When you’re pressed for time but still want a great dinner, sheet pan chicken dinners are a game changer. They’re easy to throw together, cook everything on one pan, and taste amazing. We’ve rounded up 20 of the best chicken sheet pan recipes that are so simple, it feels like cheating. Make dinner easy and delicious with these delicious dinners.

Sliced grilled chicken breasts served with broccoli florets, red bell peppers, and red onion pieces on a baking sheet.
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Sheet Pan Chicken & Sweet Potatoes

Roasted chicken thighs with sweet potatoes and pecans.
Sheet Pan Chicken & Sweet Potatoes. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

This dinner of chicken and sweet potatoes with caramelized pecans is so simple. Make everything on one sheet pan, and dinner is ready in no time. Perfect for a stress-free meal.
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Sheet Pan Roasted Peri Peri Chicken

Spatchcock chicken with peri peri seasoning on a baking sheet with green beans and sweet potatoes.
Sheet Pan Roasted Peri Peri Chicken. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

This peri peri chicken dinner is full of flavorful spices and cooked on just one pan using the spatchcock method. Ready in just 35 minutes, it feels like cheating how easy it is.
Get the Recipe: Sheet Pan Roasted Peri Peri Chicken

Sheet Pan Maple Mustard Chicken

Maple mustard chicken breasts with brussels sprouts, squash and cranberries.
Sheet Pan Maple Mustard Chicken. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

This simple dinner includes maple mustard chicken breasts, Brussels sprouts, squash, and cranberries, all baked together on one pan. A great choice for a weeknight meal.
Get the Recipe: Sheet Pan Maple Mustard Chicken

Sheet Pan Cornish Game Hens

Cornish game hens on a baking sheet with vegetables.
Sheet Pan Cornish Game Hens. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Making Cornish Game Hens is super simple with this sheet pan method. Rhubarb, blood oranges, fennel, and potatoes are roasted with the hens for an easy spring dinner.
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Sheet Pan Chicken With Turmeric

Sheet Pan Chicken With Turmeric. Photo credit: Seasonal Cravings.

Sheet Pan Chicken with Turmeric is so easy to make on a weeknight. The turmeric adds great flavor, and the chicken stays tender and moist. A perfect cheat meal.
Get the Recipe: Sheet Pan Chicken With Turmeric

Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas

Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas. Photo credit: Seasonal Cravings.

For a quick, family-friendly dinner, these Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas are the easiest ever. Kids love them, and they’re ready in under 30 minutes.
Get the Recipe: Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas

Sheet Pan Jerk Chicken with Pineapple

Sheet Pan Jerk Chicken with Pineapple. Photo credit: Seasonal Cravings.

This Sheet Pan Jerk Chicken with Pineapple is full of spicy and sweet flavor. It’s quick and easy to prepare in one pan and packed with veggies.
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Sheet Pan Curried Chicken & Tahini Dressing

Sheet Pan Curried Chicken & Tahini Dressing. Photo credit: The Peasant’s Daughter.

Make a simple dinner with this quick sheet pan curried chicken and creamy tahini dressing. Uses chicken breasts or thighs and is packed with veggies and flavor.
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Sheet Pan Chicken with Lemon

Sheet Pan Chicken with Lemon. Photo credit: The Art of Food and Wine.

Easy Sheet Pan Lemon Chicken with Potatoes and Carrots is the perfect one-pan meal. Loaded with flavor from a lemon, rosemary, and garlic marinade.
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Easy Greek Chicken Sheet Pan Dinner

Easy Greek Chicken Sheet Pan Dinner. Photo credit: Busy Day Dinners.

This Greek chicken sheet pan dinner showcases Mediterranean flavors. Your taste buds will do a happy dance with every bite.
Get the Recipe: Easy Greek Chicken Sheet Pan Dinner

Simple Sheet Pan Chicken and Black Bean Quesadilla

Simple Sheet Pan Chicken and Black Bean Quesadilla. Photo credit: Kim Schob.

This sheet pan quesadilla is easy to make and delicious. Juicy shredded chicken, black beans, onions, and green peppers inside a soft flour tortilla with melted cheese.
Get the Recipe: Simple Sheet Pan Chicken and Black Bean Quesadilla

Sheet Pan Chicken Pitas

Sheet Pan Chicken Pitas. Photo credit: Haute & Healthy Living.

These Sheet Pan Chicken Pitas are the easiest way to get dinner on the table quickly. Roast marinated chicken and veggies together, then fill your pitas and add toppings.
Get the Recipe: Sheet Pan Chicken Pitas

Chicken Thigh Tray Bake

Chicken Thigh Tray Bake. Photo credit: Quiche My Grits.

Whip up this Chicken Thigh Tray Bake for a fuss-free meal. Juicy chicken thighs, colorful veggies, and seasonings roast on one sheet pan for great flavor and easy cleanup.
Get the Recipe: Chicken Thigh Tray Bake

Sheet Pan Roasted Greek Chicken with Garlic Potatoes

Sheet Pan Roasted Greek Chicken with Garlic Potatoes. Photo credit: Chew Out Loud.

Sheet Pan Roasted Greek Chicken with Garlic Potatoes is easy and full of flavor your family will love. A one-pan meal that requires minimal cleanup.
Get the Recipe: Sheet Pan Roasted Greek Chicken with Garlic Potatoes

Sheet Pan Roast Chicken with Potatoes

Sheet Pan Roast Chicken with Potatoes. Photo credit: Chew Out Loud.

Sheet Pan Roast Chicken with Potatoes is full of bright flavors everyone will devour. Prepare it a night or two beforehand, and pop it in the oven before dinner.
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Sheet Pan Baked Chicken Breast with Veggies

Sheet Pan Baked Chicken Breast with Veggies. Photo credit: Healthy Fitness Meals.

This Sheet Pan Baked Chicken and Veggies recipe is great for a quick and simple dinner. Everything is cooked in one pan, making it hassle-free.
Get the Recipe: Sheet Pan Baked Chicken Breast with Veggies

Baked Chicken And Potatoes

Baked Chicken And Potatoes. Photo credit: Little Sunny Kitchen.

This easy-baked chicken and potatoes one-pan meal results in tender chicken with a lemon garlic butter sauce, crispy potatoes, and charred broccoli. A simple weeknight dinner.
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Honey Balsamic Chicken

Honey Balsamic Chicken. Photo credit: Sidewalk Shoes.

Honey balsamic glazed chicken with roasted vegetables makes for an easy weeknight sheet pan dinner.
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Sheet Pan Chicken, Squash And Fennel

Sheet Pan Chicken, Squash And Fennel. Photo credit: Through the Fibro Fog.

This sheet pan chicken and squash with fennel is a fun and flavorful dinner for the family. Super simple to make, it’s packed with veggies and has a pop of sweetness from blueberries.
Get the Recipe: Sheet Pan Chicken, Squash And Fennel

Sheet Pan Honey Glazed Chicken Thighs

Sheet Pan Honey Glazed Chicken Thighs. Photo credit: A Southern Soul.

With just a few simple ingredients and minimal prep, this sweet and savory Sheet Pan Honey Glazed Chicken Thighs recipe is a game-changer for busy home cooks!
Get the Recipe: Sheet Pan Honey Glazed Chicken Thighs

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