30 Ways to Say No to Boring Chicken Breasts

Beef may think it's what's for dinner, but we all know it's often actually chicken breasts. Make that supper staple sing with these endlessly creative takes on your favorite bird.

Part of: Quick & Easy Dinners

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Baked Pesto Chicken

"This recipe is fantastic. The appearance and taste of the dish is perfect for a special guests, but it's also easy enough to prepare on a busy weeknights."

-Tunnia

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Baked Cheddar-Garlic Chicken Breasts

"I cut slits into the chicken so the garlicky butter would seep inside for more flavor. The chicken was tender, moist and oh so good."

-Southern Lady

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Chicken Breasts Diane

"The parsley and chives add great flavor and wonderful color. I might try extra brandy because it adds a 'magic' touch."

-Lorac

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Bacon Jack Chicken Sandwiches

"I covered them in a frying pan for about a minute to let the cheese melt. The poultry seasoning really brought a lot of flavor to the sandwich."

-Chef Jean

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Skillet Cranberry Chicken

"I omitted the sugar, as it was sweet enough without it. The cranberries added a tasty fruit flavor to the dish. I used cider vinegar, which worked well."

-Kitzy

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Mexican Grilled Chicken

"I love when recipes are easy, yet still are impressive. I marinated the chicken overnight and all we had to do was throw it on the grill!"

-LifeIsGood

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Lemon Chicken

"I would give this 10 stars if I could! It was so easy to put together. It used the perfect amount of lemon and sauce."

-daisygrl64

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Sesame Chicken with Apricot Sauce

"We loved this recipe! I used fresh paprika, which really gave a great flavor to the chicken, and the sauce complemented it well."

-NcMysteryShopper

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Bruschetta Chicken

"I highly recommend giving this recipe a try. I opted to use slices of fresh mozzarella and quartered grape tomatoes from our garden."

-brubakes

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BBQ Marmalade Chicken

"I was a little worried that the orange marmalade might be too strong, but it was perfect. I also added a little ground ginger."

-Krista Roes

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Thai Chicken Breasts

"Double the recipe or you won't have enough sauce, which makes the recipe. Make it spicy by being generous with the red pepper flakes."

-Bubbles822

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Chicken Piccata

"Adding onion and garlic really ups the sauce's flavor. I don't think this makes enough sauce for eight, but it worked perfectly for four."

-diner524

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Diet Cola Chicken

"I used Diet Coke and halved the sauce since my pieces were small. Next time I'll make the full recipe because the sauce was awesome."

-Chef #870928

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Empress Chicken

"The sauce worked perfectly for me — I used just three peppers, but they were really hot so it was just right. This dish looks lovely too."

-pattikay in L.A.

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Grilled Greek Chicken Breasts

"This was soooo good! I served it with the recommended Tzatziki and feta cheese. It made for a really great dinner!"

-Maven in the Making

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Sticken Chicken

"This was yummy. It's true that the more you turn and baste it, the better it gets. I followed the recipe exactly, including the baking time/temp."

-Amy020

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Cilantro Chicken

"This always comes out perfect. Usually, I slice the chicken just after it comes off the grill and serve it with tortillas and have it like tacos."

-lovestocook #6

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Cashew Chicken

"This is very tasty for such a quick recipe. If you had all the ingredients prepared, it could be ready in 10 minutes max. Love the cashews too."

-**Jubes**

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BBQ Spice-Rubbed Chicken Breast

"This spice mix had some heat with a tiny bit of sweet. I'd like to try this rub on other meats."

-SandwichQueen

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Chicken Cordon Bleu Sandwich

"I flattened two chicken breasts, but they were HUGE so I cut each in half. We ended up with enough for four sandwiches."

-AZPARZYCH

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Slow-Cooker Pulled Chicken

"This stuff rocks! My 'low' setting on the Crock-Pot must be higher than normal because it only took 4 hours and 45 minutes TOTAL."

-Nurse Morgan

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Almond-Crusted Chicken with Strawberry Balsamic Sauce

"We eat a lot of chicken breasts and this recipe gives me a wonderfully satisfying way to jazz it up. We particularly enjoyed the sauce."

-Sydney Mike

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Chicken with Spicy Honey-Orange Glaze

"Great recipe and easy to make. Keep in mind it's a glaze, so it's thin and clear. It's tasty, sweet and spicy."

-ohcarie

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Mediterranean Chicken Breasts

"This is filled with restaurant-quality flavor. DO NOT use a substitute for the Pecorino Romano cheese even though it is pricey. It's totally worth it."

-Sharron

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Smoky Mountain Chicken

"I used KC Masterpiece sauce and it tasted fantastic. With the garnish on the top, it looked like a professional chef made it."

-FLYing4Me

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Chicken Scaloppine with Lemon Glaze

"Since trying this recipe two weeks ago, I've made it two other times because it's so good. I used panko breadcrumbs and I tripled the sauce."

-bronxgirl42

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Grilled Vietnamese Chicken

"I cut this in pieces before marinating. Serve over some angel hair with a dribble of sesame oil and fresh cilantro."

-Rosemarie is cooking

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Parmesan Chicken with Cherry Tomato Sauce

"A delicious chicken dish. It tastes so much fresher than a traditional chicken Parmesan and is lighter and tastier."

-BarbryT

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Slow-Cooker Hawaiian Chicken

"This was very flavorful. My husband especially liked it. We doubled the amount of pineapple, as we love it so much."

-Wugfun

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Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Breasts

"This dish is easy to put together and so flavorful."

-Dawn

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