20 Creamy Chicken Dinners to Make ASAP

updated Sep 21, 2022
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Plain baked chicken breasts in the oven are simple, easy, and get the job done for dinner, but you deserve so much more. You deserve a dinner that’s rich, saucy, and packed with savory flavor that keeps you going back for more. Whether you make it in a slow cooker, on the stovetop, or in a casserole, anytime you slot a creamy chicken dinner into your meal plan, it’ll be a meal to remember. Just be sure to serve it with bread, pasta, rice pilaf, or couscous to mop up all that delicious creamy sauce on your plate. To make things easier, we’ve compiled 20 of our favorite creamy chicken dinners.

Delicious Creamy Chicken Dinners

Serve it with your favorite carbs and mop up all that rich sauce on your plate!

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Chicken Potato Soup
One sip of this creamy chicken potato soup wrap you up like a warm, cozy sweater.
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Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole
Ranch-enthusiasts will love this cheesy, flavor-packed casserole.
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Garlic Parmesan Chicken
The garlic Parmesan sauce is thick, creamy and packed with a mellow aroma of garlic and shallot.
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Coconut Chicken Curry
It only takes 30 minutes to make this mouth-watering coconut chicken curry.
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Creamy Chicken with Potatoes, Chorizo, and Leeks
We love the classic combination of chorizo and potatoes. But when paired with cream, wine, leeks, and chicken — now that's taking things to a whole new level.
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Cream Cheese Chicken
This recipe turns rich cream cheese into a savory sauce.
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Slow Cooker Creamy French Mustard Chicken
Let's be honest — with two kinds of mustard, plus shallots and white wine, we're 100 percent in this for the zippy sauce.
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Creamy Turmeric Chicken Skillet
Turmeric-lovers, rejoice! If you have a thing for golden milk, it's time to add this skillet dinner to your meal plan ASAP. The flavor is just as bold as the color of the sauce.
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Chicken and Biscuit Casserole
Since this recipe starts with cooked shredded chicken (or a rotisserie bird), it's totally doable on a weeknight. If you have time, the cream biscuits are a breeze to pull together; otherwise stick with a tube of buttermilk biscuits. You can't go wrong either way.
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Creamy Parmesan Garlic Mushroom Chicken
If you prefer a rich and indulgent cream sauce, stick with half-and-half; otherwise whole milk makes for a lighter, yet still luscious, cream sauce for this skillet favorite.
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Slow Cooker Chicken & Dumplings
Here's one to save for a weekend afternoon when you need a mostly hands-off dinner and crave something comforting. Much like the stovetop version, this creamy chicken classic cooks in two parts.
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One-Pot Creamy Chicken and Rice Casserole
This 30-minute meal comes together in your Dutch oven and is pure nostalgic comfort.
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Classic Chicken Marsala
g says fast and fancy quite like the Italian-American dish of chicken Marsala. What you might not know is that it's a super-fast, one-pot chicken dinner that is perfect for weeknight cooking.
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Shortcut Dutch Oven Chicken Pot Pie
Yes, you can totally pull off homemade chicken pot pie in the middle of the week, and this is the recipe that shows you how.
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Skillet Creamy French Mustard Chicken
This skillet is the epitome of fast and fancy. The rich sauce makes it feel like something you'd order at a French bistro, but it comes together in no more than 30 minutes.
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Chicken Divan Casserole
A comforting, cheesy chicken and broccoli casserole with just a touch of cream sherry.
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Lemon Garlic Chicken
This rich and creamy skillet dinner is just the kind of thing we want to eat on cold winter nights. The chicken breasts simmer in a pan of lemon garlic goodness, and taste like they were made at your favorite neighborhood Italian restaurant.
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Creamy Chicken and Gnocchi Skillet
A creamy bed of gnocchi and wilted spinach doubles as a side in this easy chicken skillet.
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Creamy Chicken Alfredo Lasagna Roll-Ups
Bulked up with chicken and spinach and enhanced with both creamy Alfredo sauce and melty mozzarella, this is a rich and indulgent dinner. It’s a quick and easy recipe that makes lasagna possible for two people without a giant baking dish’s worth of leftovers—and on a weeknight, at that.
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Chicken Pot Pie Casserole
This large-format pot pie, which is made in a casserole dish and topped with a sheet of puff pastry for ease, is the absolute best way to serve pot pie to a crowd (or a hungry family).
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