10 Easy Chicken Recipes For The Busy Home CooK


If you're looking for easy and delicious chicken recipes for dinner this New Year, look no further! You'll have your family begging for seconds with classic dishes like white chicken chili, beer can chicken and air fryer wings.  Easy to prepare and full of flavor. Let these easy chicken recipes spice up your dinner routine this New Year.

Mexican Chicken Soup

Chicken soup doesn’t need to be boring! Move over same-old chicken soup and say hello to this flavor-packed Mexican Chicken Soup. Loaded with veggies, lots of tender chicken, and a bright note from the limes, this soup is delicious! Don’t forget the garnishes! With lots of avocado and crema, this soup will win you rave reviews!

Smoked Chicken Quarters

Who doesn’t love chicken? Smoked Chicken Quarters are meaty and flavorful and so easy to make. In fact, they’re smoking chicken 101, and you can be feasting on meaty chicken in about an hour!

Leftover Smoked Chicken Nachos with Mango Salsa

Nacho night is one of my favorite ways to use up leftovers. It’s a ten minute way to reinvent last nights supper and these Leftover Smoked Chicken Nachos with Mango Salsa are huge hit every single time.

Traeger Smoked Chicken Thighs

Meaty, juicy, and flavorful, there are few things as easy and delicious as Smoked Chicken Thighs. Pass the napkins because this is a roll-up-your-sleeves and dig-in kind of meal!

Smoked Chicken Chilaquiles

These Smoked Chicken Chilaquiles are the perfect way to use up leftover smoked chicken! This classic Mexican breakfast is loaded with corn tortillas, enchilada sauce, perfectly fried eggs, tender chopped chicken, and cheese all served in one skillet!

Air Fryer Garlic Parmesan Wings

Looking for a great appetizer recipe? Garlic Parmesan Wings are the ultimate game-day snack. Golden crispy skin on the outside and tender on the inside, with a zesty creamy garlic parmesan sauce, just begging to be devoured!

Easy Pan-Seared Chicken Thighs

These Pan-Seared Chicken Thighs are the perfect easy weeknight dinner. With juicy meat and crispy golden brown skin, this thigh recipes is a crowd-pleasing dinner that comes together in just 25 minutes!

Smoked Beer Can Chicken

Delicious from the crispy skin to the juicy inside of the chicken, this smoked beer can chicken is one of my favorite chicken recipes on a grill, and you won’t believe how easy it is to make!

Dutch Oven White Chicken Chili

White Chicken Chili is a perfect hearty dish begging to be simmered in a cast-iron Dutch oven. With a thick creamy base, beans, and peppers it’s a mild blend of spice and pulled chicken to feed the family over the campfire or at home. This version has charred corn and sliced jalapenos for a little extra pop that everyone loves!

Smoked Chicken Breast

The New Year is here and don’t let healthy chicken take a back seat! Chicken breast takes incredibly well to smoke flavor over fresh coals and makes for amazing platters to serve all of your friends!