When it comes to dinners whether you’re a parent or making dinner for yourself, cutting corners on time but not flavor to make an easy meal is always a win. Sheet pan dinners are so great because they’re quick and easy and very family friendly. It’s a great way to even get the whole family involved in assembling your one pan dinner. Not to mention creates a minimal mess because you’re cooking with one pan! No one likes a sink full of pots. We have identified 20 amazing sheet pan chicken dinners that you are surely going to enjoy.
There is nothing like the garlic zest of bruschetta bread. Try making it as a flavor for your next chicken dinner. All the delicious flavors of bruschetta like tomatoes, garlic, and Italian goodness poured and baked on top of your chicken.
You can also bake mini potatoes and cherry tomatoes as a delicious side to make a complete meal. That is easy and delicious.
http://www.forkly.com/food/easy-sheet-pan-bruschetta-chicken-dinner/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: FORKLY
Honey and garlic to chicken are like the sweet and salty to popcorn, a perfect pairing. You don’t have to just have honey and garlic on chicken wings. Try making this sheet pan recipe for a quick dinner choice.
For delicious side dishes to compliment your chicken dinner, bake cut potatoes and green beans to make it a full meal that everyone will love.
https://www.dessertnowdinnerlater.com/one-pan-honey-garlic-chicken-vegetables/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: DESSERT NOW DINNER LATER
Give your chicken sheet pan dinner a hint of Thai culture by making a sweet and savory sauce. The sauce is made with soy sauce, hoisin sauce, honey, and garlic. All of these flavors compliment each other nicely because there are hints of sweet flavors and tang from the garlic and soy sauce.
This recipe offers not just great flavor but a great source of nutrition. Add broccoli florets and chopped red pepper for an excellent serving of vegetables. Serve over rice or even over vermicelli noodles or the like that your whole family will love.
http://www.forkly.com/recipes/sheet-pan-cashew-chicken-veggies/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: FORKLY
There’s nothing like changing up your chicken dinners to make an old thing feel new again. This delicious sheet pan recipe has a Mediterranean twist.
This dinner is lightly seasoned with olive oil and hints of cracked pepper, salt, oregano and red pepper flakes. Topped with feta cheese and lemon slices this delicious dinner will be both savory and salty.
https://www.3yummytummies.com/sheet-pan-mediterranean-chicken-vegetables/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: 3 YUMMY TUMMIES
It is so easy to add culture to your dinner just by adding new ingredients and seasonings. This Greek sheet pan dinner will satisfy the whole family, they’ll want it every week.
This recipe is seasoned with pepper, salt, and fresh garlic. Top your sheet pan dinner off with chunks of feta and sliced a red onion for extra flavor. Serve your dinner with tzatziki sauce to pair nicely with your chicken and potato dinner making it taste like an authentic Greek dinner.
http://www.forkly.com/recipes/greek-chicken-sheet-pan-dinner/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: FORKLY
This delicious recipe takes on Asian flavors that will make you want to skip out on your next takeout order and save you money! You can eat this dinner on its own or even serve over rice if you’re looking for even more substance.
This recipe includes directions to make your own teriyaki sauce but if you’re pinched for time, cut this easy dinner down in even more time by buying store-bought sauce. This recipe is also recommended to serve two people but can easily be adjusted to serve the whole family by just using two sheet pans instead of one. It’ important to give your vegetable space to cook instead of being crammed together.
https://forksnflipflops.com/recipe/sheet-pan-sesame-teriyaki-chicken/?utm_content=bufferce2de&utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_campaign=buffer PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: FORKS N FLIP FLOPS
Change up your taco night with these delicious fajitas. Although fajitas are very similar to tacos the biggest difference is that fajitas are typically served with strips of meat whether it be chicken, steak or pork. Whereas tacos are usually served with ground beef or chicken.
This recipe comes with an easy step by step instructions on how to make your own fajita seasoning. You can even save time for your future dinners by multiplying the measurements and keep your fajita seasoning on hand. This dinner is both sweet and spicy with hints of lime. Serve over rice, or in a flour or corn tortilla, or even eat alone, the options are endless.
http://www.forkly.com/recipes/one-pan-chicken-fajitas/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: FORKLY
The secret to this recipe is to marinade the chicken in a tasty ginger and turmeric marinade. Let your chicken sit all day in the marinade and when you come home from work you’ll be ready for quick assembly.
This recipe creates a serving for four but you can easily double the recipes into two sheet pans if you have hungry eaters at home or to even make extra for lunch meals later in the week. Serve over cooked quinoa for a healthy balanced meal.
https://feedthemwisely.com/roasted-ginger-turmeric-chicken-vegetables PHOTOS AND RECIPE: FEED THEM WISELY
This recipe gives you an excellent reason to not just dump your jar of pickle juice down the drain. Who knew it could have an alternate purpose than just giving your pickles flavor.
Considering the pickle juice is infused with a ton of flavor such as dill, garlic, and salt it makes the perfect marinade for your chicken. Place your chicken in a freezer bag and marinade for up to 24 hours. Once you get home from work your sheet pan dinner will be ready to be put together. Use a different variety of potatoes to add color and flavor to your dish and season your sheet pan with fresh dill. You’ll have this easy dinner cooked and ready to go in no time at all.
http://www.forkly.com/recipes/pickle-juice-sheet-pan-chicken-dinner/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: FORKLY
If you’re that person who puts sriracha hot sauce on everything then you do not want to miss out on this excellent recipe. This sheet pan recipe is great for a quick and easy dinner but it can also be great to prep your lunches for the week.
The secret to this recipe is to season your sheet pan dinner with sriracha and dry ranch seasoning (you can buy packets at the grocery store). This recipe uses a variety of vegetables such as mini potatoes, asparagus, red pepper, carrot, and broccoli. If you don’t love some of those vegetables, no stress simply swap them out for your favorites to be cooked with the chicken to make a healthy meal.
https://thegirlonbloor.com/sheet-pan-sriracha-ranch-chicken/ PHOTOS AND RECIPES HERE: THE GIRL ON BLOOR
Change up your chicken dinner with the delicious one pan sweet and zesty recipe. The honey compliments nicely with the tangy zest of limes. It also offers many great substitutions such as changing up your limes for fresh lemon juice if you have that on hand instead. You can also change up any of the vegetables to adjust to your liking.
This meal will make an excellent dinner for the family with easy cleanup. If you’re making this recipe to prep your lunch meals then try serving it over rice, pasta or even quinoa to change up your lunches.
https://lifemadesweeter.com/honey-lime-chicken-sheet-pan/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: LIFE MADE SWEETER
Kung Pao flavor originates from a Chinese dish. Another great way to skip out on ordering takeout from your favorite Chinese restaurant and save yourself some money.
This recipe also offers many great gluten-free and paleo alternatives to cater to all types of diet restrictions or allergies. You can even save yourself some extra time by preparing your ingredients the night before. Cut your vegetables and chicken into chunks and store in the fridge overnight. If you are making your sauce from scratch, which this recipe offers then you can even make that the night before too. The sauce will then be ready to drizzle onto your sheet pan dinner right before you put it in the oven. Garnish your dish with sesame seeds and cashews for extra authenticity and crunch. This meal also pairs nicely with a bowl of rice.
https://lifemadesweeter.com/sheet-pan-kung-pao-chicken/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: LIFE MADE SWEETER
If you love hearty vegetables and wholesome dinners then this recipe is perfect for you. Packed full of root vegetables such as potatoes, beets, carrots and sweet potato this recipe will be satisfying and filling.
This recipe isn’t just comforting for the cooler winter days, it is also so delicious you’ll want to make this in the summer too. Paprika, when baked gives off a pungent flavor that brings out its peppery origins making a great pairing to season your chicken and vegetables with.
https://thebusybaker.ca/paprika-chicken-sheet-pan-dinner/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: THE BUSY BAKER
Change up your chicken dinner with hints of maple and mustard. The strong and sharp flavor of Dijon mustard tribute nicely to the flavors of the sweet maple syrup. If you or your family have sweet tooths this is a great recipe that will fulfill the sweet tooth and the savory cravings too.
Bake your chicken on top of your chopped vegetables and watch this quick and easy meal basically prepare itself in front of your eyes. You can enjoy this dinner as is or even pair it with rice or even add potatoes to your vegetable mixture to make it even more filling.
https://www.wellplated.com/maple-dijon-chicken/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: WELL PLATED
If you love Thai cuisine and the flavors of sweet chili heat, then this recipe is a great choice for you. This dinner will be so delicious it will appear you worked in the kitchen for hours but in reality, you just threw it together.
The luscious sauce is made from Thai sweet chili, lime juice, soy sauce and even natural peanut butter, giving it an authentic Thai flavor. This recipe is packed with amazing vegetables such as carrots, crunchy broccoli, snow peas and chopped pepper. Serve this dinner over basmati rice and garnish with crushed unsalted peanuts and fresh basil.
http://hostthetoast.com/sheet-pan-thai-peanut-chili-chicken/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: HOST THE TOAST
You can make more than just chicken breast on your sheet pans. Why not try making chicken nachos that everyone can enjoy. This recipe is packed full of protein from the chicken, loaded with vegetables which means nachos no longer have to be just a late night snack or appetizer for your next dinner party.
If you have leftover chicken, instead of just reheating it, use it to make these delicious nachos. Line your sheet pan with tortilla scooped chips and fill each cup with shredded chicken, tomatoes, red pepper, green onion and shredded cheese. If you’re feeling adventurous add sliced jalapenos to add heat to this dish up. Serve these sheet pan nachos with salsa, sour cream and avocado to make it the perfect meal. Win points with your kids with this awesome untraditional meal, you’ll be the cool mom!
https://www.thelifejolie.com/sheet-pan-chicken-nachos/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: THE LIFE JOLIE
This recipe resembles familiar flavors of a home-cooked meal. These harvest flavors will have you dreaming of fall all year round. If you have picky eaters at home or are a picky eater yourself then this recipe is great for you.
This sheet pan chicken recipe is full of hearty vegetables such as sweet potato and Brussel sprouts and the chunks of apples add a sweet flavor to this dish. This recipe also contains rosemary and cinnamon giving it a savory aroma in your kitchen as it bakes.
https://www.wellplated.com/sheet-pan-chicken-sweet-potatoes-apples-brussels-sprouts/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: WELL PLATED
If you’re following the Whole 30 diet and working hard on cutting bad cravings then this recipe is perfect for you. Packed full of flavor these chicken fajitas won’t have you missing out on anything.
This recipe is full of southwestern flavors such as chili and cumin, what is not to love. Hasselback refers to the slicing (but not fully all the way through) and then stuffing putting other ingredients in between each slice. You may more commonly see Hasselback baked potatoes however, you can do the same to chicken. Between each slice of chicken add veggies such as sliced sweet bell peppers and red onion giving your chicken even more flavor. To keep it healthy you can serve your whole 30 chicken fajitas over cauliflower rice or even serve in lettuce wraps.
https://www.thebewitchinkitchen.com/whole30-fajita-hasselback-chicken/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: THE BEWITCHIN KITCHEN
There is nothing like the delicious flavors of a chicken parmesan. The next time your Italian comfort food craving hits try making this recipe with a healthy twist. This recipe only requires 5 minute prep time and 25 minutes of cooking time which leaves you extra time to catch up on your favorite shows.
The crispy breaded chicken is topped with delicious marinara sauce and cheesy mozzarella on top. You can also choose to cook frozen broccoli alongside your chicken to add extra nutrition to your meal. To keep this dinner healthy serve on top of with cauliflower rice (which you can buy frozen for easy cooking) for a complete meal. This dinner also reheats nicely which means you can save all your leftovers for your lunches.
https://www.thecookierookie.com/sheet-pan-chicken-parmesan/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: THE COOKIE ROOKIE
This easy one-pan chicken dinner will be on your next meal plan for sure. The two ingredients balsamic sauce is a triple threat because it’s used for the marinade, the cooking sauce, and the dipping sauce. Who doesn’t love multi-purpose?
If you have veggies that are starting to go bad what better way to use them up than to add them to a one-sheet dinner like this!
https://www.chelseasmessyapron.com/one-pan-balsamic-chicken-veggies/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: CHELSEAS MESSY APRON