27 great chicken dinners
Quick and tasty winners of our Chicken Dinner Challenge and more easy favorites
We challenged our readers to come up wth a tasty dinner recipe using chicken, feta, and tomatoes. The catch? It had to be ready in 45 minutes or less. Reader Jennifer Wren Stoicheff won the grand prize with this delicious meal.
“It’s great to be able to have the flavor of a roast chicken dinner in less than 45 minutes”, she says.
This recipe comes from Sujata Chiplunkar, a runner-up in our chicken, tomato, and feta recipe challenge. The sandwich has all the flavors of a traditional Indian dish, but comes together in just 45 minutes.
Recipe: Tandoori Naan Chicken Sandwiches
Recipe editor Amy Machnak makes this rustic Italian dish when friends come over to watch Nip/Tuck. “It has a wow factor when you serve it with a bottle of Pinot Grigio.”
Stephanie Dean, test kitchen coordinator, likes her wraps for many reasons: “They’re full of vegetables, they’re portable, and you can use leftover dressing for salad the next day.”
Recipe: Green Goddess Chicken Wraps
“Serve this curry with basmati rice, some plain yogurt, and a chopped cucumber–red onion salad―which you can make while the chicken cooks,” says food editor Margo True.
New-Mexican chiles are the star in this very spicy version of enchiladas ― we love that the whole casserole can be made ahead and frozen so you always have something on hand to impress last minute guests.
Nothing says Sunday dinner like the smell of roast chicken ― this version is jazzed up with a simple gravy accented with sweet Meyer lemons and roasted shallots.