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

31 One-Pot Chicken Dinner Recipes That Are Perfect for Busy Weeknights

Chicken is so versatile. Its juicy, tender texture and quick cooking time make it a staple for weeknight meals. Even better? When you can cook an entire chicken dinner in just one pot or pan—which is where the recipes in this collection come in (they also come together in under an hour). These one-pot chicken dinner recipes are quick to prep, short on cleanup, and big on flavor. They're the perfect solution when you need to get dinner on the table fast.
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
Chicken soup is the ultimate comfort food. It warms and satisfies, which is why you make it when you're feeling under the weather or chilled to the bone in winter. Our simple recipe has classic flavors and a short ingredient list—and it comes together faster than most versions (you'll have your spoon in a piping hot bowl in just over an hour). It's low-effort, too: All you have to do as the flavors meld together on the stovetop is give your soup the occasional stir.

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.

Creamy Chicken and Mushrooms with Egg Noodles

All the action for this weeknight dinner happens in one large straight-sided skillet. Sear the chicken breasts, then cook the mushrooms and shallots and stir in mustard, broth, egg noodles, and cream cheese which quickly creates a rich sauce. 
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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.

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.

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.
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20 Delectable Recipes That Make Good Use of Rotisserie Chicken
A freshly cooked rotisserie chicken can be all you need to get dinner on the table fast. Easily picked up from the grocery store, the nutrient-rich protein serves as an ideal starting point for a number of different dinner recipes and lunchtime sandwiches. Having the cooked chicken on hand means there's one less component to cook on busy weeknights, so you can get dinner on the table stat.  Whether you purchase a small or large bird, there are lots of tasty and intriguing ways to transform the meat into something special for your family. From hearty casseroles and classics like chicken pot pie to simple salads and comforting soups, our best rotisserie chicken recipes will have the whole family asking for seconds.
Chicken and Spinach Casserole
Rating: 3.5 stars 430

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.