Kid-Favorite Chicken Recipes

Make chicken in a way that your kids will actually eat -- and like -- with these great recipes.

Everything in this slideshow

1 of 20

Baked Chicken Strips

These chicken strips are lightly breaded and baked, making them lower in fat than most purchased chicken strips.

Get the Recipe
2 of 20

Tex-Mex Chicken

Make the spicy chicken filling for these tacos in your slow cooker so it?s ready when you are.

Get the Recipe
3 of 20

Crispy Coconut Chicken

These little drumsticks get dipped in a sweet sauce and then coated in crackers and coconut, which gives them their kid-appealing crunch.

Get the Recipe
4 of 20

Quick Chicken Fajitas

On busy nights, make this your go-to meal. It's ready in less than 20 minutes.

Get the Recipe
5 of 20

Chicken Enchilada Casserole

This one-dish meal is layered like lasagna but uses corn tortillas, salsa, and chicken.

Get the Recipe
6 of 20

Yunhee Kim

Chicken Alfredo Potatoes

Stuffed potatoes make a fun and easy dinner. This version uses rich Alfredo sauce. If your kids won't touch broccoli, use a different vegetable instead.

Get the Recipe
7 of 20

James Baigrie

Chicken Potpie

Kids will love the flaky crust and creamy filling in this savory pie. And it's much lower in fat than purchased potpies.

Get the Recipe
8 of 20

James Baigrie

Chicken & Corn Chili

This slow-cooked chili is great for hungry tummies on a cold day. Serve with tortilla chips for dipping.

Get the Recipe
9 of 20

Yunhee Kim

Cheesy Chicken Quesadillas

Ready in less than 20 minutes, this easy meal is full of flavor thanks to taco seasoning, red onion, and a little fresh cilantro.

Get the Recipe
10 of 20

Cheesy Chicken Burgers

Take a break from beef and grill up these seasoned chicken burgers.

Get the Recipe
11 of 20

Alison Miksch

Tiki Hut Chicken Drumsticks

The chicken is rolled in cornflakes to give these baked drumsticks their crunch.

Get the Recipe
12 of 20

Nuggets & Noodles

With spaghetti, chicken nuggets, and cheese, this recipe is sure to be a hit with your kids.

Get the Recipe
13 of 20

BBQ Chicken Burger

Sweet corn and barbecue sauce flavor these tasty grilled burgers. Serve them open face on toast or on a soft bun.

Get the Recipe
14 of 20

Tina Rupp

Quick Chicken Nuggets

Why stop at the drive-through when you can quickly make a homemade version of this favorite kid food?

Get the Recipe
15 of 20

Chicken Nachos

A homemade cheese sauce makes these nachos extra delicious. Black beans and chicken make them hearty enough for dinner.

Get the Recipe
16 of 20

Sticky Chinese Chicken

If your kids like Chinese food, make this crispy seasoned chicken with soy sauce for dipping.

Get the Recipe
17 of 20

Sauteed Chicken Breasts & Fingers

For this fast dinner recipe, cut the chicken in strips for the kids and leave the chicken breasts whole for the adults.

Get the Recipe
18 of 20

Mark Ferri

Chicken Salad Melt

A strip of bacon and a sprinkle of cheese go on top of these open-face sandwiches, which are made on a pizza shell.

Get the Recipe
19 of 20

Yunhee Kim

Spaghetti with Chicken Meatballs

Using chicken instead of beef cuts the fat level in the meatballs. Serve with fiber-enriched pasta for an extra nutritious meal.

Copyright © 2010 Meredith Corporation.

Get the Recipe
20 of 20
Next Slideshow

20 Kid-Friendly Veggies

Get your picky kid to start trying (and yes, loving) vegetables in just... more
Begin Slideshow

Shop Related Products

Shop All


Add a comment