If you’ve ever found yourself standing in front of the refrigerator, staring at a pack of chicken breasts and wondering ‘What do I make for dinner with chicken?’, then you’re in for a treat.

Here are over 40 of our favourite Chicken Breast Recipes that are on our regular rotation.

You’ve got over a month of fantastic dinner ideas, date night dinners, everyday quick and easy weeknight meals, perfect pies, comforting casseroles, succulent stir frys to vibrant salads, chicken breast can do it ALL and more!

Which one is you’re favourite? Please let us know in the comments below. Now let’s get cooking!

A square photo of a pan of cooked Tarragon chicken in a creamy sauce, sprinkled with chopped parsley, laid on top of a stripy grey and white tea towel
5 from 7 votes

Tarragon Chicken

Seasoned pan-fried chicken breasts in a delicious creamy tarragon sauce. Quick and easy to prepare, it's a great comfort food dinner!
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Chicken curry in a white bowl with rice.
4.85 from 73 votes

Easy Chicken Curry

A quick and simple mild chicken curry with bags of flavour. Ready in 30 minutes, it makes a great mid-week meal. Freezer-friendly too!
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Bowl of rice topped with peanut butter chicken with green beans, chillies and coriander (cilantro)
4.55 from 20 votes

20 Minute Peanut Butter Chicken

My Peanut Butter Chicken is packed full of flavour and ready in 20 minutes! A great mid-week meal, with no fussy ingredients!
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chicken marsala in a pan with mushroom and onions, sprinkled with fresh parsley
5 from 10 votes

Chicken Marsala Recipe

Juicy pan-fried chicken in a rich marsala wine sauce with mushrooms and a splash of cream. So easy! Plus tips for a no-alcohol version.
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Square image of kung pao chicken with rice
4.92 from 12 votes

Kung Pao Chicken

My Copycat Panda Express Kung Pao Chicken is a deliciously spicy stir fry with lots of chunky veggies and chicken, coated in a rich, tasty homemade sauce!
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Square image of Crispy chicken burger on a brioche bun with lettuce.
5 from 49 votes

Crispy Chicken Burger with Honey Mustard Coleslaw

Crispy Chicken Burger with Honey Mustard Coleslaw on a toasted brioche bun, with jalapenos and crunchy lettuce. Waaay better than takeout!
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Square image of buffalo chicken pasta in a silver pan on a light grey background.
4.86 from 7 votes

Buffalo Chicken Pasta Recipe

Cajun spiced chicken with pasta and peppers in a tangy, creamy hot sauce. An easy 20 minute dinner, packed with loads of flavour.
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chicken in creamy white wine sauce in a dark pan next to a bowl of green beans
5 from 24 votes

Chicken in White Wine Sauce with Mushrooms Recipe

Pan-fried chicken in a creamy white wine and garlic sauce with mushrooms. Ready in 25 minutes, it makes an impressive date night dinner!
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Square image of Asian chicken lettuce wraps in a marble serving board
5 from 3 votes

Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Juicy, spicy, fresh and healthy – these Asian lettuce wraps have got it all!
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Overhead photo of creamy chicken dijon in a pan.
4.50 from 2 votes

📝 Chicken Dijon Recipe

We’ve got the comforting warmth of the cream and Dijon mustard with the crispy saltiness of the bacon, the lovely buttery-ness of the fresh kale and the crunch of those crumbled pecans.
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chicken carbonara in a white bowl with a gold fork
5 from 2 votes

Chicken Carbonara Recipe

Tender chicken, crispy pancetta and spaghetti all tossed together in a rich, silky sauce.
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Overhead image of Sticky Pineapple Chicken Stir Fry in a pan. There is a wooden spoon sticking out of the pan.
5 from 15 votes

Sticky Pineapple Chicken

Sticky Pineapple Chicken – Juicy pieces of chicken, fried up with peppers, onions and pineapple chunks in a simple, sweet and savoury stir-fry sauce.
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chicken tikka skewers on a dark background
4.86 from 7 votes

Chicken Tikka Recipe

Chicken Tikka Kebabs in a richly spiced yogurt marinade. Grilled, barbecued or griddled to perfection An easy, family-pleasing dinner!
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Square image of a dark pan filled with honey lemon chicken.
4.93 from 13 votes

Honey Lemon Chicken

Succulent chicken in a fresh and zesty sauce with a hint of sweetness.This honey lemon chicken is ready in 20 minutes.
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Chicken ala king with rice on a dark plate
4.84 from 12 votes

Chicken ala King

Leftover (or rotisserie) chicken in a creamy sauce with mushrooms and a hint of sherry. A rich, comforting and easy dinner.
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Overhead shot of chicken and broccoli pasta in a white cast iron pan with a wooden spoon sticking out. The pan is on a wooden table with a white napkin
5 from 11 votes

One Pot Chicken and Broccoli Pasta

A throw-it-all-in-the-pan weeknight meal, this one-pot chicken and broccoli pasta is quick and tasty! Ready in 30 minutes.
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chicken stir fry in a bowl with rice
4.95 from 36 votes

Quick Chicken Stir Fry (without the shop-bought stir fry sauce!)

Quick Chicken Stir Fry!  Easy Chicken and veggie stir fry – a quick mid-week meal with a kick of chilli heat that you can get on the table in less than 20 minutes!
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Butter Chicken in a pan with fresh coriander.
5 from 16 votes

Butter Chicken

This butter chicken is a lovely mild curry with plenty of sauce to soak into the rice! A little bit of up front prep is all you need, then you can cook this dish in less than 30 minutes.
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Square overhead shot of air fryer Greek chicken pieces in a flatbread with salad and feta dressing. The wrap is being held by a hand over the top of a tray that has all of the cooked ingredient on it.
5 from 6 votes

Air Fryer Greek Chicken Recipe

Bite-size pieces of chicken, marinated in a blend of Greek herbs, garlic and lemon juice, then air-fried until golden and juicy.
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Chicken Paprikash in a white bowl on top of pasta with a piece of bread in the bowl.
4.67 from 9 votes

Chicken Paprikash Recipe

My quick and easy chicken paprikash, using chicken breast instead of bone-in pieces for a twist on the classic version. So rich and luxurious!
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Overhead image of chicken lo mein on a blue plate on top of a wooden table. There is a pot of sweet chilli sauce and some chopsticks at the top of the image.
5 from 5 votes

Chicken Lo Mein

Quick and easy to prepare, this Chicken Lo Mein is packed with veggies and saucy goodness.
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Crispy chicken, sliced and served in a creamy pesto tomato sauce on top of pasta on a white plate. There are ingredients scattered around. The plate is on a blue mottled background.
5 from 16 votes

Easy Baked Pesto Chicken Recipe

Chicken breast with a cheddar-crumb topping in a creamy pesto sauce on a bed of roasted cherry tomatoes. Simply add it all the dish and bake!
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chicken pathia and boiled rice on a white plate. Curry is topped with lemon slices and coriander.
4.97 from 32 votes

Chicken Pathia

A lip-smacking tangy curry with plenty of heat. Almost like a curry version of sweet and sour but with a lusciously thick and spicy sauce.
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Square image of a spoonful of chicken and bacon mac and cheese being scooped out of pan. Cheese is stretching.
4.67 from 6 votes

Chicken and Bacon Mac and Cheese

When you need that cheesy creamy goodness of Mac and Cheese but want a little something extra, this version with chicken, bacon and tomato totally hits the spot!
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This chicken fajita sharing platter is perfect the perfect alternative to a Friday night takeout!
5 from 2 votes

Friday Night Fajita Platter

Forget the takeaway this weekend, whip up this easy-but-delicious chicken fajita sharing platter instead!
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Crispy Sesame Chicken on a bed of rice in a stone bowl
4.94 from 592 votes

Crispy Sesame Chicken with a Sticky Asian Sauce

Crispy Sesame Chicken with a Sticky Asian Sauce – tastier than that naughty takeaway and super simple to make. Sweet, salty, crispy, sticky and a little bit spicy – it covers all the bases for one of these meals that everyone polishes off. Its a real family favourite!
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Coronation chicken on a bed of salad, topped with flaked almonds
5 from 6 votes

Coronation Chicken Recipe

Coronation chicken – cooked chicken in a creamy, spicy sauce with sultanas and apricots. It makes a fantastic sandwich filler, jacket potato topper or serve with a lovely crisp salad.
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White baking tray with chicken parmesan with one piece of chicken being taken
5 from 6 votes

Chicken Parmesan

Chicken Parmesan
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Chicken pasanda and rice on a dark plate with a piece of chapati on the plate.
4.84 from 6 votes

Chicken Pasanda

Chicken Pasanda is a rich, creamy, mild curry made with yogurt, spices, cream and ground almonds. On the table in under 30 minutes!
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Square overhead image of chicken and mushroom stroganoff in a dark pan. The pan is on a dark surface with a wooden spoon sticking out. The stroganoff is garnished with chopped parsley and paprika.
5 from 3 votes

Chicken Stroganoff Recipe

Pan fried chunks of chicken and earthy mushrooms, cooked in a creamy, sightly tangy sauce with Dijon mustard and sour cream.
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Cheesy Pasta Bake With Chicken And Bacon - a family favourite (and it makes great leftovers too!).
4.85 from 69 votes

Cheesy Pasta Bake With Chicken And Bacon Recipe

Cheesy Pasta Bake With Chicken And Bacon – a family favourite (and it makes great leftovers too!).
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Sheet Pan Honey Mustard Chicken with Vegetables - A healthier option when you want a quick and easy dinner! Gluten free too!
4.34 from 9 votes

Sheet Pan Honey Mustard Chicken Recipe

Sheet Pan Honey Mustard Chicken with Vegetables – A healthier option when you want a quick and easy dinner! Gluten free too!
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chicken madras in a serving bowl topped with chilles and coriander
4.97 from 53 votes

Chicken Madras

A rich, fragrant and relatively hot curry, chicken madras is easy to make at home in one pan. A great Friday night curry!
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square image of chicken alfredo pasta bake with a scoop removed
5 from 9 votes

Creamy Chicken Alfredo Pasta Bake

Creamy, cheesy and filling – this Chicken Alfredo Pasta Bake with mushrooms makes a fantastic comforting dinner.
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Overhead photo of a bowl full of crispy baked chicken goujons on a blue background.
5 from 8 votes

Crispy Chicken Goujons Recipe

Succulent and juicy baked crispy chicken goujons. Tender pieces of chicken breast coated in panko and baked until they're nice and crispy. A fantastic lighter way to make crispy chicken strips that adults and kids will love!
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Chicken Ramen in a black bowl topped with egg, carrots and spring onions
4.91 from 10 votes

Quick Chicken Ramen

A quick chicken ramen using instant noodles and cooked chicken for a speedy soup with a flavourful broth. Plus tips for that soft-boiled egg!
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Square image of Pan of Thai green chicken curry with vegetables on blue background
4.87 from 15 votes

Thai Green Chicken Curry

My deliciously rich and aromatic Thai Green Chicken Curry with homemade curry paste. Make it mild or spicy with a vibrant creamy sauce.
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Creamy Tuscan Chicken in a dark pan
4.94 from 111 votes

Tuscan Chicken in Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Sauce

Packed with flavour, my Tuscan Chicken in Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Sauce is the ultimate chicken dinner. Serve with pasta, potatoes or just a big hunk of bread to dip into that creamy sauce.
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Bowl of Korean fried chicken topped with sesame seeds and strips of spring onion.
4.88 from 83 votes

Korean Fried Chicken

The best Korean Fried Chicken – Crispy buttermilk fried chicken smothered in a spicy, sticky Korean Gochujang sauce. INSANELY good!
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Bowl of chicken tikka masala with rice on a light background
4.88 from 31 votes

Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken Tikka Masala – tender chunks of marinated chargrilled chicken in a creamy mild sauce with garlic, ginger and spices. Kids and adults alike love this dish.
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5 from 7 votes

Lasagne-Style Chicken Bake

This is my ridiculously easy, no-pasta, lasagne-style chicken bake, where the chicken is used in place of the pasta.
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Bang Bang Chicken in a white bowl topped with chillies and spring onions
5 from 3 votes

Bang Bang Chicken

Crispy baked panko-coated chicken pieces smothered in a spicy, creamy bang bang sauce. A delicious lunch or appetizer!
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Square image of Chicken skewers with peanut satay sauce on a dark background
4.93 from 28 votes

Easy Chicken Satay with Peanut Chilli Sauce

Deliciously moist marinated chicken served with a spicy peanut and coconut sauce.
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This Cajun Chicken Noodle Salad with Creamy Chilli Lime Dressing is a colourful any-season salad to set your taste buds tingling. Awesome Chicken Salad with a Kick! #Cajunchicken #noodlesalad #glutenfreesalad #glutenfreedinner #creamydressing
5 from 1 vote

Chicken Noodle Salad with Creamy Chilli Lime Dressing

This Chicken Noodle Salad with Creamy Chilli Lime Dressing is a colourful summer salad to set your taste buds tingling. Awesome Chicken Salad with a Kick!
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A dish of creamy chicken pie with puff pastry sat on a blue and white striped cloth.
4.87 from 74 votes

Creamy Chicken Pie Recipe

Creamy Chicken and Vegetable Pie topped with puff pastry. This is pure comfort food bliss!
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  1. Pam Kowalski says:

    Hi Nicky, I absolutely love all your recipes they are so easy to follow. Having the video is a great asset too. You have been an inspiration to me and given me the confidence to ‘have a go’. Keep them coming. Thank you. Pam

  2. Miguel says:

    This is an amazing selection of chicken recipes. Thanks a lot!