Brimming with flavor, our oven-baked recipes will help to bring a variety of tender and juicy chicken dishes to your table.
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.
View Recipe: Chicken with Olives and Lemons
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.
View Recipe: Double Plum Baked 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.
View Recipe: Meyer Lemon 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.
View Recipe: Maple-Mustard Glazed 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.
View Recipe: Miso Chicken
Fresh rosemary, cannellini beans, and canned diced tomatoes make this dish flavorful, yet simple to prepare.
View Recipe: Tuscan Baked Chicken and Beans
Citrus zest perfumes the chicken while it marinates. A fresh salsa of citrus segments and herbs doubles down on fruit flavor.
View Recipe: Four Citrus-Herb Chicken
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.
View Recipe: Chicken with Turnips and Pomegranate Sauce
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.
View Recipe: Herbed Stuffed Chicken Breasts
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.
View Recipe: Couscous-Stuffed Chicken
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.
View Recipe: Chicken with Mustard-White Wine Sauce and Spring Vegetables
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.
View Recipe: Asian Marinated Chicken with Corn and Basil Faux-Fried Rice
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.
View Recipe: Champagne-Browned Butter Chicken
Crisp chicken in this BLT salad boosts a favorite side salad to a healthy main-course attraction.
View Recipe: Chicken BLT Salad
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.
View Recipe: Maple-Soy Chicken Thighs
This lightened version of Chicken Cordon Bleu, featuring Gruyère cheese and fresh thyme, remains just as delicious as the
classic comfort dish.
View Recipe: Chicken Cordon Bleu
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.
View Recipe: Vanilla Balsamic Chicken
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
View Recipe: Peanutty Baked Chicken Cutlets
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.
View Recipe: Mushroom-Stuffed 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.
View Recipe: Pimiento Cheese Chicken
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.
View Recipe: Italian-Seasoned Roast Chicken Breasts
Bring classic New Orleans' fare to the table with this dazzling duo. Perfectly seasoned blackened chicken and spicy dirty
rice make the perfect pair.
View Recipe: Blackened Chicken with Dirty Rice
From applewood-smoked bacon to fresh tarragon, the complexity of ingredients paired with bone-in chicken, deliver an abundance
of flavor to your table.
View Recipe: Chicken in Wine Sauce
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.
View Recipe: Lemon-Rosemary 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.
View Recipe: Prosciutto and Fontina-Stuffed 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.
View Recipe: Balsamic and Shallot Chicken Breasts
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.
View Recipe: Feta, Herb, and Sun-Dried Tomato-Stuffed Chicken