Kid-Favorite Chicken Recipes

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

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Baked Chicken Strips

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

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Tex-Mex Chicken

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

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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.

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Quick Chicken Fajitas

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

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Chicken Enchilada Casserole

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

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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.

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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.

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James Baigrie

Chicken & Corn Chili

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

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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.

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Cheesy Chicken Burgers

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

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Alison Miksch

Tiki Hut Chicken Drumsticks

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

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Nuggets & Noodles

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

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BBQ Chicken Burger

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

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Tina Rupp

Quick Chicken Nuggets

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

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Chicken Nachos

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

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Sticky Chinese Chicken

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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