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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Loaded Grilled Chicken Sandwich

I threw these ingredients together on a whim and the sandwich turned out so well, I surprised myself! If you're in a rush, microwave the bacon. Just cover it with paper towel to keep it from splattering too much. —Dana York, Kennewick, Washington
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Pecan-Crusted Chicken Nuggets

Pecan-Crusted Chicken Nuggets

Pecan-Crusted Chicken Nuggets

I loved chicken nuggets as a child. This baked version is healthier than the original, a great snack for kids. — Haili Carroll, Valencia, California

Creamy Buffalo Chicken Enchiladas

Creamy Buffalo Chicken Enchiladas

Creamy Buffalo Chicken Enchiladas

I love spicy food, but I think the creaminess of these enchiladas' topping makes them more friendly to a variety of tastes. —Crystal Schlueter, Northglenn, Colorado

Smoked Mozzarella Chicken with Pasta

Smoked Mozzarella Chicken with Pasta

Smoked Mozzarella Chicken with Pasta

Take an ordinary chicken breast into wow territory with just a few extra ingredients. Use prosciutto instead of ham to make the dish extra smoky. —Naylet LaRochelle, Miami, Florida

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Grilled Chicken Club Pitas

Grilled Chicken Club Pitas

Grilled Chicken Club Pitas

Why heat up the kitchen on warm Indian summer evenings when you can take dinner in hand with these hearty chicken pitas from Lynne Ziegler in Odenton, Maryland? LYNNE’S TIP: I also roll up the chicken strips in flour tortillas and serve as grab-and-go wrap sandwiches. Serve any leftover chicken with mixed greens and the last of the garden tomatoes in lunch salads the next day.

Cantaloupe Chicken Salad

Cantaloupe Chicken Salad

Cantaloupe Chicken Salad

Apples add sweet-tart flavor and crunch to this lightened-up chicken salad that's lovely mounded on melon rings. Writes Nancy Daugherty from Cortland, Ohio, "Curry powder gives this fruity chicken a unique flavor and golden hue."

Barbecued Cola Chicken

Barbecued Cola Chicken

Barbecued Cola Chicken

My husband is a diabetic, so I'm always looking for great-tasting recipes that are low in sugar and carbohydrates. To reduce the sugar content of this recipe even further, I use diet cola.—Mildred Dieffenbach, Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania
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Creamy Pan-Fried Chicken

Creamy Pan-Fried Chicken

Creamy Pan-Fried Chicken

In this recipe, a rich creamy mushroom sauce pairs nicely with crunchy, tender chicken. It's a one-of-a-kind meal that will have your family asking for seconds!

Chicken Wild Rice Salad

Chicken Wild Rice Salad

Chicken Wild Rice Salad

“I modified a recipe I received years ago and came up with this versatile salad. It's refreshing served cold on a hot day, but its equally tasty at room temperature or warmed in the microwave.” —Robin Thompson, Roseville, California

Southern-Style Oven-Fried Chicken

Southern-Style Oven-Fried Chicken

Southern-Style Oven-Fried Chicken

I call this America’s best-loved oven-fried chicken. The secret is in the breading, which makes the chicken super moist and flavorful, herby and golden brown. —Elaina Morgan, Rickman, Tennessee

Salsa Chicken for 2

Salsa Chicken for 2

Salsa Chicken for 2

For a speedy main dish, try this south-of-the-border skillet chicken from Naomi Olson of Hamilton, Michigan. "I like to serve it with buttered, chopped spinach and a salad of mixed greens, orange wedges and chopped walnuts," she says."

Herbed Chicken Quarters

Herbed Chicken Quarters

Herbed Chicken Quarters

We often grill chicken in the summer, and this herbed version is a big hit with our family. We own a cheese and specialty food store called The Boulevard Market in nearby Tecumseh. I frequently host cooking classes at the store and have featured this chicken. Students are sent home with this recipe and always say their families enjoyed it! -Erika Aylward, Clinton, Michigan

Barbecued Picnic Chicken

Barbecued Picnic Chicken

Barbecued Picnic Chicken

When we entertain friends for a picnic at our cabin, I like to serve this savory chicken. Cooked on a covered grill, the poultry stays so tender and juicy. Everyone loves the zesty, slightly sweet homemade barbecue sauce - and it's so easy to make. -Priscilla Weaver, Hagerstown, Maryland

Curried Peanut Chicken

Curried Peanut Chicken

Curried Peanut Chicken

"This is a nice change from traditional grilled items," says Jennifer Myers. The Havertown, Pennsylvania reader sprinkles coconut and currants over a tasty combination of chicken and peppers.

Roasted Chicken with Basil-Rice Stuffing

Roasted Chicken with Basil-Rice Stuffing

Roasted Chicken with Basil-Rice Stuffing

This stuffing, with its pleasant herb flavor, is a nice change of pace from traditional bread stuffing. The crunch comes from sunflower kernels. (Leftovers would be great in the Chicken Jambalaya recipe above.)

Garden Vegetable & Chicken Skillet

Garden Vegetable & Chicken Skillet

Garden Vegetable & Chicken Skillet

Here's a fantastic way to add fresh spring veggies to your diet. Featuring a trio of bright vegetables, rice and chicken, this makes a perfect one-dish meal. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Chicken Taco Pie

Chicken Taco Pie

Chicken Taco Pie

This is truly a family fave and is perfect for a busy night of rushing to soccer, swimming lessons or scouts. I make it in the morning and just pop it in the oven when we get home. —Karen Latimer, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Tarragon Chicken Kiev

Tarragon Chicken Kiev

Tarragon Chicken Kiev

This wonderful recipe prompted me to buy a french tarragon plant to I always have it fresh on hand. It is the best in the spring but it is still flavorful all year round.—Ann Harris, Fresno, California
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