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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 in a Hurry

Chicken in a Hurry

Chicken in a Hurry

I cook meat and vegetables in my microwave all the time, but these stuffed chicken breasts are a stress-free favorite. Filled with chilies and cheese, they’re a cinch to prepare. I like to serve them with sweet-and-sour or duck sauce on top. –Barbara Frasier, Fyffe, Alabama

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Filled with chicken, mushrooms, water chestnuts and carrots, these lettuce wraps are both healthy and yummy. The gingerroot, rice wine vinegar and teriyaki sauce give them delicious Asian flair. —Kendra Doss, Smithville, Missouri

Grecian Gold Medal Wraps

Grecian Gold Medal Wraps

Grecian Gold Medal Wraps

“For a healthy dish, I created these wraps with fat-free yogurt and whole wheat tortillas,” explains Margee Berry of Trout Lake, Washington. “Only a small quantity of the Greek olives is needed to give the sandwiches loads of flavor.”
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Ramen Chicken 'n' Vegetables

Ramen Chicken 'n' Vegetables

Ramen Chicken 'n' Vegetables

“I found this recipe years ago in a magazine and just had to try it that same night," recalls Buffy Sias of Whitehorse, Yukon Territory. "Now, it's become a family favorite, and even my toddler cleans her plate and asks for seconds!”

Strawberry Kiwi Chicken Salad

Strawberry Kiwi Chicken Salad

Strawberry Kiwi Chicken Salad

A special salad would be just the thing to complete a warm weather lunch, and Lori Nordhoff of Urbandale, Iowa, has the perfect complement. Strawberry Chicken Salad combines fresh fruit with cooked chicken to create this hearty fruit salad perfect for picnics and luncheons alike. Lori likes to add a handful of chopped walnuts for extra crunch.

Avocado Chicken Salad

Avocado Chicken Salad

Avocado Chicken Salad

This is a terrific way to use up last night’s leftover chicken. Cilantro and lime juice add a bit of zest to liven up lunch or dinner. —Patricia Collins, Imbler, Oregon

Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce

Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce

Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce

Our home economists came up with this Asian-style dish featuring a simple-to-prepare peanut sauce. It's a hearty addition to an appetizer buffet.

Asparagus-Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Asparagus-Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Asparagus-Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Want to turn chicken into restaurant-quality gourmet fare? You can’t get much quicker than Renee Smith’s Asparagus-Stuffed Chicken Breasts drizzled with a luscious lemony sauce and sprinkled with toasted almonds. “This easy microwave recipe has been a family favorite for many years,” writes Renee from Clinton Township, Michigan. TIP: Serve with Mandarin orange sections to round out the meal.

Chicken Creole Deviled Eggs

Chicken Creole Deviled Eggs

Chicken Creole Deviled Eggs

Scrambling for a quick-and-easy recipe to use up some of those hard-cooked Easter eggs? Just add a little diced chicken and these zippy deviled-egg snacks from our Test Kitchen are almost a lunch in themselves! NO CREOLE seasoning or honey mustard? The following spices can be substituted for the Creole seasoning: ¼ teaspoon each paprika and garlic powder, and a pinch each of cayenne pepper, dried thyme and ground cumin. As a substitute for honey mustard, combine ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard and ½ teaspoon honey.

Chicken Pasta Salad a l'Orange

Chicken Pasta Salad a l'Orange

Chicken Pasta Salad a l'Orange

“I got this recipe from an old cookbook just after I was married 25 years ago," says Ann Berger of Howell, Michigan. "All of my six kids like it—even those who don’t usually eat salad!”

Greek Salad and Chicken

Greek Salad and Chicken

Greek Salad and Chicken

Even if you or your family aren't garlic lovers, I encourage you to use the full measurement of garlic and oregano for the proper flavorings. I receive nothing but raves when I serve this salad.
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