Chicken breasts are truly a blank slate, which is kind of what makes them so amazing. It's true they can be bland and boring on their own, but if you marinate them in some yogurt or sear them with spices, they become a meal to remember. The fact that they are so versatile and so quick to cook is why we love them for weeknight dinners. Whether you prefer the stovetop, oven, or slow cooker, these 10 recipes will show you how to turn chicken breast into dinner, and keep it interesting.
Grab your slow cooker, and creating this take out favorite in your own kitchen has never been easier. After a quick sear, chunks of chicken breast cook til tender and soak the sweet orange flavor your expect from this dish.
This has become my favorite way to cook chicken breast on the stovetop. Gilded with an ultra-thin layer of flour, the chicken cooks up super crisp, then gets coated in a buttery garlic goodness.
This recipe will prove once and for all that lean chicken breast can be far from plain and boring. The bright scent of citrus and the rich, pungent aroma of garlic will waft from the slow cooker and delivers a dinner with a taste to match.
A tub is salsa is our favorite trick for turning mild mannered chicken breast into a shredded taco filling that's packed with flavor.
Stir-fries, by nature, are quick-cooking meals, and my weeknight go-to when I want to turn a pack of chicken breast into dinner in a hurry. It works with almost any veggies you have handy, and if you want a head start, add the sauce to your weekend meal prep.
The weeknight soup really knows how to give you the most bang for your buck. The chicken breast simmers in the pot of soup, where it also soaks up a ton of savory-spiced flavor.
These chicken breasts are swimming in a fragrant shallot and tarragon wine sauce and paired with earthy mushrooms for a winning dinner any night of the week.
Need a dinner recipe that's sure to get everyone to the table? We're calling on a homemade ranch to get the job done. In 15 minutes you'll have a fresh home-cooked meal so good you might even call it a miracle.
If baked chicken is your thing, you're going to want to add nutty Parmesan and crispy panko to the equation. It's the power couple that gives basic baked chicken a savory twist and a texture coating with an irresistible crunch.
Combine sweet honey with tangy Dijon mustard, fragrant curry powder, and a bit of rich melted butter, and you've got the making of the most flavorful and yet most ridiculously simple sauce to totally transform plain chicken breast.