Chicken Breast Recipes for Dinner Tonight
You'll score big at the dinner table with these simple, slam-dunk twists on classic chicken breast recipes.
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Herbed Chicken Marsala
Smothered in low-calorie sautéed mushrooms and sundried tomatoes, this dish is both healthy and satisfying. A little bit of butter goes a long way in the sauce — just a touch adds creamy richness.
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Get the Recipe: Oven-Fried Chicken
Ree marinates her chicken breasts for roughly 24 hours in a simple yet fragrant mixture of olive oil, lemon juice, Dijon, honey and salt.
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Classic Chicken Parmesan
The star of Italian restaurant menus is super-easy to make at home and is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.
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Peppercorn Chicken with Lemon Spinach
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Chicken and Mushrooms with Couscous
Roast chicken breasts along with mushrooms and spices for an ultra-flavorful, easy-to-make weeknight dinner; serve with quick-cooking couscous — dinner couldn't be simpler, or more delicious.
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Instant Pot Pulled Chicken
Even if you didn't take anything out of the freezer for dinner tonight, you can still serve up this saucy pulled chicken in under an hour. Frozen chicken breasts cook quickly and easily in an Instant Pot®.
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Lemon Chicken Breasts
Ina’s fan-favorite recipe is simply delicious. To ensure her chicken breasts brown in the oven, Ina puts her lemon sauce on the bottom of a dish and bakes the chicken on top of it.
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Grilled Chicken with Spinach and Pine Nut Pesto
Simply grilled chicken is the perfect platform for all of the bright, fresh flavors in this dish. Giada covers each piece with a zesty spread of spinach and pine nut pesto before serving.
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Ham and Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breasts
There's no reason weeknight dinners can't be elegant as well as easy, and this recipe is proof of that. Adding the herbs at the very end keeps them a nice bright green for serving.
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Sauteed Chicken Breasts with Fresh Herbs and Ginger
This one-skillet recipe pairs sauteed chicken with ginger, basil and mint. Bonus: It comes together in only 25 minutes.
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Grilled Chicken Breasts with Spicy Peach Glaze
Bobby infuses grilled chicken with one of the best summertime fruits — peaches — by basting it with an easy-to-make peach glaze before grilling.
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Marinated Chicken Breasts
This make-ahead recipe is great for weeknight dinners. Prepare the marinated chicken breasts on a weekend, then pop them in the freezer. The night before you’re ready to cook, remove the chicken and let it thaw.
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Chicken and Dumplings
This healthy take on chicken and dumplings is comfort food at its finest. With butternut squash, peas, onion and celery, you’ll get a generous serving of veggies in just one bowl.
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Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Breasts
Boneless skinless chicken breasts stay moist and flavorful when wrapped in bacon and roasted. Plus, a filling of cream cheese flavored with onions, garlic and Worcestershire sauce infuses the meat with even more flavor from the inside.
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Spinach and Mushroom Stuffed Chicken Breasts
Rachael pounds her chicken breasts flat before stuffing to speed up cooking time. After the chicken is done, she uses white wine and chicken broth to throw together a quick and delicious pan gravy.
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Fontina Risotto with Chicken
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Spice-Rubbed Chicken Breast on Toasted Pita with Piquillo-White Bean Hummus and Arugula Salad
It’s not too good to be true — Bobby’s five-star meal comes together in just one hour. He rubs his chicken with a blend of spices, then sears them quickly to form a nice crust. While the chicken finishes cooking in the oven, Bobby tosses together a simple arugula salad.
Simply Grilled Chicken Breasts
Melissa’s trick for amazing grilled chicken breasts? She brushes room-temperature chicken breasts with a garlic-infused olive oil to ensure even cooking and delicate flavor.
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These stuffed, fried fillets of chicken breast can be made ahead of time and fried on demand. Most importantly, they're single portions, making them a breeze to serve.
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