After a long day at work, you come home to find you still have to figure out something for dinner. You will love these quick and easy chicken dinner ideas to make things a little simpler! Chicken is usually the more inexpensive meat protein, so it’s nice to have a number of recipes to have some variety while staying within a tight budget.

10 Quick & Easy Chicken Dinners to Refresh Your Meal Plan

10 Easy Chicken Dinners to Refresh Your Meal Plan

All of these easy chicken dinners can be made in 30 minutes or less, so you can create a healthy and tasty dish for your family in a flash! Start meal planning now, so you don’t need to scramble later. Dinnertime will be so much more efficient with your week’s meals already prepped and pre-planned. Also, check out these one pan dishes that you might want to add to your family dinner menu!

Chicken dinners that are easy and are a HIT with the kiddos? You can’t go wrong with Chicken Parmesan!

The Garlic Diaries Teriyaki Chicken

The Garlic DiariesTeriyaki Chicken recipe requires only 5 ingredients and looks delicious!

These Tex-Mex Chicken Wraps from the Busy Budgeter only take 15 minutes to make.


Natasha’s Kitchen features this amazing chicken stir fry with rice noodles recipe. It’s a well-balanced meal that doesn’t require any side dishes to compliment it.

Casseroles, the ultimate time saver dishes. I definitely want to try this Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole by I Don’t Have Time for That. This quick and easy chicken recipe should only take you 15 minutes!

The cook time for Living on a Dime‘s aGarlic Roasted Chicken Crockpot Recipe may sound a bit overwhelming, but it’s all in the slow cooker so the 20-minute prep time doesn’t sound so bad. Get it set up and let the crockpot work it’s magic!


If you’re looking for a special dish due to dietary restrictions, try this 20-Minute Paleo Cashew Chicken Recipe from My Natural Family. It’s Paleo, Gluten-Free, Clean Eating approved, and Dairy-Free!

This 30-minute Chicken, Bacon, and Green Bean Skillet recipe from The Classy Chapter looks amazing! The bacon already contributes enough to the flavor that you won’t need to add any additional salt.


I was hungry as soon as I saw Pinch of Yum‘s photo for their Healthy Chicken Parmesan. I love zucchini, so it’s definitely going on next week’s meal plan.

You’ll have to check out this 15-minute Healthy Roasted Chicken and Veggies recipe from Gimme Delicious Food. The veggies add so much color and depth to this dish. YUM!


Try something different with Living Well Mom‘s Easy Garlic Roasted Chicken Crockpot Recipe. With prep and cooking time totaling 25 minutes, it’s perfect for a busy week night!

What are some of your own favorite easy chicken dinner recipes?

Quick and Easy Chicken Dinners


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  1. I am always looking for more easy chicken dinner recipes. Chicken is one of our go to meals, and I like switching up how we prepare it. I can’t wait to make the tex mex wraps – yum!

  2. These easy chicken dinner recipes are SO helpful! I love buying chicken because you can usually catch a decent deal, it’s a great source of protein, simple to cook, and you can do a lot with it–but it does get kind of boring after a bit. Thanks for giving me some yummy ideas to switch things up!

  3. Easy chicken dinner recipes are always helpful. We eat a lot of chicken but I get so bored with the same old recipes. Thanks for the help!

  4. I needed an easy chicken recipe. Ha! I have chicken thawing in my sink and didn’t know what I was going to do with it. Timing is everything.

  5. A person can never have too many easy chicken dinner recipe ideas! I’m especially excited about the healthy chicken parmesan with zucchini noodles. Yum!

  6. I’m looking forward to trying these easy chicken dinner recipes! I’m wanting to eat more chicken to save some more money in the first part of the year, so this will be very helpful.