15 Tasty Chicken Dinners to Make in 30 Minutes or Less SLIDESHOW
15 Tasty Chicken Dinners to Make in 30 Minutes or Less
Welcome to Meals Under 30, a series featuring fast and delicious weeknight meals courtesy of our Culinary Content Network of food bloggers.
In each Meals Under 30 recipe roundup, our talented bloggers share their best go-to weeknight recipes for when they need to get dinner on the table fast. Our editorial team then chooses its favorite enticing recipes — all of which can be made in 30 minutes or less.
Up to bat this week: chicken.
Chicken is a reliable go-to dish for just about everyone; it’s versatile and easy to cook. It’s also a healthy, lean source of protein and it easily soaks up accompanying flavors. The problem is that our go-to chicken dinners often become boring; but no more! Check out this roundup of great weeknight chicken masterpieces for dinner inspiration.
Apple-Stuffed Chicken With Maple Dijon
This dish takes just a few minutes of prep, then you can sip on a glass of wine with your feet up while the chicken bakes away in the oven. For the Apple-Stuffed Chicken With Maple Dijon recipe, click here.
Want to make dinner happen just by throwing everything into a pot? This dish is almost that easy. The chicken is sliced super thinly so it cooks in just minutes in a deeply flavored mirin and soy broth.
A quick and easy marinade imparts loads of citrusy flavor to this chicken dish.
Lemon-Garlic Butter Chicken
After the chicken gets a quick sear, it’s braised in a mixture of chicken stock, butter, and zesty garlic. Once cooked through, it’s blasted with a squeeze of lemon juice for freshness.
Meyer Lemon Chicken Picatta
Moroccan Chicken and Almonds
This simple dish has an air of fanciness due to the slivered almonds and dried apricot garnishes.
Pecorino-Crusted Spring Chicken
Quick Chicken Teriyaki Bowls
These bowls are “full of fresh veggies and tender grilled chicken and tossed in a sweet teriyaki sauce. Best part? They’re ready in 10 minutes flat!” writes Simple Sweets and Savory.
Southwestern Skillet Chicken and Rice
One pan? Check. Flavorful chicken? Check. Super fast and easy to make? Check and check.
Southwestern Chicken Cobb Salad With Cilantro –Lime Dressing
Stir-Fried Ketchup Chicken
As the ketchup cooks, the flavors caramelize and deepen. This Is How I Cook pairs her chicken with Yakisoba noodles but suggests that it would also be absolutely delicious with rice, potatoes, or spaghetti.
Thai Green Curry Chicken
Green curry paste, soy, and coconut milk are the key ingredients in this beautiful yet fast chicken dinner.