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You Need to Try These 10 Deliciously Easy Chicken Recipes

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You Need to Try These 10 Deliciously Easy Chicken Recipes

Chicken doesn't have to be boring or complicated. These ten chicken recipes will have your taste buds tingling and everyone asking for more. There's a flavor for everyone, from Asian inspired to sweet crunchy coated tenders. All of these recipes are easy to make, so dinner can be on the table in no time at all.

Depending on the size of your family, you may even be left with leftovers! Leftovers are a great way to feed a hungry family for less. They'll also save you time and energy in the kitchen, so that you can use it on other things. Without further ado, let's check out these deliciously easy chicken recipes.

10 Deliciously Easy Ways to Make Chicken

Restaurant Bourbon Chicken

Menu in rustic style: Bourbon chicken in a sauce with whiskey, served with rice on a plate on the table. horizontal

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You don't have to give up taste by cooking at home. This recipe is money-saving and quick, so you'll be better off cooking it yourself instead of ordering takeout. You don't need to worry about giving this dish to the little ones, since the alcohol will burn off during cooking. All you'll be left with is a delicious taste!

Pulled Smoky Chicken Sandwiches with Cheddar

Pulled bbq chicken sandwich on a brioche bun served with cole slaw and bbq sauce

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Liquid Smoke is all natural (it comes from actual hardwood and mesquite chips) and adds the flavor of a backyard smoker without the wait. Pairing it with chicken in this recipe is a heavenly duo. You don't need to spend the money at a BBQ restaurant to get that authentic, delicious BBQ taste.

Mozzarella Chicken

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This recipe has only five ingredients, but they simply deliver great taste in an easy weeknight dinner favorite, especially for cheese lovers! This one is sure to be a hit with kids, especially if you serve it with some French fries. Who can turn down a combo of chicken, cheese, and fries?

Captain Crunch Chicken

Fried Breaded chicken tender strips with french fries and tomato ketchup on a plate. Dark backgrund. Top view.

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Captain Crunch isn't just for breakfast anymore. It's a delicious coating for chicken that can be mixed with a few spices to produce a sweet, crunchy chicken tender that kids and adults alike can't get enough of. This is a great copycat of the restaurant version served at Planet Hollywood. If you've ever wanted to have a callback to your childhood in the form of dinner, this is the recipe for you.

Sesame Chicken Recipe

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This sesame chicken recipe will satisfy your taste for take-out Chinese Sesame Chicken. Since the chicken is not deep fried, you get all the take-out taste without the added pounds. Whether you're on a diet or simply looking to eat healthier, this sesame chicken recipe is a great one to keep on hand.

Smothered Chicken

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The South is known for barbecues, ranches, and tight knit families, where a hearty crowd-pleasing recipe is a must to have on hand. No matter where you're from, this is a family meal that will bring everyone to the table and asking for seconds. Even the name sounds delicious!

Potato Chip Chicken Casserole

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With just enough potato chips to top this casserole, this casserole is a kid favorite. They get their favorite snack with dinner while eating a great, hearty meal. This casserole may not be the healthiest recipe in the world, but it's a great way to indulge without going over-the-top.

Honey Baked Chicken

Glazed Chicken breast in a honey Sweet and Sour marinade

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Coated with a honey glaze and a hint of curry, this is an easy five ingredient baked chicken recipe that requires almost no time in the kitchen. When you're busy during the week, you don't have the time to spend ages in the kitchen. With a great recipe like this one, you can have dinner on the table in no time.

Chicken Pot Pie

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If you thought frozen chicken pot pie was good food, you need to try this homemade version. It's easy to make and will convert you from frozen chicken pot pie. Forever. Making high-quality, homemade chicken pot pie doesn't have to take a long time or a lot of effort. With a great recipe like this one, you'll be wanting to make it yourself again and again!

Chicken Scampi

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If you're not a fan of seafood or you want a budget version of shrimp scampi, this recipe uses chicken instead of shrimp with all the robust flavor of the scampi sauce. Chicken is often cheaper than shrimp, making this a great recipe for families on a budget. Who said eating for cheap has to be boring and bland?

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Deliciously Easy Smothered Chicken

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Units Scale

One 23 pound broiler-fryer, cut up
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons self-rising flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 cup half and half
1 cup whole milk


1. Rinse the chicken pieces and pat dry with paper towels. Combine 1/2 cup flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper in a shallow dish.

2. Dredge the chicken well in the flour to coat, gently shaking off the excess.

3. Heat the oil in a large heavy skillet over medium-high heat.

4. Add the chicken to the oil, and brown well on both sides.

5. Turn the chicken skin side up, cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 15 minutes.

6. Remove the chicken and pour off all but 1/4 cup of the drippings in the skillet.

7. In a bowl, combine the remaining 2 tablespoons flour, half and half, milk, remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, and pepper to taste. Stir until smooth.

8. Stir into the skillet and cook over medium heat until thickened; stirring constantly.

9. Add chicken, turning often to coat with the gravy. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes.

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