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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.

Chicken Patties

Chicken Patties

Chicken Patties

This recipe is a great way to use up leftover chicken. I've even used canned chicken, as long as it's drained well. I usually serve the patties with flavored rice, a vegetable and salad.—Larry Laatsch, Saginaw, Michigan

Creamed Chicken over Biscuits

Creamed Chicken over Biscuits

Creamed Chicken over Biscuits

A friend of mine prepared this homey dish for my husband and me after our first son was born. I've made just a few minor modifications over the years. -Pam Kelley Uniontown, Ohio

Easy Lemon Herb Chicken

Easy Lemon Herb Chicken

Easy Lemon Herb Chicken

I adapted this main course from a fish recipe. Since I always keep boneless chicken breasts in the freezer, we enjoy this meal regularly!—Helen Turner, Upland, Indiana
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Chicken 'n' Noodle Skillet

Chicken 'n' Noodle Skillet

Chicken 'n' Noodle Skillet

I am a mom of three grown boys," writes Eileen Hagist of Bancroft, Iowa. "Back when they were in school and I needed to put a meal on the table in a hurry, I could always count on this recipe. Served with a green salad and cold milk, it always filled them up."

Vegetable Chicken Medley

Vegetable Chicken Medley

Vegetable Chicken Medley

In Springfield, Missouri, Kristen Feola stir-fries this combination of tender chicken chunks, onions, broccoli, pepper and rice. Seasoned with garlic, ginger and a simple pineapple sauce, the made-in-moments main course includes crunchy chopped peanuts.

Chicken Bacon Bites

Chicken Bacon Bites

Chicken Bacon Bites

Ginger and orange marmalade give these rumaki-style snacks wonderful flavor. I marinate the wrapped chicken earlier in the day and broil them when guests arrive. —Betty Pierson, Wellington, Florida

Ramen Noodle Stir-Fry

Ramen Noodle Stir-Fry

Ramen Noodle Stir-Fry

This mildly flavored stir-fry combines tender strips of chicken with vegetables and popular ramen noodles. "I came up with this recipe when I wanted a quick-fix meal for myself," shares Dawn Boothe of Lynn Haven, Florida. "Sometimes I change the vegetables or substitute ground turkey for the chicken."

Tarragon Poached Chicken

Tarragon Poached Chicken

Tarragon Poached Chicken

A delectable sauce starring Dijon mustard and white wine tops off the poached-to-perfection chicken in Herbert Bray's delightful meal-in-one-dinner. "People who taste this unique dish can't believe I found it in a collection of lighter recipes," he reports from Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Carrots and onions are cooked with the chicken and round out the meal nicely.

Italian Grilled Chicken Salad

Italian Grilled Chicken Salad

Italian Grilled Chicken Salad

Simple yet elegant, this entree salad is one of my husband's favorites. We love the juicy chicken, fresh greens and bread that's toasted over an open flame. Add whatever beans your gang prefers. -Lisa Rawski of Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Cobb Salad Wraps

Cobb Salad Wraps

Cobb Salad Wraps

A homemade dressing lightens up these refreshing tortilla wraps. The avocado, bacon, blue cheese and tomato deliver the flavors I enjoy most while keeping me on my healthy eating plan. -Lynne Van Wagenen of Salt Lake City, Utah

Chinese Chicken Spaghetti

Chinese Chicken Spaghetti

Chinese Chicken Spaghetti

It's hard to believe that something that comes together this easily could be tasty and lower in fat. This dish is pretty zippy, but if you like your stir-fries extra spicy, increase the red pepper flakes a bit. -Jenna Noel of Glendale, Arizona
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