Dinners with Poultry

Have a craving for chicken or turkey? Don't let a small dinner party keep you from making your favorite dishes.

Corn Salsa over Chicken A spicy blend of corn, tomato, jalapeno, cilantro, and lemon juice goes into this make-ahead corn salsa that's spooned over meaty chicken pieces.


Serving Suggestion: Patty-pan squash, orange wedges, and crusty hard rolls are great accompaniments to the salsa-topped chicken.

Glazed Chicken and Grapes A glazed mixture of halved grapes, apple jelly, dry sherry, and lemon juice is spooned over chicken breasts in this quick-to-fix main dish.


Serving Suggestion: Serve flowering kale and cooked rice.

Chicken Quesadillas with Papaya Salsa A sweet-and-spicy mixture of papaya, nectarine, jalapeno pepper, and cilantro is served with these lime-marinated chicken baked quesadillas.


Serving Suggestion: Feature this fresh-tasting Mexican meal with nectarine slices and frozen margaritas.

Turkey Steaks with Apple and Maple Sauce A maple-Dijon mustard sauce with apple slices is spooned over turkey tenderloin steaks to make up this quick-to-fix weeknight favorite.


Serving Suggestion: Baked sweet potato wedges and glasses of sparkling water are great teamed with this apple-glazed turkey.

Easy Cheesy Chicken Ravioli Purchased wonton wrappers act as the pasta in these ravioli filled with ground chicken, cream cheese, and carrot.


Down-Home Chicken and Greens Match up braised chicken breasts with Southern-style greens for a meal that's low in fat but rich in vitamins A and C. A drizzle of balsamic vinegar provides a pleasant piquant sweetness.


Hoisin-Glazed Turkey Medallions If you like, skip the fettuccine and pair these glistening turkey medallions with fried rice, or arrange them on a bed of mixed greens.


Lemon-Herb Chicken and Vegetable Kabobs A colorful mix of new potatoes, zucchini, and Lemon-Herb marinated chicken is threaded onto skewers in this low-fat entree.


Serving Suggestion: Team these hearty kabobs with a crisp lettuce salad and icy-cold glasses of lemonade.

Paella-Style Brown Rice and Chicken Enjoy a dinner for two with drumsticks and brown rice.


Serving Suggestion: Complement this colorful rice-and-chicken dish with crusty French rolls and sliced fresh strawberries or peaches.

Buttermilk Fried Chicken Home-style cooking at its best -- buttermilk-dipped chicken pan-fried to golden perfection.


Serving Suggestion: Complement this entree with fresh green beans and mixed green salads.