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Budget Chicken Recipes

Looking for Budget Chicken recipes? Find budget chicken recipes including chicken recipes for dinner, appetizers, and more cheap chicken recipes.

Avocado Chicken Pitas

Avocado Chicken Pitas

Avocado Chicken Pitas

“I've had this recipe for years and usually made it with chicken breasts. Just recently, I started using rotisserie chicken from the store cut into strips. Very quick!” notes Barbara Hunt of Nipomo, California.

Garlic Clove Chicken

Garlic Clove Chicken

Garlic Clove Chicken

“My Greek neighbors made Garlic Clove Chicken frequently, and I couldn’t get enough of it,” writes Denise Hollebeke of Penhold, Alberta. “If you like garlic, you’ll love this chicken.”

Chicken Pesto with Pasta

Chicken Pesto with Pasta

Chicken Pesto with Pasta

Prepared pesto accents this warm pasta toss using rotisserie chicken. Keep pesto in the freezer for the next time you have leftover chicken. — Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Cabbage Chicken Salad

Cabbage Chicken Salad

Cabbage Chicken Salad

"We were on a tight budget when I was little, so my mother often made this refreshing salad that fit our pocketbook as well as our taste buds," pens Heather Myrick from Southaven, Mississippi. Nicely priced at 48¢ a serving, it can be a light supper or a crunchy complement to sandwiches.

Chili Chicken 'N' Rice

Chili Chicken 'N' Rice

Chili Chicken 'N' Rice

Tender chicken breasts on top of hearty chili and rice make for a filling and frugal meal-in-one that's only 85¢ a serving. "Choose mild or hot chili to suit your family's taste," suggests Kathy Duke of Anchorage, Alaska.

Szechuan Chicken Noodle Toss

Szechuan Chicken Noodle Toss

Szechuan Chicken Noodle Toss

"My family loves Chinese food," says Carol Roane, Sarasota, Florida, "so I came up with this quick-and-easy recipe to use up leftover chicken, pork or beef."

Honey Barbecued Chicken

Honey Barbecued Chicken

Honey Barbecued Chicken

This dish has plenty of taste and eye appeal. It's baked to perfection in an onion tomato sauce that's both sweet and spunky.—Debbi Smith, Crossett, Arkansas

Quick Fruited Chicken Salad

Quick Fruited Chicken Salad

Quick Fruited Chicken Salad

From Audrey Moser of Drummond Island, Michigan comes this fresh-tasting chicken salad that's sweetened with pineapple, dates and golden raisins. "I often serve this salad on lettuce, but you could stuff a tomato with it or spoon it into a pita bread as well," Audrey suggests.

Creamed Chicken Over Corn Bread

Creamed Chicken Over Corn Bread

Creamed Chicken Over Corn Bread

“This comforting dish was a favorite with our kids, and now our 11 grandkids request it,” says Nancy Lange, Hindsboro, Illinois. “The recipe is easily doubled or tripled for our Sunday family dinners.”

Deviled Chicken

Deviled Chicken

Deviled Chicken

My family has always loved this flavorful, golden-brown chicken. I watch for the frequent sales on leg quarters to keep the cost per serving low. —Linda Trammell, Kingston, Missouri

Orange-Mustard Grilled Chicken

Orange-Mustard Grilled Chicken

Orange-Mustard Grilled Chicken

Writes Paula Marchesi of Lenhartsville, Pennsylvania, "We love grilling out...and this is one of our favorite recipes. The ginger, orange and mustard flavors make a tantalizing sauce for moist chicken."
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