Chicken Dinners for Two

All of these chicken recipes are for two servings, so no more worrying about what to do with leftovers.

  • Chicken Milanese with Spring Greens
    Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

    Chicken Milanese with Spring Greens

    Coat chicken breasts in a breadcrumb and cheese mixture and serve over spring green for a fresh and easy menu for two.
  • Bistro Roast Chicken
    Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Mary Catherine Muir

    Bistro Roast Chicken

    For a romantic dinner for two, serve this roasted chicken with basil, thyme, and rosemary. You'll get the intense and comforting flavors of French cuisine without spending all day in the kitchen.
  • Chicken Parmesan

    Chicken Parmesan

    Easy-to-make and a perennial favorite, this Chicken Parmesan recipe for two is a keeper. You can find most of the ingredients in your pantry (especially if you use canned tomato sauce) and preparation is a snap.
  • Herbed Chicken and Dumplings
    Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr

    Herbed Chicken and Dumplings

    Fluffy herb-flecked dumplings, tender vegetables, and rich dark-meat chicken combine in this soul-satisfying classic–no leftovers required.
  • Chicken with Prosciutto and Tomatoes Over Polenta
    Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell; Food Kellie Gerber Kelley

    Chicken with Prosciutto and Tomatoes Over Polenta

    Cheap and tasty, chicken thighs are as adaptable as breasts, but have more depth of flavor. Try them seasoned with sage and white wine and served over polenta. This recipe is fast enough for a weeknight supper yet flavorful enough to win you praise.
  • Barbecued Chicken Pizza
    James Carrier

    Barbecued Chicken Pizza

    Sometimes you want it all to yourself. This recipe makes two 8-inch pizzas–one for you and one for your sweetheart. To prepare in a flash, use rotisserie chicken and pre-baked pizza dough.
  • Chicken with Paprika and Potatoes
    Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell; Food Kellie Gerber Kelley

    Chicken with Paprika and Potatoes

    A cheap, satisfying, healthy, and flavorful one-dish meal–what else could you ask for? The chicken is seasoned with thyme and paprika and cooked with red potatoes until tender.
  • Maple Mustard-glazed Hens with Corn and Pea Couscous
    James Carrier

    Maple Mustard-glazed Hens with Couscous

    Get a luxurious meal in less than an hour. This 5-star dinner features roasted Cornish game hens over a bed of couscous.
  • Apple-Sesame Chicken
    Photo: Oxmoor House

    Apple-Sesame Chicken

    Try a different take on weeknight stir-fry. Pieces of Red Delicious apple add a hint of sweetness and curry powder delivers extra flavor. Serve over a bed of rice and top with sesame seeds.
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