Chicken Dinners for Two
All of these chicken recipes are for two servings, so no more worrying about what to do with leftovers.
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
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.
Recipe: Bistro Roast Chicken
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.
Recipe: Chicken Parmesan
Herbed Chicken and Dumplings
Fluffy herb-flecked dumplings, tender vegetables, and rich dark-meat chicken combine in this soul-satisfying classic–no leftovers required.
Recipe: Herbed Chicken and Dumplings
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
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.
Recipe: Barbecued Chicken Pizza
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
Get a luxurious meal in less than an hour. This 5-star dinner features roasted Cornish game hens over a bed of couscous.
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.
Recipe: Apple-Sesame Chicken
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