24 Chicken Breast Recipes for Delicious Family Meals

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Here are 2 dozen of the most popular chicken breast recipes on this site, including recipes for bone-in and boneless.

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    Homemade Chicken and Biscuits

    Homemade Chicken and Biscuits

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    Even though it's homemade, this delicious homemade chicken and biscuits recipe is surprisingly easy to fix, and it cooks quickly. The homemade parsley biscuits make the perfect topping for this great tasting casserole.

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    Easy Chicken Parmesan

    Easy Chicken Parmesan

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    This easy chicken parmesan recipe is not only simple, but it's great tasting as well. The chicken is breaded, browned, then served with your favorite spaghetti sauce, a little Mozzarella cheese, and hot cooked spaghetti, linguine, or other pasta.

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    Chicken Marsala Recipe

    Chicken Marsala

    The Spruce / Diana Rattray

    This is the recipe we reach for when we want a great-tasting chicken dish and we're in a hurry. We use a dry marsala in this chicken marsala recipe, but use a sweeter marsala if you prefer the flavor.

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    Roasted Garlic and Oregano Chicken Breasts

    Baked Split Chicken Breasts With Garlic

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    This flavorful roasted garlic and oregano chicken breasts make a wonderful meal, roasted to perfection with garlic, herbs, and a little olive oil. Serve this easy roasted chicken with baked or mashed potatoes and greens or your favorite vegetables.

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    Chicken Fajitas

    Chicken Fajitas

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    This fajita filling is made with chicken breast strips, peppers, zucchini, and seasonings. The mixture for chicken fajitas is easy to prepare and cook on the stovetop.

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    Garlic Chicken and Shrimp

    Garlic Chicken and Shrimp

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    Serve this garlic chicken and shrimp combination with hot cooked linguine or spaghetti, or try it over hot boiled rice or grits.

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    Chicken With Creamy Parmesan Sauce

    Chicken with creamy parmesan sauce

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    In this recipe, boneless chicken breast halves are browned in the skillet then served with a great-tasting and really easy Parmesan sauce. Serve this chicken with creamy parmesan sauce with hot cooked noodles and sliced tomatoes for a meal your family will love.

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    Lemon Basil Chicken

    Lemon Basil chicken

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    This easy lemon basil chicken recipe is flavored with a simple marinade of garlic, lemon, and basil. These tasty grilled or broiled chicken breasts are great with rice, pasta, or baked potatoes.

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    Cajun Chicken Pasta

    Cajun Chicken Pasta

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    Thanks to Janet for sharing this nicely seasoned Cajun chicken pasta. Serve this tasty pasta and chicken dish with fresh sliced tomatoes or a tossed salad and crusty bread.

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    Herb Baked Chicken Breasts

    Baked Chicken With Herbs

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    These easy herb baked chicken breasts are flavored with a herb, lemon, and garlic marinade. The marinade could also be used for grilled or broiled chicken breasts.

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    Chicken and Spinach Bake

    Baked Chicken With Spinach

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    In this chicken and spinach bake recipe, chicken breast halves are seasoned and baked on a bed of spinach with a fresh tomato topping. Use the Creole or Cajun-style seasonings on this chicken or use your own flavor combination.

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    Easy Cajun Spiced Chicken Breasts

    Cajun spiced chicken breast

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    These easy cajun spiced chicken breasts are flavored with a spicy Cajun-style rub. The chicken pieces are marinated for at least an hour, then they're broiled or grilled to perfection.

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    Italian Style Chicken

    Breaded chicken parmesan

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    This Italian style chicken is easy to make with chicken breasts, bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, and salad dressing.

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    Fried Chicken Breasts

    Fried Chicken Breasts

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    These basic fried chicken breasts are easy to prepare and use basic everyday ingredients. Serve this delicious chicken with mashed potatoes and your favorite side dish or salads.

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    Chicken and Mushrooms

    Chicken and mushrooms
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    This well-seasoned chicken and mushrooms recipe is made with condensed soup, fresh mushrooms, and seasonings. Serve this tasty dish with rice or noodles for a great everyday meal.

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    Creamy Chicken Marsala

    Chicken Marsala with Mushrooms

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    This version of creamy chicken marsala uses boneless chicken breast halves, fresh mushrooms, marsala wine, and cream. This is a delicious dish to serve with rice or pasta, along with sliced tomatoes or a tossed salad.

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    Buttermilk Chicken

    Oven buttermilk chicken

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    This simple, flavorful recipe for buttermilk chicken is delicious. The dish is quick and easy to prepare and bake, and it makes a fabulous family meal.

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    Chicken With Broccoli and Pasta

    Easy Chicken and Broccoli Casserole

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    This is a flavorful chicken with broccoli and pasta with a touch of basil and sour cream sauce. Diced cooked chicken breast is combined with broccoli, a creamy sauce, Parmesan, basil, and pasta.

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    Roasted Lime and Cilantro Chicken Breasts

    Roasted Lime and Cilantro Chicken Breasts

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    Fresh lime juice, garlic, and cilantro flavor these roasted chicken breasts. Enjoy this roasted lime and cilantro chicken breasts dish with your favorite rice dish or potatoes and a tossed green salad.

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    Chicken Breasts With Mozzarella Cheese

    Easy Chicken With Mozzarella Cheese

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    This easy chicken breasts with mozzarella cheese make a great meal with a salad or fresh sliced vegetables and potatoes. It's an easy dish to prepare and takes just minutes to cook.

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    Sweet and Sour Chicken Breasts

    Sweet and Sour Chicken Breasts

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    A tangy sauce highlights this easy, great-tasting sweet and sour chicken breasts dish. This chicken dish is made in just minutes in the skillet, and you probably have most of the ingredients on hand. Serve this sweet and sour chicken with hot cooked rice or your favorite Asian-style noodle dish.

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    Spicy Cajun Chicken and Pasta

    Spicy Cajun Chicken and Pasta

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    This spicy cajun chicken and pasta skillet dish is quick and easy to prepare and it's loaded with great flavor. It's made with diced cooked chicken, spicy Cajun seasonings and cayenne pepper, tomatoes, Parmesan cheese, and a variety of chopped vegetables. Use fusilli, rotini, or similar pasta in this easy recipe.

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    Spicy Fried Chicken Strips

    Spicy fried chicken

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    These spicy fried chicken strips are great too for an everyday meal or make them for tailgating, weekend game gatherings, or picnics. Serve these tasty chicken strips with ranch or blue cheese dressing or your favorite dip.

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    Chicken Breast With Bacon and Cheese

    Chicken and bacon

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    This easy chicken breast with bacon and cheese is made in the skillet with mozzarella cheese and bacon slices. Use sliced mozzarella or shredded, or make this with mozzarella and Cheddar blend.