Delicious 15-Minute Chicken Recipes for Busy Families

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As a mum of 3 young children, the notion of spare time is simply not in my vocabulary. But that doesn’t mean I compromise when it comes to feeding my family healthy and nutritious meals, on the contrary. Quick and easy meals that can be ready in 15 minutes are so doable. And since chicken is by far the most popular meat with kids and grown ups alike, I am sharing with you these 11 chicken recipes that are always a big hit with us. Simple, delicious, a real treat for busy families.

Grilled Chicken Avocado Wrap

2 halves of a chicken and avocado wrap.
Image Credit: Daniela Apostol for My Gorgeous Recipes

This Grilled Chicken Avocado Wrap is made with sour cream and spinach to create a delicious, quick and easy recipe for lunch for a light dinner. It goes down well with kids and grown-ups alike, and can be easily tweaked to one’s liking.

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GET THE RECIPE: Grilled Chicken Avocado Wrap

Chinese Chicken Egg Fried Rice

A portion of chicken fried rice in a white bowl.
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My easy Chicken Egg Fried Rice recipe is a quick and tasty way of using up leftover rice. And you get a delicious dinner that can be ready in 15 minutes, and what a dinner! No need for takeout tonight, we’ve got Chinese at home!

GET THE RECIPE: Chinese Chicken Egg Fried Rice

Sweet and Sour Chicken

A portion of sweet and sour chicken over a bed of rice.
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If you have chicken around, you must give this Chinese Sweet and Sour Chicken a try! It’s packed with lovely vegetables for a healthy touch, and it’s such a tasty dinner dish that everyone will love! Serve it with rice or noodles for an epic family feast.

GET THE RECIPE: Chinese Sweet and Sour Chicken

Chicken and Mushroom Stroganoff

A portion of chicken and mushroom stroganoff over a bed of rice.
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Simplicity meets tasty in this delicious Chicken and Mushroom Stroganoff! It’s a healthy midweek dinner that is ready in just 15 minutes from scratch. It’s cooked with easily-available ingredients, and it’s as tasty as the classic beef stroganoff, just a lot quicker.

GET THE RECIPE: Chicken and Mushroom Stroganoff

Chicken Schnitzel

A chicken schnitzel with 2 lemon wedges on a white plate.
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This German Chicken Schnitzel is golden and crispy on the outside, and deliciously tender on the inside. It’s ready in about 15 minutes, and you can serve it as sandwich or a meal on its own with a salad on the side. Or any other side of your choice.

GET THE RECIPE: German Chicken Schnitzel

Chicken and Asparagus Stir Fry

A bowl with chicken and asparagus stir fry.
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This quick Chicken and Asparagus Stir Fry is a delicious and healthy low-carb, protein-packed midweek meal ready in well under 15 minutes. It’s super easy to make, and can be paired with any side of your choice for a nutritious meal to lick your fingers clean.

GET THE RECIPE: Chicken and Asparagus Stir Fry

Honey Garlic Chicken

A portion of honey garlic chicken over a bed of rice.
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This yummy 15-Minute Honey Garlic Chicken is an addictively delicious weeknight dish made with both breasts and thighs and a quick crave worthy sauce! It’s such an easy dish that can be put together with a handful of ingredients.

GET THE RECIPE: 15-Minute Honey Garlic Chicken

Healthy Chicken Fajitas

2 chicken fajitas on a tabletop.
Image Credit: Daniela Apostol for My Gorgeous Recipes

My Chicken Fajitas are not only insanely delicious, but also healthy and nutritious. They make a lovely light and super quick midweek dinner that is ready in under 15 minutes. Grilled chicken pieces, onions and peppers in a tortilla wrap, and served with sour cream – what a treat, full of Mexican flavours!

GET THE RECIPE: Chicken Fajitas

Grilled Chicken Avocado Sandwich

A stack of 3 chicken avocado sandwiches.
Image Credit: Daniela Apostol for My Gorgeous Recipes

A wonderfully delicious Grilled Chicken Avocado Sandwich with a lemon kick that is so addictive. No more boring sandwiches, this is ready in about 10 minutes, and it’s a guaranteed big hit with kids and grown ups alike.

GET THE RECIPE: Grilled Chicken Avocado Sandwiches

Leftover Chicken Tikka Masala

A portion of chicken tikka masala on a bed of rice.
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My take on the classic Indian recipe, this Leftover Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe, a delicious chicken curry that is super easy to make, yet aromatic and so comforting. This homemade version easily beats any takeout dishes through its simplicity and taste. And it’s mild enough for kids to enjoy it too.

GET THE RECIPE: Leftover Chicken Tikka Masala

Nando’s Peri Peri Butterfly Chicken

A grilled chicken breast on a white plate.
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If you like Nando’s, you will absolutely love this homemade Peri-Peri Butterfly Chicken Breast! It’s a super easy and delicious recipe that is a huge hit with the whole family. Learn how to butterfly a chicken breast to perfection for a speedy cooking time and juicy and moist chicken.

GET THE RECIPE: Nando’s Peri Peri Butterfly Chicken

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