How do you make a chicken dinner even better? Why, slather it with cheese, of course. Our two favorite ingredients are so versatile, they can be transformed into a ton of tasty (and most importantly, easy) recipes that you can whip up at a moment’s notice. Chrissy Teigen’s cheesy chicken Milanese awaits you.
13 Cheesy Chicken Recipes That Make Dinner a Breeze
Homemade Chicken Parmesan
Why spend all day breading and frying chicken when you could whip up this classic dish in 30 minutes?
Cheesy Chicken Milanese
Chrissy Teigen knows exactly what we’re craving. “I stuff the insides of these cutlets with mozzarella, so when you cut into them, they bleed cheese,” she says. (A woman after our own heart.)
Chicken Parmesan Meatball Subs
Meet your new summer dish. Coterie member Heidi Larsen brings us the ultimate sub sandwich, stuffed with chicken Parm in meatball form.
Crispy Baked Chicken Burritos
A certain Mexican fast-food chain has conditioned us to eat freaking enormous burritos. Well, friends, it doesn’t have to be that way. Burritos can be a reasonable size—bite-size, even.
Chicken Parmesan Baked Pasta
Coterie member Maria Lichty just gets us. Her version of chicken Parm includes penne pasta and can be made in only one pan.
Low-carb Chicken Divan
This glorious one-pot meal combines poached chicken, steamed broccoli, cheddar cheese and a decadent cream sauce. (And the secret ingredient? Curry powder.)
Grilled Peach, Chicken And Ricotta Pizza
Grab some peaches from the grocery store and make this simple pizza tonight. We use store-bought dough, so it really is the easiest.
Spinach And Cheese Stuffed Chicken
This healthier twist on chicken Parm is baked instead of fried and features a heaping serving of spinach.
Chicken Parmesan Bites
And just like that, our favorite dish became a party food. We’ll take these cute little guys over wings any day.
Parmesan-ranch Chicken Thighs
News flash: Roast chicken doesn't have to be boring. So instead of throwing the whole bird into the oven again, get creative.
This recipe uses grain-free tortillas to make it Paleo-friendly, but corn tortillas work just as fabulously.
Chicken Parmesan Burgers
Just in time for summer: chicken Parmesan burgers. They’re crusted in quinoa, fried, then topped with cheese and a sprinkle of basil.
Baked Caprese Chicken Skillet
If it were up to us, we’d top everything with mozzarella. So naturally, this baked caprese chicken skillet with spaghetti is one of our favorites. It’s easy, tasty and ready in 30 minutes.