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13 Family-Friendly Chicken Dinner Ideas You’re Going to Love

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Gather the whole family around the table with these family-friendly chicken dinner ideas that everyone will love! From comforting classics to exciting fresh takes, discover a variety of family-friendly chicken dinner recipes that you’re going to love. These quick and easy options will bring bright and delicious flavors to your weeknight dinner routine.

Buffalo Chicken Quesadillas

Stack of buffalo chicken quesadillas.
Photo Credit: Loren Runion for My Everyday Table.

We’re adding thinly sliced buffalo chicken and sautéed peppers and onions to this super cheesy quesadilla. It’s SO GOOD! 

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Crockpot Pesto Chicken

Crockpot pesto chicken thighs on a bun with tomatoes.
Photo Credit: Loren Runion for My Everyday Table.

You won’t believe how simple and easy this crockpot pesto chicken recipe is! Made with just chicken thighs and pesto (plus salt and pepper!), this chicken essentially cooks itself in the slow cooker, leaving you with pieces of chicken that have tons of flavor and are super juicy. Serve it on ciabatta rolls with cheese and juicy tomatoes.

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Fajita Chicken Burritos

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These fajita chicken burritos are a delicious combination of fajita-inspired chicken, cheese, rice, and beans for a yummy and filling burrito that the whole family will love. This healthy chicken burrito recipe also comes together in just 15 minutes, making it perfect for weeknight meals.

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Chicken Broccoli Ziti

Close up of chicken broccoli ziti
Photo Credit: Loren Runion for My Everyday Table.

This chicken broccoli ziti recipe is sure to become a weeknight dinner staple! We have chewy pasta, tender chicken and broccoli, and crunchy breadcrumbs for a meal that’s both satisfying and delicious.

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Crispy Buffalo Chicken Salad

Bowl of salad with crispy buffalo chicken on top
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This buffalo chicken salad is loaded with crunchy veggies, cool ranch dressing, and spicy buffalo chicken! Serve with breadsticks or garlic toast for a full meal.

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Chicken Teriyaki Stir Fry

Bowl of chicken teriyaki over rice and green beans.
Photo Credit: Loren Runion for My Everyday Table.

This kid-friendly chicken teriyaki stir fry is a little sweet, a little savory, and totally delicious. It’s made with simple ingredients and takes less than 15 minutes to pull together so it’s perfect for weeknight dinners. Serve with rice and a veggie and dinner is done.

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Greek Grilled Chicken

Plate of grilled Greek chicken with parsley garnish.
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This Greek grilled chicken is a delicious and easy meal that’s perfect for summertime evenings. The Greek grilled chicken marinade is made with just 6 simple ingredients, takes just a few minutes to prepare, and leaves the chicken super JUICY. 

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Chicken Shawarma Rice Bowls

Bowl of chicken shawarma rice bowl
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This flavorful chicken shawarma is served over rice with fresh veggies like lettuce, cucumber, and tomatoes and a big dollop of hummus.

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Ground Chicken Tacos

Plate with ground chicken tacos with cheese and tomatoes..
Photo Credit: Loren Runion for My Everyday Table.

This ground chicken taco recipe comes together quickly and is made with pantry staples that you probably already have on hand. The meat is cooked with onions, garlic and red pepper and seasoned with pantry-staple spices. It’s fresh and tasty, and you control how spicy you want it to be. Then it’s the fun part…the taco meat can obviously be used in tacos, but there are SO many other ways to use it.

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Buffalo Chicken Flatbreads

Slices of buffalo chicken pizza
Photo Credit: Loren Runion for My Everyday Table.

This buffalo chicken flatbread recipe is so simple to make with just 6 simple ingredients. Use naan bread or premade pizza dough to make this meal come together quickly.

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Chicken Pita Sandwiches

chicken pitas with yogurt sauce and veggies
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These chicken pita sandwiches with a tasty yogurt sauce are ready in just 15 minutes. Use a rotisserie chicken to keep it easy and serve with some fresh fruit, veggies, and potato chips.

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Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowl

slow cooker chicken burrito bowls 6
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Let the slow cooker do all of the work for dinner! These chicken burrito bowls are an easy family dinner that takes just 15 minutes to prep and is full of flavor! Serve with rice and fresh taco toppings like lettuce, tomato, sour cream, and shredded cheese.

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Cherry Chicken Pasta Salad

cherry chicken pasta salad
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Cherry chicken pasta salad is a delicious mix of chewy pasta, tender chicken, dried cherries, and a poppyseed dressing. It’s a perfect summer dinner. 

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