Chicken Recipes

It is #TuesdayTips and today we are bringing you an amazing round up of Chicken recipes your children will not only love to make but eat as well. Now I will say, Chicken is one of the few things that is super versatile that my own sweet kiddo doesn’t usually have issues with. He also uses his skills (cutting and more) to make his own meals or well for the family.

Before we get to the recipes though, let’s break down the chicken. While you can get chickens both whole and broken down at the grocery store, it doesn’t hurt to learn about the parts especially because it can be cheaper breaking it down yourself. A chicken comes with breasts, two legs, and a back. You may get a free liver, heart, and gizzard but I honestly just feed those to the dogs. We don’t eat that here.

You can see above in the photo how it looks broken down. I mostly use chicken breasts more often than not but we use back, wings and drumsticks too for BBQ. Just marinate and throw on the grill. Great for easy dinners.

Homemade Breaded Chicken Tenders (No Deep Frying) – Christina’s Cucina

These homemade breaded chicken tenders taste so much better than anything you’ve had at a restaurant. There’s no deep frying, but good quality chicken is key.” – Christina

Singapore Chicken Satay Skewers with Peanut Sauce – Christina’s Cucina

Singapore Chicken Satay is a super easy and versatile dish that even a child can make. Marinate, skewer and cook! Delicious, especially when the chicken satay skewers are served with the peanut dipping sauce.” – Christina

CHICKEN CURRY WITH COCONUT MILK (AIP, PALEO, WHOLE30) – Go Healthy with Bea

“Chicken curry with coconut milk, a quick and easy recipe that is ready in about 20 minutes. Boneless chicken breast simmered in a rich coconut sauce with AIP compliant spices make a delicious chicken curry for the whole family.” – Bea

NUTTY CRUNCHY CHICKEN SALAD – Worldy Treat

“This nutty chicken salad is the absolute lunch pleaser. Tucked in a bun or wrap, it makes for the perfect grab-and-go lunch.” – Maur

Cheesy Chicken Pasta Casserole With Cream Of Mushroom – Any Reason Life

“Cream of mushroom recipes like this chicken casserole with noodles are out of this world delicious. The flavors are amazingly tasty and comforting. Once you try this dish just one time it will immediately become one of your go to dinner ideas. Everyone loves the creamy sauce combined with tender noodles and crispy chicken. ” – Jessica

10 Minute Gluten-Free Chicken Fried Rice – The Helpful GF

“This recipe for 10 Minute Gluten-Free Chicken Fried Rice is such an easy recipe to throw together after a busy work day!  It’s also the perfect recipe for using up your leftovers. The post includes tips to customize to make this recipe vegetarian, make pork fried rice, or even to make it keto or paleo!” – Sharon

BBQ CHICKEN TOSTADAS – Flavor Mosaic

“If you thought Taco Tuesday was something to look forward to then just wait until you try these BBQ Chicken Tostadas!” – Michele

CHICKEN DORITO CASSEROLE – Flavor Mosaic

“This Baked Southwest Chicken Dorito Casserole is an easy cheesy chicken casserole with shredded rotisserie chicken, cream cheese, sour cream, Rotel tomatoes and green chilies, Nacho Cheese Doritos, cheddar cheese, and taco seasoning.” – Michele

Easy Chettinad Chicken Recipe – Sugar Spice N’ Everything Nice

“Savory curry smothered with coconut and onion, with the rich flavors of different spices from South India, this Chettinad chicken recipe is one of most popular and most ordered South Indian chicken dishes in restaurants. It goes great with white basmati rice.” – Akshita

Authentic Chicken Salan Recipe – Sugar spice n’ everything nice

Here is an authentic chicken salan recipe that captures the essence of South Asian Cooking. This is a simple, one-pot recipe made in the traditional North Indian/Pakistani style.” – Akshita

Homemade chicken dippers – Daisies & Pie

“Our homemade chicken dippers recipe is just so tasty! Simple to make, oven baked to be healthier and perfect with salad and wedges for an easy family dinner.” – Wendy

Air Fryer Popcorn Chicken – Budget Delicious

“Air Fryer Popcorn Chicken is the perfect recipe for making a quick dinner, feeding a crowd, or serving up as a party appetizer or a snack on game day. You’re going to love this super crispy chicken. ” – Bintu

Sheet Pan Chicken Thighs – Budget Delicious

“Sheet Pan Chicken Thighs are bursting with flavor and loaded with veggies for a flavorful, low-carb dinner that the whole family will enjoy. ” – Bintu

Honey Garlic Chicken Tenders – Budget Delicious

“Chicken tenders are the most versatile main dish you can fix in your kitchen and they are incredibly easy to make. Learn how to make this chicken tenders recipe for budget-friendly cooking that’s perfect for meal prep, simple enough for a weeknight dinner, yet flavorful enough to serve to company. ” – Bintu

Sheet Pan Nachos – Amanda Wilens

“Sheet pan nachos have always been a big thing in my family. Growing up, our house was the hang-out spot for all of my friends. And something that my mom used to make us that would feed a large group of kids was sheet pan nachos. Top them off with homemade Quick Pickled Onions.” – Amanda

CHICKEN MACARONI SALAD – Chenee Today

“Ever since I made my shrimp macaroni salad I’ve wanted to try another macaroni salad recipe that can work as both a side dish and a main dish! And this chicken macaroni salad is just that — it’s so simple to make, so versatile, and guaranteed to be a hit with a crowd!” – Chenee

AIR FRYER PANKO BREADED CHICKEN WINGS – A Peachy Plate

“Crispy, healthy and easy panko breaded chicken wings in the air fryer! Give in to your fried chicken cravings with these guilt-free wings. They’re a hit with my family and will be with yours too!” – Kaylie

Keto Baked Breaded Chicken Breast – Plating Pixels

If you want to enjoy breaded chicken, but are on a keto diet, this Keto Baked Breaded Chicken Breast recipe will surely satisfy. It uses almond meal, instead of bread crumbs. Plus it’s breaded and baked in less than 30 minutes for an easy keto chicken dinner recipe…all with only 2 net carbs per serving.” – Matt

Creamy Chicken Enchiladas – Glenda Embree

“Creamy Chicken Enchiladas are a family-favorite comfort food meal. These scrumptiously creamy and cheesy pillows of chicken delight are hot on the plate in 5‑minutes with my easy-prep method. I have made them for our family and friends for at least two decades. They are as popular now, as the first time I served them.” – Glenda

Baked Panko Chicken Tenders – Served from Scratch

“Ditch the fast-food or frozen. These Baked Panko Chicken Tenders are the healthy non-fried, easy, and crispy alternative that’s full of flavor and super delicious!” – Tracy

Mango Chicken Curry – Kidgredients

Mango Chicken Curry is the perfect curry for getting kids to love the flavours of curry! Sweet, yet tangy, deliciously soft chicken and familiarveggies make this the most delicious weeknight meal ever. Ready in under 40 minutes, it’s a winner for busy weeknights and doesn’t compromise on flavour, so ditch the takeaway and make this super yummy version at home.” – Kylie

Coconut Chicken Tenders – Kidgredients

“Coconut Chicken Tenders, baked or air fried these delicious crispy little chicken strips are absolutely delicious! Gluten-free, crunchy and very moreish, they are the best way to enjoy chicken strips. Tenderised by coconut milk, you’ll wonder why you’ve never made them before!” – Kylie

INSTANT POT CHICKEN AND BROWN RICE SOUP – Big Delicious Life

“Instant Pot Chicken and Brown Rice Soup is a quick, easy and healthy recipe that is ready from start to finish in about 30 minutes.” – Jessica

Easy Cola Chicken Recipe with 4 Simple Ingredients – Fluxing Well

“Have you ever been clued in to a recipe which is so easy and delicious, it seems almost too good to be true? This easy cola chicken recipe was given to my parents years ago by my late uncle. Over the years, it’s become a family favorite. Frequently requested for birthdays, I always enjoy making it. When our boys were growing up, they eagerly devoured it whenever it was served. Now that my husband and I are empty-nesters, we’ve scaled it down a bit and still have leftovers. I even created a crock pot version. Read on to get the scoop about this amazing, mouth-watering meal!” – Lisa

Chicken Satay With Peanut Sauce – What a Girl Eats

Chicken satay with peanut sauce is a delicious and easy to make dinner, or appetizer. Skewers of seasoned chicken pair up with a flavorful Satay dipping sauce.” – Cynthia

Better Than Panda Express Orange Flavored Chicken – What a Girl Eats

“Better than Panda Express? Seriously?! Yes! This orange flavored chicken dish really does taste better than Panda Express, and it’s healthier, too.” – Cynthia

Instant Pot Chicken Fried Rice – Happy Mothering

“Making Instant Pot Chicken Fried Rice is faster and easier than ordering takeout from local Chinese restaurants. This kid-friendly pressure cooker dinner recipe is perfect for busy weeknights. Fried Rice can be served as an entrée or side dish.” – Chrystal

Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowls – Happy Mothering

“Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowls are a quick and easy weeknight dinner that can be made in about 30 minutes.This recipe uses simple ingredients like chicken breasts and white rice for a one-pot dinner even picky eaters will gobble up.” – Chrystal

crispy baked chicken nuggets – The Healthy Epicurean

Crispy baked chicken nuggets made with Panko breadcrumbs, served with a 2-ingredient homemade honey mustard for dipping. The best healthy chicken nuggets and back to school snack!” – Julia

WHOLE30 SHEET PAN CHICKEN THIGHS – Organically Addison

“These Sheet Pan Chicken Thighs are incredibly easy to make and super flavorful.  They are perfect for an easy dinner or weekly meal prep.  The chicken thighs are tender and flavorful, the green beans are hearty and the potatoes are crispy.  In addition, these sheet pan chicken thighs are a breeze and they’re perfect for kids and adults!” – Addison

Roast Chicken Recipe (How to Roast Chicken) – The Forked Spoon

“This Roast Chicken Recipe with garlic butter, fresh herbs, lemon, and tender vegetables is SO easy to make right at home! With a crispy outside and juicy, moist inside, Learn How to Roast the most flavorful Chicken perfect for all seasons and days of the week!” -Jessica

CROCK-POT PULLED CHICKEN – Cook This Again, Mom

“This Crock-Pot Pulled Chicken recipe is made without BBQ sauce and not only is it super easy to prepare, but it is also delicious.” – Keri

Crockpot BBQ Chicken Sandwiches – Coffee with Us 3

“It takes just 3 simple ingredients and less than 5 minutes of prep time to make these delicious Crockpot BBQ Chicken Sandwiches. Let your slow cooker make dinner for you!” – Lucy, Jamie & Kerry

The Best Grilled Chicken Pesto Pasta – Confessions of Parenting

If you’re searching for the best grilled chicken pesto pasta recipe that’s healthy and full of flavor, look no further! This is sure to be a hit with the entire family.” – Michele

Ritz Chicken Nuggets – Coffee with Us 3

“Make dinner easy and delicious, with these Ritz Chicken Nuggets!” – Lucy, Jamie & Kerry

HEALTHY OVEN “FRIED” CHICKEN NUGGETS YOUR KIDS WILL LOVE – Trendgredient

“This is my secret recipe for a food that my son (a picky eater) holds very dear to his heart. It is a recipe that will change your life – one that may even win you Parent of the Year. Crispy, juicy, tender chicken nuggets that taste like fast food but are much healthier for you and your family.” – Alea

Copycat Panda Express Orange Chicken Recipe – Any Reason Life

“Panda express orange chicken recipe Is the best copycat recipe that you will ever make. I honestly have to say that it’s better than take out plus it’s a lot more affordable to just make it at home. The crispy coating is drenched in orange chicken sauce made from scratch. Your whole family will be amazed with how flavorful this orange chicken recipe is. They won’t wanna eat it for dinner every week.” – Jessica

Cheesy Cajun Chicken Quesadilla

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course dinner, lunch
Cuisine Mexican

Equipment

  • Large pan
  • Knife
  • Cutting board
  • Spatula

Ingredients
  

  • 3 Chicken Breasts Sliced Thawed
  • Cajun Seasoning to taste
  • 1/4 Cup Olive Oil
  • 4 medium sized tortillas
  • 2 Cups Mexican Cheese Eye it to your liking

Instructions
 

  • Heat a pan up that will be large enough for 4 tortillas.
  • Season with Cajun spice. Cut into slices, you can cook whole but it tase longer. Place Chicken in pan and cook, make sure to flip and cook all the way through. Once cooked, place on a plate or clean cutting board.
  • Heat up the olive oil in a pan (I use the same pan to get the left over spice from the pan. lay down 1-4 tortillas (we do 4 at a time).
  • Add the chicken and cheese and close the tortillas.
  • Cook until light golden brown then using a spatula flip and cook until the other side is slightly brown.
  • Plate the quesadillas and add sour cream, guacamole and salsa if you want. Enjoy
Keyword 30 minute Meal, Quesidilla

Alabama Fried Chicken

alexandra neznamy
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Course dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 4 pe

Equipment

  • Air Fryer – if you do not have one you can fry in a pot of hot oil or bake them
  • 2 bowls
  • Plate
  • cutting board or a plate
  • Tongs

Ingredients
  

  • 3 lbs Chicken thighs, breasts or drumsticks
  • 1 cup Flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 cup butter melted

Instructions
 

  • Begin with preheating your air fryer to 360 (pot of oil will be around the same temperature using a thermometer and if your baking, 375)
  • Get your chicken out and ready to coat
  • Melt the butter in a bowl
  • In the other bowl, mix the flour, salt and pepper.
  • Dip the pieces of chcken into the butter then the flour mixture. Mae sure to fully coat the chicken, Cook for 20 minutes at a time in the air fryer and hot oil or bake for 90 minutes.
Keyword air fryer, albama, baked potato, chicken, fried, fried chicken

Lemon Butter chicken

Alexandra Neznamy
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course dinner, lunch
Cuisine American
Servings 4 People

Equipment

  • Knife
  • Cutting board
  • Bowl
  • pan
  • Pot

Ingredients
  

  • 1 box of pasta
  • 1 stick butter unsalted
  • 2 lemons juiced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 chicken breats Cut to bite sized pieces

Instructions
 

  • begin with boiling a pot of water to cook your pasta by the box directions
  • Cut the chicken to bite sized pieces, salt and pepper the pieces for seasoning
  • Melt the butter and pour the lemon juice in the pan on a low heat
  • Cook the chicken thoroughly in the lemon butter
  • When the pasta is cooked and drained, put in the pan of chicken and lemon butter sauce and toss to cover all pieces before serving
Keyword chicken, easy recipes, lemon, lemon butter, pasta dish

Chipotle Chicken

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 People

Equipment

  • knife
  • Bowl
  • Cutting board
  • Pan
  • Tanks or wood spoon

Ingredients
  

  • 3 chicken breasts cut to bite size pieces
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tbsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

Instructions
 

  • if you haven’t already, start by cutting your chicken breasts into bite size pieces
  • Put them in the bowl and marinate with the vinegar, chilli powder, oregano, cumin and salt. Toss so all pieces are cover
  • Heat oil in a pan then cook the chicken thoroughly
Keyword chicken, chipotle, dinner

Chicken Caesar Salad

Matthew’s Kitchen
a simple and delicious salad
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Marinate 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Appetizer, dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people

Equipment

  • Bowl
  • Knife
  • Cutting board
  • tonks
  • griddle or grill
  • spoon

Ingredients
  

  • 1 head of lettuce or lettuce packet shredded
  • 2 beef steak tomatoes sliced or grape tomatoes
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 4 tbsp caesar salad dressing for marinade
  • 1 cup Caesar seasoned croutons
  • 3-5 tbsp caesar salad dressing

Instructions
 

  • start with marinating the chicken breasts for at least an hour in caesar dressing
  • wash the lettuce and tomatoes, then after shredded and cut, put in a bowl
  • add the the croutons
  • cook the chicken throughly then cut into bite sized pieces before placing in the bowl
  • add ceasar drssing and toss before serving
Keyword Appetizer, chicken, chicken caesar salad, dinner, macaroni salad, side

Chicken Tacos

alexandra neznamy
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4
Keyword chicken tacos, Cooking lesson, Dragons love tacos, tacos

Chicken Enfrijoladas

alexandra neznamy
This 3 part recipe is far more simple than it looks.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Course dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 People

Equipment

  • Medium Sized Pot
  • Medium Skillet
  • Cutting Board
  • 1 medium sized bowl
  • Knife
  • Fork
  • 1 small bowl

Ingredients
  

Onion Sauce

  • 1/2 Red Onion, sliced
  • 1 Green Pepper, Sliced
  • 1 Tomato, sliced
  • 2 Limes, juiced
  • Salt and Pepper

Blanched chicken

  • 2 chicken breasts

Toasted Tortillas

  • 3 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 4 Tortillas

Instructions
 

Onion Sauce

  • Begin with Slicing the red onion, place into a bowl of cold water for 5 minutes
  • Slice the pepper and tomato and place in a bowl, drain the onion and add to the tomatoes and pepper. Juice the limes and add it to the mix with salt and pepper to taste. Mix well

Blanching Chicken

  • Fill the Pot with water and place on high with the chicken breat. Allow to boil for 10 minutes.
  • Take it out, using the fork and the knife, shred the chicken.

Toasted Tortillas

  • In a medium sized skillet,heat up the olive oil and toast the torittlas on both sides for about 2-3 minutes to get crispy

Chicken Enfrijoladas

  • Place the Toasted tortilla on a plate, add the shredded chicken, onione sauce, and shredded queso and sour cream and avacado.
  • Enjoy

Notes

you can also add cooked beans to it as well.
Keyword chicken, dinner, Enfrijoladas, mexican

Chicken and Broccoli Pizza

Equipment

  • Rolling pin
  • Cookie sheet or pizza stone
  • Cutting board
  • Knife
  • Pizza cutter

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Pizza dough Store bought is fine
  • 1 Cup Marinara Sauce
  • 1 1/2 Cup Shredded Mozzerella
  • 1 breast of cookied chicken (grilled or breaded)
  • 1 head of broccoli

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 425
  • Put a little of flour down and knead the dough into a circle. Then you will use your rolling pin to roll out the dough as thin as you can with out tearing it. Make sure to quarter turn as you roll to keep the shape. Place on you cookie sheet or pizza stone.
  • Pinch the edge to form a crust. Thicker crust will have more while a thin crust will have little
  • Using a spoon spread the marinara sauce to cover the dough up to the edge
  • Spread the shredded mozzerella into a thin layer
  • Cut up your chicken and broccoli and gently place on top
  • Bake for 20 minutes
  • Take out and allow to cool for 5 minutes before slicing it. Enjoy while hot.
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