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38 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. While you're at it, check out our best baked chicken recipes or scroll through some easy chicken dinner ideas.

Quick & Easy Chicken Parmigiana

"Wow, this tasted better than the chicken parmesan at our favorite Italian restaurant! The chicken was so moist and tender, the sauce was just perfect and the cheese melted so nicely. "


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."


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.

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

Balsamic Chicken Breasts With Peppers & Onions

"This was even better than I had hoped. The fresh basil is superb with the balsamic vinegar. I did prefer the saucy flavors fresh from the stove (it dries out a bit after sitting)."

-Roxygirl in Colorado

Low-Fat Honey & Ginger Chicken Breasts

"This was an excellent dish! Easy, easy, easy! Healthy, light and delicious! I did not brown the chicken, just put it in the oven for 30 minutes, which is perfect."


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

Chicken Breasts Diane

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


Chicken Marsala

"This recipe was fantastic. I will definitely add this to my favorite recipes. It was quick, easy, and tasted great."

-wacki macki

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

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."


15-Minute Chicken, Broccoli & Rice Dinner

"This is a definite five-star because of how easy it is. The flavor was excellent too, but I added a little bit of cayenne pepper and extra salt and pepper to spice it up a bit."


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."


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."


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

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

Chicken Chow Mein

"A very simple yet delicious recipe. You can change it up by using pork instead of chicken, or throw in julienned carrots, green beans or any combination of veggies you'd like. It's very good hot, but I like it even more as a cold dish."


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."


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!"


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."


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."


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

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."


Slow-Cooked BBQ Chicken

"I've made this three times already, it's awesome."


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."


Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Breasts

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


Slow Cooker Chicken & Rice

"The chicken was incredibly tender, adding carrots and fresh parsley to the dish made it even more delicious."


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."


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."


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

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

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."


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."


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

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."


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."


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."


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."