Chicken Recipes

Follow our step-by-step recipes for succulent, easy-to-prepare chicken dishes.


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Deluxe Chicken and Roasted Pepper Sandwich
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Deluxe Chicken and Roasted Pepper Sandwich

    A sophisticated blend of marinated grilled chicken, fresh thyme, and crushed red peppers, topped with chevre, roasted sweet peppers, and fresh basil. The chicken works equally well on an indoor or outdoor grill.

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Turkish Chicken Thighs

    An intriguing combination of chutney, ginger, mustard, and five-spice powder makes chicken thighs scrumptious.

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Grilled Chicken Salad

    Sliced grilled chicken is arranged atop fresh greens and sprinkled with pine nuts, goat cheese, and grapes for a prettily composed salad.

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Grilled Chicken Sandwiches

    Sweet sauteed peppers and flavorful marinade enliven these grilled chicken sandwiches. They're perfect for cookouts or summer family meals.

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Coconut Chicken Spears

    These grilled five-spice-rubbed chicken skewers are served with red and green curry sweetened coconut sauces.

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Smoky Chicken Wraps

    It's easy to get a grip on dinner when it's mesquite-smoked chicken all wrapped up in a tomato tortilla that's slathered with tomato-and-pine-nut cream cheese. For variety, try other flavored tortillas, such as spinach. Plain works, too. Serve these hearty sandwiches with sliced tomatoes drizzled with your favorite herb vinaigrette.

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Garlic-Grilled Whole Chicken

    A mixture of garlic and basil inserted under the skin and a combination of lemon, sweet pepper, and additional garlic in the cavity flavor every bite of this grilled chicken.

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Chicken Sesame Vegetable Salad

    Watercress, asparagus, and sugar snap peas combine with Garlic Ginger Soy Dressing and chicken for a spring-fresh Asian-inspired salad.

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Ginger-Lime Chicken Salad

    Ginger and lime add a twist to this yogurt-dressed low-fat chicken salad. The yogurt serves as a healthy alternative to mayonnaise in this tangy, quick-to-prepare chicken salad.

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Curried Chicken Salad with Jicama

    Use a purchased deli-roasted chicken or the poultry from last night's dinner as the basis for a chilled salad. Crunchy jicama and celery add a little snap to complement the juicy grapes. If desired, heat up the proceedings by stirring a minced red serrano chili pepper into the salad mixture before chilling.

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Mediterranean Chicken Salad

    Olives, artichokes, and lemon bring a Mediterranean slant to this chicken salad.

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Spring Greens and Roasted Chicken

    Rip open a bag of crisp greens, toss them into a big bowl along with flavor-packed extras such as berries, cheese, nuts, and chicken, then add a splash of dressing, and call it dinner. With a bag of greens as a base, you can have a main-dish salad ready in about 20 minutes. Complete the meal with a loaf of bread or warm tortillas.

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Cabbage-Chicken Toss

    The simple, crisp tastes of olive oil, salt, pepper, and lemon immediately bring big flavor to a combination of shredded cabbage and chicken.

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Scoop-It-Up Chicken Salad

    Using mini taco shells to scoop up this chicken salad spiked with salsa and cheddar cheese makes this dish fun to eat and tasty.

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Chicken and Broccoli with Creamy Dressing

    Crunch and cream, and sweet and piquant balance each other beautifully in this chicken salad with broccoli, bacon, apples, and a creamy dressing.

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Towering Chicken Tostadas

    Let the kids put together their own do-it-yourself tostadas with the help of taco-flavored shredded chicken.

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Chicken in a Phyllo Nest

    Precooked grilled chicken and bagged spinach are key fuss-free factors for a meal-in-a-bowl salad tossed with balsamic vinaigrette.

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Chicken and Biscuit Kabobs

    Nuggets of breaded chicken are skewered with pieces of refrigerated biscuit dough and slices of squash for a fun-to-eat meal on a stick.

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BBQ Chicken Burgers and Waffle Fries

    Mini burgers bake in about 15 minutes along with cheesy waffle fries.

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Two-Step Crunchy Chicken Strips

    Those beloved kid-pleasing goldfish crackers inspired this crispy coating for chicken strips. Crushed pretzels would provide a crunchy coating, too.

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Tortellini and Cheese

    Boiling water is the most time-consuming element of making this super-fast chicken spin on mac-and-cheese.

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Popcorn Chicken with Coconut Slaw

    Popcorn chicken and a festive slaw featuring strawberries and coconut will be sure to please kids and adults.

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Couscous Chicken Salad

    Mango chutney adds a big hit of spicy-sweet flavor to ready-in-minutes couscous. The speediest ingredient? Precooked flavored chicken.

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Chicken a la Spring

    There's something classic and time-tested about a chicken-lemon combination. Try this recipe and see why.

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Roasted Chicken with Rosemary and Garlic Herbed Potatoes

    Brining chicken in a flavorful rosemary mix makes a wonderfully succulent and tasty bird.

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Glazed Chicken and Vegetables

    A honey-mustard glaze suffused with curry and ginger beautifully accents the carrots, potatoes, and apples cooked alongside the chicken during the last few minutes of roasting.

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Oven-Roasted Chicken with Spicy Cornmeal Crust

    This oven-roasted, buttermilk-marinated chicken coated in a chili cornmeal crust rivals the best pan-fried chicken.

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Pacific Northwest Herb Chicken with Roasted Pear Couscous

    Herb butter is rubbed under the skin and over the chicken for fresh flavor and moist meat. Roasted pears and onions join spinach and toasted hazelnuts in the accompanying couscous.

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Apple and Wild Rice Stuffed Chicken

    Roasted chicken with a colorful stuffing of wild rice, mushrooms, apples, carrots, and green onions is a delicious and colorful treat.

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Roasted Chicken with Citrus Salsa

    A chicken roasted with a touch of cinnamon and nutmeg works beautifully with the fruit salsa of nectarines, cherries, oranges, and some jalapenos for heat.

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Herb-Roasted Capon with Caramelized Onions

    Rub capon or chicken with a mixture of dried herbs before roasting and serve with onion wedges and pearl onions caramelized in butter and balsamic vinegar.

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Spinach, Chicken, and Wild Rice Soup

    Chicken or turkey works for this hearty soup complete with vegetables and starch. To round out into a full meal, bake up a can of refrigerated biscuits and serve a crisp green salad tossed with citrus slices and your favorite vinaigrette.

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Chicken and Shrimp Jambalaya

    Try this crockery-cooked take on the traditional Creole-style "red" jambalaya -- a slightly spicy tomato-based stew of shrimp, chicken, and rice.

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Crock Posole

    Enjoy this thick and hearty make-ahead soup filled with chicken, hominy, tomatoes, and herbs prepared in the crockery cooker.

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Chicken Curry

    Chicken is complemented with curry powder, potatoes, carrots, apples, onions, and coconut. Topping the dish with raisins and peanuts balances the spicy mixture with a hint of sweetness.

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Barbecue-Style Chicken

    Chicken thighs and drumsticks have great flavor and work beautifully in this slow-cooker barbecue-style chicken recipe.

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Thyme Chicken and Mushrooms

    This fuss-free dinner is perfect for casual entertaining. It has mild and subtle flavor. For a brighter flavor, refresh with more thyme and basil 10 minutes before serving.

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Rosemary Chicken

    Twelve cloves of garlic may sound like a lot, but the garlic mellows as it slowly envelopes the chicken in a delightful flavor and pairs beautifully with the rosemary.

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