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In a Dinner Rut? 15 Easy Chicken Recipes

Aug 30, 2012 04:40PM ● By Anonymous

1) Buffalo Chicken Meatballs
If you make these meatballs slightly larger than average, they can easily stand on their own as an entrée.

2) Buffalo Chicken Wraps
If you need something easy, how about soup and sandwiches? You can make this recipe healthy with grilled chicken or a little more decadent with fried chicken tenders.

3) Chicken and Dumplings
The ultimate comfort food dish, chicken and dumplings have never been easier with basic drop dumpling made from flour, shortening, and buttermilk.

4) Chicken and Apple Stew
A classic fall combination of chicken and apples brightens up this homey stew recipe.

5) Chicken with Grapes and Rosemary
To cut down on the fat content, substitute boneless, skinless chicken breasts in place of the dark-meat chicken thighs in this recipe.

6) Chicken Tequila Fettuccine
Don't be afraid to use alcohol in this recipe, as the tequila mostly burns off during the cooking process. But it leaves behind all the flavor you need!

7) Chicken with Olives
The decadent sauce is key for this chicken and pasta dish.

8) Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Pasta
Pile on the veggies to make this dish healthier – though it already includes zucchini and mushrooms.

9) Creamy Shiitake and Leek Chicken
Shiitake and leeks, both underutilized in everyday cooking, create an enticing and unique creamy chicken meal.

10) Lemon Chicken Paillards with Crispy New Potatoes and Artichoke Hearts
Classy enough for company, this recipe comes from the National Chicken Council.

11) Chicken Tacos with Cucumber Salsa
If the kids are clamoring for Tex-Mex, this fresh and easy recipe will surely fit the bill.

12) Grilled Goat Cheese and Prosciutto-Stuffed Chicken
The most complicated of the recipes on this list, you must pound the chicken thin, stuff it with delicious ingredients, roll it up and then grill it – but the end result is worth it.

13) Lemon Mushroom Chicken
This recipe comes straight from the kitchen at Cadillac Ranch and mixes classic flavors for a simple yet tasty meal.

14) Sautéed Chicken with Sage Butter Sauce
All this dinner requires is 20 minutes and a hot skillet, and you've got healthy chicken tenders topped with a sage, white wine, and butter sauce.

15) Sesame Ginger Grilled Chicken
If the weather is right to fire up the grill, all this dinner requires is a little bit of prep to marinate.