Everyone's favorite meat, chicken is juicy, delicious, and easy to love. Start with a whole bird or chicken wings, breasts, legs, thighs, and chicken drumsticks, and transform into soups, stews, salads, roasts, or baked chicken dishes. We've gathered our best chicken recipes here.
15 Chicken Recipes You Can Make Any Night of the Week
We know how much you love chicken -- everyone loves chicken that’s why it’s now the most popular meat in the U.S. It’s versatile, pretty reasonable price-wise, (of course) delicious, and relatively easy to prepare. You can braise chicken legs, stir-fry boneless breast, make a curry with a whole chicken -- all that and much more once you have these weeknight doable recipes.AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
Roast-Chicken Grain BowlThis recipe leaves little to waste by employing the beet greens in the bulgur and the pan drippings in the vinaigrette. Substitute shredded kale if using loose beets.
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Quick: Chicken Dinner Recipes in 30 Minutes or Less
Chicken for dinner, and in no time at all. These are the fast, flavorful recipes to add to your repertoire.
Healthy Chicken Soup and Stew Recipes
One-Pot Chicken RecipesYou have your main ingredient -- chicken -- but how to cook it? All these recipes require is one pot, pan, or baking dish. And these recipes for all-in-one meals can be prepared with little effort and minimal cleanup.
Fried Chicken Recipes
One of the most iconic of American foods, fried chicken holds a place of honor on our dinner tables and our picnic baskets. Enjoy it as part of a summer feast, along with tomato salad and peach cobbler, or at a picnic with cold fried chicken, macaroni salad, and iced tea -- or savor it any time of year with buttermilk biscuits, mashed potatoes, and gravy.
Gumbo, Enchiladas, and Other Ingenious Leftover Chicken RecipesLeftover chicken isn't just fodder for lunch boxes -- sometimes, it's a real treat! Scraps of chicken from last night's roast can go toward zesty gumbo or a creamy casserole. Bonus: You won't have to cook (or buy) the chicken this time.
Quick Mexican and Tex-Mex Chicken Recipes
Give your dinner chicken a Mex or Tex-Mex accent with our fast recipes.
Kid-Friendly Chicken Recipes
Kid-friendly chicken recipes from Martha Stewart and Everyday Food, including chicken fingers, fried chicken, chicken potpie, chicken and dumplings, chicken Parmesan, chicken tetrazzini, barbecue chicken wings, chicken casserole, sweet and sour chicken, chicken burgers, chicken meatballs, and lots more.
Chicken Casserole and Potpie Recipes
Chicken casserole and chicken potpie recipes from Martha Stewart and Everyday Food, including chicken and spinach casserole, light chicken potpie, chicken tortilla pie, baked pasta with chicken, chicken enchiladas, and lots more.
Chicken SaladsTransform cooked chicken into a fresh and lively salad perfect for a picnic, brown-bag lunch, elegant luncheon, or delicious dinner.
12 Chicken Marinades That Will Upgrade Your DinnerEmbrace the marinade for your next chicken dinner -- not only will it infuse the meat with flavor, but with leaner cuts, such as cutlets or breast, a good marinade can help keep the meat tender and juicy. The marinating options are endless, use our recipes as a starting point for your culinary explorations.Recipe
Chicken Salad with Mango and Jerusalem ArtichokesJerusalem artichokes contribute an earthy crispness when used raw, as in this light salad with poached chicken and sliced mango.Recipe
Walnut Chicken Strips with Pomegranate SauceSweet, crunchy, and utterly addicting, these chicken strips are a healthier alternative to chicken fingers.Recipe
Roasted PoussinsPoussin is the French word for a very young, small chicken. Here, they are enlivened by fresh thyme and oregano.Recipe
Mini Chicken Potpies with Herb DoughThese savory potpies have the leaves and fronds of whole herbs rolled into the dough that tops them -- the result is as pleasing to the eye as it is to the palate.Recipe
Salt-Baked Chicken Breast Stuffed with AsparagusBaked in coarse salt to seal in the juices, these lemon-topped rounds of tender chicken reveal an asparagus-and-Parmesan stuffed center.Recipe
Curried Chicken with Toasted AlmondsThis creamy chicken curry is both nutty and mellow, making it the perfect antidote for chilly weather.Recipe
Quick Chicken Curry with Spinach and PeasThis Indian-inspired weeknight meal comes together in under an hour. Save leftovers for lunch the next day, as the flavor only gets better.Recipe
Mark Strausman's Chicken PiccataA quick-and-easy Italian classic, chicken piccata gets its distinctive flavor from the capers, lemon juice, white wine, and parsley that are added to the sizzling meat at the last minute. This recipe is courtesy of Mark Strausman, chef and owner of Campagna in New York City.Recipe
Ultimate Roast ChickenAfter you master our definitive roast chicken recipe, check out our step-by-step guide to carving your bird.Recipe
Chicken Cutlets with Summer Squash and FetaChicken cutlets cook in a matter of minutes, and dredging them in flour helps form a luscious pan gravy.Recipe
Slow-Cooker Cilantro-Chutney ChickenSauteing the onions adds sweetness and an extra layer of richness to this dish, and stirring the chutney in towards the end of cooking keeps the flavors bright and fresh.Recipe
Zahtar Chicken Kabobs with Grape-Leaf-Wrapped Tomatoes and Grilled ApricotsServe these healthy kabobs with grilled pita slices and yogurt dip.Recipe
Simple Chicken SaladThis tasty chicken salad is wonderful in sandwiches or on top of a green salad.Recipe
Basil-and-Black-Pepper-Brined ChickenCooking the chicken on the stove top beforehand takes all the guesswork out of grilling bone-in pieces. The brine, which does double duty as an overnight bath and a cooking liquid, infuses it with flavor and ensures it stays juicy. Recipe courtesy of Erin French, chef and owner of Lost Kitchen in Freedom, ME.Recipe
Poached Chicken with Hot English MustardThe British traditionally serve freshly prepared hot English mustard with mild-flavored cold meats, such as ham or boiled tongue. We've paired this mustard's piquancy with poached chicken.AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
Grilled Chicken Paillards with Endive and RadicchioCharcoal-grilled chicken paillards, radicchio, and endive make a simple and delicious main course for a summer dinner party.Recipe
Chicken CacciatoreFew dishes are more evocative of autumn than this Italian specialty -- a fragrant stew of chicken, tomatoes, and mushrooms. Our version gains extra depth from cooking the chicken and its skin separately. Cacciatore means "hunter-style," calling to mind a woodsman's sack filled with game and gathered herbs -- all destined for a stockpot.Recipe
Susan Spungen's Barbecued ChickenChickens are juicier when barbecued whole instead of cut up.Video
The Foolproof Way To Cook Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast
Cooking chicken breasts evenly and at the right temperature is the key to making your chicken moist and tender. Thomas Joseph shows you a simple and easy method for sure-fire success.See More