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20 easy chicken dinners you’ll want to make on repeat

Repeat after us: chicken doesn’t have to be boring!
August 2, 2022 1:06 p.m. EST
August 2, 2022 1:06 p.m. EST

We love chicken, but sometimes we stick to the same recipes in our weekly rotation and it can start to feel boring. We firmly believe chicken breasts, thighs and even a whole bird have a spot on the dinner table, but there’s no reason why we can put a little twist on this weeknight favourite. From classics like roast chicken to chicken parmesan burgers, get all the chicken inspiration you need with these mouthwatering meal ideas.  

Caprese-style chicken breast

This chicken recipe combines all the fresh ingredients of a Caprese salad with boneless chicken for a quick-to-make dinner perfect for weeknights.

Grilled chicken, barley and fennel bowl

A few simple ingredients go a long way in this tasty grilled chicken dinner.  

Jerk chicken

Inspired by Jamaican barbecue, this recipe is easy, full of flavour and has a spicy kick that the whole family will love.

Chinese chicken dumplings with sauce

Easy homemade dumplings with chicken, and ginger and served with steaming spicy soy sauce makes for a fun and healthy dinner for any night of the week.

Gnocchi chicken bake

A creamy, cheesy and hearty dinner you won’t soon forget.

Whole roasted chicken with veggies

Feel good about serving this whole roasted chicken, seasoned with lemon, paprika, rosemary and oregano and your favourite veggies like potatoes, carrots, broccoli and celery. 

Piri Piri chicken

Step up your chicken game with this Portuguese-inspired sauce made with garlic, chiles, red wine vinegar and oil. The slaw is a great side dish to offset the heat.

One pan braised chicken thighs

Made in one pan, this rich, savoury dinner takes about 60 minutes to make.

Baharat whole roasted chicken

Eden Grinshpan shares this delicious Baharat-marinated whole roasted chicken with shallots, preserved lemon and sweet potatoes.

Ginger lime curry chicken

A creamy coconut and tomato base come together with sharp ginger and tangy lime flavours for this Indian chicken curry.

One pot creamy pesto chicken

This super lush and creamy pasta is perfect for busy weeknights.

Chicken parm burgers

Sink your teeth into this spin on the Italian classic.

Korean chicken wings

Covered in spicy, finger-licking good gochujang sauce, these crispy wings serve up a blast of flavour for your next family wing night.

Lemon roasted chicken and potatoes

Roast your chicken thighs to perfection with lemon juice and thyme, served with russet potatoes and garnished with parsley.

Pulled chicken peach tacos

These slow cooker shredded chicken tacos are an easy and healthy dinner recipe that will help you get out of the hot kitchen. Plus the peach sauce is delicately sweet and mildly spicy without being overly sauced, gloopy or sugary.

Chicken shawarma wrap

Take this traditional takeout food and make it even better at home.

Chicken peanut satay and noodle salad

This vibrant crunchy salad is low in calories and can be made in under 30 minutes.

Nashville chicken sandwich

This fried chicken sandwich is spicy, hot and just a little sweet.

Caramelized onion tart with roast chicken

Suzanne Husseini shares this easy family meal perfect for cutting up and serving your family this summer.

Chicken skewers with olive and sundried tomato relish

A delicious family dinner idea that is sure to be a crowd pleaser.


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