40 Best Baked Chicken Recipes

Every home cook should have a go-to baked chicken recipe in their repertoire, whether it involves breadcrumbs or blue cheese (or both!). Find your weeknight winner among these oven-ready picks.

Honey Balsamic Baked Chicken Breasts

"This is my favorite chicken recipe. I use boneless, skinless chicken breasts and add some white wine during the last ten minutes of cooking."

-Chef Wanabe Gourmet

One-Dish Crispy Baked Chicken Legs

"Absolutely delicious. The skin was so crispy it almost tasted fried!"

-Jennifer G.

Creamy Baked Chicken Breasts

"This is such a great chicken dish. I love the cheesy flavor."

-shimmerysummersun

Oven Baked Chicken Parmesan

"I love the simplicity of this recipe!"

-Liz N.

Oven-Baked Parmesan Chicken Strips

"These take no time at all to make, and they work as an entree or an appetizer."

-SmoochTheCook

Alice's Baked Chicken Breast

"This is so easy to make. The chicken is juicy and tender, and the stuffing is absolutely delicious."

-Patti 2

Chicken Tater Tot Casserole

"My family loves this. It doesn't require too many ingredients and it's great when served with a side salad."

-sjpayne1

Honey Balsamic Baked Chicken Breasts

"This is my favorite chicken recipe. I use boneless, skinless chicken breasts and add some white wine during the last ten minutes of cooking."

-Chef Wanabe Gourmet

Crunchy Baked Chicken Thighs

"I love the mustard flavor, and the chicken is super tender. You can definitely play with this recipe and give it your own flavor."

-scarletbegonias326

Crispy Panko Chicken Cutlets

"This is a great recipe for a beginner cook. I double-dipped the cutlets for a crispier crust."

-VA

Broccoli & Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast

"This is an excellent dish. The flavors were incredible and the taste was unbelievable."

-~jb4~

Artichoke & Chicken Bake

"This is an easy and elegant meal. It's definitely going into the meal rotation at my house."

-K James

Baked Chicken Breast Supreme

"I made this for a dinner party the other night and everyone loved it."

-Charmy

Low-Fat Baked Chicken

"I make this regularly for dinner. If I'm in a rush, I pound the breasts flat to speed up cooking time."

-Annnacia

Oven-Roasted Chicken Breasts

"I've been making this recipe for years. It's so simple to make and has a lovely blend of flavors."

-KeturahB

Chicken Breasts in Lemon Cream Sauce

"I loved the subtle hint of lemon in this recipe. I made it exactly as written and served it over spaghetti."

-Dreamgoddess

Crispy Balsamic Baked Chicken Breasts

"This recipe is awesome. The chicken is crispy on the outside and moist on the inside. It also smelled incredible while baking."

-bad kitty 1116

Baked Herb-Crusted Chicken Breasts

"I'm always looking for new chicken recipes, and this one is definitely a keeper. The lemon juice and herbs complemented each other so well."

-agileangus

Baked Lemon Chicken with Chinese Lemon Sauce

"This is better than what I usually order at my local Chinese restaurant. The sauce was excellent."

-Klc1Foodie

Easy Baked Cajun Chicken

"This was an instant family favorite. I increased the amount of Cajun seasoning, and I'm so glad I did."

-lazyme

Oven-Baked Chicken & Eggplant Parmesan

"This is so good. The chicken browned well and the flavors were amazing."

-muffinlady

Nacho Cheese Dorito Chicken

"I had my doubts about this recipe because I don't like Doritos, but it was delicious. I'll be making it again."

-wadelisa1

Chicken Breasts in Cream Sauce

"My family loved this recipe. The sauce gave the chicken a lot of flavor."

-KCHomeCook

Lemon Garlic-Butter Chicken Breasts

"This was delicious. My family fought over the crispy leftover bits."

-Margie99

Baked Chicken in Crescent Rolls

"I love how quick and easy this recipe is. I served it with parsley, asparagus and mushrooms. It was so satisfying."

-Mrs. R.

Baked Chicken Breasts with Horseradish Cream Sauce

"The cream had a perfect consistency and the chicken was so tender and juicy."

-Shelby Jo

Baked Chicken & Garlic Orzo

"This was very easy to make. I liked the taste of garlic and oregano in the orzo."

-Charlotte J

Dill & Lemon Mayo Chicken

"My husband and I love the juiciness of the chicken. It tastes great baked or pan-fried."

-920209

Teriyaki Ranch Baked Chicken

"I made this for dinner the other night and everyone loved it. It's very easy to make."

-Tommie Simpson

Blue Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breasts

"I thickened the sauce a bit and it came out great. The entire recipe is so easy to make."

-Beautiful BC

Tropical Baked Chicken

"This was amazing! I wasn't sure about how all the flavors would work together, but the combination intrigued me. It is a keeper for sure."

-MarieRynr

Chicken Rice Casserole

"What a yummy casserole. This is a good way to use up leftover roasted chicken, and the spices in the casserole were perfect."

-jnpj7468

Bruschetta Chicken Bake

"A quick, easy and delicious meal!"

-Murlynne

Baked Chicken & Gravy

"This was so good and easy! The gravy was amazing served over some chive mashed potatoes."

-JPsBarbie

Biscuit-Topped Chicken Pot Pie

"Really nice comfort food. We just loved this home-y dish."

-pamela t.

Baked Chicken & Stuffing

"I make this in my slow cooker, and it turns out super yummy after being cooked all day!"

-tanya.c.trout

Mexican Chicken Casserole

"We loved this! It tasted almost like chicken nachos, and the dish was very easy to make."

-Maribeli

Simple Roast Chicken

"This was great! Fall off the bone tender and full of flavor."

-Garden Girl

Baked Chicken Dijon

We marinated the chicken breasts overnight before baking, and they came out really moist and flavorful."

-EpicureAngela

Honey Baked Chicken

"The chicken was nicely caramelized and tender, and I loved spooning the delicious sauce over rice."

-LifeIsGood

Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts

"This recipe is so flexible. I added some grated cheese to the stuffing, and it was very tasty."

-jkhosler

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