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12 easy chicken recipes

Take the guesswork out of dinner with these easy chicken recipes. Speed up the process even more by enlisting the help of a mini sous chef.

By Today's Parent

12 easy chicken recipes

easy chicken recipes

Cheesy Chicken with Sweet Potato Wedges

Busy nights call for this hearty one-pan meal. It’s the perfect combination of protein and healthy carbs. Get the recipe: Cheesy Chicken with Sweet Potato Wedges
















12 easy chicken recipesPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Easy Butter Chicken

Chicken thighs are more tender and flavourful than chicken breasts, perfect for saucy dishes like butter chicken. Get the recipe: Easy Butter Chicken














12 easy chicken recipesPhoto: Roberto Caruso

“Fried” Chicken Fingers

A cornflake coating gives these tender chicken fingers the satisfying crunch of fried chicken, though they're actually baked. Get the recipe: “Fried” Chicken Fingers














12 easy chicken recipesPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Garlicky Chicken and Tomato Pasta

Not only is this hearty restaurant-style pasta delicious, it’s a breeze to put together. Welcome it into your weeknight meal rotation. Get the recipe: Garlicky Chicken and Tomato Pasta












12 easy chicken recipesPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Chicken Cacciatore

This hearty Italian dish is full of familiar kid-friendly flavours. This is a “red-sauce pasta” the whole family can enjoy. Get the recipe: Chicken Cacciatore












12 easy chicken recipes

Citrus-Marinated Chicken Scalloppini with Baby Bok Choy

Super-thin chicken breast pieces take a dunk in citrus-soy marinade, then cook up lightening fast with a side of crisp greens. Get the recipe: Citrus-Marinated Chicken Scalloppini with Baby Bok Choy










12 easy chicken recipes

Vietnamese Roast Chicken and Salad Rolls

Salad rolls are an easy dinner and a fun activity all in one. Teach the kids to roll their own! Rotisserie chicken adds protein and speeds up prep time. Get the recipe: Vietnamese Roast Chicken and Salad Rolls








12 easy chicken recipes

Quick and Saucy Moroccan Chicken

This savoury-sweet-gently spiced dish is done in 10 minutes flat. How's that for delicious? Get the recipe: Quick and Saucy Moroccan Chicken






12 easy chicken recipesPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Peanutty Baked Chicken

Kids will love this easy baked chicken. Tahini (sesame seed paste) makes an excellent substitution if there are allergies in the family (or you want to send leftovers in kids' lunches). Get the recipe: Peanutty Baked Chicken




12 easy chicken recipesPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Fajita Pasta

Take your fajita recipe out of the wrap and into the pan with this noodle-y new spin. Get the recipe: Fajita Pasta

12 easy chicken recipesPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Chicken Enchiladas

These irresistible enchiladas come together in just 40 minutes and will surely become a go-to weeknight meal. Get the recipe: Chicken Enchiladas


12 easy chicken recipesPhoto: Erik Putz

Chicken Alphabet-Noodle Soup

Bring some fun to the dinner table with this educational soup. It’s great for stemming a case of the sniffles, too. Get the recipe: Chicken Alphabet-Noodle Soup


12 easy chicken recipesPhoto: Roberto Caruso

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