Chicken Recipes Chicken Casserole Chicken Quick Meals Cooking Ideas

These quick chicken recipes will help you get a quick and delicious meal on the table without spending hours in the kitchen.

Chicken can be used in complex and simple recipes. Here are some easy ideas to using chicken in a simple, budget effective way that remains mouth watering. The portions of chicken and side ingredients you use are modifiable to fit your dining needs.

Ingredients: 4 Chicken breasts, 1 can of Cream of Mushroom Soup, 1 Cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese, and 1 bag of vegetables.

Preheat the oven to 400. In a baking dish single file lay out your chicken. Pour the mushroom soup over it. Heat in oven for 50 minutes. Pull out and add cheddar cheese to the top and put back in oven until cheese is melted. Microwave some canned or frozen veggies. Pull out chicken. And dinner is served.

Ingredients: 1 lb Spaghetti, 4 Chicken breasts, a can or jar of spaghetti sauce, 1 to 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese.

Preheat the oven to 400. In a baking dish single file lay out your chicken. Pour the spaghetti sauce over the chicken. Heat in the oven for 50 minutes. The last ten minutes get your water ready to boil and cook your noodles. Pull chicken out and add the mozzarella to the top and put back in the oven until cheese is melted. Drain your noodles. Arrange plates with noodles then chicken over them and the excess sauce in pan can be used.

Ingredients: 1 cup of butter, 4 potato’s, 4 chicken breasts, 2 tbsps lemon pepper (use more or less depending upon taste), 1/2 cup onion

This is another way to use the chicken in the oven. This leaves a zesty taste that even the pickiest eater can’t resist. Preheat your oven to 400. Peel and wash your potatoes. Slice them and layer in bottom of casserole dish. Then lay the chicken over them. Melt approximately 1.5 cups of butter in a microwave. Pour over your chicken and potatos. Add sliced or diced onion to the pan. Sprinkle liberally with lemon pepper. Cover the chicken and the potatoes. Bake for one hour. Then serve.

Ingredients: 2 chicken thighs, 3 cups of rice, bag of frozen vegetables, 2 tbsps soy sauce, 2 eggs

Brown your chicken in a skillet. Go ahead and prepare your rice according to package directions. Add the cooked rice to the skillet. Next crack your eggs and add about two to three eggs to the mixture in the skillet. Cook over medium heat, stirring around. Add your frozen vegetables and soy sauce as you cook. When the vegetables are heated, and the eggs are done, turn off heat and move to a cool surface. Enjoy this quick and easy version of chicken fried rice.

Ingredients: 4 chicken breasts, small bottle of Italian dressing, 4 potatos, 1 cup butter, 1/2 cup of onion

Marinate your chicken in Italian dressing for one hour, longer will not hurt the flavor. Prepare your grill. Peel and slice your potatoes. Butter one side of aluminum foil. Put the potatoes in the foil and add diced onions. Wrap the bundle of potatos and onion tightly and secure the package. Put them on the grill for one hour, turning once in middle of cook time. On the last twenty minutes of cook time pull out your chicken. Throw it on the grill and enjoy an easy, simple meal.

Ingredients: chicken (whole fryer works best), 1 cup onion, 1 lb egg noodles, 2 tbsps sage, 5 chicken bouillon cubes

Boil your chicken until it is done. Feel free to sprinkle some sage and seasonings over the chicken while boiling. Save the broth from the boiling. Set chicken aside to cool. Add your egg noodles and diced onion to the broth. De-skin the cooled chicken and throw the skin away. Pick the meat off the bones and add to the broth. Add more sage and chicken bouillon cubes to taste. Serve an easy, delicious chicken noodle soup.

Chicken is an easy dish to experiment with. Use any one of these fast and easy variations of the meat or come up with a unique combination. These ideas all started with a grocery budget and a mom who was in a hurry to come up with an easy dinner. Quickly they became family favorites.