10 One-Pot Chicken Dinners for Weeknights
The best weeknight dinners are the ones that require the least amount of cleanup. At the end of a busy day, no one really wants to be standing over the sink for longer than they have to, right? These 10 chicken-centric recipes are weeknight gold, as they only call for one single pot to pull them all together. And pull out the paper plates to eat (we won’t tell) if you really want minimal cleanup.
This one-pot dinner is comfort food at its very best. It’s creamy and rich, but dotted with green peas to make it feel just wholesome enough.
The only thing better than burrito bowls for dinner is when the whole meal — from the tangy BBQ chicken to the rice and beans — comes together in a single pot on the stovetop, with 30 minutes on the clock.
This soup has it all — tender chicken, chunky carrots, wisps of wilted spinach, bite-sized pillows of pasta and cheese — and it’s totally doable to make on a weeknight after work.
This stovetop rice casserole has juicy chicken cooked right in tender rice that’s fragrant with lots of spices and black pepper.
Spicy chorizo sausage and smoky, fire-roasted tomatoes bump up the volume on this chicken chili. Flat flavor? Not here.
This quick, light braise is perfect for those nights when you’re craving something comforting but don’t want to be weighed down.
This fragrant dish with cinnamon and ginger is made extra special by the addition of preserved lemon, which adds tangy sweetness to every bite.
This smoky, spiced chicken taco-meets-soup dinner clocks in at just 30 minutes, and is totally doable when you get home from work.
Feel free to use a mix of any of your favorite vegetables in this one-pot chicken teriyaki. Snow peas and broccoli are classic, but asparagus and sugar snap peas are also great.
Drop any perceptions that you may have about chicken marsala: This is not a complicated restaurant dish! It’s actually incredibly easy to make, simple enough for a weeknight, and impressive enough for a dinner party.
This post was originally published on Kitchn. Read it there: 10 One-Pot Chicken Dinners for Weeknights