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20-Minute Chicken Recipes To Add To Your Arsenal

Fast dinners = winners.

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1. 20-Minute Teriyaki Chicken And Broccoli

The time-saving trick with this recipe — and several others on this list — is cubing the chicken ~before~ adding it to the pan, which lets it cook much faster. (The downside? It's also easier to overcook chicken this way, so keep an eye on it.) Get the recipe.

2. 20-Minute Chicken Parmesan

20 minutes, 7 ingredients. Get the recipe.

3. One-Pan Honey Lemon Chicken

4. Copycat P.F. Chang's Chicken Lettuce Wraps

5. Chicken Avocado Burritos

The recipe is billed as taking closer to 30 minutes, but I believe in your ~speed and agility~ when it comes to burritos. Get the recipe.

6. Avocado Chicken Salad

Topped with lots of with balsamic vinaigrette. Get the recipe.

7. 20-Minute Chicken and Rice

This version builds flavor by cooking everything in cream of chicken soup — but anything similar that you might have on hand (cream of mushroom, cream of broccoli) would work, too. Get the recipe.

8. Chicken Enchilada Soup

9. Skillet French Onion Chicken

Your favorite soup: Protein Edition. Get the recipe.

10. Homemade Chicken Gyros

No judgement if your gyro doesn't look quite as ~Pinterest ready~ as this one. Get the recipe.

11. Caprese Chicken

Moment of silence for the glorious trinity that is chicken, cheese, and tomatoes. Get the recipe.

12. Easy Pineapple Chicken Stir Fry

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The stir fry cooks in all of 10 minutes, and then you can serve it over rice or greens. Get the recipe.

13. Creamy Chicken & Peas

Who said frozen peas can't be classy? Get the recipe.

14. Grilled Chicken Parmesan Sliders

15. Rotisserie Chicken Salad

This version cuts the standard mayo with yogurt. Get the recipe.

16. Broccoli Chicken Alfredo Skillet

17. Mexican Chicken Flatbread

Three cheers for rotisserie chicken. Get the recipe.

18. Sweet & Sour Chicken

Serve over rice, piled into a pita, or on its own. Get the recipe.

19. Spicy Ranch Chicken

A single-skillet feast. Get the recipe.