Easy Skillet Chicken Breast Recipes

Skillet Recipes Using Chicken Breasts and Chicken Breast Tenders

These easy chicken breast recipes are some of my favorites. Most are quick and easy preparations, perfect for any busy day family meal. Many are special enough for a Sunday dinner or special family gathering. 

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    Chicken With Bacon
    Easy Skillet Chicken With Bacon. Diana Rattray

    This easy skillet chicken recipe has lots of great smoky flavor from the bacon while sour cream makes for a deliciously creamy sauce.​

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    Chicken Cutlets With Havarti Cheese Sauce
    Chicken Cutlets With Havarti Cheese Sauce. Diana Rattray
    This boneless chicken breast recipe is easy and delicious. Serve this havarti cheese chicken with roasted potatoes or rice, along with your favorite vegetables.
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    Garlic Chicken and Shrimp

    The Spruce

    Serve this garlic chicken and shrimp recipe with hot cooked pasta, or try it over hot boiled rice.
  • 04 of 19
    Chicken and Zucchini Skillet With Pasta
    Chicken and Zucchini Skillet With Pasta. Diana Rattray
    Purchased Alfredo sauce makes this dish relatively easy to prepare. Feel free to use your own homemade Alfredo sauce or another cheese sauce you might prefer.
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  • 05 of 19
    Chicken With Veloute Sauce
    Chicken With Veloute Sauce. Diana Rattray

     A delicious veloute sauce makes the perfect gravy for this simple skillet chicken dish.

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    Chicken Breasts With Easy Chutney Sauce
    Chicken Breasts With Easy Chutney Sauce. Diana Rattray
    Prepared chutney and green onions make a flavorful sauce for these easy skillet chicken breasts.
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    Chicken With Boursin Cheese Sauce
    Chicken With Boursin Cheese Sauce. Diana Rattray
    This easy chicken is tasty with rice, or use the pasta of your choice. Feel free to use sliced asparagus instead of peas, or use another vegetable.
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    Chicken Dijon
    Easy Dijon Chicken. Diana Rattray

     Serve these simple, flavorful chicken breasts on a bed of rice.

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    Sweet and Sour Chicken
    Sweet and Sour Chicken. Diana Rattray

     A tasty sweet and sour sauce is featured in this easy skillet chicken dish. The dish takes just minutes to fix and cook in the skillet, and you probably have most of the ingredients on hand.

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    Chicken With Mushrooms and Wine Sauce
    Chicken With Mushrooms and Wine Sauce. Diana Rattray
    Chicken breasts with wine and mushrooms, a recipe with dry white wine, mushrooms, lemon juice, and mushrooms, along with a flour and herb coating.
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    Lemon Basil chicken

    The Spruce 

    Pan grill, broil, or grill these tasty marinated chicken breasts. Fresh basil gives the chicken breasts great flavor, but feel free to use dried leaf basil instead.

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    Honey Mustard Chicken Breasts
    Honey Mustard Chicken Breasts. Diana Rattray
    Serve these tasty chicken breasts with rice and a tossed green salad or steamed vegetables.
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    Chicken With Cilantro Cream Sauce
    Chicken With Cilantro Cream Sauce. Diana Rattray

    This is a flavorful dish, great with rice or pasta, or serve it with boiled new or fingerling potatoes. Feel free to replace the wine with more chicken broth.

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    Chicken With Cranberry Orange Sauce
    Chicken With Cranberry Orange Sauce. Diana Rattray
    This is an easy orange chicken recipe using boneless chicken breasts. Replace the Cointreau or Grand Marnier with chicken broth or more orange juice, if you like.
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    Lemon Chicken With Mushrooms
    Lemon Chicken With Mushrooms. Diana Rattray
    This skillet lemon chicken is a snap to fix and cook, and it's delicious with hot buttered noodles or rice. Feel free to use a dry white wine to replace the Marsala wine.
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    Chicken Breasts With Garlic and Orange Sauce
    Chicken With Garlic and Orange Sauce. Diana Rattray

    Garlic and orange juice help to flavor this light and easy chicken. Serve these chicken breasts with rice and a salad for an easy everyday meal.

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    Spicy Fried Chicken Tenders
    Spicy Fried Chicken Tenders. Diana Rattray
    A buttermilk marinade makes these chicken tenders extra flavorful and tender.
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    Skillet Chicken With Lemon Sauce
    Skillet Chicken With Lemon Sauce. Rita Maas/Photolibrary/Getty Images
    This is a quick and easy recipe to make for any day of the week. Serve with potatoes or rice and steamed vegetables for a complete meal.
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    Hunter's Chicken
    Hunter's Chicken. Diana Rattray

     Make this easy chicken and tomato skillet with chicken breasts or chicken parts.