Easy Boneless Chicken Recipes for Dinner

boneless chicken recipes for dinner

11 Quick Boneless Chicken Recipes for Dinner

There are so many delicious boneless chicken recipes for dinner out there, but these are some of the best tasting, healthiest and flavorsome dishes.  

Look through our collection of quick boneless chicken recipes for dinner and enjoy with your family.

1- BBQ Chicken Boti

BBQ Chicken Boti by Chef Sara Riaz

Spice up your evening meal with this quick and easy recipe of BBQ Chicken Boti. Though simple ingredients are used in this recipe yet this simple recipe is bursting with flavour. Don’t forget to try a mouthwatering BBQ recipe by Chef Sara Riaz.

Ingredients

  • 1 kg Chicken Meat (18 to 20 pieces)
  • 1 tbsp Raw papaya paste
  • 2 tbsp Yogurt
  • 1 1/2 tspSalt
  • 1 tsp Green chillies paste
  • 1 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp All spices powder
  • 1 tsp White cumin seeds (rosted and grinded)
  • 2 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Ginger paste
  • 1 tsp Garlic paste
  • Skewers as required

Directions

  1. Marinate chicken pieces with all the above ingredients and put this marinated chicken pieces in refrigerator for 4 to 5 hours.
  2. Thread chicken pieces on skewers and cook on BBQ grill. While barbequing when chicken is half done, brush them with oil, and continue barbequing until it is finally done.
  3. Serve with Paratha and chutney.

Note
You can also bake Chicken Boti, and when baked, take a pan put chicken with a burning coal, drop oil on coal and cover the pan for 1 minute. It will give very good smoked smell.

2- Buffalo Chicken Bites

Buffalo Chicken Bites Recipe

Buffalo Chicken Bites is a super delicious dish with soft and tender chicken coated in hot tangy sauce. After frying if you don’t want to coat the chicken leave it and serve just as it is. It gives a lip smacking taste.

Ingredients

  • Skinless chicken breasts 2 (cut into 1½” chunks)
  • Buttermilk ½ cup
  • Salt 1 tsp
  • Red hot sauce ¾ cup
  • Water 2 tbsp
  • Butter 1 tbsp
  • Sugar ½ tsp
  • Cornstarch 1 tbsp + 1 cups
  • Egg whites 3
  • Flour ½ cup
  • Baking soda ½ tsp
  • Oil for frying
Directions
  1. Put the chicken, buttermilk and salt into a zip-lock bag and refrigerate for 30 minutes (or up to two hours).
  2. In a small pot, combine the hot sauce, water, butter, sugar and 1 tbsp cornstarch. Whisk over medium heat until thickened, 3 – 5 minutes. Turn off heat
  3. In a medium bowl, beat the egg whites just until very foamy and soft peaks just start to form.
  4. In a second medium bowl stir together the flour, baking soda, remaining 1½ cups cornstarch and 6½ tbsp of the hot sauce until it resembles coarse meal.
  5. Remove the chicken from the buttermilk marinade and lightly pat dry. Add half of the chicken to the egg whites and toss to coat well. Remove the chicken from the egg whites and add it to the cornstarch mixture, tossing to coat, and then pressing the breading into the chicken to ensure it is well coated. Remove the chicken to a plate and repeat with the remaining chicken chunks.
  6. Heat oil and fry over medium heat for 4 to 5 minutes, until the chicken is golden brown, being sure not to over crowed the chicken (cook it in two or three batches). If necessary. While the chicken is frying, re-heat the sauce over medium heat.
  7. Toss the cooked chicken pieces with the sauce in a large bowl and serve.
Recipe credit Kitchen Trials

4- Honey Hoisin Chicken

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A yummy sweet and sour chicken recipe is best to serve in week days or special occasion. Honey Hoisin Chicken cooked in a sauce that gives it a unique aroma and taste. Must try Honey Hoisin Chicken recipe.

Ingredients
 
  • Chicken breasts 6
  • Hoisin sauce 1/4 cup
  • Soy sauce 1/4 cup
  • Honey 1/4 cup
  • Ginger 2 tbsp (grated)
  • Black pepper 2 tsp
  • Sesame seeds 1/4 cup (toasted)
  • Boiled rice for serving

Directions

  1. Mix all ingredients in chicken and cook over slow flame until chicken soft. Stir frequently.
  2. Serve over boiled rice.

5- Spicy Chicken Bites Recipe

easy boneless chicken recipes for dinner

I personally like Zarnak Sidhwa recipes so often try them. This is one of her mouthwatering recipe that is quite easy to make. Blend of ingredients give Spicy Chicken Bites a satisfactory taste. It goes great with pita bread, dinner roll, and simple bread along some tangy dip.

For a variation in chicken bites then check out Chicken on Skewer. You can serve it in a get together.

Ingredients
  • Boneless chicken ½ kg (cubed)
  • Cumin seeds 2 tsp
  • Coriander seeds 1 tbsp
  • Black peppercorns 10
  • Cloves 3-4
  • Cinnamon 1-inch stick
  • Onion 1 medium (roughly sliced)
  • Ginger 1-inch piece (Roughly sliced)
  • Garlic 4 cloves
  • Green chillies 3-4 (halved)
  • Lemon juice 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil 2 tbsp
Directions 
  1. Dry roast cumin seeds, coriander seeds, peppercorns, cloves and cinnamon.
  2. Mix together onion, ginger, garlic, green chilies, lemon juice, and the roasted spices and grind to a fine paste. Add salt and mix well.
  3. Marinate chicken pieces in this paste for two hours in the refrigerator.
  4. Heat oil and cook the marinated chicken pieces stirring continuously. Reduce heat; cover and cook on low heat for five minutes or till chicken pieces are fully cooked, stirring occasionally.
  5. Serve with pita bread.

6- Easy Arabic Chicken

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Arabic chicken is a simple recipe that is made with common ingredients. But it has different taste especially sesame seeds give it a succulent taste.

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Give your chicken a flavorsome taste by following this recipe. Arabic chicken is very easy with a great taste.

Ingredients
  • Oil ¼ cup
  • Onion 1 (sliced)
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp
  • Chicken 500g
  • Tomato 2 (chopped)
  • Yogurt 1 cup
  • Sesame seeds 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Crushed red chili ½ tsp
  • Black pepper powder 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder ½ tsp
Directions
  1. Take oil in a pan and heat it, add onion and stir fry until light pink then stir in ginger garlic paste. Cook for a minute.
  2. Add chicken and cook until it changes the color then add tomato, mix and add yogurt.
  3. Now add in sesame seeds, salt, crushed red chili, black pepper powder and garam masala powder.
  4. Cover and cook until meat is tender.
  5. Sprinkle sesame seeds and serve with roti or pitta bread.

7- Chicken Satay with Peanut Butter Sauce

Chicken Satay With Peanut Butter Sauce​

Chicken Satay is a famous Indonesian cuisine now getting popularity all over the word. In this recipe marinate chicken is thread on skewers and cook on grill. This full of flavor chicken recipe tastes great with tangy Peanut Butter Sauce.

Ingredients

For Chicken

  • Boneless chicken breast halves ½ kg (cut into 1 inch strips)
  • Soya sauce 2 tbsp
  • Vegetable oil 2 tbsp
  • Lemon juice 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder 1 tsp
  • Red chili powder 1 tsp
  • Cumin powder 1 tsp
  • Salt ½ tsp or to taste

For Peanut Butter Sauce

  • Garlic 1 clove (minced)
  • Peanut butter ¼ cup
  • Sugar 2 tbsp
  • Red chili flakes ¼ tsp
  • Soya sauce 2 tbsp
  • Water ⅔ cup
Directions

For Chicken
  1. Marinade chicken with all above ingredients and leave for 2 hours.
  2. Preheat a grill pan for medium-high heat.
  3. Thread marinated chicken onto skewers, then grill 4 to 5 minutes per side, or until cooked through. Serve with warm peanut butter sauce.

For Peanut Butter Sauce

  1. Cook garlic and peanut butter together in a saucepan over medium heat until simmering, about 4 minutes.
  2. Whisk in sugar, chili flakes, soy sauce, and water. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until starting to thicken, about 10 minutes.

8- Chicken Hot Pot Recipe

Quick Chicken Hot Pot

Chicken Hot Pot is one of warming recipe with a mild flavor of spices. It goes with great paratha and boiled rice.

A mouthwatering chicken recipe prepared with a sauce of capsicum, onion and tomato. Perfect boneless chicken recipe for a family dine.

Ingredients

  • Boneless chicken ½ kg (sliced)
  • Whole red chili 20
  • Hot water 1/2 cup
  • Capsicum 1
  • Onion 1
  • Tomato 1
  • Garlic 4 cloves
  • Ginger 1 inch piece
  • Oil 4 tbsp
  • Bay leave 2-3
  • Black pepper powder 1/2 tsp or to taste
  • Crushed black pepper ½ tsp
  • Salt to taste
Directions
  1. Soak whole red chilies in hot water for 20 minutes then put them in blender with capsicum, onion, tomato, garlic and ginger to make a paste.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and sauté chicken till its color change. Then add prepared paste, bay leaves, black pepper powder, crushed black pepper and salt.
  3. Cover and cook till chicken tender and oil comes on top.
  4. Serve with boiled rice or roti.

9- Irish Rice Recipe

Irish Rice Recipe

Almost we all love to eat rice, especially variation in rise recipes are favorable. Irish Rice is such a great recipe to serve over weekend to the family and guests. 

Ingredients
  • Chicken boneless ½ kg
  • Tomato ketchup 2 tbsp
  • Soya sauce 1 tbsp
  • Worchester sauce 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Crushed black pepper 1 tbsp
  • Lemon juice 2 tbsp
  • Onion 2
  • Capsicum 2
  • Tomatoes 2
  • Oil ¼ cup
  • Onion 1 (chopped)
  • Bay leaf 1
  • Star anise 2
  • Cinnamon 2 sticks
  • Gram lentils boiled 125 gm
  • Rice 300 gm
  • Shashlik sticks as required
Directions
  1. In a bowl marinated chicken pieces with tomato ketchup, soya sauce, Worchester sauce, salt, crushed black pepper and lemon juice.
  2. Cut 2 onions,  capsicum and  tomatoes into cubes. Thread marinated chicken in shashlik sticks alternating with vegetable cubes.
  3. Put shashlik sticks in a greased oven tray. Bake in a preheated oven for 15 – 20 minutes.
  4. Heat  oil in a pan, add 1 chopped onion and sauté for few seconds. Now add bay leaf,  star anise and cinnamon sticks.  Sauté for 2 minutes.
  5. Add boiled gram lentils,  soaked rice, salt to taste and water as required. Cook till rice cooked 80 % and water dries.
  6. Now put baked chicken sticks on top of rice. Cover with a little boiled rice and simmer on low flame for 8 – 10 minutes.
  7. Dish out in serving platter and serve.

10- Chicken Tikka Pulao Recipe

Chicken Tikka Pulao Recipe

Get the whole family eating a scrumptious rice dish. Combine the taste of tikka and pulao in one recipe. Chicken Tikka Pulao is perfect to serve with simple gravy or salsa.

Ingredients

  • Rice ½ kg (soaked)

For Chicken Marination

  • Chicken 1 kg
  • Yogurt 2 cups
  • Ginger garlic paste 2 tbsp
  • Chicken tikka masala 4 tbsp

For Gravy

  • Oil ½ cup
  • Onion 3 large (sliced)
  • Red chili powder 1 tsp
  • Black pepper powder 1 tsp
  • Salt ½ tsp or to taste
  • Lemon 2
  • Green chilies 2 (sliced)

For Stock

  • Water 4-5 glasses
  • Chicken bones as required
  • Garlic 4-6 cloves (crushed)
  • Whole coriander 2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
Directions
  1. Marinade chicken with yogurt, ginger garlic paste and tikka masala. Leave for 1 hour.
  2. Add stock ingredients in a pan and cook for 15 minutes. It should be enough to cook the rice. Sieve through a strainer. Keep aside.
  3. Heat oil in another pan and golden brown onion. Remove onion.
  4. In same oil put marinade chicken and cook until half cooked.
  5. Now add red chili powder, black pepper powder, salt and lemon juice. Cook and when its tender, add green chilies.
  6. Meanwhile heat up stock, add rice (adjust salt) and cook until 80% rice are cooked.
  7. Keep rice on dum for 10 minutes.
  8. Dish out rice in serving platter, put chicken over rice and sprinkle brown onion. Serve warm.

11- Grilled Chicken Rice

Grilled Chicken Rice

Find a delicious recipe of Grilled Chicken Rice by Chef Rida Aftab. Perfect for a warming dinner.

Ingredients

  • Boneless Chicken ½ kg (cubed)
  • Ginger Garlic Paste 2 tsp
  • Red Chili Powder 2 tsp
  • Salt ½ tsp
  • All Spice Powder 2 tsp
  • Lemon Juice 3 tbsp
  • Yogurt ½ cup
  • Oil 4 tbsp

For Rice 

  • Boiled Rice ½ kg (80% cooked)
  • Oil ½ cup
  • Cumin Seeds 2 tsp
  • Yogurt ½ cup
  • Salt 1 tsp
  • Green Chili 10
  • Star anise 6
  • Green Coriander 1 bunch (chopped)
  • Curry Leaves 10 (finally chopped)
  • Kewra ½ tsp
  • Yellow Food Color ½ tsp

Directions

  1. Add ginger garlic paste, red chili powder, salt, all spice powder, lemon juice, and yogurt in chicken cubes and leave for marination.
  2. Now grill or bake chicken.

For Rice

  1. Heat oil and fry cumin seeds. When smells, add yogurt, salt,  green chilies, star anises, chopped coriander leaves, and finely chopped curry leaves. Later add boiled rice and mix well.
  2. Then add kewra water, grilled chicken, and yellow food color. In the end, add little water to simmer it for 10 minutes.
  3. Serve hot.

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