Easy Baked Chicken Recipes for Kids and Adults to Enjoy Together!

Easy Baked Chicken Recipes for Kids and Adults to Enjoy Together!

These easy baked chicken recipes are perfect for kids and make great quick and easy dinners for when you’re too busy to spend hours in the kitchen!

When you’re trying to come up with a meal plan for the week ahead and looking for easy recipes for kids, chicken usually springs to mind as the perfect ingredient.

I always end up just baking it in the oven and then serving it up with some potatoes and vegetables, which seems a bit boring. So this week I’ve decided to round up some yummy looking easy baked chicken recipes for kids to make our chicken dinners a little more exciting!
These easy baked chicken recipes are perfect for kids and make great quick and easy dinners for when you’re too busy to spend hours in the kitchen!

Easy Baked Chicken Recipes for Kids

1. Healthier Crispy Baked Chicken with Greek Yogurt Ranch Sauce

Crispy Baked Chicken
Miss E is going through a phase of wanting ‘dip’ on everything. It doesn’t actually matter what the dip is as long as she can go through the motions of dipping her food into it before she eats it.

That’s why this recipe jumped out at me, because what small person could refuse a piece of crispy chicken smothered in ranch dressing? And the best part of it is they won’t even realise how healthy it is!

2. Baked Chicken Breasts and Cucumber Salad

Baked Chicken Cucumber Salad
If you’re looking for a baked chicken breast recipe that’s perfect for a hot summer’s evening then look no further than this recipe right here.

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It’s a 30 minute dinner so it’s perfect for those weekday evenings when you don’t have a lot of time to cook, and the kids are going to be really interested in those lemon cucumbers.

Yep, you read that right, if you’ve never heard of a lemon cucumber before you’ll need to click through and see what it’s all about!

3. Chicken Parmesan Recipe for Kids

Chicken Parmesan
If your kids are keen to help you make dinner then don’t miss this wonderful Chicken Parmesan recipe. If you’ve got time you could bake the chicken breasts to use, or you could just cheat and buy some from the store to save time!

4. Crispy Oven Fried Chicken

Crispy Oven Fried Chicken
It has to be said that chicken generally tastes much yummier when it’s been fried rather than baked which is why this is one of the best chicken recipes for kids… it’s fake fried chicken!

Thanks to a not-so-secret mix of herbs and crushed up breakfast cereal this chicken is baked in the oven but tastes as good as the fried stuff that your kids love so much!

5. How to Bake Chicken Breast

Baked Chicken Breast
If you just want a juicy chicken breast for dinner with no crunch or topping then don’t miss this great recipe for a perfectly cooked and seasoned chicken breast. I’m so glad I found this recipe because it turns out I’ve been baking my chicken all wrong. Sometimes plain and simple is the way to go!

6. Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Chicken Breast

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Chicken Breast
We don’t know about you but our mouths were watering when we saw this recipe! The three cheese filling looks delicious, and what’s not to love about something wrapped in bacon? Best of all this is a one pan recipe, which is perfect if you hate washing up!

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7. Easy Weeknight Baked Chicken Parmesan

Backed Chicken Parmesan
If you’re looking for an easy to cook recipe for a midweek meal then you can’t go wrong with a chicken parmesan, and we love the tip about tripling the recipe so that you have enough for lunch the next day and leftovers for another night!

8. Paleo Baked Chicken

Paleo Baked Chicken
If you’re on a Paleo diet and looking for a baked chicken breast recipe that is gluten free, grain free and sugar free then this is the one for you. This chicken breast is tender, covered with spices and even has butter drizzled on it, so the whole family will love this one, even the kids!

9. Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken

Baked Chicken Garlic Parmesan
You can never have too many Parmesan Chicken recipes in your meal plan especially when they are as easy to make as this Baked Garlic version. You just need to spread the ingredients on the top and pop it in the oven, no dipping, coating or marinating required!

10. Cheesy Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta

Cheesey Bacon Ranch Pasta Bake
What do you do with those baked chicken breast leftovers? Turn them into a pasta bake of course! Add some bacon and some ranch dressing and you have yourself a creamy, cheesy, comforting chicken and pasta baked casserole. Perfect for leftovers night or even for taking along to your next pot luck!


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These easy baked chicken recipes are perfect for kids and make great quick and easy dinners for when you’re too busy to spend hours in the kitchen!


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