Recipes for Chicken Breasts

Simply the Best

Chicken breasts, especially boneless, skinless chicken breasts, are the most popular meat in the supermarket. With a couple of chicken breasts and a few more ingredients, you can make dinner in a flash. This tender and juicy meat can be a bit tricky to cook, so knowing a few rules about chicken and a bit about the science behind the meat can be very helpful. An instant read meat thermometer is essential so the chicken breasts are cooked to the proper temperature. Recipes for chicken breasts can...MORE vary from complicated stuffed masterpieces to simple baked casseroles. Enjoy these easy and delicious chicken breast recipes!

  • 01 of 10
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    Chicken and Bacon in Puff Pastry. Linda Larsen

    These quick and easy recipes for chicken breasts are all well flavored and elegant enough for company. But they're simple enough so you can serve them every day!

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    My Mother's Baked Fried Chicken. Linda Larsen

    The easiest way to prepare boneless, skinless chicken breasts is to coat them in something, then cook them on the stovetop, grill them, or cook them in the oven. These coatings range from the classic to the unusual, including my special recipes for Baked Fried Chicken, Honey Nut Chicken, and Herbed Mustard Chicken.

  • 03 of 10
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    Easiest Chicken Salad. Linda Larsen

    Chicken salad is just the most wonderful phrase. It sounds homey and delicious and appetizing. And these recipes certainly are delicious and super easy! Most of them use cooked chicken; bake or slow cook some chicken breasts and work your way through these wonderful recipes.

  • 04 of 10
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    Spicy Chicken Tacos. Linda Larsen

    Learn about the different cooking methods for boneless, skinless chicken breasts, and how to cook them so they are tender, juicy, and flavorful. Tips and directions for baking in parchment, brining, cooking boneless, skinless chicken breasts in the microwave and the crockpot, and grilling tips.

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  • 05 of 10
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    Chicken Scampi. Linda Larsen

    These popular, super quick and easy recipes for chicken breast are universally loved. Try Parmesan Chicken, Baked Honey Mustard Chicken Breasts (my personal favorite), and Bacon Chicken.

  • 06 of 10
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    Honey Nut Chicken. Linda Larsen

    Throw some chicken breasts in a pan, add a sauce or coating, and put them in the oven. That's all it takes to make a delicious meal in minutes! These easy recipes are so good and are simple enough so even non-cooks can serve a gourmet meal.

  • 07 of 10
    Chicken Bruschetta
    Chicken Bruschetta. Linda Larsen

    Grilling boneless, skinless chicken breasts may seem easy, but it can be a challenge. Learn how to turn out perfectly moist and tender, flavorful grilled chicken every time with these tips and recipes.

  • 08 of 10
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    Crockpot Chicken Supreme. Linda Larsen

    These recipes all use boneless, skinless chicken breasts in the slow cooker. For chicken breast recipes with very little hands-on time, but lots of slow cooked flavor, I depend on these recipes.

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  • 09 of 10

    These are my favorites. And yours! I regularly make all of these recipes because while they're quick and easy, they're also delicious.

  • 10 of 10

    These quick and easy recipes are really last minute. In other words, when you need dinner in a hurry, but don't want to stop at the drive-through or order pizza, turn to these super quick recipes. They use ingredients you probably already have in the pantry, fridge, and freezer. But just to be safe, stock up on the foods used in some of these quickies so you're prepared.