What’s the food you gravitate towards most of all? Do you religiously go for Caesar salads at every new place you visit because it’s a safe bet? Do you order a side of chicken nuggets at every fast food place. Chicken dishes are a staple at many households and for a good reason. It’s easy to cook, it’s probably the best source of animal protein and there’s so many ways to cook it you can’t really get tired of it. So here are a couple of recipes that don’t require you to be a true chef, yet the result will be so delicious you might feel like one.
1. Buffalo Chicken Meatballs
These buffalo chicken meatballs are so versatile. You can serve them as an appetizer, a party snack or a side dish, and the zesty blue cheese dressing can elevate this dish to a whole new level of fancy finger foods.
2. Cowboy Butter Chicken
If you love butter chicken but never have enough time to cook it – this recipe is a life saver for you. This cowboy butter chicken only takes 15 minutes to cook and still has that comfort food taste you crave. Plus there’s a side dish of zucchini noodles included in this recipe.
3. Creamy Herb Chicken
If you’re looking for a delectable dinner recipe to cook for your family or perhaps a date night you’ve stumbled upon a winner. This creamy herb chicken recipe is easy to cook, only takes 30 minutes from prep to serve and is the perfect blend of comfort food and restaurant level presentation.
4. Truly Crispy Oven Baked Chicken Tenders
Is there anything better than chicken nuggets? Yes, home cooked, healthier, and let’s be honest, more flavorful chicken tenders. It’s all the nostalgia of happy meals, with better ingredients, healthier cooking methods and without that stale aftertaste of regret you get after having fast food chicken nuggets.
5. Honey Mustard Chicken
Honey mustard chicken is a favorite amongst many. It’s sweet, it’s tangy, it’s just the right amount of spicy. It’s a perfect kind of chicken to add to a salad or to serve with some roasted veggies.
6. Kung Pao Chicken
Do you like Asian takeout but would like to cut the calories in half? Well this spicy chicken recipe will give you all the flavor without the excess fats and calories that come with takeout foods. The best part is it only takes 15 minutes to make. That’s literally less than any takeout delivery.
7. Sundried Tomato, Spinach, and Cheese Stuffed Chicken
This is one of those chicken dishes that look very impressive when serve them, but in reality are pretty easy to make and don’t really require any sorcery. The flavor combination of cheese, tomatoes and chicken are just perfect and spinach finishes it off with a hint of freshness.
8. Grilled Hawaiian Teriyaki Chicken Skewers
Who doesn’t love chicken skewers? They’re the best, am I right? This recipe has the best flavor combo in my opinion, it’s sweet and savory at the same time and if you like pineapple in your pizza you’ll sure love in on your chicken skewers.
9. Chicken Madeira
If you’ve never tried chicken Madeira – what have you been doing with your life? It’s one of the yummiest things out there. And this recipe is probably the best one you’ll find. So you know, no need to thank me.
10. Chicken Parmesan
Listen, no chicken recipe listicle would be done without chicken parmesan. It’s such a classic at this point that I’m pretty sure it’s against the law to not include it. So here you go – the best chicken parm recipe and it’s super easy to cook too.