14 Weeknight Chicken Dinners That Are Anything But Boring
Curried-Chicken and Vegetable Pan Roast
This one-pan yogurt-marinated chicken recipe cuts down on clean-up and is served alongside an always crowd-pleasing vegetable: butternut squash.
Skillet Chicken-and-Mushroom Pot Pie
Pot pies, as hearty as they are, are usually labor intensive. But this skillet version is not; it replaces puff pastry with thick slices of buttered bread.
Turmeric Chicken and Rice
You just need one pot for this flavorful chicken and rice dish, which gets an extra dash of color and flavor from the deep-orange turmeric.
Indian Barbecue Chicken
This sweet and tangy Indian-inspired dish takes just 35 minutes to prepare.
Lemongrass-Cilantro Chicken with Honey Dipping Sauce
While chicken breasts can sometimes turn out dry, this dish popular in Laos is juicy and gets a boost of flavor from the lemongrass-infused marinade.
Citrusy Mojito Chicken
Give your chicken thighs a bright, citrusy twist by tossing them in grapefruit and lime juice and garnishing them with mint.
Roast Chicken with Tangerines
This classic roast chicken gets its flavor from garlic and rosemary, while halved tangerines add a touch of tangy sweetness.
Baked Sriracha Chicken Thighs
These bone-in chicken thighs are perfect for people who aren’t afraid of a strong dose of spiciness.
Greek-Style Oven-Baked Chicken with Lemon and Oregano
The fun format of these chicken skewers are a welcome break in routine for your family, plus you can serve them alongside a healthy Greek salad.
Honey-Garlic Baked Chicken
These sweet and garlicky drumsticks never get old.
Thai Grilled Chicken with Cilantro Dipping Sauce
Jalapeños, garlic, fish sauce, and sesame oil to make a flavorful coating for grilled chicken in this dish.
Chipotle Chicken Tacos
Chicken tacos are easy to throw together, plus this version gets a kick from jalapeños.
Cherry-Almond Braised Chicken
This super tender chicken is cooked for three hours in sweet cherries and cherry juice to give it a hearty braise.
Caribbean Jerk Chicken
This super-spicy chicken dish takes after fragrant jerk sauces used in Jamaican cooking, but if you need to lower the heat you can also replace Scotch bonnet chiles with jalapeños.