Dinner Tonight: Quick and Healthy Menus in 45 Minutes (or Less)

These recipes, paired with simple sides, can be on your table in 45 minutes or less. Check back for additional recipes around the beginning of each month.

Dinner Tonight: Chicken and Turkey

Bird is the word. Versatile and quick-cooking, chicken and turkey are staples of a healthy weeknight pantry.

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Deviled Chicken Recipes
Photo: John Autry

Deviled Chicken

Time: 40 minutes

Kid Tweak: Omit the red pepper and use an equal amount of mild chili powder.

Serve with Broccoli with Shallots: Cook 12 ounces fresh broccoli florets in boiling water 2 minutes; drain. Heat 1 teaspoon butter and 1 teaspoon olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add 3 tablespoons minced shallots; sauté 2 minutes. Add broccoli, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper; sauté 2 minutes. Yield: 4 servings. CALORIES 48; FAT 2.4g (sat 0.8g); SODIUM 178mg

And Herbed Rice: Cook 1 cup basmati rice according to package directions. Stir in 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme, 1 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano, 1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper, and 3/8 teaspoon salt. Yield: 4 servings. CALORIES 182; FAT 0g; SODIUM 221mg

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