20 Easy Weeknight Chicken Dinners

As any gal with a fast-forward lifestyle knows, even the most popular dish will have the flock crying fowl if it's over-scheduled on the weeknight menu--which is why these 20 easy, innovative meals are perfect for a family that's, literally, all chickened out. The flavors are far-ranging, and the streamlined recipes--all of which can be either prepared or prepped for a slow cooker in less than 20 minutes--are customizable to your schedule.

Oh, and here's an added bonus: All Good Housekeeping recipes have been triple-tested in our test kitchens, so you know they'll turn out right every time.

Chicken Scarpariello
This Italian-American dish was originally made with cut-up pieces of chicken on the bone that were roasted or fried and napped with a lemony sauce. We've substituted balsamic vinegar and added savory Italian sausage, mushrooms, and grape tomatoes to create this hearty and easy weeknight dinner.

Oven-Fried Chicken Tenders with Five-Spice BBQ Sauce
Tender and oven-fried, these chicken tenders are jazzed up with sesame seeds and Chinese five-spice powder, an indispensable blend of seasonings that showcases the five basic flavors of Chinese cuisine - sweet, sour, bitter, savory, and salty.

Slow-Cooker Latin Chicken with Black Beans and Sweet Potatoes
This spicy, smoky Latin Chicken dish boasts a good portion of your daily fiber and beta carotene thanks to black beans and sweet potatoes. And with just 15 minutes of prep, this slow-cooker meal is easy to throw together in the morning.

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