If you’ve been looking to spice up your usual weeknight meal rotations with some fun new chicken recipes, look no further than this list of the Best Cheap Chicken Dinner Ideas To Rock Your World! They’re savory, full of flavor, and will put smiles on the faces of your family members in no time!
There is no doubt that groceries have gotten extremely expensive! So, I was on a mission to find the best cheap chicken dinners! No matter what you are craving, if you love chicken, you will find some awesome meals in this list.
Cheap Chicken Dinner Ideas
I have composed a list of the very best Cheap Chicken DInner Ideas! They will please your taste buds and leave you begging for more. Check them out!
Panera Chicken Noodle Soup is hearty, flavorful and delicious. Made with tender chicken, veggies, comforting egg noodles, and an incredible broth, it’s as close as you can get without ever leaving the house. Made in your Instant Pot, it comes together fast!
You aren’t really living until you dig into a piping hot plate of this Creamy Tuscan Chicken Alfredo. Sun-dried tomatoes, juicy chicken, bacon, spinach, parmesan, mozzarella, and the right amount of fettuccini and garlic in every bite. This is one of the most incredible dishes we have tried in a long time.
Diana from Little Sunny Kitchen puts it best when she says “It’s said that this chicken dinner is so good that if you make it for your partner, a marriage proposal will be his next question. This creamy chicken is also family-friendly, and definitely a crowd-pleaser”!
This delicious chicken vegetable lasagna wtih a homemade cheese sauce is the perfect addition to your dinner meal plan! It is simple to make and acts as a healthier alternative to regular lasagna. You can even drop the chicken for a vegetarian veggie lasagna!
Try these delicious chicken enchiladas with a creamy homemade cheese sauce and just a hint of chili peppers. They’re sure to delight your dinner guests and satisfy even the most picky of children! Even better, you can double the recipe and freeze some for later!
This Creamy Chicken Tortellini Soup Recipe is pure, cozy comfort food. A luscious combination of shredded chicken, tender veggies, and pillowy cheese tortellini in a thin creamy broth, everyone will love this easy and delicious soup recipe.
These Chicken Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce are easy to make, healthy, and delicious! Made with fresh ingredients, shredded chicken, and dipped in a homemade peanut sauce, these spring rolls will be a go-to light meal or appetizer.
Buttermilk Fried Chicken marinates in seasoned buttermilk and gets coated in a seasoned flour mixture before getting fried on the stovetop! Only 15 minutes of prep is needed for this crispy, crunchy chicken!
Quick, easy, and healthy! This lighten-up Dairy-Free Indian Butter Chicken is gluten-free, paleo, keto, and top allergy-free! A delicious dinner recipe starting with a simple coconut yogurt marinade, then cooked right in a single skillet with a creamy tomato-based sauce!
This 5 ingredient quick and easy Chicken in a Hurry Recipe is simple to make and takes about 5 minutes to prep. It's a budget-friendly baked chicken thighs recipe, using pantry ingredients you have on hand. It's also the perfect make-ahead or weeknight dinner
This Instant Pot Chicken Biryani has fragrant rice cooked with tender juicy chicken along with lots of warming spices and caramelized onions. This one-pot version made in a pressure cooker is easy to make even on busy weeknights in less than an hour.
This easy chicken dinner recipe with chicken breasts is a slow cooker dinner recipe you’ll love. Crock pot chicken is a great dish for busy weeknights when you don’t want to get home and have to start cooking.
Combining chicken with cheese, bacon and spinach, along with herbs and spices, this creamy bacon chicken is low in carbs but high in flavour. This air fryer chicken recipe is perfect for bacon and cheese lovers!
Tortillas, green chile sauce, gooey cheese, green chile, and shredded chicken are rolled into this one amazing dish! Perfect for Mexican-themed dinner nights! This 30-minute Green Chile Chicken Enchilada Casserole recipe is sure to be the next family favorite!
Casseroles have everything in one dish! There is no need to have a protein main dish and side. In fact, this Chicken Alfredo Ravioli Bake only needs a side of broccoli or a salad for dinner perfection.
Teriyaki Chicken & Veggie Sheet Pan Dinner is going to be a meal on constant rotation. If you haven’t jumped on the “sheet pan dinner” band wagon than I have a feeling that this recipe will do the trick.
If you like pizza or Alfredo or BOTH, you must try this Easy Chicken Alfredo Pizza! A bite of this thin, crispy pizza will give you a mouthful of creamy Alfredo, big chunks of chicken, and chewy Mozzarella with garlicky greens. Truly a creamy, dreamy Heaven in your mouth.
Chicken curry with coconut milk, a quick and easy recipe that is ready in about 20 minutes. Boneless chicken breast simmered in a rich spicy coconut sauce make a delicious chicken curry for the whole family.
If you feel the need for comfort food that is quick and easy to prepare, look no further than this full-of-flavour Mediterranean Chicken Casserole. This one-pot meal is easy enough for a weeknight or ideal for relaxed weekend entertaining. As a bonus, it can be made ahead of time. Be certain, your family and friends will love it.
These are the most delicious chicken bites! Tender chunks of chicken are tossed with homemade everything but the bagel seasoning and sauteed to a golden brown. Serve these chicken nuggets with hummus dip for a fun dinner or a tasty snack.
Greek Yogurt Marinated Chicken is tender and full of flavor. Marinating chicken breasts in creamy Greek yogurt, cilantro, and fresh lemon juice, makes them extra juicy. Make this Greek yogurt chicken for the most perfect (and quick) weeknight dinner in less than 15 minutes.
This Pampered Chef Chicken Broccoli Braid is made with juicy, boneless chicken breast, tender broccoli and a sprinkling of cheese all wrapped in a flakey crescent roll. This broccoli chicken braid will become a favorite recipe!
This Creamy Garlic Chicken is smothered in a rich and flavorful gravy that’s easy to make in a single skillet. Caramelized garlic cloves add the perfect balance of gourmet flavor. There is plenty of savory sauce to serve over mashed potatoes with roasted green beans. You have just found your new favorite meal!
Fig Balsamic Glazed Chicken is an impressive chicken dinner recipe fit for weeknights and gatherings alike. Chicken thighs are baked in a sweet and tangy fig balsamic glaze with herbs, resulting in tender, flavorful meat that falls off the bone.
With your slow cooker, you can make your own Vietnamese noodle soup! Our Crock Pot Chicken Pho is our take on this classic with an incredibly flavorful broth but with a little added nutrition from fresh bok choy. Making this Asian chicken noodle soup at home is easier than you may think!
Dinner on one pan? Yes! This simple Parmesan Crusted Chicken Sheet Pan Dinner is easy to toss together and clean up is a breeze. Crispy roasted potatoes, garlic green beans and juicy, parmesan crusted chicken is a meal everyone will be begging for!
This Teriyaki Chicken Bowl is an easy-to-put-together weeknight meal - full of garlicky, sweet chicken with your favorite sautéed vegetables. Serve over a bowl of steamed rice and you've got yourself a meal everyone will love.
These spicy chicken wings with honey are very easy to make and finger-licking good. Although they are generally considered as an appetizer or party food, they can be served as a main dish with a bowl of Egg Fried Rice, cajun potato wedges, or just fries.
Make this easy Chicken Tinga, or Tinga de Pollo in under 30 minutes! Tender chicken is tossed with a smoky and super flavorful tomato sauce to make the best Chicken Tinga tacos, tostadas, or burrito bowls.
Creamy chicken florentine is an impressive yet easy to make one-pot dish. Lightly breaded and perfectly seasoned chicken is cooked up tender and juicy and topped with a delectable creamy white wine sauce loaded with cheese and spinach. This chicken florentine recipe is your answer to weeknight dinner dilemmas.
This Southern Stewed Chicken is pure homemade comfort food with tender chicken, hearty potatoes and Cajun seasoning all stewed together in a savory broth! You’ll be craving a bowl of this for dinner tonight!
Marinated overnight in olive oil and spices, stuffed with green olives, onions, garlic, and preserved lemons for an extra boost of flavor, and roasted to a crisp and juicy perfection, this Whole Roasted Moroccan Chicken might just be the best roasted chicken ever!
This easy Greek Salad with Chicken is the most delicious, bright and wonderful entree salad. It’s made with tender marinated chicken thighs, feta cheese, cucumbers, tomatoes, onions, avocado, hummus, and more, all served on top of crisp romaine lettuce.
This orange chicken recipe is the perfect antidote when the family says "Chicken, AGAIN!", it's easy to prepare and better than take-out! It even goes over well with picky eaters! It will become a new family favorite on repeat!
Layered with flavor, this simple Cajun chicken and shrimp pasta is prepared with my signature Cajun spice blend in less than 30-minutes. Serve it up with a light salad and/or crusty bread and dinner is served.
This juicy, crispy-skinned chicken recipe is one of the easiest dinners you can make. It's seasoned with sage, garlic powder, and rosemary leaves, and the chicken is nestled in a bed of crisp, sweet potatoes, red onions, and warm fruity apples.
Super delicious Instant Pot Sweet and Sour Chicken made healthier and more flavorful. Chicken is cooked with pineapple and bell peppers covered in a sweet glaze-like sauce and ready in less than 30 minutes!
The perfect combination of sweet and savory, this Teriyaki Chicken Burger Recipe is so flavorful it’s no wonder it’s one of the most popular Red Robin menu items! We’ll show you how to re-create it at home!
This White Chicken Lasagna is layered with a creamy spinach white sauce and baked until tender and golden brown. This easy chicken lasagna recipe utilizes store-bought rotisserie chicken and is a delicious make-ahead meal!
An easy weeknight curry recipe to add to your repertoire – Thai Chicken Panang Curry will set your taste buds on fire! Full of creamy coconut milk and rich flavour from Panang Curry Paste that’s on the table in 20 minutes.