Wondering what to cook with that chicken breast? Look no further!
We’ve compiled a list of fifty easy Chicken Breast Recipes for you, from GypsyPlate and around the internet. From classics like chicken parmesan and chicken noodle soup, to exotic dishes, sheet pan dinners and more…
Whether you’re looking for a quick weeknight dinner, or something special to feed to guests, we’ve got you covered!
Cook your way through these great dishes, and you’ll never be wondering how to cook pork chops again!
1. Easy Creamy Chicken Skillet
Starting off our list of chicken breast recipes, this creamy chicken skillet is your weekday best friend. It’s super easy and it’s super tasty. Start to finish in 30 minutes, this just may become a new staple in your rotation.
2. Chicken Buddha Bowl
Need a healthy meal to wash away those summer hamburgers and ice cream cones? Try this light and tasty Buddha Bowl. In case you haven’t heard, Buddha Bowls are the big thing now!
3. Pesto Bruschetta Chicken
This gorgeous dish highlights two summer favorites: fresh basil and vine ripe tomatoes! It’s a great low carb meal prep option, only 10 minutes of prep time and then your trusty old oven does the rest.
4. Kung Pao Chicken
Kung Pao Chicken – it’s savory, it’s sweet, it’s tangy, and those dried chilis give it just a bit of kick! Don’t be intimidated by the number of ingredients, you can whip this up in half-hour or less. Perfect week-night meal!
5. Jambalaya Soup
Jambalaya Soup! This hearty soup is boldly flavored with great Creole seasoning and is loaded with meats and veggies. It’s great on the stovetop, or in a slow cooker or instant pot.
6. Japanese Teriyaki Chicken Bowl
This Teriyaki Chicken Bowl is absolutely Irresist-A-Bowl! Tender juicy chicken, glistening in tasty sauce, alongside Asian coleslaw and creamy avocado. All atop a bed of hot rice. Yum!
7. Crack Chicken (Crockpot / Instant Pot)
This addictingly delicious Crack Chicken is loaded with creamy, cheesy goodness. And it’s topped with bacon. This easy recipe is equally great in the crockpot or instant pot.
8. Tomato Basil Chicken
Tomato basil chicken is one of our favorite boneless skinless chicken breast recipes. It’s a quick, light and tasty weekday meal. The sweetness from the orange marmalade is a great complement to the freshness of the tomatoes and basil!
9. Avgolemono Soup
This Avgolemono Soup is your chicken noodle soup taken to the next level. It’s silky and smooth and oh so delicious.
10. Crustless Rotisserie Chicken Pot Pie Casserole
Pot pie without the pie? Yes, if you are like me craving those comfy, cozy flavors without the extra work. This one is for those lazy days.
11. Healthy Chicken Ramen Stir Fry
Healthy ramen? Who would have thought! This stir fry is packed with veggie power and nice lean boneless skinless chicken breast. Take your pantry staple to a whole new level!
12. Chicken Tikkas
Chicken Tikkas… the most classic of Indian appetizers. Yet these tikkas will be among the most versatile recipes in your arsenal. Have them with naan, over salads with mint chutney, or just by themselves. The possibilities are endless!
13. Chicken Tikka Gyros
These Chicken Tikka Gyros are a tasty fusion of Greek and Indian. Never heard of that combination? Me neither! But it sounded good and tasted even better! Don’t let the long list of ingredients scare you, it’s pretty easy!
14. Pastel de Choclo
An exotic and super delicious variation on Shepherd’s Pie. The ingredients for this Chilean classic seem a bit random, but believe me, it is amazing!
15. Chicken Parmesan
Chicken parmesan is a classic Italian comfort food. The breaded chicken breast is covered with a homemade marinara, and melted cheese. So good…
16. Creamy Tuscan Chicken
If you like your chicken creamy – it’s time for you to make this creamy Tuscan chicken. It’s absolutely packed with flavor, and it uses a creamy sun-dried tomato sauce that will make you fall in love with it – if you haven’t already!
17. Grilled Chicken Salad
This boneless skinless chicken breast is grilled to perfection, and then served on lettuce with bacon, avocados, corn, blue, cheese, and tomatoes to make a hearty and healthy salad.
18. Thai Chicken Buddha Bowls
If you’ve been following us, you know we love bowls! These Thai chicken Buddha bowls are healthy, hearty, and nutritious! They’re filled with whole grains, tasty vegetables, and a simple peanut sauce that helps tie the whole thing together.
19. Chicken Piccata
This chicken piccata recipe takes a family favorite and adds a garlic twist to it! The chicken breasts are golden and crispy, and they’re dredged in flour and parmesan cheese. Then they’re fried and finished in a buttery lemon garlic sauce.
20. Parmesan Crusted Chicken Breast
If you want easy, here’s a great recipe for you. This parmesan crusted boneless skinless chicken breast has a tasty and flavorful parmesan and panko bread crumb coating, and only takes about half an hour.
21. Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas
It’s refreshing having an easy to make sheet pan recipe, and that’s exactly what this sheet pan chicken fajitas recipe is! The fajitas are brimming with traditional Mexican flavors, and they’re sure to become a family favorite.
22. Caprese Chicken Skillet
Looking for a tasty skillet? Look no further! This caprese chicken skillet is covered in a tasty honey balsamic reduction and fresh basil. It also uses simple ingredients you probably already have on hand.
23. Chicken Stroganoff
This chicken stroganoff is in a creamy mushroom gravy that’s absolutely amazing. The chicken breasts are cooked perfectly, and they become golden, skinless, and best of all, ready in under thirty minutes. Who doesn’t love a meal that’s yummy and easy?
24. Chimichurri Chicken Breast
This chimichurri chicken breast recipe is just bursting with flavor! It’s seasoned with spices, and the grilled chicken is covered in a terrific homemade chimichurri – so it’s vibrant, healthy, and easy to make.
25. Chicken Francese
You might not have any idea what chicken francese is – but that’s alright! They’re chicken breasts that are battered and pan fried until they’re golden brown, and then topped in a savory lemon sauce. Trust us, you have to try it!
26. Sheet Pan Chicken with Rainbow Vegetables
Another awesome sheet pan recipe on our list is this sheet pan chicken with rainbow vegetables. It doesn’t just look pretty – it also tastes amazing! It’s a great way to eat healthy while still using some of the common ingredients hanging out in your pantry.
27. Southwest Chicken Salad Recipe
Chicken salad – Southwest style! It’s packed with fresh and vibrant ingredients, and it uses a great chili lime dressing. The chicken breasts are wonderfully spiced, and they’re oven baked for a filling and hearty Mexican themed salad.
28. Easy Creamy Chicken Marsala
True to its name, this chicken marsala is indeed easy and creamy. It’s fast and easy to make in your own kitchen! It’s also a flexible recipe, which means it’s great for a busy school night, or a relaxed weekend with the family.
29. Chicken Fried Rice
This chicken fried rice uses perfectly tender seasoned boneless skinless chicken breast pieces with scrambled eggs, vegetables, and white rice. It works great as a light meal, or as a delicious side dish. Regardless, it’s sure to impress!
30. Sicilian Chicken Spaghetti
If you’re craving some pasta, try making this Sicilian chicken spaghetti! It’s wonderfully quick to make, which makes it the perfect meal to make if you’re looking to use some of the leftover ingredients you have around the house.
31. One Pan Balsamic Garlic Mozzarella Chicken and Tomatoes
Everyone loves a recipe that only uses one pan, and you’ll love this one pan balsamic garlic mozzarella chicken and tomatoes recipe! It makes a dinner that’s quick, light, and filling. It gets better though – it’s also super easy to clean up after making it!
32. Chinese Orange Chicken
If you’ve never had Chinese orange chicken, you’re totally missing out! It’s a great chicken breast recipe to make if you’re craving Chinese food, but you want to make a healthy, all-natural version at home. It uses great ingredients, and it still has the classic orange chicken flavor!
33. Chicken Enchiladas
These chicken enchiladas are going to become a household favorite! The recipe is easy to make, super customizable, and made with a homemade enchilada sauce. It’s sure to be a crowd pleaser, and it works great for meal prep and freezing.
34. Chicken Pot Pie Soup
This chicken pot pie soup is fantastic! It’s a creamy soup that’s filled with tender chicken, potatoes, fresh vegetables, and amazing homemade cheddar biscuits. It all comes together to make a classic comfort food that you’re sure to love!
35. Blackened Chicken Alfredo
This blackened chicken alfredo is exploding with flavors! It’s a juicy, Cajun spice rubbed chicken breast and creamy parmesan pasta. Best of all, it tastes super delicious and it can be on your dinner table in under thirty minutes!
36. Hawaiian Chicken Kabobs
These Hawaiian chicken kabobs aren’t just tasty, they’re also easy to make! They make the perfect summer meal, but regardless of the season, you’re going to love them! They use yummy chunks of pineapples, bell peppers, and marinated chicken.
37. Roasted Garlic, Chicken and Spinach White Pizza
If you’re looking for chicken, but you’d like to use it as an ingredient rather than a main dish, then you must try this roasted garlic, chicken, and spinach white pizza. It’s amazingly cheesy, and it has just the right amount of garlic.
38. Crock Pot Chicken Noodle Soup
Anyone looking for a taste of nostalgia? This crock pot chicken noodle soup recipe will bring you right back to your childhood! It’s comforting, nourishing, and a simple childhood favorite that you’re definitely going to love!
39. Chicken Souvlaki
Another refreshing and easy chicken dish is this chicken souvlaki. It’s made with a simple lemon garlic marinade, and you can cook it in the oven or on the grill. Best of all, you can load it up with all your favorite toppings.
40. One Pot Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta
This one pot creamy Cajun chicken pasta dish is absolutely spectacular! It’s perfectly creamy, smoky, spicy, and easy – and it’s also a one pot dish! It can be made in several variations, so if you don’t want it spicy or creamy, you can customize it.
41. Cashew Chicken
This cashew chicken recipe creates a classic Chinese takeout dish that will satisfy all of your Chinese takeout cravings. It’s filled with chicken pieces, fresh vegetables, and crunchy cashews. They’re all covered in an addictive and tasty sauce.
42. Crockpot Chicken Tacos
Another wonderfully easy family meal is this recipe for crockpot chicken tacos. It uses only a handful of ingredients that you probably already have around the house, so you won’t have to make any last minute trips to the grocery store.
43. Thai Chicken Curry
We love Thai curry, so we just had to include this awesome Thai chicken curry recipe! It’s quick and easy to make, and you can make it in under thirty minutes. It uses a yummy Thai coconut red curry sauce that brings the whole thing together.
44. Sweet and Sour Chicken
This sweet and sour chicken recipe is made with crispy chicken, pineapples, and bell peppers. It might be intimidating to try, but it’s surprisingly easy to make. It can be made in under twenty minutes, and it’s a wonderful main dish.
45. Mango Salsa Chicken Breast
If you’ve never tried mango salsa chicken – you need to fix that mistake! It’s easy, healthy, and flavorful, and it uses only a few simple ingredients. It tastes great, and since it’s pretty simple, it’s going to become a go-to for your busy nights.
46. Mushroom-Stuffed Chicken Breast
Make your humble boneless skinless chicken breast look fancy and elegant! These chicken breasts are stuffed with garlicky mushrooms, spinach, and a bunch of melted cheese.
47. Firecracker Chicken
Trust us, this firecracker chicken has it’s name for a reason! It’s sweet, spicy, and adds a nice kick to your meal. The chicken is perfectly tender and juicy, and when you serve it at a party, the guests will be convinced you got it from a restaurant.
48. Easy Cheesy Baked Chicken Breasts with Mushrooms
These easy cheesy baked chicken breasts with mushrooms are covered in melty mozzarella cheese, and layered with amazing mushrooms that are caramelized. Best of all, the dish is so easy to make – it’s basically effortless!
49. Crispy Chicken Breast Sandwich
Craving some great crispy chicken sandwich? We have the recipe for you! These are super easy to build and they will be polished off in no time.
50. Baked Pesto Alfredo Chicken
Finishing off the list is this baked pesto alfredo chicken recipe. It can be made in thirty minutes, it’s low carb, keto, and gluten-free. You can eat it the way it is, over zoodles, or over cauliflower rice. It’s the best alfredo chicken – even without the pasta!
There you have it, fifty delicious and easy chicken breast recipes to cook in your own kitchen. Pin or bookmark this collection of great dishes so you always know where to find it.
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- 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
- 2 Tbsp butter
- 1 Tbsp olive oil
- 2 tsp salt
- 2 tsp pepper
- 1.5 pt cherry tomatoes, halved
- 3 Tbsp orange marmalade
- 2 tsp red wine vinegar
- 1/3 cup fresh basil
- Melt 1 Tbsp butter with olive oil in skillet over medium heat.
- Season chicken with salt and pepper, cook 5 minutes per side, until slightly browned. Remove to plate and set aside.
- Lower heat to medium-low, add remaining butter to pan. Once melted, add half of the cherry tomatoes, scrape browned bits from chicken and mix.
- Add 3-4 Tbsp water, vinegar, orange marmalade and remaining cherry tomatoes. Cook about 5 minutes, stirring continuously. Add salt and pepper to taste, along with basil.
- Serve tomato mixture over chicken.
- Let me know which recipes you try, I love hearing from you!
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