We’ve rounded up our 10+ best chicken dinner recipe ideas for dinner, all of which are super easy to make and best for weekly meal prep!
Choose from recipes for baked chicken, sweet and sour chicken, Szechuan chicken, southwest chicken salad, orange chicken, quick boneless chicken recipes, and more! (cover photo: General Tso’s chicken).
Let’s dive in!
Quick Chicken Recipes For Dinner
General Tso chicken is the perfect combination of sweet, spicy, and savory sauce with crispy chicken bites!
If you are a die heart fan of Teriyaki chicken, you must try this dish!
Do you know what’s the best part about this easy takeout dish? Everything comes in under 20 minutes and to make it healthier you can even bake the chicken instead of deep frying them.
Serve it with steamed broccoli and jasmine rice for a wholesome meal.
This easy chicken breast dish is one you will definitely want to add to your weekly rotations.
Szechuan chicken that’s so incredibly good it tastes like a takeout dish that came straight out of a restaurant.
It’s a spicy stir fry chicken dish made with crispy chicken and lots of veggies, all tossed in a sweet and tangy sauce.
The sauce is so so good, that you’ll want to make some extra sauce, just trust me on this!
Serve this dish with steamed white rice or mashed potatoes for the most mouth-watering dinner.
Need to serve dinner in under 30 minutes? Dont worry, this sweet and sour chicken is the only recipe you need.
It is an easy, delicious chicken dinner made with crispy fried chicken bites coated in a sweet and sour sauce and mixed with onions and colorful bell peppers.
This recipe is so easy to make you can’t go wrong with this classic Chinese recipe.
This southwest chicken salad recipe proves that salad definitely does not have to be bland and boring!
It’s jam-packed with chopped veggies like lettuce, cherry tomatoes, onion; corn, black beans, and shredded southwest chicken breast with chili lime dressing. This easy chicken salad recipe may just become your go-to dinner-time dish!
You can also add this chicken salad recipe to your weekly meal prep list.
I can’t have a list of chicken dinner ideas and not have my favorite orange chicken in it!
You don’t need to be an expert in the kitchen to make this copycat chicken recipe.
Serve it with rice, steamed veggies, or noodle and you’ve got a perfect weeknight dinner!
Try it once and you’ll never order takeout again with this Homemade Orange Chicken recipe on hand.
I think teriyaki chicken is one of the most well-loved Chinese takeouts around. It’s bright, jam-packed with flavors, and just what you need for a scrumptious dinner.
It’s an easy way to enjoy restaurant favorites at home which is less expensive than takeout!
Serve the chicken over jasmine rice with shredded cucumbers, green onions, and toasted sesame seeds. YUM!!
This recipe is healthy, gluten-free and a breeze to whip up.
A perfect one-pot lunch or dinner recipe, crispy golden chicken is nicely mixed with super creamy parmesan alfredo sauce
What not to love about that!?
This creamy chicken dish can be served on its own, but you can also pair it with cilantro coleslaw, tossed salad, or with garlic bread.
Calling all spicy chicken lovers! This recipe is for you.
Filled with crispy deep-fried chicken in spicy, sweet, and savory Korean sauce. It’s super easy and quick to make at home with pantry staples.
Serve it with steamed rice or chopped salad for an epic meal.
If you love crispy chicken breast, you’ll go crazy for this crispy chicken sandwich.
It’s crunchy, spicy, and super helathy if you choose to bake it instead of deep frying it. Plus it comes under minutes so best for busy weeknight dinners!
Not only is it jam-packed with flavors, but it’s also vibrant and loaded with crunchy goodness.
Here is the best minimal chicken and rice recipe you can ever make for busy weeknights!
Loaded with delicious baked chicken thighs coated in a beautiful rub, baked on top of soft white rice.. And the best part? It’s entirely made in the oven.
One pot recipes are always easy to make they are simple and help to reduce clean-up time.
- Select your favorite chicken dinner ideas.
- Organize all the required ingredients.
- Prep a delicious recipe in under 1 hour or less!