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Top 20 Easy Chicken Recipes

Easy Chicken Recipes for the Oven, Stovetop, and Slow Cooker

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Here are some of my favorite quick and easy chicken recipes. Here you'll find the easiest chicken recipes, including slow cooker chicken recipes, baked chicken recipes, skillet chicken, chicken breast recipes, and more.

1. Oven Roasted Chicken With Pepper Jelly Glaze

Chicken With Pepper Jelly Glaze
Photo of Chicken With Pepper Jelly Glaze © Diana Rattray
A simple spicy pepper jelly and mustard mixture glaze these delicious oven roasted chicken breasts. Serve this chicken with rice and a tossed salad for a delicious everyday family meal.

Recipe: Roasted Chicken With Pepper Jelly Glaze

2. Quick and Easy Lemon Basil Chicken

Quick and Easy Lemon Basil Chicken
Photo of Lemon Basil Chicken © Diana Rattray
These chicken breasts are marinated in an easy mixture of basil, lemon juice, oil, and garlic. Pan grill, broil, or grill these tasty marinated chicken breasts.

Recipe: Quick and Easy Lemon Basil Chicken

3. Easy Cajun Spiced Chicken Breasts

Easy Cajun Spiced Chicken Breasts
Photo of Cajun Chicken Breasts © Diana Rattray
This easy chicken recipe is made with Cajun spices, chicken breasts, and a little vegetable oil. Plan to make this about 1 hour before you begin to cook.

Easy Cajun Spiced Chicken Breasts

4. Chicken and Spinach Bake

Chicken and Spinach Bake
Photo of Chicken and Spinach Bake © Diana Rattray
In this easy chicken and spinach bake, chicken breasts are simply baked on a bed of spinach with a tomato and green onion topping. Add Cajun or Creole seasonings to the chicken breasts, or use your own favorite seasoning blend.

Recipe: Chicken and Spinach Bake

5. Creamy Basil Chicken With Pesto and Cream

Basil Chicken With Pesto and Cream
Photo of Easy Basil Chicken With Pesto © Diana Rattray
This is a quick and easy skillet chicken to prepare any day of the week. Serve this chicken with hot cooked rice or pasta, along with sliced tomatoes or a tossed salad.

Recipe: Creamy Basil Chicken With Pesto and Cream

6. Chicken Marsala Recipe

Chicken Marsala
Photo of Chicken Marsala © Diana Rattray
You won't believe how quick and easy it is to prepare this delicious and elegant chicken Marsala recipe. Serve chicken Marsala with hot cooked pasta or rice.

Recipe: Chicken Marsala Recipe

7. Chicken With Creamy Herb Sauce

Chicken With Creamy Herb Sauce
Photo of Chicken With Creamy Herb Sauce © Diana Rattray
A savory Boursin sauce with mushrooms and herbs goes so well with the simple sauteed chicken breasts. Serve this dish with rice or noodles for a delicious meal.

Recipe: Chicken With Creamy Herb Sauce

8. Quick Island Chicken

Quick Island Chicken
Photo of Island Chicken © Diana Rattray
A flavorful pineapple barbecue sauce jazzes up the chicken in this easy skillet dish. Serve the chicken with its sweet and sour sauce over rice or noodles.

Recipe: Quick Island Chicken

9. Chicken and Rice Casserole

Chicken and Rice Casserole
Photo of Chicken and Rice Casserole © Diana Rattray
This chicken and rice casserole is a meal in one dish, perfect for the family, or take it along to a dinner or potluck event. Serve this chicken casserole with a tossed salad or sliced tomatoes and warm rolls or biscuits for a fabulous busy day meal. I poached chicken breasts in a little chicken broth, but you could also use a rotisserie chicken to make this even quicker.

Recipe: Chicken and Rice Casserole

10. Quick and Easy Garlic Oven-Fried Chicken

Easy Garlic Oven-Fried Chicken
Photo of Garlic Oven-Fried Chicken © Diana Rattray
Garlic adds flavor to these crispy oven fried chicken strips. Use part panko crumbs in this recipe for the crispiest chicken strips.

Recipe: Quick and Easy Garlic Oven-Fried Chicken

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