Chicken dinner challenge

See what you can make with chicken, spinach, mushrooms, and lemon―in 45 minutes or less

Chicken dinner ingredients

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Four great new chicken dinners

We asked our food editors to come up with flavorful, fresh recipes starting with the everyday ingredients of mushrooms, lemon, baby spinach, and chicken.

We got 4 unique, tasty chicken recipes that can be assembled in a flash.

Click ahead to see them and get the easy, delicious recipes.

Easy chicken breast recipe

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Stuffed Chicken with Rosemary Polenta

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.”

Recipe: Stuffed Chicken with Rosemary Polenta

Mushroom chicken soup recipe

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Chicken Soup with Saffron and Almonds

“I used to use saffron only in Indian dishes,” associate food editor Elaine Johnson says. “But in this Spanish soup, it adds a warm earthiness.”

Recipe:  Chicken Soup with Saffron and Almonds

Chicken tortilla wraps

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Green Goddess Chicken Wraps

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

Easy indian recipe

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North Indian-style Spinach Chicken

“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.

Recipe:  North Indian-style Spinach Chicken

traditional chichken recipe

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More chicken recipes

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