What’s your go to chicken dinner recipe? Well, I get asked that a lot, so I thought I’d share our top dinner rotations. With well over 100 chicken dinners on the blog, I thought I’d narrow it down to my top 20 picks. Here we have 20 Great Family Chicken Dinners and there’s something for everyone.
This is a dish I’ve been making for years and years. It’s great enough for mid week dinners and fancy enough for company. Can be prepped ahead of time and baked later in the day!
You can put this Green Olive Chicken dish together in minutes, pop it in the oven and forget about it until dinner. A baked chicken dish loaded with cherry tomatoes, green olives, garlic and lemon zest for lots of flavour. Easy enough for mid week dinners and fancy enough for weekend entertaining.
Suggest to serve with: Crispy Oven Roasted Parmesan Baby Potatoes.
I cannot count the number of times I’ve made this Creamy Chicken Stroganoff. I’m pretty sure I first made it more than two decades ago and it’s still features on our dinner table regularly.
Looking for some new comfort food to add to your dinner rotation? Well, this Creamy Chicken Stroganoff has comfort all wrapped up. Tender pieces of chicken in a creamy sauce made from mustard, paprika, stock and sour cream. Serve with rice or pasta for a complete dinner.
Suggest to serve with: Pasta or rice of your choice
My teens absolutely love this Chicken Alfredo. I’ve made different versions over the years, but landed on this one just a couple of years back. We have it often!
If you have kids, you need this Crispy Chicken Tenders recipes. A few years back, my 16 year old asked if I could make some fried chicken. So I got going at it and this recipe was born after a few attempts. These have to be prepared just as you fry them and that really is their only downfall.
Another family favourite that my husband first made for us back in the summer of 2001. It’s had a lot of changes through the years, but still remains a staple on our dinner table. Also great for weekend entertaining.
Paella is an absolute corner stone of Spanish cooking. It’s a dish I’ve been making for almost two decades and love it every single time. This Chicken & Shrimp Paella version is family friendly and easy to make. Fancy enough for weekend entertaining and easy enough for mid week dinners.
Suggest to serve with – Oven Roasted Italian Green Peppers on the side.
You can’t beat a great wing recipe and this one is no exception. Put together in just minutes and then baked in the oven. Great for lunches, parties and dinner.
This is one of my personal favourite chicken recipes. This Tomato & Rosemary Chicken dish uses chicken cutlets or breasts and fresh tomatoes and delivers big on flavour!
This is a relatively new additions to our favourite chicken dishes. I started making this last year and it’s so easy. Can go with salads for warmer weather or comforting side dishes in the winter.
This is one of the easiest, tastiest and juiciest chickens you’ll ever make. This Oven Roasted Rotisserie Style Chicken uses a special spice blend and cooks in just about an hour in the oven. Make this rotisserie style chicken at home without the complication of having to use a rotisserie.
If you’re looking for something really comforting, this Creamy Chicken & Leek Pie should be on your dinner table. Another make ahead dish that can be baked later in the day.
Another “requested all the time dinner”. You can’t beat this One Pot Creamy Chicken & Pasta dish. It has a high ingredient list, but brings big flavour to the dinner table. File it in favourites!
Another delicious Chicken and pasta dish. This is my take on the traditional Chicken Alfredo and it’s always a crowd pleaser.
Whenever I’m looking for something quick and easy, I’ll make this Chicken Fried Rice. The whole family enjoys it and it’s a complete dinner in one dish. You can use leftover chicken and rice to boot!
Chicken Fried Rice is a take out classic that you can easily make at home. The great thing about this recipe is you can use leftover rice and chicken to make a really quick dinner. Goes great on it’s own or as a dish to a bigger meal.
Another stir fry that I made often. This dish comes together in about half an hour and is full of flavour and delish! I like to serve it with Basmati rice for a full dinner.
If you are looking for a one pot quick dinner, I got it for you today! This Cashew and Broccoli Chicken is all done in under half and hour and in one pot. A great mid week family dinner for the busy fall days ahead.
We love baked pasta dishes at our place and this Baked Penne Pasta with Chicken is a perfect weeknight dinner that we all enjoy.
If you’re a fan of curry, this Chicken Tikka Masala needs to be in your recipe box. What are we waiting for, head over and save the recipe! Seriously, delicious!
The ultimate comfort food to dive into any time of the year. Chicken Tikka Masala brings all the flavour that you would expect from any great curry. It’s not a dish that can be rushed, so grab a drink and take a look! This is a great weekend meal when you have more time on your hands. The proof is in the eating and it’s delicious.
Suggest to serve with: Stovetop Nann Bread
When my kids were small, it was difficult getting vegetables into them. So, I would make noodles and chicken and add some broccoli. Guess what? They loved it and they still enjoy this Chicken & Broccoli Noodle Stir Fry to this day.
Stir frying is a great way to get dinner on the table quickly. This Chicken & Broccoli Noodle Stir Fry is one to file in favourites. High on flavour and on the table in 30 minutes. The sauce is sweet enough for kids but packs enough of a punch for the bigger folks as well. A great mid week meal for busy days.
I can’t say enough wonderful things about this lasagna recipe. Yes, it’s alot of work, but well worth it. One you can make and keep in the fridge until cooking time or save it for the weekend when you have more time. Your family will love you even more if you serve this up soon!
Well, this Chicken and Spinach Lasagna is my all time favourite lasagna recipe. Tried and tested more times I can count over pretty much the past 20 years. Made with homemade marinara sauce, lots of fresh spinach and mozzarella. A real winner of a dinner!
Suggest to serve with: Easy Tomato Bruschetta
This is honestly the number ONE requested dinner at our place. I make it a few times every single month and it’s enjoyed by all.
These Loaded Chicken Quesadillas are a family favourite at our dinner table. Lightly marinaded chicken pieces in cumin, garlic. Served between a soft tortilla with melted cheddar cheese. Then finished off with all your favourte toppings. Make it for your next Taco Tuesday.
Suggest to serve with: Mexican Style Rice
A bit of a fancier chicken dish that even my teens love. This Sun Dried Tomato & Asparagus Chicken dish goes goes great with roasted potatoes. A wonderful dish for weekend company!
I’m relatively new to the slow cooker world but have made this at least a dozen or so times since last year. Always a huge hit and so easy to make. Perfect for chillier weather on busy days.