When it comes to dinner time, no one does easy, down-home recipes like Ree Drummond. Chicken is one of the most widely popular, versatile proteins around, and we’ve got plenty of mouth-watering recipes perfect for the whole family or when you’re just cooking for one.
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Chicken and Dumplings
Ree Drummond prepares this easy to make, buttery dish with diced veggies, chicken and soft fluffy dumplings.
BBQ Chicken Pizza with Spicy Slaw
If you have chicken thighs or breasts coated in BBQ sauce from last night’s dinner, put them to good use on top of this tangy pizza. A spicy slaw on the side rounds out the meal.
Chicken Wings with Homemade BBQ Sauce
Why go out for chicken wings when you can make them at home? Whether served as a snack at your next party or part of a meal alongside your favourite side dish, these are a real crowd-pleaser.
Italian Chicken Sheet Pan Supper
Making a complete meal on a sheet pan is a fast and easy way to have a delicious dinner on the table in a snap. Ree combines juicy chicken thighs with tender green beans, plump cherry tomatoes and crusty ciabatta bread for an Italian-inspired feast.
Chicken and Beef Fajitas
Why choose between chicken and beef when you can have both? These flavour-packed fajitas from Ree Drummond will become a new dinnertime favourite.
Lighter Chicken Parmesan
Ree Drummond’s lighter version of this popular dish doesn’t sacrifice any of the flavour. She combines golden, crispy breaded chicken with marinara, mozzarella, and whole-wheat angel hair pasta for a majorly satisfying dinner.
Spicy Fried Chicken Sandwich
Golden fried chicken breast, spicy mayo, pickles and slaw are layered on a soft sandwich roll for this great lunch or dinner option.
Slow-Cooker White Chicken Chili
Chili really is a versatile dish, and this version from The Pioneer Woman is packed with bold flavours. Shredded chicken breast, green chiles and beans come together beautifully in a creamy sauce made with milk and masa. For another cozy recipe by Ree, try her ham and green collard soup.
Summer Chicken Salad
This light and bright chicken salad includes dill, sweet blueberries and fresh corn. Serve in lettuce cups for a quick, satisfying summer meal. For more easy dinner ideas, try Ree’s best 16-minute dinners.
Chipotle Chicken Chili
With three kinds of beans and tender chicken breast, this cozy chili will be right at home in your recipe rotation and will instantly transport your taste buds to the Southwest.
Italian Chicken Soup
Turn the flavours of Italian chicken Parmesan into a cozy soup. This hearty soup has chunks of chicken in every bite. Top with shaved Parmesan and serve alongside crusty Italian bread for a satisfying meal.
Crunchy Cereal Chicken Fingers
Use your favourite cereal to make a crispy coating for kid-approved chicken fingers. Coat the fingers then place on a tray and store in a freezer bag for up to one month so you can always have them on hand for a quick snack or meal.
Chicken and Waffles
If you’re going to take the time to make fried chicken, why not go all out and whip up a batch of waffles, too? This is Southern comfort food at it’s finest.
Cobb Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing
Say hello to a colourful lunch, appetizer or main dish with grilled chicken, hard-boiled eggs, bacon, grape tomatoes and lettuce. Set aside the dressing and it can play double-duty as dinner plus tomorrow’s lunch!
Chicken Taco Meat Tacos
Juicy chicken is marinaded in homemade BBQ sauce, making it the star of the show in this crunchy taco recipe from Ree Drummond.
Chicken Bacon Ranch Panini
This simple yet satisfying panini is loaded with sliced chicken, gooey sharp cheddar cheese, crispy bacon, ranch dressing and spicy mustard for some heat.
Kicked Up Spicy Wings
Smothered in a sticky, sweet and spicy sauce, these finger lickin’ good wings are served with a mouth-watering blue cheese dip that you’ll want to use on absolutely everything.
Great for game time, party time or just an afternoon snack, these loaded chicken nachos are topped with jalapeños, black olives, tomatoes, and onions, and finished off with a dollop of sour cream. Elevate Ree’s chicken nachos with this crowd-pleasing spicy cheese dip.
Skillet Chicken Lasagna
Ree Drummond serves up this one-pot meal that’s easy to make and even easier to clean up. Try it and you may never go back to traditional baked lasagna again!
Perfect Grilled Chicken
If you’re in search of a perfectly moist, juicy grilled chicken, look no further. Ree has you covered with this foolproof recipe. And for a sweet end to an amazing meal, be sure to make The Pioneer Woman’s top-secret chocolate cake for dessert.
Rigatoni with Chicken Thighs
Chopped chicken thighs are simmered in a homemade sauce of garlic, onions, chicken broth and crushed tomatoes for maximum flavour. Serve over rigatoni noodles and finish the dish off with freshly grated Parmesan.
The Pioneer Woman’s Chicken Quesadillas
You won’t believe the pop of flavour when you bite into these chicken quesadillas chock-full of softened onions, peppers, and tons of gooey cheese. But the real star is the homemade pico de gallo they’re served with! Try more of Ree’s best cheesy recipes.
Smokey Salt and Pepper Drumsticks
Chipotle sea salt is the secret ingredient in Ree Drummond’s smokey grilled chicken recipe. Serve them hot off the grill with your favourite barbecue sauce on the side.
King Ranch Chicken
Take some time out of your weekend to assemble this cheesy chicken casserole, and then freeze it for a head start on a weeknight dinner. When you’re ready to serve, just pop it in the oven until golden and bubbly and pair with your favourite salad.
If you’re looking for a quick fried chicken fix, whip up a batch of these crunchy golden nuggets. The crispy, flavourful breading is perfect for dunking into tangy ketchup.