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10 Chicken Dinners That Kids Love

Tempt them to the table with 10 of their favorites.

Chicken is a great option when cooking for the kids. It's quick, easy, and relatively healthy. Coming up with new ideas is often the hard part. So if you're in need of some inspiration, then look no further. We've selected 10 of our favorite chicken recipes that your kids will ask for again and again.

1. Hawaiian Chicken Kabobs

These sweet and sticky pineapple and chicken kabobs are perfect for summer grilling. Serve with steamed rice or noodles.

Hawaiian Chicken Kabobs

Photo by CC

2. Quick Weeknight Skillet Chicken

When you want a quick one-pot meal, this easy chicken skillet is a great choice, and is packed with healthy veggies.

Quick Weeknight Skillet Chicken

Photo by Bibi

3. Pizza Chicken

Rave Review: "My whole family loved it! I made a double batch for the whole family and the kids gobbled it up!" — Kim Jonason Bruguier

4. Yummy Honey Chicken Kabobs

These colorful kabobs are sweetened with honey and a great way to add lots of veggies into your kid's diet.

Yummy Honey Chicken Kabobs

Photo by balsdon_21

5. Cheesy Chicken Meatballs

Rave Review: "My husband was surprised at how much he liked these, and my four-year-old gobbled them up and asked for more."  — MMOH

Cheesy Chicken Meatballs

Photo by KGora

6. Grilled Chicken Salad with Seasonal Fruit

Smoky, grilled chicken served with fresh fruit and nuts is a real winner with kids.

Grilled Chicken Salad with Seasonal Fruit

Photo by Maisan Djuhadi

7. Chef John's Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Rave Review: "I wanted something easy and healthy for dinner and this was a great choice! The flavor is really amazing on this dish and my kids have asked me to make it again soon." — Mrs._Mike

Chef John's Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Photo by Teresa

8. Herbed Chicken Nuggets

The baked chicken nuggets are a healthy alternative to the store-bought kind, and full of fresh herbs.

Herbed Chicken Nuggets


9. Chef John's Chicken and Biscuits

This chicken stew with canned biscuit dough is a filling, delicious meal for the whole family.

Chef John's Chicken and Biscuits

Photo by abapplez

10. Creamy White Chili

Rave Review: "This recipe is so good! It has such a wonderful, rich, full flavor. My family wants it again tonight, you know ... one of those type of recipes." — Holly

Creamy White Chili

Photo by mis7up


About Vicky McDonald

Always looking for more cheese! I love to bake, potter about the garden, and drink lemony gin & tonics in the sun. I also blog at