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19 Favorite Chicken Breast Recipes That Are Anything But Boring

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Chicken breasts are a dinner staple, but also have a reputation of being bland and boring. Infuse flavor into your chicken dinners with these easy chicken breast recipes that will prove to you just how versatile our favorite dinner protein is.

Crockpot Salsa Chicken

salsa chicken with limes
Photo Credit: Loren Runion for My Everyday Table.

This easy chicken with salsa in the crockpot makes the best protein base and then can be turned into so many simple dinners or be used for meal prep meals. It’s made with just a handful of ingredients and can be prepped in 2 minutes.
Get the recipe: Crockpot Salsa Chicken

Buffalo Chicken Quesadilla

quesadilla with buffalo chicken
Photo Credit: My Everyday Table.

If you like buffalo chicken this recipe is for you! This buffalo chicken quesadilla is incredibly easy to make, and it has so much flavor with layers of buffalo chicken, sautéed veggies, and plenty of cheese!
Get the recipe: Buffalo Chicken Quesadilla

Cheesy Baja Chicken and Bell Pepper Skillet

baja chicken in a skillet
Photo Credit: XoXo Bella.

This tasty chicken breast recipe has with plenty of cheesy baja flavor. The fresh veggies, juicy chicken, and flavorful seasonings come together with Pepper Jack cheese for a hearty meal.
Get the recipe: Cheesy Baja Chicken and Bell Pepper Skillet

Buffalo Chicken Cheesesteak

buffalo chicken cheesesteak
Photo Credit: My Everyday Table.

This buffalo chicken cheesesteak recipe is easy to make, delicious, and packed with flavor. It has a mouthwatering combination of tender sliced chicken, sautéed peppers and onions, gooey cheese, and spicy buffalo sauce.
Get the recipe: Buffalo Chicken Cheesesteak

Chicken Fajita Quesadilla

chicken fajita quesadilla
Photo Credit: My Everyday Table.

Made from simple ingredients, this quesadilla fajita is incredibly flavorful, and has everything you need in a meal: protein, produce, carbs, and flavor. It’s a great weeknight meal option too since you can have it on the table in 30 minutes. 
Get the recipe: Chicken Fajita Quesadilla

Easy Baked Salsa Chicken

baked salsa chicken
Photo Credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Salsa chicken is the easy weeknight meal you didn’t know you needed. Tender, juicy chicken breasts are baked with salsa, sweet corn, and cheddar cheese in this simple recipe that’s ready in less than 30 minutes and will become a fast family favorite.
Get the recipe: Easy Baked Salsa Chicken

Bell Pepper Chicken Recipe

bell pepper chicken salad
Photo Credit: The Gracious Pantry.

This bell pepper chicken recipe is full of garden fresh veggies and flavors for a light and delicious dinner you will love. Just a handful of ingredients and you can have this light, summer supper on the table in no time. 
Get the recipe: Bell Pepper Chicken Recipe

Panzanella Chicken Caesar Salad

panzanella Caesar salad
Photo Credit: My Everyday Table.

This tasty dish combines a classic chicken Caesar salad with a panzanella salad for a delicious combination of Caesar salad flavors with TONS of homemade croutons. You are going to love this salad mash-up!
Get the recipe: Panzanella Chicken Caesar Salad

Chipotle Chicken Air Fryer Flautas

chicken air fryer flautas
Photo Credit: My Everyday Table.

Switch up your taco night with these chipotle chicken air fryer flautas! This cheesy, delicious meal comes together in minutes thanks to pre-cooked chicken and everyone can add their favorite toppings. 
Get the recipe: Chipotle Chicken Air Fryer Flautas

Buffalo Chicken Flatbread Pizza

buffalo chicken flatbread
Photo Credit: My Everyday Table.

Meet your new favorite 15-minute dinner – buffalo chicken flatbread pizza! This buffalo chicken flatbread recipe is so simple, but has so much flavor thanks to the buffalo chicken, blue cheese, and fresh green onions.
Get the recipe: Buffalo Chicken Flatbread Pizza

Grilled Hawaiian Chicken

Hawaiian chicken
Photo Credit: Running to the Kitchen.

These incredible chicken breasts are stuffed with ham, fresh pineapple, and melted smoked Jarlsberg cheese, and covered with a sticky sweet teriyaki glaze for a Hawaiian flavor you will love.
Get the recipe: Grilled Hawaiian Chicken

Air Fryer Bruschetta Stuffed Chicken Breasts

bruschetta stuffed chicken
Photo Credit: XoXo Bella.

We are literally stuffing chicken with flavor here in these air fryer bruschetta stuffed chicken breasts. Chicken, tomatoes and provolone cheese pair up beautifully in this easy chicken recipe that is ready in minutes thanks to the air fryer. 
Get the recipe: Air Fryer Bruschetta Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Easy Chicken Salad Recipe with Apples and Grapes

chicken salad
Photo Credit: My Everyday Table.

You’ll love this easy chicken salad recipe with apples! Not only is this apple walnut chicken salad  simple, but it’s got ALL of the flavors you want in a meal – tender chicken, crunchy apples and walnuts, sweet grapes, and a creamy dressing.
Get the recipe: Easy Chicken Salad Recipe with Apples and Grapes

Sesame Chicken

sesame chicken
Photo Credit: Cheerful Cook.

This sesame chicken is easy to make, while being comforting and savory all at the same time. Serve it on a bed of rice with a vegetable or side salad for a delicious meal that you can make fast. 
Get the recipe: Sesame Chicken

Chicken & Gnocchi Dumplings

chicken and gnocchi dumplings
Photo Credit: Pass Me Some Tasty.

This is the perfect dinner when you’re craving chicken and dumplings, but not up to the task of making the traditional dish. Shredded chicken, store-bought gnocchi, and a mirepoix of vegetables in a creamy sauce are the heart and soul of this cozy recipe.
Get the recipe: Chicken & Gnocchi Dumplings

Date Night Gnocchi

date night gnocchi
Photo Credit: Pass Me Some Tasty.

This date night gnocchi is a simple 30-minute meal featuring chicken, butternut squash, and kale combined in a creamy alfredo sauce and topped with grated parmesan cheese. What is not to love?
Get the recipe: Date Night Gnocchi

Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowls

chicken burrito bowls
Photo Credit: Feels Like Home Blog.

This simple, quick, and easy burrito bowl recipe uses shredded chicken with rice, beans, salsa, cilantro, avocado, and cheddar cheese. These bowls are delicious and perfect for meal prep too!
Get the recipe: Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowls

Low Carb Gluten Free Dairy Free Chicken Tenders

chicken breast tenders
Photo Credit: Feels Like Home Blog.

This is the best gluten-free, dairy-free, nut crusted chicken fingers recipe. These low carb chicken tenders are healthy, delicious, and kid-approved! And you would never know that they are gluten-free!
Get the recipe: Low Carb Gluten Free Dairy Free Chicken Tenders

Air Fryer Chicken Breast

air fryer chicken breast
Photo Credit: This Mom is on Fire.

Chicken breast that is seasoned to perfection outside and tender and juicy on the inside defies the stereotypes that come with boneless, skinless chicken breast. Serve it up with any side for a delicious dinner you’ll love! 
Get the recipe: Air Fryer Chicken Breast

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