8 Boneless Chicken Breast Recipes
Chicken — it’s cheap, it’s filling, and when it’s boneless, it is the ultimate solution for a quick weeknight dinner. Don’t struggle with what to cook when you get home from a long day at work; instead, lean on this trusty ingredient to get dinner on the table fast.
Boneless chicken breasts don’t have to be boring. Banish dry, flavorless chicken from the table by following these two simple rules: season well and pound to an even thickness. If roasting or baking, add vegetables to the pan to make an easy one-dish meal. Clean-up couldn’t be simpler!
If you are feeling stuck in a chicken rut, take a gander at our picks for a quick weeknight dinner. This collection of recipes includes something for everyone, from Mediterranean-inspired dishes to superfood-packed quinoa-stuffed boneless chicken breasts. You and your family won’t be disappointed at dinnertime.
Baked Panko-Crusted Chicken Breast
This easy baked chicken dinner is deliciously light and perfect for any season.
Chicken Breast Stuffed with Spinach, Feta, and Pine Nuts
This is an easy and flavorful weeknight meal that takes about 25 minutes to put together. Treat yourself to an elegant-looking yet simple dish that combines the fantastic flavors of feta cheese, slightly bitter spinach, and toasted pine nuts with moist chicken breasts.
Crunchy Garlic Chicken Breast
This is a simple dish that can be thrown together quickly, and I like to serve it atop dressed greens like chicken paillard. You can use pre-made breadcrumbs, but it's even better if you have a stale baguette to slice up and toss in a food processor.
Lemon Crusted Chicken Breast
Quinoa-Stuffed Chicken Breast
Quinoa is just as satisfying as carbs, but it's packed with protein and nine essential amino acids. It's gluten-free and easy to digest, making it great for a healthy diet.
Really Juicy Chicken Breasts with Garlic Spinach
This style of cooking the chicken breast mimics a sous vide method. First you gently poach the chicken, then you finish it in the frying pan for a chicken breast that is both juicy and crisp.
Slow-Cooked Chicken Breasts with Mushroom and Rosemary Sauce
This is a super simple dish, yet it's fancy enough to serve to company. They don't need to know that you threw it all in the Crock-Pot before work... Set it and forget it! Try serving this over buttered parsley egg noodles and a side of broccolini. A tasty and satisfying one-pot meal doesn't really get any easier than this.
Spinach-Stuffed Chicken Breast with Mushrooms
The last thing anyone wants to do after a long day of work is make a complicated, time-consuming recipe for dinner. But on the other hand, sometimes takeout from your favorite Chinese joint or a slice of pizza just won't do. Enter this recipe, which puts dinner on the table in just 30 minutes.
Angela Carlos is the Cook Editor at The Daily Meal. Find her on Twitter and tweet @angelaccarlos.