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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 Pepper Fajitas

Chicken Pepper Fajitas

Chicken Pepper Fajitas

"This spicy entree is fun to serve sizzling at the table, just like they do in restaurants," relates Lucinda Price. The Tracy, California cook fills her light fajitas with green and red peppers, onions and chicken that's quickly marinated for a flavor boost.

Curry Citrus Chicken

Curry Citrus Chicken

Curry Citrus Chicken

To brighten dark midwinter days, Marcy Hall relies on her mouthwatering microwave chicken with its sunny splash of citrus and warm dash of curry. “The thick sauce is also great served over rice.”—March Hall, Visalia, California

Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches

Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches

Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches

This is a simple way to dress up breaded chicken patties. We like these sandwiches with additional blue cheese dressing for dipping. Or try them with Monterey Jack cheese and ranch dressing instead.
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Chicken Roll-em Ups

Chicken Roll-em Ups

Chicken Roll-em Ups

Here’s a tasty wrap that has it all. Plus, it’s neat to eat, so cleanup is simple. —Deb Perry, Bluffton, Indiana

Chicken Tossed Salad

Chicken Tossed Salad

Chicken Tossed Salad

“My husband is picky about salads, but he loves this combination of fruit, meat and cheese,” says Vanetta Servoss from Southaven, Mississippi. “With a package of greens and fully-cooked bacon, it goes together so quickly.”

Chicken Rice Bowl

Chicken Rice Bowl

Chicken Rice Bowl

This is so easy to toss together on a busy weeknight, and I usually have the ingredients on hand. I start sauteing the onion and pepper first, then I prepare the instant rice. If you like, top it with some shredded sharp cheddar cheese.

Fiery Chicken Spinach Salad

Fiery Chicken Spinach Salad

Fiery Chicken Spinach Salad

This hearty and colorful main-course salad is easy to throw together when I get home from work, because it uses canned black beans and Mexicorn and packaged chicken breast strips. I sometimes add a can of ripe olives and fresh cherry tomatoes from our garden.

Chili Chicken Sandwiches

Chili Chicken Sandwiches

Chili Chicken Sandwiches

“My husband tells me that these are a guy's type of sandwich. I love that! We serve them when we have friends come over to watch a game on TV. It's also great for a quick family dinner when you don't want to spend a lot of time in the kitchen.” —Dena Peterson, LaPorte, Texas

Honey-Citrus Chicken Kabobs

Honey-Citrus Chicken Kabobs

Honey-Citrus Chicken Kabobs

It only takes 30 minutes to marinate the chicken for these tangy lemon-lime skewers. They are easy to assemble and grill, and fun to eat! -Amanda Mills of Austin, Texas

Chicken Salad Melts

Chicken Salad Melts

Chicken Salad Melts

Ruth Peterson from Jenison, Michigan uses up leftover chicken to create a creamy spread from open-faced sandwiches. "They're delicious, satisfying and inexpensive," she notes. "You can tuck the filling into buns instead, wrap them in foil and heat them in the oven for a few minutes."

Creamy Chicken Crescents

Creamy Chicken Crescents

Creamy Chicken Crescents

"Collecting cookbooks from area churches is my hobby, and this recipe was one of my discoveries," says Rena Laska of Bancroft, Wisconsin. "I made some changes to suit my family's tastes." The cheesy chicken dish comes together easily with a tube of refrigerated rolls.
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