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Chicken Main Dishes

Looking for chicken main dishes? Find chicken main dish recipes like boneless chicken or baked chicken recipes.

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When my garden basil goes nuts, I make pesto and keep it frozen in small containers for the right opportunity, like this saucy one-pot chicken with pasta. —Kimberly Fenwick, Hobart, Indiana
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Southwest Chicken Dinner

Southwest Chicken Dinner

Southwest Chicken Dinner

My family loves to order those gigantic takeout Tex-Mex burritos, but they can be expensive and we always have leftovers. I created a lighter, no-guilt alternative with the flavors they love, and that skips the tortilla. —Marquisha Turner, Aurora, Colorado

Creamy Chicken Primavera

Creamy Chicken Primavera

Creamy Chicken Primavera

A creamy homemade sauce seasoned with basil and garlic coats this terrific combination of leftover chicken, pepper strips and pasta. "I love to make this dish...it's fast and easy," reports Lisa Dato of Franklin Park, Illinois.

Peanut Butter Chicken

Peanut Butter Chicken

Peanut Butter Chicken

Alabama is well known for growing peanuts…in fact, our state hosts the National Peanut Festival each year. Peanut butter stars in this recipe, making a tasty sauce for the tender chicken. Don’t let the unusual combination of ingredients—tomato sauce, chili powder, garlic and onion with the peanut butter—keep you from trying it. My family loves it!
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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

Rosemary Lime Chicken

Rosemary Lime Chicken

Rosemary Lime Chicken

I experimented with herbs and seasonings quite a bit before creating the final version of this entree. The tartness of the lime juice really complements the rosemary. Everyone loves it.—Nicole Harris, Mt. Union, Pennsylvania

Chicken with Artichokes and Shrimp

Chicken with Artichokes and Shrimp

Chicken with Artichokes and Shrimp

Besides adding color to the dish, the shrimp complement the flavor of the chicken. The recipe has recently become one of our family favorites.

Chicken Artichoke Skillet

Chicken Artichoke Skillet

Chicken Artichoke Skillet

This quick-to-fix chicken entree featuring artichokes and olives has a real Greek flair. Seasoned with lemon juice and oregano, the stovetop chicken turns out moist and tender. "I like to vary the olives--Greek, green, black or a mixture,"notes Carol Latimore of Arvada, Colorado.

Chicken-Chile Relleno Tacos

Chicken-Chile Relleno Tacos

Chicken-Chile Relleno Tacos

A local restaurant makes awesome charred tacos that are a lot like these. Their marinade recipe’s a secret, so I invented my own. Light the coals and have them anytime. —Denise Klibert, Shreveport, Louisiana

Cherry-Glazed Chicken with Toasted Pecans

Cherry-Glazed Chicken with Toasted Pecans

Cherry-Glazed Chicken with Toasted Pecans

What started out as a way to use up some leftover preserves and cheese turned out to be a family winner dinner that I now make time and again. —Keri Cotton, Lakeville, Minnesota

Homemade Lemon Herb Chicken

Homemade Lemon Herb Chicken

Homemade Lemon Herb Chicken

If you're looking for the perfect combination, the mild taste of apple-wood chips pairs well wine, herbs and citrus flavor.

Family-Favorite Fried Chicken

Family-Favorite Fried Chicken

Family-Favorite Fried Chicken

I was never impressed with the fried chicken recipes I'd tried, but then I started to experiment and came up with one that my whole family loves. Once you taste it, you'll know why! —Samantha Pazdernik, Breckenridge, MN
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