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19 Ways To Actually Make Chicken Breasts Taste Incredible

Weeknight winners.

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1. Garlicky Chicken and Pumpkin Rice

naturalfitfoodie.com

Make sure you grab a "pie" or "sugar" pumpkin, so it's actually edible — those big gourds make great jack-o'-lanterns, but less-than-tasty dinners. Get the recipe.

2. Spiced Sheet Pan Chicken with Sweet Potatoes, Apples, and Brussels Sprouts

And onions and rosemary. Basically, everything you could want in a meal this time of year. Get the recipe.
wellplated.com

And onions and rosemary. Basically, everything you could want in a meal this time of year. Get the recipe.

3. Roast Salsa Chicken and Spaghetti Squash

eatwell101.com

Definitely a candidate for a new weeknight staple. Get the recipe.

4. Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo With Garlic and Mustard

This ~lightened~ alfredo is made with half-and-half and milk, but will still totally feel like comfort food. Get the recipe.
healthyseasonalrecipes.com

This ~lightened~ alfredo is made with half-and-half and milk, but will still totally feel like comfort food. Get the recipe.

5. Honey Mustard Chicken with Fingerling Potatoes and Green Beans

themodernproper.com

You'll cook the potatoes and chicken first, then layer on the green beans so everything's done at the same time. Get the recipe.

6. 30-Minute Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Soup

Half an hour to a hot dinner packed with chicken and veggies? Sign me up. Get the recipe.
damndelicious.net

Half an hour to a hot dinner packed with chicken and veggies? Sign me up. Get the recipe.

7. Slow Cooker Chicken Lo Mein

lifemadesweeter.com

Warm noodles on a cool night = priceless. Get the recipe.

8. Lemon Chicken and Gnocchi with Broccoli and Brussels Sprouts

sweetpeasandsaffron.com

You're ~gnocchi~ gonna complain about this one. You can prep all the ingredients and store in the fridge for up to three days before you pull 'em out to roast. Get the recipe.

9. Creamy Baked Greek Chicken Risotto

carlsbadcravings.com

Baking the rice in the oven makes this risotto weeknight-friendly. Get the recipe.

10. 5-Ingredient Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili

gimmesomeoven.com

You can also make it on the stove, if you have precooked chicken handy or want to quickly cook some. Get the recipe.

11. Crispy Walnut Herb Chicken with Broccoli, Carrots, and Potatoes

This chicken's a little nutty, a little crispy, and comes complete with a side of roast vegetables. Get the recipe.
therecipecritic.com

This chicken's a little nutty, a little crispy, and comes complete with a side of roast vegetables. Get the recipe.

12. Sheet Pan Chicken "Stir-Fry"

gimmesomeoven.com

Eat it immediately or divide into bowls for your weekday lunches. Either way, it only takes about 30 minutes from start to finish. Get the recipe.

13. Fuji Apple Mixed Greens Salad with Chicken

lecremedelacrumb.com

It calls for apple chips, but you could definitely enjoy with fresh seasonal apples, too! Get the recipe.

14. Homestyle Chicken and Biscuits with Carrots and Herbs

To take the ~lazy route~, buy a tube of biscuit dough (and cut the dough into smaller pieces that can float on top) instead of making from scratch. Get the recipe.
thechunkychef.com

To take the ~lazy route~, buy a tube of biscuit dough (and cut the dough into smaller pieces that can float on top) instead of making from scratch. Get the recipe.

15. Panko Chicken Stuffed with Apples, Cheese, and Spinach

hamiltonbeach.com

You'll conveniently make roast sweet potatoes right along side the chicken. Get the recipe.

16. Garlic-and-Maple-Glazed Chicken with Sweet Potato Hash

wholeandheavenlyoven.com

Yup, that's maple syrup. It's mixed with garlic, olive oil, and balsamic to make these chicken breasts just sweet enough. Get the recipe.

17. Perfect-Every-Time Chicken Breasts with Garlic and Paprika

gimmesomeoven.com

This recipe's endlessly customizable: Use your own spice blend or pour on a sauce; scatter your favorite veggies around the breasts so they roast, too, or use them to top a pretty salad. Get the recipe.

18. Creamy Balsamic Chicken with Mushrooms and Bacon

Mushrooms and bacon and heavy cream. Enough said. Get the recipe.
therecipecritic.com

Mushrooms and bacon and heavy cream. Enough said. Get the recipe.

19. Cheesy Southwestern Baked Chicken with Veggies

wendypolisi.com

Layer in the chicken, sprinkle on the spices, top with cheese and veggies and dinner is done. Get the recipe.

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