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Chicken Recipes

What's more comforting than a home-cooked chicken dinner? Chicken recipes are a family-favorite any time of year. Jazz up this supper staple with flavorful recipes for roasted, baked, and fried chicken as well as chicken casserole, soup, salad, wings, pasta and more.

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I’m originally from Louisiana, where my grandma spoke Cajun French as she taught me her spicy chicken spaghetti, lovingly made on an old woodstove. —Brenda Melancon, McComb, Mississippi
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Creamed Chicken in Patty Shells

Creamed Chicken in Patty Shells

Creamed Chicken in Patty Shells

My mom's tasty creamed chicken makes a wonderful main dish, and when you add extra vegetables, it becomes an entire meal. The recipe might look long, but it's well worth the effort. -Mared Metzger Beling, Eagle River, Alaska

Traditional Italian Wedding Soup

Traditional Italian Wedding Soup

Traditional Italian Wedding Soup

You don’t have to be Italian to love this easy-to-make soup! I find it's very popular when I serve it, and makes a great meal with hot crusty Italian bread or garlic bread.—Mary Sheetz, Carmel, Indiana

Pistachio-Crusted Chicken Breasts

Pistachio-Crusted Chicken Breasts

Pistachio-Crusted Chicken Breasts

As a salesperson in the medical field, I'm often in hospitals during the lunch hour. One day, I was fortunate to sample this great dish. The chef wouldn't share the recipe, so I came up with my own tasty version.—Bibi Gromling, Flagler Beach, Florida
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Rio Grande Quesadillas

Rio Grande Quesadillas

Rio Grande Quesadillas

A well-seasoned filling of chicken and refried beans makes this quick Southwest specialty from Shawn Nelson of Evansville, Indiana a popular choice for lunch or supper. Green onions and cilantro add a burst of fresh flavor.

Cantaloupe Chicken-Orzo Salad

Cantaloupe Chicken-Orzo Salad

Cantaloupe Chicken-Orzo Salad

Too hot to cook? Then try a main-dish salad served on cool, refreshing cantaloupe wedges. Serve with a grainy muffin or hard roll and pitchers of iced tea.

Southern Chicken Rice Soup

Southern Chicken Rice Soup

Southern Chicken Rice Soup

Meet the Cook: A favorite at soup night at our church, this recipe's one my husband concocted after he retired. (We have four children plus two grandchildren and another on the way.) I frequently find it on the table when I get home from work. -Rosalie Biar, Thorndale, Texas

Skewered Chicken 'n' Sweet Potatoes

Skewered Chicken 'n' Sweet Potatoes

Skewered Chicken 'n' Sweet Potatoes

For a different kabob combination, try this quick and simple recipe. The unusual molasses butter sauce adds an appealing accent to the chicken, potato and sweet onion combo. —Janice Elder, Charlotte, North Carolina

Couscous Chicken Salad

Couscous Chicken Salad

Couscous Chicken Salad

“This is perfect for a speedy lunch. It's easy to make and you can keep most of the ingredients on hand for a nutritious meal.” Linda Baggett - Arcata, California

Quick Asian Chicken Dinner

Quick Asian Chicken Dinner

Quick Asian Chicken Dinner

This quick microwave dish for two is perfect for a busy day. Soy sauce and chicken broth bring out flavors of the chicken and veggies.—Carolyn Zimmerman, Fairbury, Illinois

Down-Home Barbecued Chicken

Down-Home Barbecued Chicken

Down-Home Barbecued Chicken

Summer barbecue season is here, and you'll both love grilling when this savory mainstay from Mary Kaye Rackowitz of Marysville, Washington is on the menu. Hot pepper sauce adds a little zip to the tender chicken.



Chunky Chicken Veggie Soup

Chunky Chicken Veggie Soup

Chunky Chicken Veggie Soup

Catering to a Christmas crowd or a huddle of hungry Super Bowl fans? Try this hot savory soup loaded with veggies, chicken and seasonings. Ladle it up with warm bread for a hearty stick-to-your-ribs meal in a bowl. -Sundra Hauck Bogalusa, Louisiana

Apricot-Pistachio Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Apricot-Pistachio Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Apricot-Pistachio Chicken Salad Sandwiches

I ordered an entrée similar to this at the local museum café and liked it so much I decided to make something similar. At the museum it was served as a filling for a sandwich made with lettuce, tomato and thinly sliced red onion. I tend to serve it as a salad during the summer. It’s really good on a hot day.

Thyme Chicken Marsala

Thyme Chicken Marsala

Thyme Chicken Marsala

Here's a quick little recipe with restaurant presentation and flavor, perfect for impromptu entertaining. Dorothy Smith of El Dorado, Arkansas sautes flattened chicken breasts and serves them atop julienned carrots and peppers. The simple wine sauce goes together in minutes.

Peasant Soup for One

Peasant Soup for One

Peasant Soup for One

In the mood for soup? There's no need to open a can when it's so easy to simmer up a bowl of this soup. I first has this at a favorite restaurant. When it was removed from the menu, I duplicate it at home using herbs from my garden.—Kay Harris, Armarillo, Texas
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