17 Quick and Easy Chicken Skillet Dinners
It's a fact: food that's easy to prepare just tastes better. Dinner that you can make in one skillet might just be the best-tasting of all. This collection of chicken skillet dinners highlights the versatility of the bird, and the ease of its preparation. Keep it simple with classics like buffalo chicken, or expand your palate and your cooking skills with internationally-inspired flavors. The recipes here range from Mexican to Italian to Indian to Jamaican. Travel the world from your table, and get it all done with minimal cleanup. It's a win-win.
Romantic Chicken with Artichokes and Mushrooms
Garlic Chicken Stir Fry
Famous Chicken Francaise
Jamaican-Style Curry Chicken
Chicken and Red Wine Sauce
Red wine reduction sounds complicated, but it couldn't be easier. Add wine, garlic, and a few spices to a skillet with chicken breasts, and simmer until tender and irresistibly flavorful.
Lime Chicken Soft Tacos
This lighter version of a beloved Tex-Mex dish loads up on low-cal flavors like herbs and citrus, and leaves out a lot of what makes tacos less-healthy choices. Skip the tortillas and serve over rice and lettuce for even healthier burrito bowls.
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Don't be deceived by the fancy name. This chicken dinner has a rosemary-shallot-white wine sauce that comes together quickly and has a flavor that makes a big impression, even with just a few ingredients.
Easy Skillet Chicken Primavera
Easy One-Skillet Chicken Thighs with Carrots
Chicken thighs, garlic, onions, and carrots cook in one skillet on the stovetop. "A hearty dish for any time of year, especially if you prefer not to heat up the oven," says Bibi. "Serve with fresh broccoli, green peas, or a salad, along with some good bread to get every last drop of the tasty sauce."
Chicken Breasts with Balsamic Vinegar and Garlic
This savory dish balances the zing of balsamic vinegar with earthy mushrooms and herbs. The best part? It goes from refrigerator to plate in under half an hour. Serve with pasta or roasted potatoes.
Curry Stand Chicken Tikka Masala Sauce
Chicken Sausage Gnocchi Skillet
Buffalo Chicken Skillet
Italian Chicken Skillet
Skillet Chicken Thighs with Carrots and Potatoes
"These chicken thighs are cooked in one skillet for easy cleanup," says Yoly. "Carrots, potatoes, and onions are added for a complete meal. Serve with a side salad and some crusty bread."