Baked Chicken Recipes

Brimming with flavor, our oven-baked recipes will help to bring a variety of tender and juicy chicken dishes to your table.

Oven-Baked Chicken

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Oven-Baked Chicken

Chicken dinners are a weeknight favorite, but a juicy and tender cooked chicken can be hard to perfect. We have a collection of baked chicken recipes to ensure you’ll serve succulent chicken packed full of flavor.

First up is Chicken with Olives and Lemons, a Mediterranean-influenced chicken dish topped with briny olives and fresh herbs. We suggest you serve with hot cooked orzo.

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Double Plum Baked Chicken Recipe

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Double Plum Baked Chicken

Dried plums and plum wine come together for Double Plum Baked Chicken. If you can't find plum wine, substitute a sweet white wine, such as riesling, or plum brandy.

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Meyer Lemon Chicken

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Meyer Lemon Chicken

Browning the chicken on the stovetop before baking allows the outside of the chicken to get nice and crisp, while the inside stays tender and juicy. Meyer lemon lends a tangy sweetness that works well with the chicken and potatoes.

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Maple-Mustard Glazed Chicken

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Maple-Mustard Glazed Chicken

The tangy-sweet flavor combination of this sauce will work equally well with chicken thighs or pork. Serve with hot cooked rice and steamed haricots verts or a tossed green salad.

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Miso Chicken Recipe

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Miso Chicken

If you can't find miso, substitute 2 teaspoons anchovy paste and 1 teaspoon tahini instead. With miso, the darker the color, the more pronounced the salty flavor.

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Tuscan Baked Chicken and Beans

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Tuscan Baked Chicken and Beans

Fresh rosemary, cannellini beans, and canned diced tomatoes make this dish flavorful, yet simple to prepare.

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Four Citrus-Herb Chicken

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Four Citrus-Herb Chicken

Citrus zest perfumes the chicken while it marinates. A fresh salsa of citrus segments and herbs doubles down on fruit flavor.

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Chicken with Turnips and Pomegranate Sauce

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Chicken with Turnips and Pomegranate Sauce 

This dish makes use of delicious pomegranate in two ways: The juice goes into the sauce and the arils, or seeds, go atop the chicken for an elegant touch.

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Herbed Stuffed Chicken Breasts

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Herbed Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Dish up a company-worthy dish that calls for only four ingredients, plus salt and pepper. Choose roasted asparagus as a bright, fresh partner for this main dish.

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Couscous-Stuffed Chicken Recipe

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Couscous-Stuffed Chicken

A mixture of couscous, feta cheese, kalamata olives, fresh herbs, and minced garlic stuffed into chicken breasts makes for an easy 45-minute entrée fit for a special occasion. Serve with fresh sautéedgreen beans.

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Chicken with Mustard-White Wine Sauce and Spring Vegetables

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Chicken with Mustard-White Wine Sauce and Spring Vegetables

The deep, meaty flavor of chicken thighs stands up to its bold pairings, like mustard-white wine sauce and pungent herbs such as thyme in this recipe. This dish pairs early spring produce with cold-weather comfort.

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Asian-Marinated Chicken with Corn and Basil Faux-Fried Rice

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Asian-Marinated Chicken with Corn and Basil Faux-Fried Rice

The trick to beautifully cooked chicken is a nice sear on the outside while keeping it tender and juicy within. Browning the edges first, then baking your chicken is a great technique for flavorful mouthwatering chicken.

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Hazelnut Chicken

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Hazelnut Chicken

This chicken delivers full flavors of Dijon mustard, hazelnuts, sage, and red wine, and is ready in less than 40 minutes. We suggest you pair Wilted Spinach and Garlic and Thyme Roasted Butternut Squash.

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Champagne–Browned Butter Chicken

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Champagne–Browned Butter Chicken

This is a riff on coq au vin, the French standard of chicken and veggies simmered in red wine. The coq usually takes on a deep purplish-red cast from the vin, but our modern take cooks the chicken in broth: It tastes lighter and looks much brighter. After the chicken cooks, it's smothered with a delicious Champagne reduction sauce that's enriched with nutty brown butter.

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Chicken BLT Salad

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Chicken BLT Salad

Crisp chicken in this BLT salad boosts a favorite side salad to a healthy main-course attraction.

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Maple-Soy Chicken Thighs

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Maple-Soy Chicken Thighs

Fresh and flavorful, this recipe calls for an hour to marinate your chicken. For even more flavor, place the chicken in the marinade earlier that morning and cook that night.

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Chicken Cordon Bleu

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Chicken Cordon Bleu

This lightened version of Chicken Cordon Bleu, featuring Gruyère cheese and fresh thyme, remains just as delicious as the classic comfort dish.

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Vanilla Balsamic Chicken Recipes

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Vanilla Balsamic Chicken

After scraping the seeds for the sauce, add the vanilla bean pod to a canister of sugar. The scent of the bean will permeate the sugar. Serve the chicken with a tossed green salad.

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Peanutty Baked Chicken Cutlets

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Peanutty Baked Chicken Cutlets

A quick spritz of cooking spray on the cutlets before they hit the hot oven enhances the crispness and color of the crust. Serve with baked sweet potatoes and broccoli spears

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Mushroom-Stuffed Chicken

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Mushroom-Stuffed Chicken

This 5-star rated dish is delicious and easy to prepare. Serve with 3 cups cooked egg noodles tossed with 2 tablespoons butter and green onions.

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Pimiento Cheese Chicken Recipe

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Pimiento Cheese Chicken

The impressive-looking results of stuffed chicken breasts belie the ease of preparation. You can stuff them up to a day ahead, keep refrigerated, and then simply cook and serve.

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Italian-Seasoned Roast Chicken Breasts

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Italian-Seasoned Roast Chicken Breasts

Leaving the skin on lean breast meat as it cooks helps shield the chicken and allows it to tenderize in the oven. Serve with steamed spinach and mashed potatoes.

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Blackened Chicken with Dirty Rice

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Blackened Chicken with Dirty Rice

Bring classic New Orleans' fare to the table with this dazzling duo. Perfectly seasoned blackened chicken and spicy dirty rice make the perfect pair.

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Chicken in Wine Sauce

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Chicken in Wine Sauce

From applewood-smoked bacon to fresh tarragon, the complexity of ingredients paired with bone-in chicken, deliver an abundance of flavor to your table.

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Lemon-Rosemary Chicken Breasts

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Lemon-Rosemary Chicken Breasts

Fresh rosemary, lemon juice, and chicken broth are three simple, yet flavorful ingredients that create a beautiful sauce for baked chicken breasts. Adding fresh asparagus and creamy polenta makes an easy and elegant dinner for company.

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Prosciutto and Fontina-Stuffed Chicken Breasts Recipes

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Prosciutto and Fontina-Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Finely ground saltine cracker crumbs create a golden crust. You can save the step of making your own crumbs if your supermarket stocks cracker meal; if so, start with about 11⁄2 cups. Serve a crisp green salad with apple wedges to contrast the creamy, melted cheese filling inside the chicken.

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Balsamic and Shallot Chicken Breasts Recipe

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Balsamic and Shallot Chicken Breasts

Chef Boyce (Cotton Row and Commerce Kitchen, Huntsville, Ala.) remembers his father's chicken from weekly family barbecues when he was a kid. Our take amps up flavor with a balsamic reduction and cooks the chicken on the stovetop and in the oven for better control over doneness.

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Feta, Herb, and Sun-Dried Tomato-Stuffed Chicken Recipes

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Feta, Herb, and Sun-Dried Tomato-Stuffed Chicken

Sun-dried tomatoes add a burst of vivid flavor and nutrition to many dishes. When dried, the naturally sweet taste of Roma, or plum, tomatoes intensifies. Their slightly chewy texture adds richness to the consistency of a dish.

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