10 Tasty Chicken Recipes in 30 Minutes

Unsurprisingly, chicken recipes are a staple for most. With the right glaze or seasoning - chicken has the power to transcend.

By: Anna Decker / 10/23/2018

1. Caramel Chicken with Steamed Bok Choy and Rice

If you're a lover of Chinese takeout, then this is the chicken recipe made just for you. It's a fresh, easy-to-make dish with plenty of flavor and nuance. The soul of this chicken recipe comes from combining fresh ginger with tamari soy sauce and rice vinegar. This gives the chicken that perfect golden caramel coat and its mouth-watering smell. Soak up the caramel sauce with a side of sticky rice! Keep reading for more quick and easy chicken recipes!

2. Maple Glazed Chicken with Brussels Sprouts & Red Onion

This recipe ranks number two in our grand list of 10 Tasty 30-Minute Chicken Recipes for good reason—its maple glaze! The sauce is simple to make, just combine maple syrup and fresh orange juice and balance it out with some crushed red pepper. Be sure to stick the landing to this dish a with a side of crispy brussels sprouts and red onion.

3. Fried Chicken on a Biscuit with Pepper Honey & Cabbage Slaw

We’re traveling down south for this next chicken recipe! That’s right, finger-lickin’ crispy fried chicken atop extra fluffy biscuits. Our biscuit recipe is a little unorthodox—we stir the melted butter into cold milk before mixing it into the dough. Serve it with a side of black pepper honey and crunchy slaw.

4. Chicken in Peanut Sauce with Noodles and Snow Peas

You might be catching on by now that we have a thing for Chinese takeout chicken recipes. This one is truly a staple and almost easier than picking up the phone to order from your favorite takeout restaurant. The cool thing about this recipe is that it's totally gluten-free; the noodles are made from chickpeas! Plus, what's tastier than tender chicken coated in peanut butter and tamari sauce? Don't answer yet, there are still plenty of chicken recipes coming your way.

5. Korean Chicken Lettuce Cups with Jasmine Rice

Next up is our staple Korean chicken lettuce wraps. A great recipe for a light and crunchy dinner or an easy way to impress your friends at a dinner party. We got our inspiration for this one from bulgogi which translates to fire meat. Typically bulgogi refers to marinated slices of beef or pork cooked over an open, but we changed it to chicken instead and cook it in the broiler. If you want a deeper flavor with this one, we suggest marinating the chicken just a tiny bit longer.

6. Buttery Garlic Chicken with Orzo Pilaf & Roasted Broccoli

Changing up the tune of our song with this recipe, our Buttery Garlic Chicken with Orzo Pilaf & Roasted Broccoli is one that you shouldn't miss. Any recipe that starts with buttery and includes garlic is bound to be good. We make the orzo pasta extra creamy by cooking it in rice-pilaf style. Toss some charred broccoli on the the side for the perfect finishing touch to this chicken recipe.

7. Chicken Schnitzel & Potatoes with Braised Red Cabbage

A list of chicken recipes wouldn't be complete if it missed schnitzel. Schnitzel refers to meat that has been lightly breaded and fried. To get that perfect crisp, we coat the chicken in flour, Dijon and Panko. Keeping to the German style of the dish, we serve it up with creamy mashed potatoes and cider vinegar red cabbage.

8. Lemon Roasted Chicken with Carrots, Olives, and Orzo

The best recipes are often the simplest. Case in point: roasted lemon chicken. Just bake the chicken with lemon slices and fresh chopped rosemary and you’re on your way to a perfect dinner. Make yourself the ultimate foodie by dressing up this chicken recipe with briny castelvetrano olives. Keep reading on for more of our favorite chicken recipes!

9. Southern Fried Chicken Tenders with Creamy Grits & Collard Greens

When you find a good chicken finger recipe, you should keep it close. Be sure to bookmark this one from Martha Stewart, it’s delicious and easy to make. The best part about this chicken finger recipe is the tangy apricot sauce that goes with it. Dip it and enjoy that crispy bite you’ve been dreaming of.

10. Tomatillo Chicken with Succotash & Crispy Tortillas

Tomatillo lovers rejoice! This chicken recipe out does itself with bold Tex-Mex flavors that are sure to leave you feeling satisfied. Rub the chicken breasts in a chorizo spice blend and let them simmer in a mild tomatillo sauce for that perfect sweet and savory finish. Don't forget to sprinkle tortilla strips over top for a good crunch.

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