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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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Lemon-Basil Chicken Marsala

Lemon-Basil Chicken Marsala

Lemon-Basil Chicken Marsala

"This melt-in-your-mouth Chicken Marsala is based on a recipe picked up in a cooking class," recalls Greta Igl in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. "But the basil and splash of lemon are my own touches. We’ve tried this dish in many restaurants, but always agree our homemade version tastes best. It’s so easy…and if we’re lucky enough to have leftovers, they reheat beautifully in the microwave.”

Comforting Chicken A La King

Comforting Chicken A La King

Comforting Chicken A La King

Comforting Chicken a la King has a thick and creamy sauce that's perfect over biscuits. “I've been making this for 30 years,” says Ruth Lee of Troy, Ontario. “It's a wonderful way to create a quick lunch or dinner with leftover chicken.”

Chicken Thighs with Shallots & Spinach

Chicken Thighs with Shallots & Spinach

Chicken Thighs with Shallots & Spinach

This moist and tender chicken comes complete with its own creamy and flavorful vegetable side! It makes a pretty presentation and goes together in no time flat for a nutritious weeknight meal. —Genna Johannes, Wrightstown, Wisconsin
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Quick Chicken Piccata

Quick Chicken Piccata

Quick Chicken Piccata

Laced with lemon and simmered in white wine, this stovetop entree is super easy and elegant. Just add sides of bread and veggies to make it into a great meal. —Cynthia Heil, Augusta, Georgia

Can-Can Chicken

Can-Can Chicken

Can-Can Chicken

Here's a tasty take on the popular beer-can chicken. Once the bird is on the grill, the work's basically done. And cleanup is a cinch—a must for a guy like me. —Steve Bath, Lincoln, Nebraska

Chicken Marsala with Gorgonzola

Chicken Marsala with Gorgonzola

Chicken Marsala with Gorgonzola

We live near the Faribault, Minnesota caves that are used to age the lovely Amableu Gorgonzola cheese. Chicken topped with melting Gorgonzola is quick enough for weeknight cooking but also elegant enough for a dinner party. —Jill Anderson, Sleepy Eye, Minnesota

Oven Barbecued Chicken

Oven Barbecued Chicken

Oven Barbecued Chicken

Chicken and Sunday dinner belong together. During my married life on a dairy farm, I'd make and bake chicken before church. — Esther Shank, Harrisonburg, Virginia

Slow Cooker Southwestern Chicken

Slow Cooker Southwestern Chicken

Slow Cooker Southwestern Chicken

Prepared salsa and convenient canned corn and beans add fun color, texture and flavor to Karen Water's tender chicken dish. "I usually serve it with salad and white rice," suggests the Laurel, Maryland cook. "Our children love it."

Honey-Glazed Chicken

Honey-Glazed Chicken

Honey-Glazed Chicken

My family raves over this nicely browned chicken. The rich honey glaze gives each luscious piece a spicy tang. This dish is simple enough to prepare for a family dinner and delightful enough to serve to guests. -Ruth Andrewson, Leavenworth, Washington

Bacon Mushroom Chicken

Bacon Mushroom Chicken

Bacon Mushroom Chicken

“My brother told me this was the best chicken he had ever tasted,” writes Kara Cook from Elk Ridge, Utah, “and it’s one of my very favorites, too. “Not only is it easy to prepare, but it also looks elegant, tastes spectacular, and never fails to bring raves when I serve it to guests.” TIP: Try using any leftover mozzarella cheese to dress up salads, sprinkle on cups of hot chili or make mini pizzas.

Thai Chicken Stir-Fry

Thai Chicken Stir-Fry

Thai Chicken Stir-Fry

Instead of having takeout at lunch, why not whip up this delicious meal? Thanks to the convenient frozen veggies, you can enjoy classic Thai flavors in minutes. —Sally Bailey, Wooster, Ohio
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