Top 45 Easy Everyday Chicken Recipes

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Chicken is a naturally healthy choice for family lunches and dinners. Chicken is high in protein, and it is lower in cholesterol and saturated fat than red meat. The fact that chicken cooks quickly makes it an excellent choice for busy families. It's no wonder chicken outranks beef and pork consumption in the U.S.

These recipes run the gamut, from whole roasted chickens and boneless chicken breasts to crunchy fried chicken and slow cooker favorites.