Say goodbye to boring recipes with boneless chicken breasts! I’m sharing 20 easy and flavorful boneless chicken breast recipes that will change your mind about the ever so popular lean protein. Here you’ll find lots of dinner inspiration to make everything from one pot wonders, hearty soups, salads, pastas and more. You’re guaranteed to find some new tasty recipes to add to your weekly rotation.
Boneless chicken breasts – while one of the most popular proteins to cook with, people often find it difficult to make without it being dry, rubbery and flavorless. I’ve got you covered! Keep scrolling for some of my favorite boneless chicken breast recipes that the whole family will love. I’ve got some great options for you and I promise, it’s easier than you think.
These recipes are easy, healthy and comforting which is the only way I like to cook. There are options for everything from one pot wonders, soups, salads, pastas and more. I love using boneless chicken breasts in my recipes because it’s lean, mild and takes on whatever flavor you choose. It’s extremely versatile and I always have some stocked in my freezer, ready to use. Simple pull from the freezer and day or two in advance and place in the fridge to thaw overnight.
Check out all my dinner recipes here. There’s lots more inspiration to get you through those busy weeknights.
I hope you love these recipes as much as I do!
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20-Minute Honey Butter Chicken
This easy recipe for Honey Butter Chicken will make your taste buds dance and your kitchen smell delicious! Tender chicken breast is cooked up in a sweet and buttery homemade sauce that can be on your table in just 20 minutes, making it perfect for a weeknight dinner!
Crispy Baked Buttermilk Chicken
This family-favorite chicken is soaked in buttermilk, then lightly dredged in flour, egg, and cornflake crumbs.
Easy Apricot Glazed Baked Chicken
This Apricot Glazed Chicken uses the sweet pairing of apricots and tender chicken to create an amazing main course that can be served with your favorite side dishes!
Parmesan Chicken Baked Ziti
Parmesan Chicken Baked Ziti is total comfort food and assembles with less than 10 ingredients you probably already have!
30 Minute Easy Chicken Piccata
Easy Chicken Piccata is a comforting, lemony dish served over pasta. It’s filled with fresh, savory flavor and couldn’t be easier to make!
Skillet Chicken & Green Beans
This Skillet Chicken & Green Beans is a quick and healthy dish that the whole family will love.
Honey-Balsamic Chicken Dinner with Cherry Tomatoes
With nothing more than chicken, spices, some fresh cherry tomatoes and fresh herbs this easy, everyday recipe will wow you!
30 Minute Chicken Parmesan
It’s classic, comforting, cheesy, tender Chicken Parmesan time! Make this classic dish that turns any meal into something special.
Artichoke Lemon & Garlic Chicken
A quick and easy chicken dish full of bright lemony flavor with garlic, artichokes and cherry tomatoes.
Greek Chicken Pasta Salad
This Greek Chicken Pasta Salad feeds a crowd, comes together quickly, and makes for excellent leftovers!
BBQ Chicken Kale Salad
Chopped kale salad with BBQ chicken, crispy chickpeas, avocado and ranch dressing.
Chicken & Black Bean Enchilada Casserole
Chicken & Black Bean Enchilada Casserole is a weeknight rockstar with Tillamook Farmstyle Thick Cut Colby Jack Shredded Cheese, all the flavor of enchiladas, and none of the rolling!
Weeknight Balsamic Grilled Chicken
A grilled chicken recipe that pairs well with all your favorite sides! Weeknight Balsamic Grilled Chicken gets a quick marinade for fresh, bright flavor.
Mexican Lime Grilled Chicken
An easy, flavorful grilled chicken is a summertime staple, and this is ours! It’s a Mexican Lime Grilled Chicken that comes out tender and juicy every time.
25 Minute Instant Pot Lemon Chicken Soup
An easy, quick to make dinner soup coming right up! This lemon-chicken soup recipe comes together in just 25 minutes with the help of an Instant Pot. It’s made with fresh vegetables, shredded chicken breast, and no noodles! You can’t go wrong with a big warm bowl of this homemade soup!
Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken & Rice Soup
This simple, comforting, and classic Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken & Rice Soup comes together in minutes and is perfect for a busy weeknight meal.
Instant Pot Coconut Lime White Chicken Chili
An easy and delicious white chicken chili that can be made in the slow cooker or the Instant Pot.
30-Minute Chunky Instant Pot Chicken Vegetable Soup
This quick and easy Chicken Veggie Soup made in the Instant Pot is loaded with fresh veggies like onions, carrots, potatoes and green beans. Add everything to the pot, set it and forget it! A nourishing soup the whole family will love.
Slow Cooker Sweet Potato & Chicken Chili
This delicious Sweet Potato and Chicken Chili has the perfect balance of sweetness and spice. It’s hearty and filling and perfect for a cozy night.
This honey butter chicken recipe combines tender bonesless chicken breast with a sweet and buttery homemade sauce. It can be on your table in just 20 minutes, making it perfect for a quick weeknight meal! Plus, check out 19 other tasty chicken breast recipes too.
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 3 tablespoons butter, divided
- 1 ½ pounds chicken breasts, diced into 1 inch pieces (2–3 chicken breasts)
- 3 tablespoons honey
- 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 ½ teaspoons salt
- ⅛ teaspoon pepper
- Chopped fresh parsley
- Preheat a large skillet over medium/high heat for 1-2 minutes. Add the olive oil, 1 tablespoon of butter and the chicken. Make sure the chicken is not overcrowded and has room to brown in the skillet in one layer. Do two batches if necessary.
- Cook chicken for about 6-8 minutes until it starts to brown. In a separate bowl, mix the honey, apple cider vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper until well combined.
- Pour sauce over the chicken and add the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter. Cook for another 3-4 minutes until sauce is bubbly and chicken is cooked through. Serve over rice to soak up all the juices!