Baked chicken dinners are easy, healthy, delicious and best of all, allow you to get other things done while they bake. Try any of these baked chicken recipes tonight and see how easy it is to enjoy baked chicken for dinner. For more tips on roasting chicken, check out our Roasting Mistakes and How to Avoid Them article.
1. Glazed Apricot Chicken
Enjoy this recipe even when apricots are out of season. Apricot jam is used as a sweet and simple glaze. Bake for just 30 minutes and enjoy on a bed of rice with some extra sauce from the baking dish spooned on top.
2. Easy Herb Baked Chicken
It doesn’t get any easier than this baked chicken dish. Just put flour, cornmeal and some spices into a resealable bag then shake to mix into a crispy coating for the chicken pieces. After just 25 minutes in the oven, you’ve got a delicious and healthy chicken dinner that goes well paired with salad, steamed vegetables, rice and more.
4. Chicken Marbella with Green Peas
This saucy chicken breast dinner is delicious served over roasted rosemary potatoes. The flavours of Spain permeate the easy-to-make Marbella sauce, made with white wine, chicken broth, red wine vinegar, olive oil, dried prunes, olives, garlic, peas and herbs.
6. Baked Chicken Taquitos
Roll up a taste of Mexico with these delicious baked taquitos. Cream cheese is the secret ingredient to their creamy filling that also includes pre-cooked chicken, salsa, cheddar, corn, red pepper and onion. Don’t be shy to add chopped jalapeños right into the filling for extra kick.
7. Devilish Good Drumsticks
Your family will never guess what gives these devilishly good baked drumsticks their full flavour: Dijon mustard. The spicy crumb mixture of Dijon, cumin, chili, cayenne and hot sauce coats each drumstick for a crispy outer layer that’s healthier than the deep fried variety, but just as flavourful. Make a batch the next time you’re watching the game with friends, or as a casual weeknight dinner for the family.
8. Baked Chicken Nuggets
Here’s a recipe that is popular with kids.
You’ll want to make a double batch of these tasty home-made treats because guaranteed to have your family asking for more!
9. Baked Barbecue Pineapple Chicken
The flavourful dark meat of chicken pairs nicely with the tangy sweetness of fresh pineapple in this barbecue-inspired dish. Ready in just over an hour, this easy-to-pull together dish will become a family favourite.
10. Oven Jerk Chicken
Bring a little sunshine into your kitchen with this traditional spicy Jamaican dish.
11. Honey Lemon Chicken
This prizewinning recipe is quick, oh-so-easy, and flavourful to boot. Your kids will ask for it by name!