23 Quick & Tasty Ground Chicken Dishes: Easy Recipes for Any Day

Check out our collection of 24 ground chicken recipes, perfect for any meal. From easy weeknight dinners to creative twists on classic favorites, find dishes that are both delicious and simple to make. Great for families, these recipes promise flavors that will win over even the pickiest eaters.

Chicken meatballs drizzled with sauces with toothpicks on.

Ground chicken is easy to cook and reasonably cheap. Are you a fan looking for new and exciting ways to cook ground chicken? Check these assorted 23 mouth-watering chicken recipes that will satisfy your cravings. 

From flavorful baked chicken meatballs to juicy burgers, from biryani to creamy pasta, these recipes are perfect for busy weeknights or family gatherings. So, put on your apron and prepare to impress your taste buds with these easy and delicious chicken recipes!

23. Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Chicken lettuce wrap.
Photo Credit: The Blond Cook.

These incredibly quick and easy Chicken Lettuce Wraps are a delicious dinner in under 25 minutes. These Asian-inspired lettuce wraps are much better than P.F. Chang’s, and the chicken mixture is freezer-friendly for an easy make-ahead meal.

Get the recipe: Chicken Lettuce Wraps.

22. Chicken Biryani

A bowl of chicken biryani garnished with cucumber slices.
Photo Credit: So Yummy Recipes.

Do you like chicken biryani? You can make it with this straightforward recipe! It’s simple to follow but delivers big on taste, combining aromatic rice and tender chicken into a dish that’s sure to impress.

Get the recipe: Chicken Biryani.

21. Chicken Keema Curry

A round dish of chicken keema curry with potatoes.
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Give this chicken keema curry a go on your hectic weekdays. It’s a breeze to prepare and quick to cook. Yet, it promises a meal that’s both fulfilling and scrumptiously satisfying.

Get the recipe: Chicken Keema Curry.

20. Chicken Mince Kebab

Chicken mince kebabs.
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This simple chicken kebab recipe turns ground chicken into delightful patties that everyone will love, kids included. It’s a crowd-pleaser for sure! Ideal for family dinners or gatherings, these kebabs are a surefire way to delight everyone. They’re also suitable for your family meal prep, quickly prepared and packed with flavor. 

Get the recipe: Chicken Mince Kebab.

19. Chicken Seekh Kabab

Skewers of chicken seekh kabab with lettuces and lemon slices.
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Treat yourself to Chicken Seekh Kabab, a flavorful spicy ground chicken grilled on skewers to juicy perfection. These kababs are the ideal starter, perfectly paired with naan bread and tangy tomato chutney for a taste that’s hard to resist. Simple to make and delicious to eat, they’re a practical choice for any meal that needs a flavor boost. Try them and see why they’re a favorite for a satisfying, no-fuss starter.

Get the recipe: Chicken Seekh Kabab.

18. Chicken Wonton

A blue bowl of chicken wontons.
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Try the taste of Indonesian Pangsit Ayam, the chicken wontons that offer versatility and flavor in every bite. Enjoy them in a soothing soup, or go for the crispy delight of deep-fried. These wontons are a delicious way to spice up your snack time or meal prep. 

Get the recipe: Chicken Wonton.

17. Ground Chicken Sloppy Joes

A pot of ground chicken chicken sloppy Joes.
Photo Credit: Sugar and Snap Peas.

Ground Chicken Sloppy Joes will hit the spot when craving a saucy, meaty dinner! They’re unbelievably tasty and come together in 30 minutes in a single pot!

Get the recipe: Ground Chicken Sloppy Joes.

16. Ground Chicken Stuffed Peppers

A casserole dish of ground chicken stuffed peppers.
Photo Credit: Easy Family Recipes.

These Ground Chicken Stuffed Peppers are a healthy weeknight dinner your kids will want to eat! Seasoned ground chicken and rice are simmered with fire-roasted tomatoes and spinach, piled into bell pepper halves, and topped with lots of cheese for a family-friendly meal. It’s great for meal prep and freezer cooking, too!

Get the recipe: Ground Chicken Stuffed Peppers.

15. Chicken Burgers

Chicken burgers on a wooden board with red onions and small bowls of sides around.
Photo Credit: Healthy Foodie Girl.

It’s burger time! Fire up the grill and sink your teeth into the ultimate healthy chicken burgers. They are so easy to make with just the right amount of seasoning. Dinner will be a snap with these crave-worthy burgers! Add your favorite toppings and enjoy a healthy meal in minutes.

Get the recipe: Chicken Burgers.

14. Chicken Rissoles With Zucchini, Spinach And Feta

A plate of chicken rissoles with some green and sweet potato chips.
Photo Credit: It’s Not Complicated Recipes.

These Chicken Rissoles with Zucchini, Spinach, and Feta will become a family favorite. The flavor of the rissoles is taken to delicious heights with the addition of grated zucchini, baby spinach, and feta cheese. Not only does the grated zucchini add flavor, nutrients, and moisture, but it also adds bulk, which means that your chicken mince (ground chicken) extends further, making this recipe budget-friendly. 

Get the recipe: Chicken Rissoles With Zucchini, Spinach And Feta.

13. Asian Chicken Meatball Soup

Two bowls of Asian chicken meatball soup with spoons on a round tray.
Photo Credit: Plates by Nat.

Enjoy the flavors of Asian cuisine with this chicken meatball soup, loaded with fresh vegetables and tender, fluffy meatballs that simmer in a savory, umami-packed broth. The dish is garnished with a sprinkle of toasted white sesame and freshly chopped scallions. It’s a comforting and easy-to-make soup.

Get the recipe: Asian Chicken Meatball Soup.

12. One Pan of Chicken Meatballs with Orzo

A dish of chicken meatballs with orzo.
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This One Pan Chicken Meatballs with Orzo recipe is delicious and only takes 45 minutes to make! Homemade chicken meatballs are cooked in a creamy Parmesan sauce with Orzo pasta to create a satisfying dish the whole family will love!

Get the recipe: One Pan of Chicken Meatballs with Orzo.

11. Buffalo Chicken Pasta

Buffalo chicken pasta with a piece of bread.
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This buffalo chicken pasta is incredibly creamy, hearty, and a little spicy! This quick and easy recipe takes only 25 minutes to make. It is easy enough for a busy weeknight. Great for leftovers, meal prep, and gatherings. This family-friendly dinner is loved by both kids and adults!

Get the recipe: Buffalo Chicken Pasta.

10. Air Fryer Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Chicken meatballs drizzled with sauces with toothpicks on.
Photo Credit: Quiche My Grits.

Air Fryer Buffalo Chicken Meatballs are zesty little appetizers perfect for the big game and tailgate parties! They’re delicious and can be served alone or as sliders for football season and weeknight dinners!

Get the recipe: Air Fryer Buffalo Chicken Meatballs.

9. Cajun Chicken Pasta

A dish of cajun chicken pasta.
Photo Credit: 100 Days of Real Food.

This Cajun chicken pasta is creamy, spicy, and so flavorful! This one-skillet recipe is excellent for the whole family. Make it on busy weeknights or on slow weekends. It takes only 25 minutes in total. This homemade chicken pasta is restaurant quality and so delicious!

Get the recipe: Cajun Chicken Pasta.

8. Baked Chicken Meatballs

Baked chicken meatballs.
Photo Credit: Curry Trail.

Baked chicken meatballs are juicy, easy to make, and tasty! These are healthier than meatballs cooked on a skillet with loads of oil. You can serve it with anything!

Get the recipe: Baked Chicken Meatballs.

7. Ground Chicken Chili

A pot of ground chili chicken garnished with radish slices and tortilla chips.
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This Ground Chicken Chili recipe is flavorful, satisfying, quick, and easy to make using everyday pantry staples. Perfect for busy weeknight dinners and your weekly meal prep.

Get the recipe: Ground Chicken Chili.

6. Butter Chicken Meatballs

A hand holding a dish of butter chicken meatballs and rice that is garnished with cilantro leaf.
Photo Credit: Coriander and Lace.

If you love butter chicken, you must try this meatball version; tender, juicy meatballs meet a creamy, richly seasoned butter chicken sauce for an unforgettable taste. Ready in just 35 minutes, this dish combines convenience with incredible flavor. It’s an easy, quick meal solution that’s sure to become a new favorite. Try it once, and you’ll find yourself repeatedly returning for these delicious butter chicken meatballs.

Get the recipe: Butter Chicken Meatballs.

5. Soboro Don

Two dishes of Soboro Don.
Photo Credit: Carmy.

Made with simple ingredients, this Soboro Don (Ground Chicken Bowl) is an easy and filling dish that comes together quickly. Perfectly seasoned ground chicken served with green peas and fluffy scrambled eggs over rice, this simple Japanese rice bowl is a sweet but savory recipe you’ll love.

Get the recipe: Soboro Don.

4. Thai Basil Chicken

Two dishes of Thai basil chicken and rice with white napkin on the side.
Photo Credit: The Forked Spoon.

Thai Basil Chicken Recipe is made with delicious bits of ground chicken, shallots, and fresh basil stir-fried in a light and flavorful sauce filled with heat and just the right amount of sweetness. Less than 400 calories per serving and ready in just 25 minutes.

Get the recipe: Thai Basil Chicken.

3. Baked Chicken Nuggets

Baked chicken nuggets.
Photo Credit: Served From Scratch.

These Healthy Baked Chicken Nuggets are everything you want in a homemade chicken nugget but much more! They’re flavorful and crunchy but not deep-fried, and they’re still great to store in the freezer!

Get the recipe: Baked Chicken Nuggets.

2. Sloppy Joe Sliders

Sloppy Joe Sliders.
Photo Credit: Your Homemade Healthy.

Dive into these Sloppy Joe Sliders for a comforting treat! Ideal for sharing or as a quick dinner fix, these mini sandwiches are both tasty and convenient. Get them from kitchen to table in less than an hour, hot and bursting with flavor!

Get the recipe: Sloppy Joe Sliders.

1. Southwest Ground Chicken Burgers

Southwest Ground Chicken Burger.
Photo Credit: Wholesome Made Easy.

Whip up these Southwest Chicken Burgers and transform plain ground chicken into something extraordinary! These burgers are a hit, with juicy bits of chicken mixed with tasty green chiles and onions, plus a smoky sauce that packs a punch. They’re so good they’ll make your taste buds dance!

Get the recipe: Southwest Ground Chicken Burgers.

Author: Devy Dar

Title: Food Writer, Recipe Developer, and Digital Content Creator.


Devy Dar founded So Yummy Recipes and Drizzling Flavor to share her love of food after exploring various cultures and cuisines for more than two decades. Her mission is to help others easily recreate traditional and non-traditional food with readily available ingredients. Her works have been featured in Reader’s Digest, Al Jazeera, MSN, Yahoo, Bon Appetit, and more. 

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