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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Oven-Fried Chicken

This healthier, yogurt-marinated take on fried chicken gets its crispy crust from a mixture of rice cereal and crushed melba toasts.

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Grilled 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

This elegant meal is perfect for a simple Friday night dinner. Spoon flavorful rosemary, shallot and wine sauce over sliced chicken, then serve with lemon-sautéed 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

Flavor this creamy risotto with a healthy helping of Parmigiano-Reggiano and fontina cheeses, then top with chopped deli-smoked chicken for a decadent one-dish meal. Bonus: Use the leftovers the next day for crispy risotto cakes.

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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.

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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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Chicken Kiev

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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