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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.

Chicken Spareribs

Chicken Spareribs

Chicken Spareribs

Inexpensive chicken thighs get all gussied up in a zippy sparerib-style sauce that's irresistable. Janice Porterfield of Atlanta, Texas shared the recipe.

Chicken Chorizo Lasagna

Chicken Chorizo Lasagna

Chicken Chorizo Lasagna

The combination of roasted chicken and chorizo is so good, you have to serve this lasagna at your next Mexican-themed meal. The avocado lime cream adds a bit of coolness to offset the recipe's heat.

Chicken Bagel Melts

Chicken Bagel Melts

Chicken Bagel Melts

Our taste testers loved these scrumptious sandwiches from Shannon Brown, who created the melts to use up leftover chicken. “Deli chicken works well, too, when you don't have rotisserie on hand,” she notes from Omaha, Nebraska.
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Peanut Chicken Curry

Peanut Chicken Curry

Peanut Chicken Curry

“To make this flavor-packed chicken entree even quicker, use canned diced tomatoes and bottled minced garlic,” suggests Eilley Brandlin of Arcadia, California. “I serve it with jasmine rice.”

Chicken Taco Ring

Chicken Taco Ring

Chicken Taco Ring

If you want to wow your guests with southwestern zest, try this eye-catching appetizer. I serve it with salsa and sour cream toppings in small homemade tortilla bowls. —Kathy Martinez, Enid, Oklahoma

Cranberry-Walnut Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Cranberry-Walnut Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Cranberry-Walnut Chicken Salad Sandwiches

“I made these simple-yet-special sandwiches for a birthday party,” notes Shannon Tucker of Land O' Lakes, Florida. “Tangy cranberries and crunchy celery pep up the chicken. Leftover turkey works well, too.”

Hoisin Chicken Salad

Hoisin Chicken Salad

Hoisin Chicken Salad

Asian flavors enhance my convenient rotisserie chicken salad. It earns compliments every time I make it. Toasted sesame seeds add a nutty texture. —Michelle Krzmarzick, Torrance, CA

Presto Paprika Chicken

Presto Paprika Chicken

Presto Paprika Chicken

On busy evenings, Gloria Warczak, Cedarburg, Wisconsin, wings it for dinner. “The mild, paprika-spiced sauce nicely coats the rotisserie chicken and noodles,” she adds.

Crustless Chicken Quiche

Crustless Chicken Quiche

Crustless Chicken Quiche

“This is a very easy brunch dish that keeps well if there are leftovers.” Thick and cheesy, it's near impossible not to enjoy this savory recipe! Susie Baumberger - Lancaster, CA

Pesto Chicken Polenta Bites

Pesto Chicken Polenta Bites

Pesto Chicken Polenta Bites

Simple to make, but elegant in appearance, these pretty hand held treats feature the unique flavor combination of robust pesto and sweet dried cranberries. Expect an empty tray—and several recipe requests.—Betty Fulks, Onia, Arkansas

Chicken Enchilada Bake

Chicken Enchilada Bake

Chicken Enchilada Bake

Your family is going to gobble up this cheesy, Southwestern chicken bake…and will ask for it again and again. It’s real comfort food! —Melanie Burns, Pueblo West, Colorado
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