10 Chicken Recipes You Need to Know (Slideshow)

Beasley's Honey Fried Chicken

Chef Ashley Christensen of Beasley's Chicken + Honey in Raleigh, N.C., shares her recipe for old-fashioned Southern fried chicken. Served hot off the stove or chilled in the fridge, this dish is the perfect chicken entrée. 

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Organic Chicken and Sweet Potato Pot Pie

For a twist on the traditional chicken pot pie, try this recipe that adds sweet potatoes for a homemade taste and a dish that's hearty enough to get you through the winter.  

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Chicken Piccata

For your upcoming holiday gatherings, this is a great dish for entertaining. You can prepare it hours in advance and warm it up just before serving.

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Tarragon Chicken Salad with Creamy Blue Cheese Dresssing

This main-course salad layered with flavors delivers the best of the herb garden along with the wonderfully warm, creamy flavors of blue cheese, honey, and tarragon.

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Peanut Whole-Wheat Pasta with Chicken and Vegetables

Looking for an easy, balanced meal that's easy on the budget? This pasta recipe is a complete meal in a bowl, with whole-grain carbohydrates from the pasta, protein from lean chicken breast, and plenty of fiber, vitamins, and minerals from the vegetables.

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Chicken Taquitos

Add the flavors of Mexico with this chicken taquitos recipe that will spice up your plate.

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Buffalo Chicken Skewers

Dan Myers

These Buffalo chicken skewers use ground chicken, which is much leaner than wings, mixes the sauce and blue cheese right into the mix, and gets a bake in the oven. Not only are they great for parties, but they're also a whole lot less greasy than their bony brethren!

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Toasted Tuscan Chicken Sandwich with Roasted Red Peppers, Fontina, and Pesto Mayonnaise

Use up that leftover chicken in a surefire and colorful way. If you don’t have pesto, use regular mayo. For a little added zip, drizzle the chicken with a tiny bit of oil and vinegar.

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Whole Roasted Chicken

With a balance of seasoning that includes fresh herbs and lemon, you can’t go wrong with this classic recipe.

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Weeknight Chicken Parmesan

Cooking dinner during the week shouldn’t take up a lot of time. This recipe uses Del Monte's canned diced tomatoes and canned green beans to help you put together a delicious, healthy Italian meal in minutes. 

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