15 Quick and Easy Chicken Dinners for Two
Don't know what to make with the chicken breasts you have on hand? These quick and easy dinners for two are perfect to make when you don't want to be stuck with a ton of leftovers. From stir fries to stuffed chicken breasts and everything in between, these chicken dinners are fit for a family of two. Plus, they're all ready in under an hour. Here are 15 quick and easy chicken dinners for two.
Broccoli and Chicken Stir-Fry
"I made this for dinner tonight. Fantastic," says reviewer Christina Hicks. "I usually use pre-made sauces and have trouble with the amount of salt, but this was so great, I used low sodium soy sauce and had no issues." Add any additional vegetables you have on hand for a meal that rivals your favorite take-out.
Chef John's Chicken and Mushrooms
Chef John's Chicken Marsala
Don't let the elegant presentation fool you, this chicken marsala comes together in just an hour. "This recipe is straightforward and the final product is very impressive," says reviewer Melly Gee. "I added a bit more flour to make the sauce thicker because I wanted it to be more like gravy."
Asparagus and Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Breasts
"This dish is easy enough for a Tuesday, but looks pretty enough for company. It has a really fresh flavor and goes great with roasted potatoes or rice," says recipe creator Madenish.
Simple Lemon Herb Chicken
Favorite Barbecue Chicken
This sweet and tangy barbecue sauce makes the perfect marinade for a juicy, grilled chicken breast. "This chicken was a hit at our dinner party," says reviewer ABBY MOM.
Chicken Breasts with Chipotle Green Onion Gravy
"So easy and so tasty and a big hit with the family," says reviewer WEELASSIE. "Didn't have to run to the grocery store because I had everything on hand." Learn Chef John's technique for perfecting pan gravy.
Lucky's Quickie Chickie
"There are quite a few recipes like this circulating the web, but this one was less complicated, involving less steps. Man was it good," says reviewer naples34102. "I try to limit my carbs, so I served this with fresh green beans and sliced tomatoes but frankly, this would have been even better with some hot cooked rice."
Gorgonzola Stuffed Chicken Breasts Wrapped in Bacon
"This dish is as versatile as it is flavorful," says reviewer neidabyrd. "I followed the recipe exactly and I was very very pleased with every bite. This dish is great for a simple family dinner or works beautifully as the main course for a dinner party. Five stars all the way!"
Chicken breasts are coated in a bread crumb mixture and topped with pizza sauce, mozzarella, and pepperoni slices. "It was so simple to make and tasted amazing," says reviewer bethannyy.
Orange, Honey and Soy Chicken
Stir-Fry Chicken and Vegetables
"This recipe is wonderful! I used broccoli, onion, zucchini, green pepper, and carrots," says reviewer Shana McSunas. "Whatever you do, don't forget to top it with fresh green onions and also add toasted sesame seeds. Those additions just set it over the top!"
Tender Tomato Chicken Breasts
Got chicken breasts, canned tomatoes, chicken broth, and frozen vegetables? Then you've got this flavorful dinner for two! "I put all of the ingredients in the crock pot before work," says reviewer IndyDiva79. "When I came home the house smelled wonderful!"
Salsa Biscuit Chicken
Refrigerated biscuit dough is filled with a chicken and salsa filling and baked in the oven. Reviewer MOMMYVAL says, "This is a really tasty recipe that you can spice up with hot salsa or jalapeno jack cheese. We loved it! It's not the type of thing you'd want to have as a leftover (the biscuit becomes soggy upon reheating) but you don't have to worry about that because there's never any left when you're done! It’s too good!"
Dan’s Favorite Chicken Sandwich
"BBQ sauce and bacon are the secrets to the wonderful flavor of the chicken in this sandwich," says recipe creator ANGELSHARK. "Add avocado and cheese, and how can you go wrong? Makes a hearty lunch by itself or serve with salad or french fries for a delicious dinner."