Baked Chicken Recipes

Our baked chicken recipes are an easy and adaptable technique for chicken breasts, wings, and other chicken pieces. It uses less fat than sauteing or frying chicken and makes less mess to clean up, plus the oven does the work -- there's no need to stir or flip.

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Classic Chicken Potpie

Rating: 3.16 stars
A buttery crust is always a winner, but when it comes to potpie, it's what's inside that counts. Try this classic version; then explore these fresh filling ideas: Curried Chicken; Mushroom-Marjoram Chicken; Tomato-Corn Chicken.

Chicken Tetrazzini

Rating: 3.09 stars
Our freezer-friendliest chicken recipe makes one casserole that will serve 4 tonight, plus a second meal to freeze and pull out when you're in a pinch.

Creamy Chicken and Rice Casserole

Rating: 3.31 stars
This nostalgic dish evokes the Old School casseroles your grandmother used to makebut in easy mode to make it quick, delicious, and great for a weeknight. Rotisserie chicken and precooked rice (or leftover rice) are combined with easy-prep veggies and baked with a flour-thickened broth that has a little sour cream added for creaminess.

Chicken Divan

Chicken breasts, broccoli, and mushrooms are smothered in a creamy Mornay sauce and topped with a blanket of cheesy breadcrumbs in this classic Chicken Divan.

Brown-Sugar BBQ Chicken Drumettes

Rating: 3.36 stars
A simple, sweet barbecue sauce will please even finicky eaters.

Healthy Chicken Parmesan

Rating: 3.3 stars
What makes this Chicken Parmesan healthier than usual? Only one side of the chicken has breading, whole-wheat breadcrumbs sub in for white, and an egg white replaces a whole one.

Perfect Roast Chicken

Rating: 3.44 stars
The almost universal appeal of roasted chicken stems from its power to comfort. The ideal roasted chicken recipe will leave your chicken golden brown and gleaming, tender, and juicy. The crackle of chicken as it roasts and the wondrous aroma that perfumes the kitchen provoke a feeling of satisfaction and fulfillment.

Roast Chicken with Vegetables and Potatoes

Nothing hits the spot quite like a simple roast chicken with vegetables. Nestled on a bed of fingerling potatoes, carrots, shallots, and fragrant lemons, this one-and-done dish is an excellent candidate for a special Sunday roast any time of year. 

Chicken and Spinach Casserole

Rating: 3.47 stars
Use the supermarket staple of rotisserie chicken in this comforting casserole. Combine shredded chicken with sauteed spinach in a cream sauce, pour into a baking dish, and top with torn bread. Serve your family this creamy, bubbling casserole for a cozy dinner.

Pan-Roasted Chicken with Za'atar, Potatoes, and Greens

A tip when making this chicken dinner: Cutting slashes into the meat helps it absorb the flavor of the za'atar (herb) rub in this easy one-sheet pan meal.

Chicken, Leek, and Mushroom Casserole

Rating: 3.22 stars
A hearty multigrain bread works bestin this casserole. It will maintain its texture, unlike a softer white-bread loaf, which may become gummy.

Baked Chicken Nuggets

Rating: 3.7 stars
Nuggets are a home run with kids, but admit it, you love them too. These are baked, so you can enjoy them guilt-free. A three-step breading method -- coating chicken pieces in flour, egg, and breadcrumbs -- seals in moisture and gives a crisp crunch without a lot of added fat.

Inspiration and Ideas

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Chicken Parmesan

Rating: 3.32 stars

The main components of this dish, the sauce and the chicken, can be prepared in advance. When you're ready to eat, simply assemble and bake this classic chicken Parmesan recipe. To prepare homemade breadcrumbs instead of store-bought, try Lucinda's simple how-to.From the book "Mad Hungry" by Lucinda Scala Quinn (Artisan Books).