26. Simple Chicken and Rice (Cleverly Simple) – At first glance, this easy cheap chicken recipe sounds very “plain Jane”. After all, it’s just chicken and rice, right? Well, appearances can be deceiving. The ingredients in this recipe cook together to form a mouth-watering dish your family is sure to devour.
27. Spinach and Chicken Alfredo (Cleverly Simple) – Complete with creamy Alfredo sauce and fresh spinach, this easy cheap chicken recipe is a great way to end a busy, stressful day. Bonus: The leftovers can easily be frozen and re-heated later.
28. Slow Cooker Chicken Soft Tacos (Everyday Savvy) – No list of easy cheap chicken recipes would be complete without at least one taco recipe, am I right? If you’re watching your waistline, skip the tortilla and serve the chicken over lettuce.
29. Lemon Dump Chicken (Everyday Savvy) – If one of your 2016 goals was to be more organized, make this easy cheap chicken recipe a part of your plan. You prep and freeze it ahead of time and then when you want to use it you simply dump all the frozen ingredients in the slow cooker. Pretty easy, right?
30. Easy Crockpot Chicken Tostados (Everyday Savvy) – So… you could spend 15 minutes on the phone ordering pizza delivery or you could spend 15 minutes prepping this easy cheap chicken recipe. I vote for the easy cheap chicken recipe! It’s affordable, healthy, and yummy.
31. Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup (Everyday Savvy) – This easy cheap chicken recipe is another take on chicken tortilla soup. If you and your family aren’t a fan of “spicy” foods, don’t shy away from this recipe… you can easily customize it (by choosing different peppers, salsas, etc.) to fit your palette.
32. Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli and Rice Casserole (Mom Fabulous) – Keep this easy cheap chicken recipe as simple as possible by snagging a rotisserie chicken from the grocery store on your way home. With a pre-cooked chicken in hand, you’ll need just 20 minutes of prep time to get this dinner going.
33. Mexican Chicken Casserole (Mom Fabulous) – If your life just wouldn’t be complete without Mexican food, this easy cheap chicken recipe is for you. It’s quick, simple, and full of cheesy goodness. Yum!
34. Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches (Cooking Mimi) – Just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean you can’t indulge in that summer favorite. Yep, I’m talking about barbecue. Here’s an easy cheap chicken recipe that is sure to hit the spot.
35. Chicken and Noodle Casserole (Cooking Mimi) – Here’s another versatile easy cheap chicken recipe that is sure to keep your family coming back for more. (Well, that and the fact that no one else seems to know what to make for dinner). You can easily substitute more or less or completely different vegetables to fit your family’s tastes.
36. Vietnamese Chicken Salad (Caroline’s Cooking) – Need to use up leftover chicken or turkey? You can’t go wrong with this easy cheap chicken recipe. Serve this dish up when you’re making other Chinese themed dishes like the sweet and sour chicken mentioned above.
There you have it – 36 easy cheap chicken recipes that show you how versatile, affordable, and downright irresistible chicken really is!
For more delicious and cheap meals for the family, check out these 39 Cheap Meals for Large Families and 56 Cheap and Easy Family Meals. Also, be sure to follow Freebie Finding Mom’s Easy Dinner Recipes on a Budget Pinterest board for additional inspiration.