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.

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.

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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Chicken Salad Sandwich

Rating: 3 stars 132
Some classics are best left as is, like this perfect chicken salad recipe served on a sandwich, from "Mad Hungry," by Lucinda Scala Quinn.

Crispy Chicken Cutlets

A streamlined take on a family-favorite that makes it even more suited for busy weeknights: a 15-minute marinade in yogurt tenderizes the chicken cutlets, while also acting as a ‘glue’ for crunchy panko breadcrumbs. The cutlets cook quickly in the frying pan and then are ready to be topped with a lemon-y mixed green salad and devoured.
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Easy Chicken Noodle Soup
Rating: 3.5 stars 102

This comforting classic is so easy to make, you'll never eat the store-bought version again.