Easy Weeknight Chicken Menus
Simplify mealtime with a week of versatile chicken dinner menus.
Blackened Chicken with Dirty Rice
Fragrant spices enliven the rub on the chicken breasts in a Cajun-style supper of Blackened Chicken with Dirty Rice. A green salad rounds out the meal.
Roast Chicken with Balsamic Bell Peppers
Satisfy hearty appetites with roasted chicken served with a saucy bell pepper mixture and creamy mashed potatoes.
Chicken and Black Bean-Stuffed Burritos
A burrito is practically a meal in itself, and this one is especially easy because it uses rotisserie chicken.
Chicken Cutlets with Strawberry-Avocado Salsa
This colorful, flavor-forward dish makes the most of peak-season produce with a sweet and tangy fruit salsa that would be equally delicious served over pork chops or with whole-grain tortilla chips.
Chicken and Broccoli Rice Bowl
The whole family will love this cheesy chicken and broccoli rice dish. Don't leave out the almonds—they add flavor and crunch to this one-dish meal. Serve with cremini mushrooms sauteed in butter and white wine and seasoned with fresh thyme.
Spicy Basil Chicken
An Asian-inspired feast is easy to put on the table for dinner tonight. Brown Rice with Sesame and Sautéed Snow Peas and Peppers balance the heat in this flavorful dish. Simply leave out the sambal oelek (chile paste) if you prefere a milder dish.
Chicken Stuffed with Spinach, Feta, and Pine Nuts
This chicken recipe is filled with Mediterranean flavors and pairs well with couscous. Use mozzarella or provolone for a milder kid's dish.
Mexican Chicken-Hominy Soup
Give chicken soup a Mexican flair by adding hominy, jalapeño, and cilantro. Cumin-lime tortilla chips make an excellent crushed topping for the soup, or a side dish with fresh salsa for dipping.
Skillet Chicken Souvlaki
Prepare a family-friendly Mediterranean-style dish that's sure to please even the pickiest eater. The quick-cooking chicken and simple homemade yogurt sauce make this a perfect dish for a busy weeknight. Serve with a simple side salad.
Chicken Schnitzel and Smashed Mustard Potatoes Menu
This German-inspired meal is sure to become a favorite with the meat-and-potato lovers in your family.
Chicken Carne Asada Tacos with Pickled Onions
We replaced beef with seasoned chicken for a fresh take on carne asada, a traditional Mexican dish. Pickled onions, diced avocado, and crumbled Cotija cheese make delicious toppings for these homemade tacos. Serve spicy black beans on the side.
Spiced Chicken Thighs and Parsley Couscous Menu
This budget-friendly meal costs just $2.49 per serving. The chicken is boldly spiced, so it tastes great cold, too.
Black Pepper and Molasses Pulled Chicken Sandwiches
Make a homemade sauce that delivers great barbecue taste: Chili powder and cumin add smokiness, while ketchup and molasses provide sweetness. 'Cue lovers in North Carolina put the slaw on the sandwich. Try it with a crunchy-sweet mango slaw.
Chicken Dinner for the Family
Besides being juicy, chicken thighs cook quickly and come with built-in portion control. Pair with sautéed spinach and roasted potatoes for a quick, easy family menu.
Chicken Curry Bar
Kids will have fun making their own custom creations when you set out lots of tasty topping options. Precook a big batch of brown rice; freeze some to serve later.
Thai Chicken Supper
Add Thai style to a simple chicken stir-fry with the addition of coconut milk and curry paste. Serve over rice noodles and offer a soothing cup of green tea.
This delicious chicken marsala recipe turns an Italian classic into a quick and easy family favorite.
Spiced Roasted Chicken
No need to stand over the stove with this family meal. Prep is quick for the roasted chicken, and precut veggies make for a speedy side.
Ground chicken is the star of this Latin-style main dish. The chicken is combined with salsa, raisins and almonds and served with black beans and rice.
Easy Chicken Scallopini and Orzo Toss
Breaded chicken breasts topped with a tangy caper sauce team up with vegetable-studded orzo in this top-rated favorite.