15-Minute Chicken Dishes
Sweet and Sour Chicken
This sweet and sour skillet is the answer to a quick chicken dish tonight.
Greek Slaw and Chicken Pitas
Going Greek with this chicken pita also means a quick go-to meal, perfect for busy weeknights.
Chicken Sausage and Broccoli Rabe Penne
If broccoli rabe is a bit bitter for your family or if you have trouble finding it, chopped broccoli would be a delicious substitute. Serve with extra lemon for more zip.
Chicken Kofte with Zucchini
A hit under the broiler leaves zucchini perfectly tender.
Tangy Chicken-Farro Bowl
If you have trouble finding lingonberry, cranberry preserves are a fine substitute.
Skillet Chicken with Escarole and Pecorino
Escarole is amped up with a salty kick from fish sauce and pecorino and is brightened with sweet, crunchy carrots.
Skillet Chicken with Seared Avocados
The tiniest bit of sugar helps the avocado halves char in the pan, adding robust toasty flavor.
Spicy Basil Chicken
Saucy and spicy, this chicken dish whips up in a flash. For a sensitive palate, omit the chile or turn up the heat, by adding thinly sliced Thai bird chiles or jalapeño.
Brighten up the flavor of basic chicken breast halves with fresh tarragon and lemon juice and cook in the skillet for about 7 minutes for quick weeknight dinner.
Chicken and Shiitake Marsala
Give a traditional Italian favorite an Asian flair with the addition of shiitake mushrooms and green onions. If you don't have Marsala, you can substitute dry sherry.
Chicken Scaloppine over Broccoli Rabe
A silky white wine pan sauce, flavored with parsley and capers, adds delicate flavor to a simple chicken dish. Pound the chicken scallopini-style to make quick-cooking rounds. This elegant-looking dish is a great choice if you're having company over and feel the need to impress.
Chicken and Summer Vegetable Tostadas
Sauté chicken tenders to minimize the cooking time for this easy chicken dish. Salsa and cilantro add a kick to the tender chicken and fresh summer vegetables. Simply spoon mixture into crisp tortillas and broil until the cheese melts for a Mexican-inspired meal in minutes.
BBQ Chicken Pizza
Add pizzazz to pizza night with this simple recipe that's packed with flavor from the tangy tomato chutney, smoky white cheddar cheese and chopped green onions. The recipe is a great way to use leftover chicken in a fun, easy, and flavorful way.
Asian Chicken Noodle Soup
The contrasting flavors of ginger, lemongrass and cilantro produce a delectable broth for this noodle soup. The chewy pasta softens after cooking, so it is important to let the soup rest five minutes before serving. The recipe calls for cooked chicken, so pick up a rotisserie from the deli, canned or pouches of chicken at the grocery store, or simply use leftovers.
Mozzarella Chicken Sandwich
Versatile chicken pairs perfectly with Italian flavors in this warm chicken sandwich. Pan-frying chicken seals in juices to produce rich flavors and saves time. Assemble chicken sandwich with creamy mozzarella cheese, aromatic basil and roasted red peppers and broil until cheese melts.
Couscous Salad with Chicken and Vegetables
Store-bought rotisserie chicken saves time in the kitchen without compromising on flavor. A tangy-sweet dressing tossed with crispy vegetables and couscous cranks out the sophisticated flavor in this simple chicken dish.
Add a delightful crisp to chicken by dredging it in a walnut and breadcrumb mixture and pan-frying. Serve over crisp greens and drizzle with a heavenly buttermilk-honey dressing. Best of all, this southern favorite cooks in under 10 minutes.
Chicken fajitas are a festive and easy choice for weeknight dinners. Set out chicken, vegetables, and assorted toppings, and let everyone fill his or her own tortillas. Use storebought rotisserie chicken to save even more time in the kitchen.