Boneless chicken breasts fit into almost any meal plan. They're economical, low in fat, easy to prepare, and are part of a varied array of recipes. If you can't find boneless chicken breasts on sale, the packaged frozen ones available in most stores are usually an excellent value. They're perfect for salads, skillet dinners, casseroles, and pasta dishes, and they work well in many slow-cooker recipes. Several of these recipes are favorites that qualify as comfort food.
For tender, juicy chicken breasts, use an instant-read thermometer to check for doneness. Cook chicken breasts to a temperature of 165 F, which is the minimum safe temperature for chicken. Chicken breast meat becomes dry and tough when overcooked.
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Simple Fried Chicken Breast Cutlets
For this fried chicken recipe, use thin chicken breast cutlets or slice larger chicken breasts to make cutlets. The thin cutlets fry up quickly, and they are wonderful served with mashed potatoes or fries along with slaw and steamed vegetables.
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Spicy Fried Chicken Strips
Add some zing to ordinary chicken fingers with these spicy chicken breast strips. Buffalo wing sauce and cayenne pepper bring the heat while garlic powder, oregano, and paprika add flavor. The buttermilk assures the chicken will be nice and tender.
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Creamy Basil Chicken With Pesto and Cream
Prepared basil pesto from a jar teams up with cream to make the incredibly easy sauce for these sautéed boneless chicken breasts.
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This recipe is a great example of an elegant chicken dish that can be prepared and cooked in minutes. Serve chicken Marsala with roasted or baked potatoes or pasta. It's an excellent choice for a busy weeknight meal.Continue to 5 of 18 below.
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Chicken Pot Pie With Cheese Biscuit Topping
This complete one-pot chicken pie is a tasty way to use boneless chicken breasts. The biscuit topping makes it a hearty dish. Add a salad and enjoy!
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Sweet and Sour Chicken Breasts
A homemade sweet and sour sauce adds Asian flavor to this chicken. Ginger, orange juice, and green onions are among the ingredients. Serve the chicken with rice and sliced pineapples or steamed broccoli.
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Easy Skillet Chicken With Bacon and Sour Cream
This easy skillet chicken recipe takes just minutes to prepare and cook, and it never disappoints. The bacon adds lots of great smoky flavor and the tasty sour cream sauce finishes this quick and easy chicken dish perfectly.
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Potato Chip Chicken
Change up your oven-fried chicken recipe by using crushed potato chips instead of breadcrumbs. Barbecue kettle-cooked chips are best, adding a nice hint of flavor and a great crunch.Continue to 9 of 18 below.
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Easy Oven Barbecued Chicken Breasts
This easy baked chicken recipe makes a nice meal with potato salad and coleslaw. A grill seasoning blend adds excellent flavor, but a basic herb seasoning or seasoned salt may be substituted.
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Chicken With Bacon and Pepper Jack Cheese
These chicken breasts are browned and then baked with layers of barbecue sauce, bacon, and pepper jack cheese. This easy chicken recipe makes a terrific meal with a potato salad and baked beans.
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Creamy Chicken Marsala
A creamy sauce makes this chicken Marsala rich and delicious. It's a nice alternative to the classic dish.
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Simple Oven Fried Chicken Breasts With Garlic
These oven-fried chicken breasts are a simple preparation. The seasoned flour mixture adds flavor to the chicken. You likely have all of the ingredients in your pantry. Just add the chicken and bake!Continue to 13 of 18 below.
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Spicy Cajun Chicken and Pasta
This Cajun chicken skillet dish is quick and easy to prepare. Diced cooked chicken, spicy Cajun seasonings and cayenne pepper, tomatoes, Parmesan cheese, and a variety of vegetables are among the ingredients. Poach or roast chicken breasts for this tasty recipe.
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Garlic Chicken and Shrimp
Chicken and shrimp go together surprisingly well. Serve this nicely seasoned garlic chicken and shrimp with hot cooked pasta or try it over hot boiled rice.
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Creamy Chicken With Mushrooms
Cubed boneless chicken breasts, mushrooms, and peas get together in a creamy sauce to make this creamed chicken. Serve the chicken with hot boiled rice or spoon it over biscuits or toast points.
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Skillet Chicken Breasts With Creamy Parmesan Sauce
The easy Parmesan cheese sauce makes these chicken breasts extra-special.Continue to 17 of 18 below.
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Chicken With Wine and Tomatoes
This chicken skillet recipe will get you out of the kitchen quickly, and everyone will love the flavors. Serve the chicken with some angel hair pasta or rice along with a salad for a satisfying dinner.
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Chicken and Zucchini With Garlic Cream Sauce
Serve this tasty chicken and zucchini combo over hot cooked spaghetti or serve it with mashed potatoes. Feel free to change it up with mushrooms instead of zucchini, or use yellow summer squash in the recipe.