This easy lemon chicken and rice soup is made in the crock-pot for a simple dinner.
Tender, slow-cooked chicken, sweet teriyaki glaze, and a creamy macaroni salad. What's more to say? This recipe is a classic Hawaiian plate lunch packed into a slider. Easy preparation and bite-sized, these slides are perfect for gameday spreads, whether you're having friends over or tailgating at the stadium.
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Quick, easy, and delicious, this chili is perfect for a stress-free weeknight dinner. The corn adds a mildly sweet flavor to the spicy sauce. Add a can of pinto or kidney beans for extra nutrition. Lean ground turkey or beef may also be substituted for the chicken.
Leftover chicken turns into a powerful chicken salad with a touch of Asian flavor.
The slow cooker chicken pot pie soup is truly a comfort food soup. It's thick, creamy, and does taste like chicken pot pie without the crust!
Looking for a reliable and delicious pasta salad recipe? Definitely try this one, then, which celebrates the best of summer produce — zucchini, yellow squash, ripe red tomato, and basil.
Rich in flavor and brilliantly creative, this recipe for chicken breast is perfectly complemented by chef Tim Love's savory take on flan.
This bulky casserole is a favorite in Ireland, where it was whipped up during the coldest of winters. As its name suggests, it was originally made with lamb or mutton, but these days you may be more familiar with it being made with beef. For a healthier version, try using ground chicken.
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The saucy sauce that brought the dish together was made with a little olive oil, butter, flour, chicken stock, and an abundance of fresh tarragon — the French part of the dish. Don’t all French recipes seem to use so much tarragon? The tarragon seemed to make what can otherwise be a heavy meal light. The pot pie was fresh-tasting, and the vegetables were still slightly crisp, not overcooked.
This chicken taco recipe will soon be one of your favorite quick and easy dinners because of its effortless process with the Crock-Pot. It takes less than 5 minutes to put the ingredients in the pot, and 6 hours later you'll have a delicious shredded chicken taco.
Who needs takeout when making a delicious Thai curry, like this one, is so easy? Loaded with good-for-you vegetables and chunks of lean chicken, served on top of steamed rice, it's the perfect comforting meal after a long day at work.
A twist to the classic chicken pot pie, try this recipe by adding sweet potatoes. You'll also make it from scratch, giving it that traditional homemade taste.
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The fall flavor combination of pears and blue cheese brings a seasonal element to an otherwise simple chicken dish.
A squeeze of lemon and candied bacon pairs perfectly with warm waffles and crispy fried chicken.
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These chicken wings from Taste of Home get a taste of the South, with smoky barbecue sauce and sweet peach jam.
With the magic of rotisserie chicken and chic ingredients like edamame, sun-dried tomatoes, mint, and feta, you have a satisfying, stylish light entrée salad. Fresh mint makes a difference — if you don’t have it growing rampant, check any grocery.
A great group-pleasing salad made with orzo, rice shaped pasta, tomatoes, corn, and chicken tossed with a light Southwestern lime vinaigrette.
This recipe is super easyy and you can prep everything in advance. Put the chicken and vegetables in a crock-pot with the broth and other spices and dinner is ready.
This is a great pasta salad that includes cooked chicken or turkey along with other vegetables and white beans.
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While the flavors of curry are often complex, its preparation doesn't have to be. Here's a chicken curry that's simple enough to put together on a weeknight, and many of the ingredients may already be in the pantry. Do give it a try, and feel free to cut back on the heat by using fewer jalapeños.
A mainstay of Sri Lankan cuisine, this dish was the first curry I learned to make. Like any curry, its flavor is greatly enhanced the longer it has been marinating prior to cooking, and it tastes even better the next day. I use thighs with the bone in when I make this dish as breast meat tends to dry out.
This casserole may take some time to make, but it's definitely worth it. The chicken and beans are both soft and full of flavor.
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For those who prefer their wings on the mild side, this chicken wing recipe from Taste of Home seasons them with apricot preserves and cider vinegar to offset the heat from the hot pepper sauce and chile powder.
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Using the meat from a rotisserie chicken is a convenient shortcut for making this tempting main course salad. Serve over lettuce and chopped fresh vegetables for lunch, dinner, or picnics.
Add the smoky sweetness of grilled onions and some delicious cheese, and you've got a grilled pizza that's as fun as it is sophisticated.
A great recipe to take advantage of dark thigh meat, if you're a dark meat kind of person.
Take your nachos outside with this fun version made on the grill.
This is a super simple dish yet it's fancy enough to serve to company. They don't need to know that you threw it all in the Crock-Pot before work... Set it and forget it! Try serving this over buttered parsley egg noodles and a side of broccolini. A tasty and satisfying one-pot meal doesn't really get any easier than this.
These pies are not difficult, but it is imperative to accomplish more than one thing at a time. For this recipe, you must cook the chicken before it goes in the pie. You also cook the vegetables and make the gravy. Organize your tasks well and you can accomplish these things at the same time.
This particular chicken tortilla soup is easy as heck (don't let the list of ingredients fool you!), healthy, and reheats ever-so-nicely.
This recipe is very simple to make, and comes out beautifully every time. Keep in mind that this roasted chicken takes a minimum of two days: the secret to its juiciness is seasoning the bird overnight, and drying it twice thoroughly.
A perfectly roasted chicken is what many cooks dream of as quite possibly their last meal, and many more before then. It's Sunday dinner pared down to its bare essentials; just juicy, tender meat and crisp, crackling skin carved away by fork and knife.
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The delicious combination of broccoli, cheese, and chicken always makes this dish a big hit on our table... But the fun shape of trumpet pasta makes it even more appealing. Let me tell you, though, that whatever type of pasta you use, this recipe will surely bring delight to everyone. If you want your kids to start eating broccoli, you should try this!
Tim Love steps away from Texan cuisine and shares a homey side of himself with this roasted chicken thigh recipe.
Delicious crisp chicken and a heaping mound of thin french fries, crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside, served with the rich, creamy mayonnaise is the perfect way to eat chicken.
For a white chili, try using this recipe. They replace black beans with white beans, still giving it that delicious flavor.
When the weather turns cold and the thought of a cozy meal to warm you up from the inside out sounds more and more appealing, there's no better dish than a hearty, comforting bowl of chili. This version is a slightly lighter take on a traditional meat-filled chili, using healthy chicken breasts as the protein. Fill up a bowl, put on your favorite toppings, serve with homemade cornbread or a green salad, and enjoy a filling meal that's sure to leave you satisfied.
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Easy and filling, this one-pot meal pairs flavorful chicken sausage with creamy red lentils and tender cauliflower. Perfectly filling for the fall, serve with naan for easy scooping.
The most delcious tender chicken with an amazing sauce. Perfect if you're having company or if you want to make something special for dinner.
Sweet and moist roast chicken is tossed with salty and crisp bacon, then combined with juicy tomatoes and crisp green lettuce. Toss it with mayo, or do as I did and toss it with a bit of bacon fat for added depth of flavor and ease. Serve it atop a bed of greens with scones for a ladies lunch, or pack it between slices of toasted multigrain bread for a healthy, hearty lunch that is sure to satisfy.
This is a great version of brick chicken. If you don't want to split the chickens yourself, ask your butcher to do it for you.
Chicken salad is usually a bit of a calorie bomb, but not this version. There's plenty of fresh produce in this version, and the sour cream and mayonnaise are slimmed-down versions, so you can indulge without the guilt.
Superstar chef Bobby Flay serves this sweet poato biscuit-crusted chicken pot pie on the lunch menu at his New York City restaurant Bar Americain.
This recipe is incredibly easy to make, the ingredients are not expensive, and it looks impressive.
For this recipe we cheat a little bit by substituting Pillsbury biscuits for crust. The result creates a flaky, full topping for a dish you can make easily.
This is a simple dish that can be thrown together quickly, and I like to serve it atop dressed greens like chicken paillard. You can use pre-made breadcrumbs, but it's even better if you have a stale baguette that you can slice up and toss in a food processor.
This easy baked chicken dinner is deliciously light and perfect for any weather.
A chicken pot pie wouldn’t be the comforting, decadent dish that it is today without that flakey, golden brown crust canopied above white sauce, vegetables, and chicken. It becomes even more irreplaceable, though, when add that combination to some crispy, salty fries, like we did in this recipe. Don’t skip the crust, though, just because the fries are there.
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There's nothing quite like the sizzle and aroma of fresh, marinated chicken breasts hitting the grill, and this recipe is sure to please. A simple marinade of orange juice, orange zest, and maple syrup infuses the chicken with citrusy flavor and helps keep them moist during their quick trip to the sizzling grill.
This beautiful dish has a decidedly feminine flair, with a silky pink sauce and a flower garnish. But don’t let that prevent you from serving these chicken breasts to the most manly of men — it’s amazingly seductive.
Chef Dale Talde coats chicken wings in a rich flour batter before deep-frying and tossing with a sweet and spicy Kung Pao-inspired sauce, topped with chopped peanuts, cilantro, and scallions and served with a buttermilk ranch sauce.
Paleo-friendly and gluten-free, these crispy smoked chicken wings are incredibly simple — just one ingredient. The flavor comes from the smoke and the crispiness comes from the grill. The smokiness infuses through the crispy skin and the meat, and the wings stay juicy inside. It’s a little bit of a process, but the results are worth it.
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For the ultimate pumpkin dish, serve this pumpkin-flavored chicken. It's easy to make, and you can serve it as your main dish.
The last thing anyone wants to do after a long day of work is to come home and start to make a complicated, time-consuming recipe for dinner. But on the other hand, sometimes takeout from your favorite Chinese joint or a slice of pizza just won't do. Enter this recipe, which puts dinner on the table in just 30 minutes!
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These chicken wings from Taste of Home get a dose of the Caribbean with jerk seasonings put together in a simple way — just barbecue sauce, brown sugar, prepared mustard, and ginger.
While not exactly soup, the hot, steaming broth, large cut of tender chicken, aromatic vegetables, and boiled chive dumplings served in a shallow bowl equal a warming, hearty meal.
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The likeable combination of spicy mustard and sweet honey is slathered on these wings from Taste of Home to make them a ying and yang of flavors.
Squares of this tart match well with martinis, and they also make a nice lunch or light dinner, with a salad alongside. Harissa is a North African chile paste, made with garlic, cumin, coriander, and caraway. Brands vary in heat, so you may want to add more or less, depending on which you purchase and your taste.
Roasting a whole chicken may be one of the more daunting culinary projects a cook may try, but it shouldn't be. All it takes is a couple of pantry basics, and an hour or so of your time - you needn't truss your bird, or even remove the wishbone, if you don't want to.
Skip the dipping sauce next time you make chicken tenders and coat them in honey mustard pretzels instead. You’ll add flavor and crunch and still get to lick your fingers clean when you’re done
For a spin on wings, try using this cranberry plum glaze. It's quick and easy to make for any main dish.
This soup is chock-full of spring. Fresh carrots, plump and flavorful dumplings, and a bright finishing note of lemon juice make it refreshing and seasonal.
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This soup uses rich, homemade, chicken stock, and yes, it all was gluten-free and incredibly easy. Chicken soup definitely soothes the soul.
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This recipe from Taste of Home uses Chinese five-spice powder to pack a powerful and intense flavor into these wings.
Fast and fabulous, this top-notch chicken salad features sweet fruit, crunchy cabbage, and toasty pecans tossed with a citrus subtle sweet vinaigrette.
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A marinade of roasted red bell peppers and citrus juices keeps the chicken moist as it cooks on the grill to perfection. Then, the remaining marinade is boiled down to make a delicious and flavorful sauce that gets a touch of butter at the end.
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To make a vegetarian version, use low-sodium vegetable broth and substitute quartered button mushrooms or cubed firm tofu for the chicken.
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The maple syrup in this recipe from Taste of Home adds just enough sweetness to mild out the Dijon mustard, Worcestershire, and red pepper flakes. It also creates a sticky, crunchy crust on the wings that will have you licking your fingers dry after each one.
Ginger, garlic, and soy sauce give an Asian twist to chicken tenders. Rice krispies cereal gives them a crunch.
This versatile Asian marinade of orange and soy sauce with sesame seed, ginger and crushed red pepper is great on chicken as well as flank steak and pork tenderloin. Massaging the marinade into the meat for just five minutes gives you maximum flavor without needing marinating time in the refrigerator.
Coated in buttermilk and fried until crisp, Southern-style fried chicken is the perfect partner in crime for bacon. A tangy spread of Dijon mustard-inflected mayonnaise keeps the richness of each bite in check and complements the flavors in the sandwich nicely.
Chicken parm is a truly genius creation. The gooey mozzarella cheese melted over savory marinara sauce and crisp, breaded chicken cutlet is one of our most favored pseudo-Italian dishes there is. We decided to add a little more crunch, though, and serve that classic dish over a bed of fries.
If you’ve done pulled pork and chili too much this past season, this chicken burger recipe is great to serve for the playoffs. Towering high with pickles, banana peppers, and a spicy Jamaican sauce, these will put beef burgers to shame.
These chicken sliders are given a large dose of flavor with green onions, tarragon, parsley, and garlic mixed in. Pillsbury creates a peppery, sweet mustard that is a perfect complement to the herby sliders.
Bone-in chicken is the best to make with soup because it adds a nice depth of flavor. This is an Asian version on a classic chicken and pea soup.
Liven up grilled chicken with a Moroccan-inspired marinade of lemon juice, olive oil, honey, and aromatic spices. Massaging the marinade into the chicken for just five minutes gives you maximum flavor without needing marinating time in the refrigerator.
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Filled with fresh vegetables and chicken, this hearty dish is sure to become a new dinner staple in your house.
Curry lends a kick to this creamy chicken salad. Spread the mixture on a crispbread for a satisfying crunch that beats the heck out of Wonder bread.
A family favorite and the perfect dish for an easy, fun, build-your-own Friday night dinner! This quick casserole can be assembled in a jiffy and emerges from the oven ready to layer. Let each diner add his own embellishments like yogurt, lettuce, fresh tomatoes, and cilantro — the possibilities are deliciously endless.
This dish is really arroz con pollo with wild rice. Wild arroz con pollo? Arroz salvaje con pollo? It doesn't make linguistic sense, but the dish is a complex meal, thanks especially to the wild rice.
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For the crust, many chicken cordon bleu recipes include breadcrumbs. Chicken cordon bleu most often appears in a rolled presentation, with the chicken breast pounded flat and the ham and cheese wrapped up inside. The tightly rolled chicken cordon bleu can then be dipped in breadcrumbs and fried, grilled, or baked.
When the weather is nice and warm, one of the best things to do is take your cooking outdoors. This easy chicken recipe will get dinner on the table in a flash, and the best part is, it's gluten-free.
These chicken nuggets are so good, your kids will think they came from a drive-thru — only, they're healthier of course and actually contain 100 percent, recognizable chicken. I use cornmeal and no breadcrumbs — it's the secret to nuggets your kids will love!
When you are breaking down a chicken breast, the tenderloin is the strip or flap of meat attached to the larger, teardrop-shaped section. Some say it really is more tender than the rest of the chicken breast, but it is an easy cut to use with teriyaki because, cooked right, it doesn't get as dry as a cut strip of chicken breast (though you can slice up chicken breasts for this recipe as well).
High in protein and good carbs, this recipe will keep you fueled for glory come race day.
Drizzled in a sweet balsamic dressing, these pizzettas are sure to fill you up and make a perfectly tangy dish for warmer weather.
For this lasagna, we swapped out the fresh mozzarella with smoked, and replaced ground beef with lean ground chicken. Dollops of goat cheese helped to give it creaminess, spinach helped break up the richness, and the chicken also helped to lighten it up. Instead of baking it in a large dish, we also used gratin dishes to separate it into individual portions.
Italian food is comfort food. Pasta of any kind is always a hit with my family, and on special occasions we often enjoy lasagna or manicotti.
This easy chicken main is like a Greek gyro minus the pita. Serve with an easy Greek salad of chopped cucumbers, tomatoes, feta, and Kalamata olives dressed with lemon juice and olive oil for a complete meal.