10 Three-Ingredient Chicken Dinners to Save Your Budget

Crunchy French Onion Chicken
Photo: bd.weld

Want to eat well and spend less? Have I got some ideas for you! Each of these cheap and easy recipes fills you up with a whole lot of flavor, using only chicken and no more than two everyday ingredients (not counting salt, pepper, and oil). Your mouth and your budget will thank you.

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Stupid Simple Roast Chicken

Stupid Simple Roast Chicken
Allrecipes Magazine

"I have been roasting chickens for almost 30 years and this is the best method I've tried. Juicy, tender, and delicious." — SUSAN360

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Barbecue Bacon Chicken Bake

Barbeque Bacon Chicken Bake
mommyluvs2cook

"Excellent. Perfect for a weeknight after work as the recipe is quick and easy." — Stephanie

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Pesto Chicken

Pesto Chicken
SouthernBelle

"I never really cook and yet this turned out great!" — lauramg

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Chef John's Broiled Chicken

Chef John's Broiled Chicken
RainbowJewels

"I can't believe this doesn't have a million five-star ratings." — Elhundle

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3-Ingredient Baked Chicken Breasts

Three-Ingredient Baked Chicken Breasts
naples34102

"Worked very well, easy, and the chicken was very moist. Will definitely do again. It will be fun to experiment with the spices." — Rebecca

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Fiesta Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Tacos

Fiesta Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Tacos
Christina

"Simple and delicious! We used this to make lettuce tacos." — Christina

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Gluten-Free Shake and Bake Almond Chicken

Gluten-Free Shake and Bake Almond Chicken
KGora

"Got a winner here, folks! This recipe is perfect for everyone, not just those following specific diets. It is that wonderful." — Buckwheat Queen

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3-Ingredient Baked BBQ Chicken Wings

3-Ingredient Baked BBQ Chicken Wings
Soup Loving Nicole

"These wings were really good. Everyone enjoyed them. Such a change from hot wings." — Sue Welch

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Slow Cooker Chicken and Salsa

Slow Cooker Chicken and Salsa
Buckwheat Queen

"A 3-ingredient recipe that you dump into a pot and come back to find it magically transformed into a five-star, delicious meal? Too good to be true? Nope, this is it! This is as delicious as it is easy." — Buckwheat Queen

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Crunchy French Onion Chicken

Crunchy French Onion Chicken
bd.weld

Boneless chicken breasts are simply baked with a coating of crushed French-fried onions. "Super easy, quick, and tasty. Served it with honey mustard sauce on the side." — MELPRES

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