30-Minute Chicken Recipes

Satisfy your family and your budget with these easy chicken recipes from Family Feasts for $75 a Week.

  • Chicken Tortilla Soup
    Lee Harrelson

    Chicken Tortilla Soup

    It's hard to believe a soup with this much flavor simmers for only 20 minutes. And making the crisp tortilla strips for the topping is a great way to use up any extra corn tortillas you have on hand.
  • Chinese Chicken Salad
    Lee Harrelson

    Chinese Chicken Salad

    Author Mary Ostyn's version of this popular ramen noodle-and-chicken salad calls for chopped peanuts instead of more pricey almonds that are often called for in Asian chicken salads.
  • Mexican Bow-tie Pasta with Chicken
    Lee Harrelson

    Mexican Bow-tie Pasta with Chicken

    You can use any shape of pasta you have on hand for this creamy pasta recipe. All you need to give it Mexican flavor is a jar of salsa, and the creaminess comes from a block of cream cheese.
  • Quickest Chicken Noodle Soup
    Lee Harrelson

    Quickest Chicken Noodle Soup

    Make this soup your "go-to recipe" for super-easy dinners. It has only 6 ingredients, and instead of chopping fresh veggies, you can use frozen. Add even more flavor with optional ingredients like fresh ginger and soy sauce.
  • Easy Chicken Fajitas
    Lee Harrelson

    Easy Chicken Fajitas

    If you've got picky eaters in your family, set out bowls of the toppings so that each person can assemble their own fajita.
  • Chicken Mole
    Lee Harrelson

    Chicken Mole

    Chocolate adds a deep, rich accent rather than sweetness to this tomato sauce and gives it a more authentic Mexican flavor.
  • West African Peanut Chicken
    Lee Harrelson

    West African Peanut Chicken

    Combine peanut sauce, tomato, onion, pepper, garlic and chicken pieces for a dish with authentic African flavors. To keep the peanut sauce from being too sweet, use a natural peanut butter. Serve over rice for a complete one-dish meal.
  • Chicken-Mint Couscous with Raisins and Apricots
    Lee Harrelson

    Chicken-Mint Couscous with Raisins and Apricots

    This Moroccan-style one-dish meal gets its mint flavor from cooking the couscous in mint-flavored tea instead of adding fresh mint. But if you're not a fan of mint, just cook the couscous in water without the tea bags.
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