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21 Fresh Ideas For Chicken Dinners

One-pot meals FTW.

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1. One-Pan Chicken Burrito Bowls

Cheaper than Chipotle AND you'll have leftovers. Get the recipe.

2. One-Pot Chicken Casserole with Tomatoes and Butter Beans

3. One-Pan Chicken and Potatoes

This version cooks everything on a baking sheet, but a dutch oven would work too. Get the recipe.

4. One-Pan Chicken Alfredo

5. One-Pot Spanish Chicken & Potatoes

Garlic and tomatoes make just about everything better. Get the recipe.

6. One-Pot Chicken, Penne, and Broccoli

7. One-Pot Chicken and Rice

The secret to vibrant yellow rice? A pinch of saffron. Get the recipe.

8. One-Pot Paprika Chicken Thighs

Serve over rice or quinoa — or just enjoy on its own. Get the recipe.

9. One-Pot Chicken and Kielbasa Bake

Ready in 30 minutes. Get the recipe.

10. One-Pot Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta

11. One-Pot Chicken Lo Mein

This version uses linguine, but feel free to swap in traditional egg noodles too — just adjust the cooking time accordingly. Get the recipe.

12. One-Pot BBQ Chicken Chili

Chili freezes well, so feel free to double the recipe and save a batch for later. Get the recipe.

13. Skillet-Roasted Chicken with Parsnips, Lemon, and Fennel

14. One-Pot Thai-Inspired Chicken and Rice

One of the quickest ways to change up standard chicken and rice? Soy sauce + cayenne pepper + fresh basil. Get the recipe

15. Honey Mustard Rosemary Chicken

16. Cheesy Chicken and Vegetables Skillet

17. One-Pot Lemon Chicken & Potatoes

In a simple sauce of white wine, chicken broth, lemon, and rosemary. Get the recipe.

18. One-Pot Creamy Chicken Noodles

19. Quinoa, Chicken, and Garden Veggies Skillet

20. Chicken Drumsticks with Tomatoes and Potatoes

21. One-Pot Chicken Pasta with White Wine Sauce

Things that will always make me happy: 1) White wine. 2) Pasta. 3) White wine pasta. Get the recipe.

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