Baked Chicken Recipes

Easy Recipes for Baked Chicken You'll Make Again and Again

Every family cook should have a few standard chicken recipes they turn to again and again. That's what this collection is all about. All of these recipes were designed to appeal to both kids and adults, and all are easy enough to make part of your regular weekly repertoire.

  • 01 of 08
    Chicken Parmesan in frying pan
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    This is a classic chicken parmesan recipe that goes great with angel hair pasta or spaghetti. If you kids like spaghetti and meatballs, they'll love this chicken parmesan.

  • 02 of 08
    Oven Baked BBQ Chicken
    Oven Baked BBQ Chicken. Brian Hagiwara/Getty Images

    For this simple, 5-ingredient, chicken pieces are covered in a savory barbecue sauce then slow baked in a low-temperature oven for an incredibly juicy and flavorful chicken the whole family will enjoy.

  • 03 of 08
    Pretzel Crusted Chicken Breasts
    Pretzel Crusted Chicken Breasts. Stephanie Gallagher

    Boneless, skinless chicken breasts are topped with a sweet orange marmalade and mayonnaise coating, then covered with crushed pretzels in this sweet-salty chicken dish the kids will love.

  • 04 of 08
    Chicken and Potatoes
    Baked Chicken and Potatoes. Stephanie Gallagher

    This recipe uses boneless chicken thighs, because they're cheaper and juicier than chicken breasts. But either would work fine. As the reviewers suggested, this is one of those easy recipes you can play with, adding a dash of basil here or a hint of garlic there, depending on your mood.

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  • 05 of 08
    Crispy Chicken Tenders
    Crispy Chicken Tenders. Stephanie Gallagher

    These crispy chicken tenders taste every bit as crunchy and delicious as fried chicken strips, but they are baked. Kids of all ages seem to love these chicken tenders, so don't be surprised if they ask you to make this recipe again and again.

  • 06 of 08
    Baked Chicken Wings
    Baked Chicken Wings. Stephanie Gallagher

    Kids love eating with their hands, and this recipe is ideal for that. It's sweet and saucy and a great alternative to Buffalo wings (no frying!).

  • 07 of 08
    Baked Chicken Legs
    Baked Chicken Legs. Stephanie Gallagher

    This recipe could not be simpler. With just 5 minutes of prep work, this recipe is ideal for busy weeknights.

  • 08 of 08
    Lemon Chicken. Larsen & Talbert/Getty Images

    A slightly sweet and tangy sauce gives this lemon chicken incredible flavor. It's mild enough for the kids, yet interesting enough for the adults in the family.