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20 Chicken Dinner Ideas to Make On the Sheet Pan

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When deciding what to make for dinner, you can never go wrong with chicken, especially when it’s a whole meal cooked on just one sheet pan. These 20 fast and healthy chicken sheet pan dinners are great for easy meal prep, and are exactly what we need to usher us through the busy week.

20 Chicken Dinner Ideas Made On a Sheet Pan |

One pot wonders and sheet pan dinners are the saving grace of the workweek. I mean, how can you possibly resist an entire meal that effortlessly comes together on just one sheet pan?

You can’t. And a chicken sheet pan dinner? Forget it!

Chicken is this country’s go-to, and something we seem to rarely tire of eating. It’s healthy, tasty, easy, reliable, and affordable. Plus, we pretty much always have some in our fridge or freezer.

These sheet pan dinners not only save you time in the kitchen, but they also save you clean up, and fewer dishes means more time to relax on the couch with some Netflix and a glass of wine (cue the singing angels).

We’re excited to bring you our latest installment of our Meal Prep Series, where we share 20 recipes you can plan and prep ahead of time for a head start on your week—and show Monday-Friday who’s boss.

To see the other posts in this series, check out the following:

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But this week, it’s all about chicken sheet pan dinners!

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Smoked Paprika Chicken |

Super simple chicken thighs with crispy skin get the flavor treatment thanks to a drizzle of olive oil and sprinkling of paprika spiced salt that takes just 5 minutes to prepare thanks to Barefeet In the Kitchen’s recipe made in FoodieCrush’s kitchen.

Red Curry Sheet Pan Chicken with Sweet Potatoes and Crispy Kale from on

A tangy lemon-ginger-curry marinade yields the yummiest au jus in this healthy sheet pan dinner with chicken, sweet potatoes and crispy kale from Feed Me Phoebe. Serve over coconut rice to seal the deal.

Bruschetta Chicken Sheet Pan Dinner from on

This bright and cheery sheet pan dinner is sure to banish your winter blues. It features chicken breasts topped with melty mounds of mozzarella cheese and vibrant cherry tomatoes with fresh basil, alongside some balsamic roasted asparagus from A Spicy Perspective.

One Sheet Pan Garlic and Citrus Chicken with Brussels Sprouts and Sweet Potatoes from on

This chicken dinner is all about the marinade, and thanks to flavors of three different types of citrus and garlic,  chicken, brussels sprouts, and sweet potatoes never tasted better from Little Spice Jar.

Sheet Pan Cashew Chicken from on

Your favorite takeout dish just got sheet-panned (and healthier) thanks to this super simple cashew chicken dish  with loads of crisp veggies from The Recipe Critic.

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Sheet Pan Moroccan Chicken and Potatoes from on

Channel the Middle East with this incredibly flavorful Moroccan-spiced chicken and potato dinner, featuring dried apricots, pistachios, golden raisins, and cilantro from Nutmeg Nanny.

Garlic Herb Chicken & Sweet Potato Sheet Pan Meal Prep from on

This healthy and easy garlic herb chicken and veggie dinner is precisely the kind of thing you eat after a weekend of food transgressions (i.e. too many doughnuts and mimosas) from Cafe Delites.

One Pan Chicken with Lemon Garlic Potatoes & Brussels Sprouts from on

This one pan chicken with lemon garlic potatoes & brussels sprouts comes together in no time and is also Whole30-friendly from A Saucy Kitchen.

Sheet Pan Garlic Ginger Chicken & Broccoli from on

Everyone needs a few solid back pocket recipes for busy nights, and this sheet pan garlic ginger chicken & broccoli is one of them (and it’s totally versatile and perfect for easy meal prep) from Pinch of Yum.

Mojo Sheet Pan Chicken from on

An overnight marinade (or quick 30-minute marinade) is all you need before achieving full-fledged mojo bliss from A Cozy Kitchen.

One Pan Honey Mustard Chicken and Potatoes from on

With just 10 minutes of prep and a stellar 3-ingredient sauce, this one pan honey mustard chicken with broccoli and potatoes is a total game changer from The Endless Meal.

Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas from on

These sheet pan fajitas come together in just 25 minutes from start to finish from Aberdeen’s Kitchen.

Sheet Pan Dinner: Rosemary Balsamic Chicken from on

Your entire dinner is served on one sheet pan here (no need to cook up any rice or other sides). Chicken thighs are flavored with fresh rosemary and a honey-dijon balsamic glaze, next to perfectly roasted potatoes and asparagus for a home run supper from Design Mom.

One Pan Baked Lemon Parmesan Chicken and Broccoli from on

This crispy chicken gets coated in a mix of Panko breadcrumbs and parmesan, then and baked in the oven with Italian seasonings, lemon slices, and broccoli, and it’s ready in just 30 minutes from Gimme Delicious.

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Sheet Pan Italian Chicken and Veggie Dinner from on

Rainbow veggies and tender, juicy chicken thighs are tossed in an easy to make Italian marinade for a fuss-free dinner from Skinnytaste.

One Sheet Pan Greek Style Easy Baked Chicken Dinner from on

This one sheet pan authentic Greek-style chicken dish with bell peppers, olives, and feta is singing with flavor and will transport you to the shores of Santorini from Savory Nothings.

Sheet Pan Chicken and Veggie "Stir Fry" from on

Everything you love about a good stir-fry translates in this super quick and easy dish, which makes plenty of leftovers to nosh on all week long from Gimme Some Oven.

Sheet Pan Chicken with Roasted Broccoli and Potatoes from on

Paprika, garlic, onion, and lemon bring great flavor to these chicken thighs that are roasted with broccoli and potatoes, and ready in just 30 minutes from Simply Recipes.

Make Ahead Lemon Chicken Sheet Pan Gnocchi from on

Prep this easy lemon chicken, brussels sprouts, and gnocchi meal in advance, by chopping your veggies and tossing them with olive oil, lemon juice, and oregano ahead of time from Sweet Peas and Saffron.

One Pan Healthy Chicken and Veggies from on

Get all those veggies in and make your mama proud with this easy and healthy dinner from Chelsea’s Messy Apron.



This recipe round-up was curated  and written by FoodieCrush contributor Hayley Putnam of Seven Day Weekend.
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