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27 Low-Stress Chicken Dinners You Can Make In One Pan

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1. Chicken Burrito Bowls

Start with the chicken. Then add the rice. Then the vegetables. Then devour. Get the recipe here.
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Start with the chicken. Then add the rice. Then the vegetables. Then devour. Get the recipe here.

2. One Skillet Chicken Parmesean

Crispy breadcrumb topping = no dredging or breading. Here's the recipe.
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Crispy breadcrumb topping = no dredging or breading. Here's the recipe.

3. Mediterranean Chicken with Black Olives and Orzo

To add a bit of cheesy-ness, sprinkle crumbled feta over the top to serve. Here's the recipe.
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To add a bit of cheesy-ness, sprinkle crumbled feta over the top to serve. Here's the recipe.

4. Chicken with Cherry-Wine Pan Sauce

Pan sauces = weeknight chef's best friend. Get the recipe here.
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Pan sauces = weeknight chef's best friend. Get the recipe here.

5. Pollo Asada Parmesan Pasta

On a busy night, you have full permission to use rotisserie chicken or pre-cooked chicken breasts from the grocery store. Here's the recipe.
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On a busy night, you have full permission to use rotisserie chicken or pre-cooked chicken breasts from the grocery store. Here's the recipe.

6. Chicken Thigh with Bacon, Brussels Sprouts, and Easy Apple Jus

Get the recipe here.
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Get the recipe here.

7. Skillet Chicken with Creamy Cilantro Lime Sauce

Creamy sauce > all other sauces. Here's the recipe.
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Creamy sauce > all other sauces. Here's the recipe.

8. Sticky Thai Peanut Orange Chicken

Not quite as lazy as ordering takeout. But close. Get the recipe here.
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Not quite as lazy as ordering takeout. But close. Get the recipe here.

9. Sheet Pan Roast Chicken Dinner

The recipe calls for tossing the chopped vegetables in a bowl before putting on the pan, but you could just toss them on the pan and then nestle the chicken on top. Here's the recipe.
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The recipe calls for tossing the chopped vegetables in a bowl before putting on the pan, but you could just toss them on the pan and then nestle the chicken on top. Here's the recipe.

10. Chicken Lo Mein

Literally just dump everything in the pot. Get the recipe here.

11. Roasted Cajun Chicken

The spice is right. Find the recipe here.
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The spice is right. Find the recipe here.

12. Chicken with Artichokes and Sun-dried Tomatoes

Also important: white wine. Here's the recipe.
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Also important: white wine. Here's the recipe.

13. Skillet Chicken with Mexican Green Rice

Chicken and rice have infinite delicious combinations, and this is one of them. Get the recipe here.
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Chicken and rice have infinite delicious combinations, and this is one of them. Get the recipe here.

14. Garlic Ranch Chicken and Veggies

Featuring the all-time favorite ranch seasoning mix. Get the chicken recipe here, and a DIY ranch seasoning mix recipe here.
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Featuring the all-time favorite ranch seasoning mix. Get the chicken recipe here, and a DIY ranch seasoning mix recipe here.

15. Lemon Pepper Chicken

Creamy, crispy, and delicious. Here's the recipe.
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Creamy, crispy, and delicious. Here's the recipe.

16. Skillet Chicken with Mushroom and Onion Sauce

If I were making this recipe, I'd also buy some rolls at the grocery store to sop up all that ~sauciness~. Get the recipe here.
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If I were making this recipe, I'd also buy some rolls at the grocery store to sop up all that ~sauciness~. Get the recipe here.

17. Caribbean Jerk Chicken and Rice

Spicy spicy. Here's the recipe.
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Spicy spicy. Here's the recipe.

18. Tuscan Chicken Skillet

Make it even easier: buy pre-sliced mushrooms. Get the recipe here.
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Make it even easier: buy pre-sliced mushrooms. Get the recipe here.

19. Harissa Chicken with Olives

Harissa is a shortcut to instant flavor. Get the recipe here.
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Harissa is a shortcut to instant flavor. Get the recipe here.

20. Tomato Chicken Bake

Tomatoes are the ultimate crowd pleaser. Here's the recipe.
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Tomatoes are the ultimate crowd pleaser. Here's the recipe.

21. Dorito Chicken Casserole

Does require one mixing bowl in addition to the one pan, but worth. it. Get the recipe here.
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Does require one mixing bowl in addition to the one pan, but worth. it. Get the recipe here.

22. Hummus Crusted Chicken and Summer Veggies

Don't knock a hummus crust until you've tried a hummus crust. Here's the recipe.
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Don't knock a hummus crust until you've tried a hummus crust. Here's the recipe.

23. Italian Chicken Skillet

Cook chicken. Add crushed tomatoes and seasoning. Top with cheese and broil. Here's the recipe.
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Cook chicken. Add crushed tomatoes and seasoning. Top with cheese and broil. Here's the recipe.

24. Skillet Chicken Fajitas

Make it better: serve with freshly sliced avocado. Get the recipe here.
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Make it better: serve with freshly sliced avocado. Get the recipe here.

25. Beer and Honey Roasted Chicken Thighs

Requires one extra bowl to make the beer+honey mustard mixture. But, worth it. Here's the recipe.
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Requires one extra bowl to make the beer+honey mustard mixture. But, worth it. Here's the recipe.

26. Creamy Lemon Chicken Pasta with Broccoli

Yes, the pasta cooks in the skillet too. Get the recipe here.
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Yes, the pasta cooks in the skillet too. Get the recipe here.

27. Buffalo Chicken and Potato Skillet

Featuring the easiest chicken of all: rotisserie from the grocery store. Here's the recipe.
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Featuring the easiest chicken of all: rotisserie from the grocery store. Here's the recipe.

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