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    Updated on Apr 7, 2020. Posted on Jul 25, 2015

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

    Winner, winner.

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    1. Chicken Burrito Bowls

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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

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

    3. Mediterranean Chicken with Black Olives and Orzo

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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

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

    5. Pollo Asada Parmesan Pasta

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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

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    Get the recipe here.

    7. Skillet Chicken with Creamy Cilantro Lime Sauce

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

    8. Sticky Thai Peanut Orange Chicken

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

    9. Sheet Pan Roast Chicken Dinner

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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

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    The spice is right. Find the recipe here.

    12. Chicken with Artichokes and Sun-dried Tomatoes

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

    13. Skillet Chicken with Mexican Green Rice

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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

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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

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

    16. Skillet Chicken with Mushroom and Onion Sauce

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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

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    Spicy spicy. Here's the recipe.

    18. Tuscan Chicken Skillet

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

    19. Harissa Chicken with Olives

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

    20. Tomato Chicken Bake

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

    21. Dorito Chicken Casserole

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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

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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

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

    24. Skillet Chicken Fajitas

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

    25. Beer and Honey Roasted Chicken Thighs

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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

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

    27. Buffalo Chicken and Potato Skillet

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