Easy One-Pot Chicken Dinners

 

Cooking dinner in a single vessel means you can create layers of flavor, and without wreaking havoc on your kitchen. 

 

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

One-Pot Wonderful

Everything into the pot! These richly flavored dishes will make you wonder why you've been dirtying so many pans. 

Portuguese One-Pot Chicken and Potatoes

Paprika, chorizo, tomatoes and potatoes are the stars of this hearty stew. Serve with Portuguese rolls to complete the dish. 

Get the Recipe: Portuguese One Pot Chicken and Potatoes

Chicken and White Bean Chili

This chili falls into the good-for-you category by using heart-healthy white beans and lower-fat ground chicken instead of beef.

Get the Recipe: Chicken and White Bean Chili

Smoky Chicken and Cider

Bacon is essential to this dish (it's the smoke alluded to in the name), so don't skimp on it. Apple cider and dark maple syrup also make this a sweet-and-sour dish to love. 

Get the Recipe: Smoky Chicken and Cider

Chicken and Chickpea Tagine with Apricots and Harissa Sauce

Harissa is a fiery paste of chiles, garlic and spices. It is available at specialty markets. It makes all the difference in this dish, but a tablespoon is all you need.

Get the Recipe: Chicken and Chickpea Tagine with Apricots and Harissa Sauce

One-Pot Creamy Ranch Chicken Succotash

This Southern-influenced dish comes together in less than an hour, but tastes like it took all day. Chicken breasts can be swapped in for thighs if you prefer white meat to dark. 

Get the Recipe: One-Pot Creamy Ranch Chicken Succotash