Chicken Recipes

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.

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Our 25 Greatest Grilled Chicken Recipes

Explore the many ways to prepare this dinnertime favorite on the grill. Our recipes include buttermilk-marinated chicken pieces, whole chickens basted in homemade barbecue sauce, and so much more.
By Peggy Kieran

Breaded Chicken Breasts

Rating: 3 stars 291
Whenever you make breaded and fried chicken, it disappears almost immediately. Try our foolproof three-step method for perfect results every time, then turn it into Chicken Parmesan or serve over salad.

21 Kid-Friendly Chicken Recipes for Dinner Tonight

Nuggets and tenders aren't the only kid-approved chicken dinner options—but don't worry, we have recipes for them, too.
By Kelly Vaughan

These One-Pot Chicken Dinner Recipes Are Perfect for Busy Weeknights

Using a skillet, Dutch oven, sheet pan, Instant Pot, and other favorite pieces of cookware, our stellar selection of one-pot chicken dinner recipes makes getting an evening meal on the table a whole lot easier.
By Victoria Spencer

Perfect Roast Chicken

Rating: 3.5 stars 1371
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.

Basic Chicken Soup

Rating: 3.5 stars 377
Everyone has their own favorite chicken soup recipe, but rarely have so few ingredients added up to so much comfort. This version has classic flavors and, thanks to a simplified method, cooks more quickly than traditional chicken soups (the dish is ready in a little over an hour). There's no need to make a separate stock; the vegetables and meat form their own satisfying broth.

Easy Roasted Chicken Thighs

Rating: 3 stars 1540
This oven-roasted chicken recipe showcases juicy, flavorful thighs with a lemony sauce that makes itself in the pan. It's the ideal weeknight dinner for busy families, especially when served with simple Roasted Potatoes.

Rotisserie Chicken with Yogurt Sauce and Herb Relish

Easy to prepare, this quick weeknight dinner is also rich in flavor. Spend a few minutes making the savory yogurt sauce and herb relish, then let your supermarket take it from there. A store-bought chicken will make this recipe a breeze, but you can also roast your own.
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Chicken Tetrazzini

Rating: 3 stars 1091
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.

Classic Chicken Potpie

Rating: 3 stars 1381
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.

Creamy Lemon Chicken with Spinach and Artichokes

Like your favorite dip reinvented as a meal, and made healthier to boot! Sauteed chicken cutlets cook fast, and cream cheese provides a little richness with less fat than heavy cream.
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30-Minute (or Less) Chicken Dinner Recipes Perfect for Busy Weeknights
Looking for delicious weeknight dinners that come together in 30 minutes or less? Chicken is the answer. These quick chicken recipes are a fantastic option for breezy family meals everyone will enjoy.
Grilled Spatchcocked Chicken
Rating: 3.5 stars 111

Spatchcocking (or butterflying) lets you grill a whole bird, because it enables you to cook the meat evenly. If your grill is big enough, double the recipe. Leftovers are delicious over salad.