Top 25 Simple Chicken Breast Recipes

Creamy Basil Chicken with Pesto
Creamy Basil Chicken with Pesto. Diana Rattray

If you need to get a tasty, healthy meal on the table but just don't have a lot of spare time, these simple recipes using chicken breasts are great choices. Choose from chicken casseroles, light and easy oven fried chicken, basic baked or roasted chicken breasts, or quick skillet recipes.

Chicken With Bacon and Pepper Jack Cheese These flavorful chicken breasts are topped with barbecue sauce and pepper jack cheese.

The seasoned boneless chicken breasts are seared and then baked with the toppings.

Paprika Chicken Breasts with Sour Cream Gravy Paprika flavors these simple bone-in chicken breasts color and flavor. The chicken is baked to perfection with onions and a little chicken broth. Sour cream is stirred into the drippings to make a tasty sauce.

Chicken With Bacon This quick skillet chicken may be short on time, but it's long on flavor. The chicken breasts are quickly cooked in the skillet then served with a nicely seasoned bacon and sour cream sauce.

Creamy Basil Chicken With Pesto and Cream Purchased prepared pesto and a little cream makes this chicken dish quick, easy, and great-tasting. Serve this chicken with hot cooked pasta and steamed vegetables.

Simple Oven Fried Chicken Breasts With Garlic These oven fried chicken breasts are dredged in seasoned flour and baked to perfection in a hot oven.

You likely have all of the ingredients in your pantry. Just add the chicken and bake!

Colleen's Buttermilk Chicken Colleen's baked chicken recipe is made with a savory buttermilk and condensed soup sauce mixture. Serve this well-seasoned chicken dish with mashed potatoes and rice for a satisfying and easy family dinner.

Chicken and Zucchini With Garlic Cream Sauce This skillet chicken is cooked with zucchini slices and served with an easy cream cheese and garlic sauce. This is a simple dish to prepare and tastes like it took much longer. Serve the chicken on rice or noodles and drizzle with the garlic cream sauce.

Chicken With Creamy Parmesan Sauce A creamy garlic, Parmesan, and cream cheese sauce highlights this simple sauteed chicken breast recipe. Serve these simple chicken breasts with hot cooked pasta and a tossed salad or fresh sliced tomatoes.

Skillet Chicken With Creamy Country Gravy Prepared packaged country gravy and some great seasonings make this chicken extra special and extra easy. The chicken breast halves are simply sauteed then topped with the gravy mixture. Serve with your favorite vegetables for a satisfying family meal.

Chicken With Wine and Tomatoes Here's another quick and easy skillet chicken recipe made with chicken breasts, mushrooms, tomatoes, and a little wine and garlic. This makes a wonderful busy day meal, and it's great with rice or pasta and a salad.

Chicken Casserole This super easy chicken and bacon bake is an uncomplicated mixture of chicken breasts, bacon, sour cream, and condensed soup.

Roasted Chicken Breasts With Herbs Bone-in split chicken breasts are so tasty and easy to fix with fresh or dried herbs. The chicken is nicely seasoned and roasted to perfection. Serve these chicken breasts with baked or mashed potatoes and your favorite steamed vegetables.

Creamy Chicken With Mushrooms In this simple recipe, chicken breasts are cubed and cooked with mushrooms and an easy creamy sauce. Serve this flavorful chicken with hot baked biscuits or rice.

Chicken and Mushrooms This easy, savory chicken with mushrooms makes a great meal with hot cooked noodles, or serve with rice or potatoes.

Chicken With Creamy Curry Sauce A simple creamy curry sauce flavors these easy skillet chicken breasts. Serve this chicken with hot cooked rice or roasted potatoes for a tasty everyday meal.

Easy Cajun Spiced Chicken Breasts In this recipe, boneless chicken breast halves are rubbed with an easy Cajun spice mixture, then they're grilled or broiled to perfection.

Chicken Marsala Recipe This simple chicken recipe will quickly become a family favorite. The Marsala wine and mushrooms flavor the sauteed chicken breasts perfectly, and it's wonderful with hot cooked pasta, potatoes, or rice.

Peach Glazed Chicken Breasts Peach preserves and some basic seasonings flavor these quick and easy boneless chicken breasts. Serve this chicken with baked potatoes or a rice dish for a tasty family dinner.

Chicken and Zucchini Skillet With Pasta Fresh tomatoes, zucchini, and bell pepper, along with an easy prepared Alfredo sauce flavor this hearty skillet chicken recipe.

Quick and Easy Chicken Florentine Bake This easy and convenient casserole is made with boneless chicken breast halves, frozen spinach souffle, and a bread crumb and Parmesan topping. Add a baked potato or rice dish for a hearty everyday family dinner.

Chicken With Tomatoes and Capers This chicken dish is so easy, and it's so tasty with hot cooked pasta and a salad. The chicken is sauteed with a flavorful combination of tomatoes, wine, lemon juice, and seasonings.

Easy Chicken with Grapes A simple Marsala marinade, butter, and grapes make this easy skillet chicken tasty and fast. Serve with rice and steamed vegetables or a tossed salad.

Skillet Chicken With Tomatoes and Italian Seasonings This 5-star chicken dish is fabulous over hot cooked angel hair pasta or spaghetti, and it is a super-easy preparation. The herbs, onions, and peppers season the sauce perfectly. 

Chicken with Jalapeno Cheese Sauce Enjoy these easy, tasty chicken breasts with a Mexican style rice dish and refried beans. They're a snap to prepare with peppers, Cheddar cheese, and a simple white sauce.

Easy Chicken Parmesan This popular chicken Parmesan is super easy to make and bake. It's a top-rated recipe and makes a delicious meal with hot cooked spaghetti or linguine.