White Beans, Pasta, and Chicken
Canned beans are one of the all-time great staples of the cook's pantry. They're always ready when you are. Here, they add heartiness to a satisfying dish that comes together in 30 minutes.
Chicken Fingers with Red Eye Ketchup
Slice open this tender, crumb-covered chicken breast to reveal a filling of apricots and cranberries.
Deep-Dish Chicken Pie
For the chicken, a cast-iron skillet maintains constant, even heat for the crispiest results, but use your deep fat fryer for equally good results. Find chipotle chili powder in the spice section of the grocery store.
Chicken with Sourdough-Mushroom Stuffing
This savory filling of chicken, leeks, mushrooms, and sweet peppers is topped with a flaky pastry that will remind you of Grandma's home cooking.
Chicken and Rice Stuffed Peppers
You can make this chicken and stuffing in one pot. The lemon peel, parsley, and chopped walnut topping give it a fantastic citrusy flavor.
Lemon Chicken Lasagna
Down-home chicken-and-rice casserole gets a healthful makeover, complete with sweet pepper "baking dishes."
Tortellini and Cheese
To make this one-hour meal even quicker to pull together, you can omit heating the sauce. Just add 10 minutes to the baking time.
Any leftover cooked meat is a good substitute for the chicken here. Or skip the chicken altogether because there's plenty of protein in this dish without it.
Creamy Ranch Chicken
Go cross-cultural with chicken and Italian pasta sauce and mozzarella cheese in Mexican tortillas.
This kid-pleasing chicken entree features noodles, bacon, and ranch dressing mix.
This excellent spaghetti dish with a creamy chicken sauce was named after a famous Italian soprano, Madame Luisa Tetrazzini.
Pear-Chicken Monte Cristo Sandwiches
Twelve cloves of garlic may sound like a lot, but it mellows as it cooks with the chicken.
Rice with Chicken and Sour Cherries
These golden sandwiches are dipped like French toast then baked so they're lighter than the normal batter-fried Monte Cristo sandwich.
Green Chili Fried Chicken
Short- and medium-grain rices, which are stickier than long grain, create just the right texture to showcase the sweet-tart mixture of cherries and chicken.
Curried Squash Bisque
Fried chicken lovers will ask for this sour cream and chili pepper seasoned dish time and again. Adjust the heat level by adding more or less bottled hot pepper sauce. It's a satisfying meal when served with baked beans and potato salad.
Chicken Stuffed with Smoked Mozzarella
Change up your normal soup-and-salad routine. Instead, try this chunky chicken bisque seasoned with garlic, curry, and unsweetened coconut milk.
Two-Bean and Chicken Cassoulet
Boneless chicken breast is a great candidate for stuffing because it can be easily flattened and goes well with a variety of fillings, like this cheese and spinach mixture.
Picadillo Chicken Pizza
To add a little American ease to this French country supper, we called on canned beans -- no soaking required. The results are equally as "ooh-la-la" as the classic.
Low-Cal Buffalo Wings with Blue Cheese Dip
A premade bread shell and leftover cooked chicken make this a quick and easy weeknight meal.
Chicken Mac and Cheese
Don't tell anyone...it takes just three ingredients to replicate this sports-bar favorite at home! Serve with crisp celery sticks and lots of napkins.
This grown-up version of a childhood favorite gets its sophistication from smoked cheddar cheese and a bread crumb topping.
Wide Noodles with Chicken and Lima Beans
Bake this tasty entree in ramekins for individual servings. Make a presentation statement by wrapping a 16-x-2-1/2-inch strip of parchment paper around each individual dish and tying with 100 percent cotton string before baking.
Low-Cal Crispy Chicken Nuggets with Honey-Mustard Dip
Tomatoes and lima beans join with chicken breasts to make this stovetop meal. Any width pasta will do here, but wider, ruffle-edge noodles, such as pappardelle or mafalda, create plenty of places for the sauce to cling.
Glazed Chicken and Vegetables
Serve these crispy nuggets with our easy-to-make Honey-Mustard Dip or try Chipotle Catsup or Blue Cheese Sauce -- all three recipes are included.
Crunchy Chicken Fingers
The carrots, potatoes, and apples cook alongside this glazed chicken during the last few minutes of roasting.
Crispy Chicken Nuggets with Honey-Mustard Dip
Coated in sour cream and herbed stuffing mix, the chicken has lots of flavor and every bite is moist and juicy. Finger shapes make a fun presentation.
Worried about how much fat is in your kid's favorite chicken nuggets? Make your own. These crispy nuggets are baked, not fried, keeping fat levels low.
Chicken with Skillet Tomato Sauce
Barbecue in the winter? Why not -- it's all done in the oven. Juicy chicken drumsticks are coated with a slightly sweet barbecue sauce, offering a taste of summer while the snow is still flying.
Pecan Crust Chicken
Rigatoni, a deftly seasoned tomato sauce, almonds, and olives all make this chicken dish a winner.
Chicken Manicotti with Chive Cream Sauce
Crunchy and slightly sweet, this is a surefire way to dress up a plain chicken breast for dinner.
Firecracker Fried Chicken
Broccoli and pimiento add vivid colors to the tasty chicken filling that spills from these pasta shells.
Down-Home Chicken 'n' Greens
Whether your family is spice-wary or fire-hardened, our chicken recipe lets you adjust the heat to whatever suits your family. The longer the chicken chills in the hot pepper sauce, the hotter it gets.
Oven-Roasted Chicken with Spicy Cornmeal Crust
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.
Cajun Chicken Lasagna
This oven-roasted buttermilk marinated chicken coated in a chili cornmeal crust rivals even Grandma's pan-fried chicken.
Crunchy Munchy Chicken
Tired of plain lasagna? This version, spiced up with Cajun seasoning and andouille sausage, will surely become a perennial favorite.
Spicy Marinated Chicken in Onion Sauce
These chicken drumsticks stay crunchy on the outside, tender on the inside, thanks to the cornmeal coating.
Another name for this spicy African dish is Chicken Yassa. Yassa is a classic dish from Senegal (in West Africa); it is sometimes prepared with meat or fish instead of chicken.