17 Fast & Easy, Finger-Lickin' Good Chicken Recipes

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Feeling uninspired by chicken recipes lately? Me too. This easy dinnertime staple can often seem bland, unimpressive, and just plain boring to make. But it doesn't have to be!

We scoured the web and rounded up the most savory, delectable chicken recipes around. These quick and easy ideas are sure to inspire your inner culinary genius.
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Green Chile Chicken Waffletada
We'll take just about any excuse to eat waffles for dinner.
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Greek Chicken Lettuce Cups with Avocado Tzatziki
You had us at avocado tzatziki. Get your fast and fresh chicken fix with this super easy recipe.
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Photo: Courtesy of Smitten Kitchen
Sticky Sesame Chicken Wings
Have your chicken dinner in under 30 minutes with these delectable, oven-roasted wings!
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Photo: Courtesy of Damn Delicious
Baked Honey Mustard Chicken
This glazed and garnished dish is surprisingly quick and easy to make.
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Chicken Chili
Give heavy beef and pork chili a refresher with this lighter chicken alternative.
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Jalapeno-Honey Glazed Cheesy Chicken Poppers
This mouthful of a recipe is just begging to be whipped up for your next group gathering.
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Photo: Courtesy of The Candid Appetite
Fried Chicken & Waffle Sandwiches
Crispy fried chicken AND avocados lovingly wrapped in a tender waffle sandwich? Hello, brunch heaven.
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Sundried Tomato, Spinach, and Cheese Stuffed Chicken
Winner, winner, chicken dinner! This recipe is the definition of next level weeknight noshing.
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Photo: Courtesy of One Lovely Life
Chicken & Zucchini Poppers
These delicious little poppers can be eaten as a snack, but you could simply add some sides to make them a meal.

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Tandoori Chicken Burgers
Keep weeknight dinners exciting thanks to chicken in the form of a burger, with a gyro twist.
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Spicy Popcorn Chicken Bites
Yearning to return to the simpler times of Happy Meals and Mickey D's? Take the trip back with these crunchy popcorn chicken bites (the spice definitely adds a little kick of sophistication).
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Photo: Courtesy of Rasa Malaysia
Chili Lime Chicken
Just plain chicken is made next level with this savory, spicy glaze. It's the perfect dish to bring some bright vibes to your table any night of the week.
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20-Minute Ancho Chicken Tacos
Fancy chicken tacos in just 20 minutes aren't too good to be true. This recipe just made impromptu midweek fiestas a very tasty reality.
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Tater Tot Chicken Pot Hotdish
Forget that entire pot of chicken soup, and whip up this personalized take on a timeless classic. With the tater-tot topping, this unique recipe brings comfort food to a whole new level.
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Best Butter Chicken
Butter AND chicken: check, check. This dish provides a creamy and flavorful coat to some perfectly cooked chicken that will warm your heart (and taste buds).
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Photo: Courtesy of Love Grows Wild
Classic Chicken Salad Wraps
Chicken salad does NOT have to be a mayonnaise mess. If you are in search of something light and refreshing, this recipe does not disappoint.
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Photo: Courtesy of Lovely Little Kitchen
Chicken Pot Pie
Get your Martha Stewart on and impress guests with this fancy chicken pot pie. (Shh, it's super easy to make!)
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