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10 Easy Chicken Dinner Recipes for Busy Families

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Are you looking for quick and easy chicken dinner recipes that everyone will like? If you're someone that cooks for a large family, you probably know that the struggle is real. Sometimes it's hard to find recipes that your whole family will actually eat, especially when you are limited on time.

That's why I have prepared a list of chicken dinner recipes that are kid-friendly and perfect for busy weeknights. Here are 10 easy dinner recipes that your whole family will love.

Chicken Macaroni and Cheese Casserole

Chicken Macaroni and Cheese Casserole

1. Chicken Macaroni and Cheese Casserole

This chicken macaroni and cheese casserole is so easy to make and so deliciously creamy, with a crunchy, buttery breadcrumb crust. It's perfect for using up any leftover chicken, and it cooks in only thirty minutes. This mac and cheese will have everyone coming back for seconds. The kids will love it too!

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup

2. Chicken Tortilla Soup

This Chicken Tortilla Soup by Grain Free Table is easy to make and so full of flavour. It's great if you are looking for a dinner with a little bit of spice. It only takes about five minutes to prepare, and it takes less than 30 minutes to cook! Serve it with some tortilla chips and guacamole. A perfect healthy dinner option that the whole family will love!

Easy Rotisserie Chicken Tacos

Easy Rotisserie Chicken Tacos

3. Quick and Easy Rotisserie Chicken Tacos

This rotisserie chicken taco recipe by Savory Simple is quick and easy to make and is ready in only twenty minutes. It's perfect for using up leftover chicken. Or just grab a pre-made rotisserie chicken from the grocery store for a quick weeknight dinner! These chicken tacos are something the whole family will love! Because who doesn't love tacos?

Easy Chicken Pot Pie

Easy Chicken Pot Pie

4. Easy Chicken Pot Pie

This easy chicken pot pie from Soulfully Made can be prepared quickly at home with a premade refrigerated pie crust. It's a must-try if you are looking for a chicken dinner recipe the whole family will love. A savoury, delicious comfort food classic that can be made in less than an hour. Or make it ahead and freeze it for those nights you don't want to cook.

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Easy Chicken Casserole With Broccoli, Rice, and Cheese

Easy Chicken Casserole With Broccoli, Rice, and Cheese

5. Easy Chicken Casserole With Broccoli, Rice, and Cheese

This easy chicken casserole is made with rice, broccoli, and cheddar cheese, and it's topped with a crispy, buttery breadcrumb crust. This is another recipe that's great for using up leftover chicken. It can also be made ahead and kept in the freezer for busy nights. This is an easy and delicious one-pot dish that everyone will love. No one can resist a cheesy casserole dish.

Chicken Poutine

Chicken Poutine

6. Chicken Poutine

Poutine is a classic comfort food in Canada, but it's a must-try for everyone. You really can't go wrong with fresh-cut fries, gravy, and melted cheese curds. This chicken poutine recipe from Kevin is Cooking is made with slow-cooked, seasoned chicken. Once the chicken is cooked, it's quick and easy to prepare. It's wholesome and filling enough to serve for dinner, or it can be made as a side. A savoury and delicious comfort food dish that the whole family will love!

Chicken Cashew Stir-Fry

Chicken Cashew Stir-Fry

7. Cashew Chicken Stir-Fry

This cashew chicken stir-fry from Low Carb Spark only takes twenty minutes to make, and it could possibly be one of the best stir-fry recipes you've ever tried. This quick and easy chicken recipe is healthy, low carb, and perfect if you are on a keto diet. It's tastier than takeout cashew chicken stir-fry, less greasy, and a lot less fattening.

Classic White Chicken Chili

Classic White Chicken Chili

8. Classic White Chicken Chilli

This white chicken chilli by How to Cook is so creamy and delicious, and it's easy to prepare in a slow cooker. It's made with healthy, fresh ingredients and it's packed with flavour. This is another meal that can be made ahead and frozen. Just let it thaw in the fridge overnight and reheat it when you're ready. A satisfying and wholesome dinner that's perfect for the whole family.

One-Pot Creamy Garlic Chicken

One-Pot Creamy Garlic Chicken

9. One-Pot Creamy Garlic Chicken

This creamy garlic chicken by Crayons and Cravings is an easy one-pot dinner that's ready in only forty minutes. It's quick and easy to make with simple ingredients, and it's so flavorful. It's also quick to clean up after because it's made in just one skillet. A perfect family dinner for busy weeknights.

Creamy Chicken Cajun Pasta

Creamy Chicken Cajun Pasta

10. Creamy Chicken Cajun Pasta

This creamy chicken cajun pasta by the kitchen is my playground and is loaded with flavour and quick to make in only about thirty minutes. It's made with simple ingredients and it's easy to prepare. The whole family will love this deliciously creamy chicken pasta, so make sure you make enough for leftovers!

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