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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, IN
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Lemony Chicken Fruit Salad

Lemony Chicken Fruit Salad

Lemony Chicken Fruit Salad

Meet the Cook: Back in the 1950's, I was a home economist for the electric company, which is how I came across this recipe. During spring and summer, when it is hot here, my family especially likes it. (My husband and I have two children and a pair of granddaughters, all grown.) I've also found this chicken salad is good for women's luncheons and covered-plate meals since it's so different. -Johnece Stuard, Mansfield, Texas

Pita Pocket Chicken Salad

Pita Pocket Chicken Salad

Pita Pocket Chicken Salad

We wanted something cool for lunch one summer day, so I tossed together whatever I had in the refrigerator. This wonderful salad was the result. Guests enjoy the sweet grapes, tender chicken and crunchy almonds...and the always ask for the recipe.

Super-Stuffed Mexican Potatoes

Super-Stuffed Mexican Potatoes

Super-Stuffed Mexican Potatoes

These taters are packed! Your whole family will enjoy this hearty stuffed potato. —Steve Westphal, Wind Lake, Wisconsin
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Grilled Teriyaki Chicken

Grilled Teriyaki Chicken

Grilled Teriyaki Chicken

“This is so tasty, my husband insists it could be served in a restaurant,” promises Joan Hallford of North Richland Hills, Texas.

Asian Glazed Chicken Thighs

Asian Glazed Chicken Thighs

Asian Glazed Chicken Thighs

Everyone goes for this super moist, garlicky chicken, including my fussy kids. For your holiday buffet or family gathering, serve it with rice or noodles. —Carole Lotito, Hillsdale, NJ

Popcorn Chicken Salad

Popcorn Chicken Salad

Popcorn Chicken Salad

Here’s a refreshing salad that’s great for lunches at work from Teresa Wilkins-Reckard in Monroe, Indiana. "I can mix up the dressing at home, then pick up enough salad ingredients at the store to last for several days," she notes. "My family and friends like it, too. And variations are easy to make.” —

Grilled Sesame Chicken

Grilled Sesame Chicken

Grilled Sesame Chicken

Chicken gets a lovely treatment from a soy marinade and basting sauce in this recipe from Catherine Allan of Twin Falls, Idaho. "The flavor you get from grilling really says summer," she notes. Enjoy some chicken for dinner and use the extra in the two recipes that follow.

Swiss Chicken Sliders

Swiss Chicken Sliders

Swiss Chicken Sliders

Friends came over for a spur-of-the-moment bonfire, and I dreamed up these quick chicken sliders so we'd have something to eat. Bake them till the cheese is gooey. —Sara Martin, Whitefish, MT

Pronto Chicken Fajitas

Pronto Chicken Fajitas

Pronto Chicken Fajitas

"My family loves Mexican food, and this is a quick way to enjoy it. It doesn’t require a lot of prep and only uses one pan, so you have plenty of time to relax." Get creative with these versatile fajitas. Try using last night’s leftover veggies or chicken for a brand-new meal. —Robin Poust, Stevensville, Maryland

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
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