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Quick Chicken Dinner Recipes

Looking for quick chicken dinner recipes? Find chicken recipes for dinner that you can make easily and quickly.

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Mashed squash helps make this chowder creamy but not heavy, and it's a favorite way to get barley on the table. My kids even ask for leftovers for lunch. —Pamela Cleghorn, Campbellsburg, Indiana
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Cherry-Chicken Pasta Salad

Cherry-Chicken Pasta Salad

Cherry-Chicken Pasta Salad

The Women in Mission group at my church always receives compliments for this sweet and savory salad.

Pineapple Chicken Salad

Pineapple Chicken Salad

Pineapple Chicken Salad

This is one of my family's favorite summer dishes. The kids love this filling salad's sweet dressing. While the chicken is grilling, I prepare the dressing and vegetables.—Stephanie Moon, Boise, Idaho.

Spinach Chicken Frittata

Spinach Chicken Frittata

Spinach Chicken Frittata

"When we were growing up, spinach was one of the only vegetables my brothers and I enjoyed," recalls Paula Tuduri, Bozeman, Montana. "So our mom found all kinds of ways to include it in meals. This dish is one of my favorites. Be creative," she suggests. "Feel free to vary the vegetables, cheeses and meat to suit your tastes and budget."
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Herbed Lime Chicken

Herbed Lime Chicken

Herbed Lime Chicken

When we have friends over during the summer, I usually serve this grilled chicken. It's tender, moist and bursting with the tangy taste of lime. I'm often asked for the recipe.—Kay Alliman, Biggsville, Illinois

Picante Broccoli Chicken Salad

Picante Broccoli Chicken Salad

Picante Broccoli Chicken Salad

Meet the Cook: Since our family likes things spicy, I often add a fresh jalapeno pepper to this salad. It's a simple, savory way to use up leftover chicken. Plus, it's so eye-catching, it could double as the main dish and the table centerpiece! -Krista Shumway, Billings, Montana

Open-Faced Chicken Sandwiches

Open-Faced Chicken Sandwiches

Open-Faced Chicken Sandwiches

Caramelized onions, mushrooms and two types of cheese make these my favorite sandwiches. I invented them for a last-minute picnic by combining items I had on hand. They've been a hit ever since. -Lynda Clark of Spokane, Washington

Orange Chicken Supper

Orange Chicken Supper

Orange Chicken Supper

"We're an American military family stationed in Germany," writes Lynda Muller. "Since we're just as busy as stateside families, this meal really fits our lifestyle. Because it uses a rice mix, orange juice and other items I keep on hand, it's both satisfying and swift."

Pear-Walnut Tea Sandwiches

Pear-Walnut Tea Sandwiches

Pear-Walnut Tea Sandwiches

These satisfying tea sandwiches boast crunchy walnuts, chopped pear and deli chicken. Use white, pumpernickel and rye bread for variety. —David Bostedt, Zephyrhills, Florida

Chicken Caesar Salad Pizza

Chicken Caesar Salad Pizza

Chicken Caesar Salad Pizza

This delectable cold pizza proves that you can eat well even when you're eating healthy. A tube of refrigerated pizza crust is baked, spread with some seasoned cream cheese and topped with nicely dressed salad fixings and moist chicken. —Amber Zurbrugg Alliance, Ohio

Chicken in Sweet Pepper Sauce

Chicken in Sweet Pepper Sauce

Chicken in Sweet Pepper Sauce

"I learned to prepare this dish from a local chef before I was married, but I've varied it slightly," Jennifer Class of Kirkland, Washington shares. "Served with a green salad and rice or potatoes, it makes a simple but elegant meal for two."

Spinach-Stuffed Chicken Pockets for Two

Spinach-Stuffed Chicken Pockets for Two

Spinach-Stuffed Chicken Pockets for Two

With their creamy filling and delightful crispy crust, these elegant entrees are easy enough for weeknights, yet special enough for company, too. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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