10 Delicious Chicken Breast Recipes Under 30 Minutes

10 Delicious Chicken Breast Recipes Under 30 Minutes

In this roundup, we've gathered a selection of quick chicken recipes, each promising a delicious meal in under 30 minutes. Perfect for those busy weeknights when time is of the essence, these easy chicken dinners feature boneless chicken breasts as the star ingredient.

Enjoy amazing flavor with our go-to family recipes. These dishes are designed to become your top choices for satisfying and quick homemade meals that the whole family will love.

  1. Pan Seared Chicken Breasts with Lemon Mustard Sauce

    This family favorite is not only juicy and tender but also comes with a creamy sauce that adds the perfect touch of flavor. It's an ideal option for a quick and healthy dinner. You'll love the creative way I score the chicken, creating a crosshatch pattern that allows the sauce to penetrate every crease, ensuring maximum flavor in every bite.
    Pan Seared Chicken Breasts with Lemon Mustard Sauce
  2. Mexican Spiced Chicken

    Another great option for a delicious chicken dinner is this easy-to-make yet incredibly flavorful Mexican Spiced Chicken. The magic begins with a delightful coating featuring cassava flour, almond flour, cumin, oregano, coriander, chili powder, and garlic powder, infusing the chicken with an authentic Mexican spice. Enjoy with either aromatic rice or a low-carb cauliflower rice mix. Add some warmed corn or black beans for a satisfying touch, and enhance the flavors with pico de gallo or avocado, plus a splash of lime juice.
    Mexican Spiced Chicken
  3. Bunless BLT Chicken Sandwich

    Ready for one more healthy and easy dinner option? Introducing Bunless BLT Chicken Sandwich – a low-carb, paleo, whole30, and keto-friendly alternative that redefines sandwich satisfaction. This easy-to-make recipe stars juicy, skinless chicken breasts generously stuffed with crispy bacon, fresh lettuce, tomatoes, and red onion slices.
    Bunless BLT Chicken Sandwich
  4. Easy Oven Baked Chicken Bites

    An easy weeknight dinner option that the entire family will love – Easy Oven Baked Chicken Bites. With a golden hue from paprika and turmeric, these tender chicken breast bites bring a burst of color to your plate. Versatile and kid-friendly, they make for a great addition to any meal. Dip them in your favorite sauce for an extra layer of flavor or enjoy them on their own. Even my active boys can't resist grabbing these protein-packed bites straight from the fridge after their swim and soccer practices.
    Easy Oven Baked Chicken Bites
  5. Chicken Fillets in a Light Lemony Sauce {Piccata}

    Another favorite among easy chicken recipes, Chicken Fillets in a Light Lemony Sauce, also known as Piccata, bring the flavors of an Italian restaurant straight to your home. The chicken fillets are seared to golden perfection on the outside, then finished in a light sauce, enriched with chicken broth and lemon juice.
    Chicken Fillets in a Light Lemony Sauce {Piccata}
  6. Chicken with Creamy Tomato Sauce

    Our next delicious chicken recipe features creamy chicken in a flavorful sauce enriched with heavy cream, Parmesan cheese and tomato paste. It's a very easy yet restaurant-quality meal, perfect for pleasing even picky eaters. For a complete meal, pair it with our Green Beans with Tomatoes and Garlic.
    Chicken with Creamy Tomato Sauce
  7. Easy Chicken Breast Recipe with Sage and Thyme

    Next in the lineup is our Easy Chicken Breast Recipe with Sage and Thyme, a simple yet incredibly flavorful dish that's sure to elevate your family dinners. The mixture of dry and fresh herbs creates a wonderful mix of flavors, turning this easy recipe into a delicious 20-minute meal. Here's a pro tip: make sure to scrape any brown bits from the bottom of the pan while cooking. This simple step adds an extra layer of flavor to this juicy chicken, enhancing the overall taste experience.
    Easy Chicken Breast Recipe with Sage and Thyme
  8. Homemade Ground Chicken Nuggets

    Now, let's dive into a kid's favorite – Homemade Ground Chicken Nuggets. Creating these nuggets is as easy as can be – just grind regular chicken breasts in a food processor, blend in onion, garlic, and paprika to amp up the flavor, and shape into adorable mini patties. Pop them in the oven and bake until the internal temperature of baked chicken breast nuggets reaches a perfect 165°F (74°C). 
    Homemade Ground Chicken Nuggets
  9. Chicken Breasts with Prosciutto

    Another great recipe that deserves attention is our Chicken Breasts with Prosciutto – a simple yet impressive dish that brings restaurant-quality flavors to your home kitchen. Wrapping chicken breasts in savory prosciutto not only enhances the taste but also adds an elegant touch for a perfect chicken dinner.
    Chicken Breasts with Prosciutto
  10. Flavorful and Effortless 15-Minute Chicken

    Coming last is our Flavorful and Effortless 15-Minute Chicken – a quick and delicious solution for your busiest days. Using simple ingredients, chicken breasts are perfectly seasoned and seared to perfection until golden brown.
    Flavorful and Effortless 15-Minute Chicken
These are some of our favorite ways to create delicious chicken dishes in under 30 minutes. These 30-minute chicken breast recipes, perfect for everyday use, are packed with diverse flavors and quick preparation times, and are sure to become your go-to choices for homemade meals.


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