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Nutrition & Feeding

16 Easy Chicken Recipes Kids Will Love

Winner, winner chicken dinner!

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Out of dinner ideas? Never fear. Here are 16 new chicken recipes the whole family will love.

1. Chicken Parm Meatballs

Enlist your kids to help you roll the fresh ingredients into balls, and after baking for 15 minutes, you've got dinner! (Via Dinner: A Love Story )

2. BBQ Chicken Bacon Pineapple Kabobs

Put chicken, bacon, and pineapple on a stick, and suddenly everyone's pumped about dinner. (Via Butter with a Side of Bread )

3. Baked Chicken Fajita Roll-Ups

The magic of this dish is the citrusy garlic sauce you use to marinate the chicken-delicious enough that your kids might even forget the veggies hidden inside. (Via Eat Yourself Skinny )

4. 20-Minute Teriyaki Chicken

After sautéing chicken, toss it in a simple sauce that includes soy sauce and honey. (Via Gimme Some Oven )

5. One Pot Lemon Herb Chicken and Rice

Is it possible to cook chicken and rice in one place? It's possible! You season, brown, and cook this fragrant dish all in one pot! (Via Crème de la Crumb )

6. One Pot Chicken and Potatoes

Throw chicken and hearty-sized potatoes, carrots, and onion on a baking sheet, and you can forget about it until the timer goes off. (Via Let the Baking Begin )

7. One-Pot Chicken Pot Pie Fettuccine

Sauté and simmer veggies, chicken, and noodles in one pot. Translation: Your favorite creamy comfort food without the tedious dough making. (Via Whole and Heavenly Oven )

8. Brown Sugar Spiced Baked Chicken

We're not sure what's better-the brown-sugar glaze you soak the chicken in or the fact it only takes 20 minutes to bake! (Via Rachel Schultz )

9. Sticky Garlic Chicken Bites

Think of these as chicken nuggets 2.0. While the chicken is baking in the oven, you'll prepare the true star of the dish-the sweet, sticky sauce! (Via Damn Delicious )

10. Skillet Cheddar Bacon Ranch Chicken

It takes less than 20 minutes to cook the chicken, and then you smother it in the cheesy bacon ranch sauce that will have everyone asking for seconds. (Via Chef in Training )

11. Crispy Baked Salt and Pepper Chicken Wings

Messy fried wings not your thing? Give this alternative a shot-all you have to do is drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle with salt and pepper and then bake. (Via Jo Cooks )

12. Mini Creamy and Cheesy Chicken Pies

Because the velvety onion, cheese, chicken mixture is baked inside a flaky pastry, these are great for on-the-go dinners. (Via The Flavor Bender )

13. BBQ Chicken Skillet Nachos

It doesn't have to be game night to enjoy this play on nachos and cheese. Layer together chicken and a smoky BBQ sauce, along with toppings like cheese, sour cream and cilantro for a winning dinner. (Via Salt and Lavender )

14. Chicken Ranch Tacos

Stuff flour tortillas with all the belly-filling goodies, including veggies, bacon, and an amazing ranch dressing. (Via Dinner at the Zoo )

15. Chicken and Avocado Burritos

Fill a tortilla with chicken, zesty Monterey Jack cheese and cool avocado for a super-satisfying dinner that can be ready in 20 minutes. (Via Closet Cooking )

16. Crispy Coconut Chicken

This recipe lacks flour, which means it's gluten free! But because you dip each piece of chicken into a coconut flake batter, it certainly doesn't lack flavor. (Via Num's the Word )