and Mushrooms

A quick buttery balsamic pan sauce brings a ton of flavor to these Balsamic Chicken and Mushrooms without a lot of work. Perfect for weeknight dinners!

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21 Tantalizing Chicken Recipes You Need To Make For Dinner

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Jul 16, 2022

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