Boneless Chicken Recipes

Find your new favorite boneless chicken recipes in this recipe round-up! Tacos, soup, salad, and delicious pasta recipes are just some of the ideas. I hope you find some new inspiration!

chicken recipes photo collage.

If you’ve ever found yourself in a dinner rut, making the same boring dishes over and over again, consider this round-up the helping hand that reaches out to pull you up and out of that depressing rut. I’ve gathered up a bunch of boneless chicken breast recipes because sometimes we need a little creative jump-start.

So, happy browsing! I hope you find some new dinner recipes to try.

overhead shot of a piece of baked chicken on a fork.

Breaded Baked Chicken

Juicy boneless skinless chicken breasts with a crispy oven-baked breadcrumb coating. This breaded baked chicken is a weeknight go-to favorite.

chicken ratatouille on a sheet pan

Sheet Pan Chicken Ratatouille

Ratatouille, a classic dish from the south of France, is packed with summer-fresh produce, but instead of stewing or arranging the veggies in a baking dish, I like to toss all of the ingredients on a sheet pan. It makes for a lower-maintenance dinner that can be served hot, at room temperature, or cold.

cajun chicken alfredo.

Cajun Chicken Alfredo

Creamy Cajun chicken alfredo combines a cheesy Alfredo sauce with Cajun seasonings and boneless chicken for a 30-minute dinner that will satisfy a craving for pasta.

chicken chili

Red Chicken Chili

This warm and cozy chicken chili is a quick-cooking chili that’s ready in about an hour. The chicken is kept whole while it simmers, so it’s juicy and tender. Add your favorite toppings for a delicious dinner.

chicken cobb salad in a blue bowl.

Grilled Chicken Cobb Salad

Cobb salad with grilled chicken, crispy bacon, hard-boiled eggs, creamy avocado, and fresh greens all tied together with a tangy red wine vinaigrette. This is no side salad – it’s a meal in itself and delicious when you’re craving something light and fresh. 

balsamic chicken in a pan.

Balsamic Glazed Chicken

Balsamic Glazed Chicken is a simple way to make chicken for salads, pasta, or as a main dish all on its own! All you need is a few pantry ingredients and 15 minutes to make it.

photo of fajita chicken burger

Fajita Chicken Burgers

A simple citrus-chili chicken marinade turns plain-old chicken breasts into juicy and tender chicken burgers that are full of flavor. Top them with peppers and onions for a fun twist on chicken fajitas!

a bowl of poblano black bean rice and chicken

Poblano Black Bean Rice and Chicken Bowl

Like a burrito without the tortilla, this dish features rice loaded with spices, fresh poblano peppers, black beans, and a simple pan-cooked chicken breast. Serve it as is, or dress it up with your favorite burrito toppings like sour cream, guacamole, and salsa.

chicken chipotle tacos

Chipotle Chicken Tacos

These chipotle chicken tacos are a little spicy, a little smoky, and a whole lot of deliciousness. The chicken is marinated in a simple chipotle sauce and tucked into tortillas with a cool and crunchy cilantro-lime coleslaw.

Chicken and Broccoli Pasta

Orecchiette, a creamy sauce, tender chicken, and broccoli – this chicken pasta is comforting and totally satisfying.

photo of lemon garlic chicken rice bowl

Lemon-Garlic Chicken

Lemon Garlic Chicken with veggies is a light and flavorful 30-minute dinner!

photo of a bowl of pesto chicken orzo soup

Pesto Chicken Orzo Soup

This small-batch soup with chicken, pesto, zucchini, and pasta makes enough for two people with some leftovers to reheat the next day for lunch. It’s a quick 30-minute recipe.

Two bowls with lettuce, cooked chicken, tomatoes, bacon, homemade croutons and lettuce with dressing in a small bowl on the side

Chicken BLT Salad

Just like a BLT sandwich, but salad-style with some chicken to make it a filling lunch or dinner. It’s all here – crispy bacon, juicy cherry tomatoes, a creamy yogurt-mayo dressing, plus easy homemade croutons. Perfect for a light dinner!

bbq chicken sandwiches

Slow Cooker Shredded BBQ Chicken

Shredded BBQ chicken is easy to make in the slow cooker and a great way to feed a crowd or make a batch for easy dinners during the week. I like to pile the BBQ chicken on buns, but it’s also great wrapped up in tortillas or tossed with greens and veggies for a salad.

overhead photo of chicken pasta

Southwestern Chicken Pasta

Tender chicken, corn, cherry tomatoes, and pasta all tossed together in a smoky chipotle cream sauce.

Tomatillo Chicken Pasta

Tomatillo Chicken Pasta

Roasting tomatillos brings out their natural sweetness and, when combined with roasted onion and garlic, makes a delicious sauce for pasta. Some cilantro and lime add brightness, making this tomatillo chicken pasta a delicious way to reinvent pasta night.

chicken fajitas in a bowl with rice.

Chicken Fajita Bowl

Chicken fajitas served up bowl-style with rice, colorful bell peppers, and a sour cream sauce. This is a quick and easy recipe when you’re craving fajitas, or make it ahead to have on hand for easy meals during the week.

overhead shot of the chicken parm on plates ready to serve.,

Easy Chicken Parmesan

Chicken Parmesan is a classic comfort food dinner. Crispy breaded chicken topped with marinara and fresh mozzarella cheese is ready in less than an hour. It starts on the stove and finishes in the oven for a delicious dinner you can serve with pasta, rice, bread, or salad.

sheet pan chicken

One Pan Chicken and Veggies

This sheet pan chicken is heavy on green vegetables with bite-sized pieces of chicken breast tossed in a smoked paprika rub. Drizzle the garlic-basil dressing over the hot veggies and chicken for a pop of brightness.

photo of chicken sliders

Crispy Baked Chicken Sliders

These crispy baked chicken sliders are a delicious bite for a fun dinner or party appetizer.

overhead photo of pesto chicken pasta in a skillet

Pesto Chicken Pasta

This pesto chicken pasta is a fresh summer dinner made with cherry tomatoes, pesto, mozzarella, and tender chicken. It’s an easy 30-minute dinner.

Broccoli Chicken Soup for two garnished with crispy bacon and Parmesan cheese

Small-Batch Broccoli Chicken Soup

Creamy broccoli chicken soup for two garnished with crispy bacon and Parmesan cheese.

chicken and peppers sandwiches.

Chicken and Peppers

Boneless skinless chicken breasts and colorful bell peppers cook up in no time with a few pantry ingredients to give them lots of flavor. It’s a great weeknight dish.

chicken broccoli alfredo.

Chicken Broccoli Alfredo

This chicken broccoli Alfredo is a 30-minute dinner that you only need a handful of ingredients to make. Finely chopped broccoli is cooked in the Alfredo sauce, so the whole dish is infused with broccoli flavor. It’s a creamy and comforting pasta dinner.

a buffalo chicken sandwich.

Buffalo Chicken Sandwich

Spicy buffalo chicken sandwiches topped with crispy lettuce and a creamy blue cheese dressing. The crispy chicken is coated in panko and then baked. Dip them in buffalo sauce to give them a spicy kick!

I hope you’ve found some new boneless chicken recipes to try!

Happy cooking!


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This post has been updated from the archives. It was first published in September 2017

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  1. Love this roundup – I’m always looking for new ways to cook with chicken breast. Thank you for including my recipe and I’ll be sure to share it around! 🙂

  2. My family loves Chicken and I have already started cooking my way through this list. All the recipes look amazing. Thanks for the great ideas.

  3. My family cherishes Chicken and I have just begun cooking my way through this rundown. All the plans look astonishing. A debt of gratitude is in order for the extraordinary thoughts.

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