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February 6, 2024

60 Best Chicken Breast Recipes

We’ve rounded up our 60 best chicken breast recipes, all of which are pretty easy, and super delicious. Let’s dive in!

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marry me chicken in a pan with a wooden spoon made with cream, chicken stock, chicken bouillon, parmesan, garlic, and spices

60 Best Chicken Breast Recipes

Consider for a moment if the dreaded dinnertime conversation went like this: “what’s for dinner?” “Chicken breast.” “Chicken breasts for dinner? YAY!!!”. Well, we’ve rounded up our 60 best chicken breast recipes, all of which are pretty easy, and super delicious. Let’s dive in! Here are 60—yeah, that’s 6-0 easy chicken recipes—ideas for how to cook chicken breast that are anything but boring! After you work your way through this list check out our Best Quick Dinner Ideas.

easy chicken piccata recipe with lemon and capers
one pan honey mustard chicken, potatoes, green beans in a braiser

Chicken Breast Basics: How To Cook Chicken Breast Simply and Perfectly

4 Greek flavored Chicken breast with potatoes, olive oil, lemon oregano, garlic, dill on a sheet pan.
Pesto chicken topped with mozzarella cheese, fresh basil, and tomato bruschetta

Our Favorite Baked Chicken Breast Recipes

sheet pan chicken shawarma dinner with red onions and red bell peppers next to pita and parsley
chicken shawarma nachos with tortilla chips and tahini and feta
Thai Fried Rice with Basil, chicken, broccoli, lime and cilantro
creamy Chicken Orzo Soup with carrots and celery in a bowl with a linen

Like A Hug, But Chicken: The Most Comforting Chicken Breast Recipes.

cheesy Green Chicken Enchiladas in a pan with serving spoon
baked chicken quesadillas served with guacamole, fresh pico de Gallo, sour cream and guacamole on a plate

Tex-Mex Chicken Breast Recipes

Homemade Chicken Taquitos on a plate with guacamole, sour cream and salsa
chicken fajitas in a cast iron skillet with bell peppers, avocado, and fresh limes
Tom Kha Gai, Coconut Chicken Soup in a bowl with mushrooms and basil and cooked rice
chicken tortilla soup with topped with sour cream avocado and tortilla strips and lime in a bowl

Chicken Soup Recipes For Every Soul and Every Mood

Green Chicken Enchilada Soup in a bowl with avocado and zucchini
African Peanut Soup with kale and chicken in a bowl with a spoon
homemade chicken noodle soup in a bowl with a spoon
Green chicken chili verde soup in a bowl with avocado, lime and cilantro
kung pao chicken in a cast iron skillet with cashews and bell peppers
a bowl of homemade baked orange chicken on white rice topped with sesame seeds and green onions


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chicken waldorf salad with lettuce, chicken, grapes and celery
cobb salad with crispy panko chicken, buttermilk ranch dressing, avocados, bacon, soft boiled eggs, blue cheese and tomatoes

Hearty, Filling Chicken Salad Recipes

tortellini pasta salad with pesto, mozzarella, roasted red bell peppers, cherry tomatoes and shredded chicken
southwest cobb salad with bacon, chipotle dressing, avocado, corn and beans in a bowl
Shredded chicken thighs covered with marinara over polenta in a bowl with fresh basil
Instant pot white bean chicken chili

Slow-Cooker + Chicken Breast = Easiest Chicken Dinner Ever.

Thai Chicken pizza with cilantro, onions and peanut hoisin sauce
Chicken teriyaki Sushi Bowl with cucumbers , sesame seeds, avocado, seaweed and sriracha mayo

The Randos: Just Because These Chicken Recipes Don’t Fit Tidily Into A Category Doesn’t Make Them Any Less Delicious.

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  • Shannon

    Can I please have the recipe for the chicken breasts and greenbeans and potatoes next on the cover photo?

    That is our One Pan Honey Mustard Chicken and Vegetables. https://themodernproper.com/one-pan-honey-mustard-chicken-and-vegetables Hope you enjoy!

  • Oupa

    Can I please have the recipe for the chicken breasts on the cover photo?

    That is our Marry Me Chicken. It is the first one linked in our post. Hope you enjoy!

  • Pauline

    So many wonderful choices. Snagged a cream cheese and pesto one for tonight! Thank you so much. From NZ. PXX

    Hope you enjoy Pauline!

  • Sue

    I saw a recipe for stuffed boneless chicken breasts( it had carrots and mozzarella cheese in it) but I can’t find it again. Please send it to me. Thank you.

    https://themodernproper.com/stuffed-chicken-breast-with-spinach-cheese-and-sun-dried-tomatoes

  • Benjamin

    Looking for a great chicken curry recipe

    Our favorite on our site is the slow cooker pumpkin curry (butternut squash can also be used in stead of pumpkin. Or we have a whole chicken cooked in coconut curry (Whole coconut curry chicken). Hope this helps Benjamin!

  • Mary

    Great recipes

    Thanks Mary!

  • Tara

    It was wonderful!

    Thanks Tara!

  • Elizabeth

    these recipes were bussin

    Thanks Elizabeth!

  • ToniAnn

    I made this for dinner tonight, with garlic mashed potatoes. It was delicious. Everyone loved it!! Definitely keeping this recipe and adding it to my cookbook.

    Thanks Toni, we are so glad you loved it!

  • sanders

    This was the best!. Marry me... I get it. The sauce is fantastic. You could drink it and I almost did. Love love love it..

    Thank you Sanders, we are so glad you love it! We won't stop you if you try to drink the sauce...our secret!