Roast Chicken: Fuss-Free Dinner Recipes

Try these great recipes for a quick and easy dinner your family will love. Start with a rotisserie chicken from your local deli, or roast your own.


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Apple-Glazed Roast Chicken
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Apple-Glazed Roast Chicken

    The glimmering, crispy skin of this chicken dish gets its flavor from a sweet-tart blend of apple jelly and cider vinegar.

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Buffalo Chicken Soup

    It's hard not to love this quick and easy soup -- it's rich and creamy, with all the crowd-pleasing flavors of spicy buffalo chicken wings.

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Spice-Rubbed Chicken

    Nestled beneath the chicken as it cooks, onions are both roasting rack and flavorful side dish. A rustic rub of cinnamon, paprika, cumin, and coriander gives the chicken bold color.

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Chicken, Goat Cheese, and Greens

    Dress up a store-bought rotisserie chicken in no time with lemon, chard, fresh herbs, and goat cheese.

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Greek-Style Quesadillas

    For a Mediterranean spin on a Mexican favorite, fill flour tortillas with roasted chicken, feta cheese, red onion, cucumber, Kalamata olives, and Greek vinaigrette salad dressing.

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Chicken Alfredo and Rice Casserole

    This classic chicken and rice casserole is quick and easy. Refrigerated pasta sauce trades place with soup as a rich, no-fuss base, while leftover cubed chicken -- roasted or fried -- keeps the whole dish simple.

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Rotisserie Chicken Greek Salad

    This quick-to-fix salad uses deli roasted chicken, bottled Greek dressing, packaged greens, and crumbled feta cheese. It can be prepared in less than 20 minutes.

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Roasted Chicken with Rosemary and Garlic Herbed Potatoes

    Brining chicken in a flavorful rosemary mix makes for 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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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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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

    An 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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Herb-Roasted Chicken

    Give roasted chicken a bright, fresh flavor by stuffing an herb rub under the skin. Toss the remaining herbs with vegetables for a simple yet complete dinner.

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