Chicken Dinner Ideas – mix up your chicken dinner with one of these 50+ new and tasty chicken dinner ideas. Asian, Mexican, Indian and more – anything but boring, but still quick and easy!
Getting dinner on the table every night of the week is no easy task. First you have to come up with what you want to make. You have to hope that the rest of the family actually wants to eat it too. Then you have to shop for everything, prep it all, and then cook. And then do it all over the next night.
Trust me, I get it. I have a list of my favorite Quick Dinner Ideas for nights I am just struggling for time. They are ready fast, so I can focus on other things. Today we are here with 20 of my favorite chicken dinner ideas. Because let’s face it, chicken is just always there and easy to make.
I love Easy Dinner Ideas and most of these would fit in that list too. But these are all made with chicken. So you can have Mexican food one night, Asian food, Indian food, American food, Italian food…. you name it. We have it all, so you will never get bored!
Chicken Dinner Ideas
Chicken Dinner Ideas - mix up your chicken dinner with one of these 50+ new and tasty chicken dinner ideas. Asian, Mexican, Indian and more - anything but boring, but still quick and easy!
A classic chicken club sandwich in a baked eggroll. Served with an avocado ranch dipping sauce.
Combine two of your favorites; taco and burgers into one quick, easy, and healthy dinner!
Chicken Pot Pie Noodles - a fun twist on classic chicken pot pie using noodles! Comes together in minutes so it is perfect for quick weeknight meals.
Chicken Madeira Recipe - This copycat is even better than the restaurant version! Tender chicken, mushrooms, and asparagus in a Madeira wine sauce and topped with melted cheese! Up your chicken dinner recipe game tonight!
Chicken in Artichoke Pan Sauce - sauteed chicken breasts in a creamy artichoke pan sauce. Ready in minutes and perfect for weeknights!
Chicken Parmesan Calzones – Just 5 ingredients until you have all the flavors of chicken Parmesan, but in a hand held calzone on a weeknight!
Chicken Chilaquiles -A Mexican casserole with tortilla chips, and chicken baked in a spicy tomato sauce, and topped cheese.
Tortilla Soup - Slightly spicy, full of Mexican flavors and great for cooler weather.
Chicken Quesadillas are a very versatile easy dinner to get on the table. Add bacon and avocado for a great weeknight dinner!
Chicken Gnocchi Soup - A lightened up version of Olive Garden's Chicken Gnocchi Soup
Chicken Pesto Pasta - a quick and easy creamy pasta with chicken, tomatoes, and pesto. Great for busy weeknights or when you want easy comfort food.
Chicken Skewers - tender pieces of chicken marinated with lots of lime juice and chipotle, then grilled and served with an avocado dipping sauce.
Chicken Enchilada Chili - a favorite mexican dinner gets turned into a 20 minute warm and comforting chili! Great for any night of the week.
Chicken Lo Mein - make your own take out at home with this super easy Chinese chicken lo mein recipe. Full of lots of veggies, 20 minutes, and dinner is done!
Chicken Tostadas - A quick and easy Mexican dinner! A crispy corn tortilla piled high with guacamole, chicken and salsa. Take a shortcut from the store and this can be ready in no time!
Chicken Cordon Bleu Pasta - turn your classic chicken cordon bleu recipe into a delicious and creamy pasta you can make any night of the week!
Chicken Enchilada Soup - get all the flavor of your favorite chicken enchiladas in a hearty soup you can make in minutes!
Chicken Tikka Masala - Yogurt marinated chicken in a spiced curry sauce. Seriously the best! Serve with rice and Naan bread for a restaurant experience at home!
Chicken in a French Pan Sauce - juicy chicken breasts cooked until golden brown and topped a tangy and delicious pan sauce. Chicken pan sauce sounds fancy, but is ready in minutes!
Thai Green Curry Chicken - a green curry chicken with lots of Thai flavor. You can make it in minutes any night of the week! And with ingredients you can find at your local grocery store.
Basil Coconut Chicken Curry - chicken curry made with coconut and lots of fresh basil. Ready in minutes, super easy, and great for any night of the week.
Creamy Tuscan Chicken Pasta - a super easy chicken pasta recipe that you can make any night of the week. Simple ingredients, just a few minutes, and dinner is done.
Bruschetta Chicken Pasta - an easy chicken pasta loaded with lots of tomatoes, seasoned chicken, and topped with Parmesan cheese. Easy to make and ready quickly for any night of the week.
Smokey Garlic Chicken Pasta - A creamy chicken pasta recipe with a tons of flavor. A little smokey, a little peppery, and so good!
Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta - Get dinner on the table fast with this creamy pasta full of spicy creole seasoning, tomatoes, and chicken!
Baked Chicken Taquitos - Fill tortillas with chicken and whatever else you like, then bake them to crispy perfection! Serve with salsa or guacamole for dipping. Great use for leftover chicken!
Southwestern Chicken Corn Chowder - a super fast and easy soup you can make any night of the week. This recipe for corn chowder is thick, creamy, and actually good for you!
Instant Pot Chicken Tacos - make taco night extra tasty with this flavorful and easy chicken! Great for tacos, salads, quesadillas, burritos and more all week long!
Instant Pot Tortilla Soup Recipe - make your favorite chicken tortilla soup in the Instant Pot! It is ready in minutes, and so good on a cold night. Don't have an instant pot? No problem, stove top instructions included!
Salsa Verde Chicken Skillet - an easy one pan pasta skillet with salsa verde, chicken, and lots of melty gooey cheese!
Instant Pot Salsa Verde Chicken - make chicken in just minutes using the instant pot. Super tender, juicy, and tons of flavor.
Baked Chicken Parmesan with Roasted Broccoli - a healthier version of chicken Parmesan all made on one baking sheet! Super easy, quick and definitely family friendly.
Oven Baked Chicken and Potatoes - a one pan chicken dinner with citrus, olive oil, and basil marinated chicken, green beans and roasted potatoes.
Southwest Baked Chicken - a baked chicken recipe that is ready in no time, with tons of flavor. Just 4 ingredients and dinner is done!
Garlic Tomato Baked Chicken - This is a super easy chicken recipe! Baked chicken in a garlic butter with an Italian tomato sauce and melted mozzarella cheese! Great for easy weeknight dinners or even entertaining!
Chicken thighs full of great spices and served with garlicky rice. Quick, easy, and healthy dinner
Italian Chicken Bake - just 5 simple ingredients for a delicious, cheesy, and perfect dinner dinner for any night of the week.
Italian Stuffed Chicken - chicken breasts rolled up with pesto, tomatoes, and cheese! Then baked until crispy and delicious, a great family dinner.
Cashew Chicken - Skip the take out and make this super easy cashew chicken recipe at home. Comes together in minutes using ingredients you probably already have!
Creamy Chicken Stroganoff - tender chicken in a creamy mushroom sauce over egg noodles. Mix up the protein from classic beef stroganoff recipes.
Tuscan Chicken Recipe - a super easy, one pan chicken recipe. Tons of great flavors, healthy, and delicious!
Kung Pao Chicken - quick and easy chicken stir fry packed with veggies and a little kick. Add whatever veggies you want and have dinner ready in minutes!
Honey Dijon Chicken - a healthy moist chicken cutlet that is coated with a honey dijon sauce. Ready in minutes, and great for any night of the week.
Monterey Chicken - A 30 minute chicken dinner loaded with smokey barbecue sauce, spicy tomatoes, lots of cheese and bacon! A family favorite for sure!
Grilled Chicken Thighs with Chile Herb Sauce - chicken thighs marinated in a blend of garlic, spices and lime juice. Grilled and then topped with a creamy herb and jalapeno sauce.
Grilled Chicken with Peach Barbecue Sauce - juicy grilled chicken with a sweet, smoky, and slightly spicy peach barbecue sauce.
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