Tuesday, August 23, 2016

19 Chicken Dinners Ready in Just 30 Minutes

Chicken for dinner and no idea what to do with it?  Here are 19 chicken dinners READY IN 30 MINUTES!  #chicken #recipe #30minutes @SlowRoasted
Now you can finally answer the question, what can I make with chicken?  How many times have you taken a pound of chicken out of the freezer with no idea what you were going to make with it?  I have to admit that has been the case on more than one occasion.  Here are 19 fabulous recipes that go from prep to plate in 30 minutes or less.
Chicken and pasta dishes, chicken and potato dishes, soups and nuggets...  There is truly something for everyone.

Dinner's Ready!

With love from our Kitchen Table to yours!

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Most Popular 30 Minute Chicken Recipes

Chicken Pot Pie Skillet features chunks of chicken cooked in a scrumptious creamy sauce with corn, carrots and peas.  A secret ingredient in the drop biscuits really take this dish over the top.  One skillet and 30 minutes until dinner.

Copycat Olive Garden Chicken Parmesano Vino Bianco recipe with a creamy Parmesan white wine cream sauce so delicious it may transport you to Italy.  A daydream trip to Venice, Italy is just 30 minutes away with this amazing Olive Garden Copycat Chicken Vino Bianco served over the most amazing linguine.

25 Minute Chicken Parmesan with Linguine and Broccoli contains all your favorite things about chicken parmesan in just 25 minutes!

This Chicken-Parmesan Pasta Toss can yours for dinner tonight with just 10 ingredients and 25 minutes!


This 30 Minute Cheesy Pasta Bake goes from prep to plate in half an hour. A secret ingredient really makes this dish pop!

30 Minute Cheesy Pesto and Chicken Pasta Bake a fun spin on the the classic baked ziti that you and your family are going to go crazy over

Slow roasted tomato flavor in 30 minutes? Shortcut tip & recipe for this fantastic 30-Minute Roasted Tomato Bruschetta Chicken & Linguine

Sun-dried Tomato and Chicken Penne Pasta in Just 30 Minutes - an explosion of my favorite flavors all in one delicious meal!

Chicken and Potatoes

Shepherd's Pie, redefined! The consummate comfort food with a healthy Tuscan spin, leaner & heartier with chicken and a special ingredient!

Pierogies and Sausage with Sun-dried Tomato Cream Sauce are a surprisingly perfect comfort food for fall, ready in 30 minutes...

Italian Sausage, Pepper, and Potato Skillet starts with creating your own sausage flavor using lean chicken breast & Ready in 30 minutes

Cheesy Bacon Chicken Pierogi Bake made with a creamy bacon cheese sauce in just 30 minutes!  BACON.CHEESE.POTATOES!  It's calling your name.

Hearty Italian Sausage and Potato One Skillet Meal is made with all whole ingredients from the market and the garden. 30 minute meal!!

Chicken Nuggets

Healthy Homestyle Baked Chicken Nuggets are low calorie, low fat & incredibly delicious. Crispy on the outside and moist and tender inside.

Homestyle Baked Italian Chicken Nuggets are perfect for even the pickiest eaters. Make ahead & freeze! Toss them in the oven for 10 minutes and serve.

Chicken Soups

Broccoli Cheese Soup with Chicken and Rice is a scrumptious one pot meal that goes from prep to plate in 25 Minutes!

Homestyle Chicken Noodle Soup - hearty, flavorful and delish!  Its chock full of chicken, veggies and noodles on your plate in 25 Minutes!!!

Chicken Pot Pie Soup will warm you from your lips to your toes in just 30 minutes! Rich and creamy, loaded with veggies and chicken.

How does a thick and creamy 30 Minute Chicken and Dumplings sound? No, its not a dream and no canned soup!

Chicken Cordon Bleu Soup ready in 30 minutes. This scrumptious soup is loaded with ham, chicken, cheesy soup and crispy garlic croutons! YUM


  1. What a great idea! I love this list & 30 minute dinners are my life savers :)

  2. What fantastic idea..those nuggets are a thing of beauty! Great post ~ Melissa

  3. Bookmarked the page already! Gonna try soon...
    Krithi's Kitchen

  4. Looks great! Stopping by from SITS. :)

  5. Great idea! Love this post! Stopping by from the SITS Sharefest on Twitter. :)

  6. Yummy looking list, I've bookmarked your post and will be back to try some!

  7. Oh I am bookmarking this page. I have so much chicken in my freezer. Thank you!!

  8. These are terrific ideas - very inspiring!

  9. I like all of these! Great post. I'm pinning! ;)

  10. Super fantastic post. So many amazing looking recipes!

  11. These all look great!

    Happy SITSharefest!



  12. I totally just had to Pin this! You are right up my alley with the quick and easy dinners. Great post!

  13. Cheryl Goetz They look so good tired of the same old chicken like to find different ways to make it.

  14. Your recipes all look incredible and you have a twist on some of my old favorites that I can't wait to try. Twill be the Chicken and dumplings today, Thanks!

  15. Trying the sausage/pepper/potato skillet this evening with a few alterations. Going to use chopped up Italian turkey sausage links I've got in the fridge and substitute cauliflower florets for the potatoes to reduce the carbs. Can't wait! --- Anita

  16. Made this for dinner. It was awesome! ! Thanks for all your great recipes.

  17. My husband does not like chicken, can't eat pork and little fish. How do I turn these into meat esp. beef pot pie?


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