Baked, Grilled, Stir-Fried and Pot-Pied: 14 Best Chicken Recipes

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When we were shooting images for In the Small Kitchen, our photographer, Josh, took a step back while photographing the umpteenth chicken recipe-the Mediterranean Baked Chicken in the Supper Party chapter-and stated, ‘So, you make as much chicken as my mom always did.’ (Josh barbecues a mean chicken himself.)

So it goes: chicken is easy to buy and fast to cook. It’s filling and pretty healthful and an all-around go-to for cooks, harried or not, and that’s most likely why it’s been a yard cook’s favored for generations.

Anyway, just because I prepare a suitable amount of chicken doesn’t imply that I prepare it in the same means as someone’s grandma. The chicken dishes on BGSK are frequently exotically spiced, baked rather of fried, or marinated for a long time to improve moistness and taste. No dried-out chicken breasts below, I promise. (FYI, I normally such as to make use of entire chickens or skin-on thighs or busts from my neighborhood butcher, Fleisher’s.)

** Everyday Chicken Recipes for Weeknight Meals **

1. Seared Chicken Breasts with Cherry Tomato Pan Sauce and Fresh Mozzarella. In this meal, there’s a sweet, tart explosion of juice that includes heating cherry tomatoes in the oven, turning them into a pan sauce for rapidly seared chicken. Melty wedges of mozzarella are icing on the cake.

2. Chicken Curry Wraps. The curry ramps up the mayo in this salad, the celery and shallot add a spectacular crunch, and the raisins offer a haunting sweet taste that in turn makes the curry taste even better. This exceptionally delicious chicken salad becomes the filling in make-ahead covers remarkably suited to dinner in the park.

3. Green Chile Chicken. Fulled of veggies, this south-of-the-border chicken stew takes advantage of cupboard components, though you may need a special grocery store run for the can of green chilies. As quickly as you discover fresh corn at the marketplace, throw the sweet kernels in.

4. Ginger-Honey Chicken Wings. Baking chicken wings turns them crunchy and rich, practically as if they ‘d been fried (but without the mess or the included fat). After baking, a teriyaki-inspired sauce coats the wings. Treat on these whenever, or make them the main dish of dinner by serving them on top of rice with some environment-friendlies on the side.

5. Indoor Grilled Chicken with Kale-Rice Salad. A marinade is one means to make sure that your chicken is wet and deeply flavorful without fretting about a pan sauce. Natural herbs and mayo conspire to offer these chicken thighs extra value, and a flash in your grill pan does the rest.

6. Entire Wheat BBQ Chicken Pockets. Yes, I got influenced to make this recipe after reviewing a recommended use on the back of a grated cheese packet. That’s okay. The gooey, barbecue-flavored wraps may be an easy win, however who said supper had to be advanced?

7. Chicken & Leek Stir Fry with Snow Peas.
This recipe benefits from very finely sliced chicken, snow greens, and delicious leeks in a quickly duplicated stir-fry format. You can sub in almost any veggies that sound good to you, keeping the sauce and chicken as they are. Do all your prep work in advance-as with all stir fries, the actual food preparation moves lightening quick.

8. Old-Fashioned Chicken Pot Pie. This recipe is as great the first time you make it as it’s when you consume it for days in your lunchbox. The rich chicken filling is a best contrast with the also-rich and crisp pot pie topping. Be warned: this is a little of a project to put together.

9. Chicken Curry with Bananas, Raisins, and Peanuts. While there are a million curry chicken recipes, this is the one I have been making recently-creamy with coconut milk and sweet with surprising however just-right bites of banana.

10. Chicken Parmesan. We matured having this for dinner at least month-to-month. In a small kitchen, you need to be very arranged with your prepwork and frying, however you’ll be overjoyed when your pan of golded, sauced, cheesed chicken arises from the oven-I promise.

11. Chicken Tikka Masala. A classic. With Indian restaurants a quick inconsistent in New York City, we have been satisfying our cravings with homemade tikka masala for many years. Best of all, it’s really not all that hard to make, though do leave a little extra time for marinating if you can.

12. Healthy Chicken Chile with Barley. I developed this dish to deliver the marvelous satisfaction of chili but to be a lot less work, even more healthy, and brightened with grains and veggies. On summertime nights, this might definitely become the filling of easy corn tacos-just top with yogurt, cheese, and avocado.

13. Greek-Style Roasted Chicken with Potatoes. Everyone needs a roasted chicken recipe to count on, and this is mine. The chicken is flavored with lemon, oregano, garlic, and thyme. But look out, chicken: the potatoes that cook beneath the chicken, in its juices, compete with the meat for MVP.

14. Chicken, Avocado, and Hearts of Palm Chop Chop Salad. If you’ve actually gotten in the practice of roasting a number of bone-in chicken breasts weekly, it will be a cinch to throw together this low-carb, entirely tasty, and remarkably fresh chicken salad. Complete the meal with great bread.