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Family-friendly Chicken Recipes for Easy Midweek Dinners

When it comes to family mealtime, chicken is a real crowd pleaser. To help you in your quest for easy midweek dinners, we’ve rounded up our favourite family-friendly chicken recipes, all ready in under an hour.

Satay roasted chicken breast

Seven easy-to-find ingredients are all it takes to whip up this succulent satay roasted chicken breast. Make extra chicken to use as  sandwich or tortilla fillings for school and work lunches.

Satay Roasted Chicken Breast Recipe

Chicken, honey, soy and chilli stir-fry

A great way to introduce younger palates to Asian spices, this mild chicken, honey, soy and chilli stir-fry has a gentle heat, which is tempered by the sweetness of the honey, making it a safe choice for family dinners.

chicken honey soy with hokkien noodles recipe

Black bean chicken

A surefire family favourite, this easy black bean chicken recipe requires just five supermarket ingredients and 20 minutes of preparation time. Winner winner, chicken dinner!

Black Bean Chicken Recipe

Chicken wings in sweet soy sauce

Little hands will make light work of these sticky chicken wings in sweet soy sauce. Serve with steamed rice and vegetable batons… and plenty of paper towels.

Chicken noodle soup

For cool-weather comfort in a bowl, whip up a batch of this soothing chicken noodle soup. The little ones will love slurping on the noodles, and you’ll love the fact that it’s ready in less than 30 minutes. Pick up a roast chicken from the supermarket for a quick-smart dinner.

Classic Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

Pineapple and chicken rice

This sweet and savoury pineapple and chicken rice will be a hit with the whole family, thanks to the chunks of juicy pineapple, tender chicken and golden rice. Plus, it’s a great way to get fussy eaters to consume more vegetables.

Pineapple and Chicken Rice Recipe

Chicken green curry

For older children, introduce them to the flavours of Thailand with this authentic chicken green curry. You can control the heat by reducing the amount of curry paste and increasing the coconut milk.


For more Chinese inspiration, discover 8 Cantonese recipes the family will love and more delicious Asian chicken recipes.

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