15 Quick and Easy Chicken Recipes in 30 Minutes or Less

15 Chicken REcipes

Even when you’re at home all day, sometimes you just don’t feel like slaving over dinner for an hour. Check out these 15 chicken recipes that are all ready in under 30 minutes and try one tonight!


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Sometimes I want to spend a couple peaceful hours cooking in the kitchen with a drink in my hand. And sometimes, I just want dinner on the table in 30 minutes with no fuss. At the same time, I still want dinner to be delicious and mostly healthy, too. Luckily, I’ve rounded up 15 quick and easy chicken recipes ready in 30 minutes or less! Some of them are even one pan recipes too – double win!


Chicken Fajita Fried Rice from Biscuits and Grading

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If you like chicken fried rice and you like fajitas, this 30 minute Chicken Fajita Fried Rice recipe combines the best of both worlds. Plus it’s packed with healthy veggies, too!


Pantry Chicken Taco Soup from Food Folks and Fun


Make this easy soup recipe with ingredients you probably already have in your pantry! Add some sour cream and diced avocado and you’ll feel like you’re dining at your favorite local Mexican restaurant. 


Easy 15 Minute Coconut Chicken Curry from Biscuits and Grading

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This chicken curry is one of our favorite chicken recipes that is ready in 30 minutes or less! It’s chock-full of veggies – you can use whatever you happen to have in the refrigerator – and it’s loaded with flavor too. Also, you can transform the leftovers into different recipes as well!


Chicken Pesto Pasta from Snug & Cozy Life

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Pesto is one of my favorite flavors and the idea of a pesto chicken dish in less than 20 minutes sounds superb to me!


15 Minute Angel Hair Pasta with Chicken from The Forked Spoon

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This angel hair pasta recipe uses canned vegetables to make it delicious. Using canned goods helps you use up items in your pantry, and it allows you to keep them on hand for a quick meal idea!


Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese from Biscuits and Grading

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I love to take simple, classic macaroni and cheese, add a few ‘fancy’ ingredients and create an entirely new meal. If you like your food a bit spicy – and if you love buffalo chicken dip – you gotta try this version of mac & cheese!


Sheet Pan Chicken and Veggies from The Gifted Gabber


Sheet pan meals are the best! I mean, all you have to do is dump your sliced veggies and your chicken on a baking sheet with some delicious seasonings. Bake it and you’re done! The one plan clean-up is the best too. 


Thai Chicken Salad Wraps from Joy Filled Eats

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These Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps take only a few ingredients to make. Plus, you can use canned chicken, which is a great pantry staple (you can use freshly shredded chicken, too). 


Instant Pot Creamy 10 Minute Chicken Noodle Soup from Biscuits and Grading

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I don’t know about you, but I get tired of plain, ol’ brothy chicken noodle soup, so I jazzed up the classic soup with egg noodles and creaminess. Yummm!


Tomato Chicken Alfredo from Easy Budget Recipes


We made a dish very similar to this from our EveryPlate box, and it was delicious! A few simple ingredients and you’ve got a huge meal that is guaranteed to have leftovers! 


Cherry Chicken Pasta Salad from Stef’s Eats and Sweets


As the days warm up, this cold pasta salad with tangy cherries and shredded chicken sounds heavenly! It’s on our meal list for this week – better add it to yours too!


Chicken Noodle Casserole from Two Kids and a Coupon

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This is an easy, simple and quick way to elevate the typical chicken and noodles dish. This casserole only cooks for about 20 minutes and dinner’s on the table!


Creamy Goat Cheese & Chicken Sausage Tortellini from Biscuits and Grading

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Goat cheese anything tops the list of my favorite foods. Add in some carb-y, cheesy tortellini and delicious chicken sausage, and it’s like a dinner-dream-come-true!


Sweet and Sour Chicken from The Cookware Geek


In this house, we never say no to making Chinese takeout at home. So, the fact that I can have sweet and sour chicken on our table in under 30 minutes makes this recipe a keeper in my book! Plus, I think it just looks delicious!


Every one of these recipes is guaranteed to make you a simple, quick and easy chicken dinner for your family – and you can have the food on the table in under 30 minutes! Good luck deciding which recipe to make first!


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