We revisit America's favorite weeknight staple: Fresh new ways to deliciously moist and tasty chicken.
50 big-flavor recipes add up to a chick-tacular flock of fresh ideas for simple and healthful dinners.
Sautéeing is a high-heat, quick-cooking method that puts a chicken dinner on the table in a flash. Dust bird with a supersheer
layer of flour for a crisp, golden exterior, or simply season with salt and pepper.
First up, briny capers and bright lemon really make this bird sing. Serve tangy Chicken Piccata with mashed potatoes or roasted seasonal root vegetables.
View Recipe: Chicken Piccata
This flavorful sandwich will add brightness to even the coldest winter day. Serve it with fresh seasonal citrus or other fruit.
View Recipe: Open-Faced Chicken Club Sandwiches
If you can't find arugula, substitute mixed salad greens or fresh baby spinach for this warm salad.
View Recipe: Sautéed Chicken with Warm Bacon Vinaigrette
If you like Brussels Sprouts try: Maple-Brined Chicken with Sautéed Brussels Sprouts
If you like Olives try: Sautéed Chicken with Olive Tapenade
If you like Onions try: Sautéed Chicken with Onion Jam
Assemble ingredients in baking dish or oven-safe pan, then bake for a short time. Meanwhile, pull together your side dish
hands-free while the entrée cooks.
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
Briny olives and tart lemons combine with fresh herbs for a Mediterranean-influenced chicken dish. Serve with hot cooked orzo.
View Recipe: Chicken with Olives and Lemons
If you like Pepper Jack Cheese try: Chicken and Rice
If you like Sweet Potato try: Chicken with Root Vegetables
Brush chicken with a savory-sweet glaze for gorgeous results. Browning in a skillet first gives it a delicious crust and pretty
appearance. Finishing it in liquid ensures it will be moist.
The tangy-sweet flavor combination of this maple syrup and stone-ground mustard glaze 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
If you like Pomegranate try: Pomegranate Chicken
If you like Chipotle try: Chipotle Chicken
If you like Balsamic Vinegar try: Balsamic Chicken
Chop or slice chicken for fastest possible cooking. Bonus: More exposed surface area allows the chicken to absorb flavor from
sauces or other high-flavor ingredients.
All the tasty take-out flavors you crave come together with fresh ingredients for a quick 25-minute meal.
View Recipe: Szechuan Chicken Stir-Fry
Cubed chicken breast halves along with sweet Italian sausage, mushrooms, and plenty of veggies make for a tasty pizza sans
red sauce. Ask for fresh pizza dough in the bakery of your supermarket to yield a crust with pizzeria quality.
View Recipe: Chicken Pizza
Creamy Chicken Spaghetti is comfort food at its best. We use frozen English peas so this dish can be made year-round.
View Recipe: Chicken Spaghetti
If you like Brie try: Chicken Quesadillas
If you like Butternut Squash try: Moroccan-Style Chicken Tagine
If you like Coconut Milk try: Green Curry Chicken
Poaching is a gentle cooking method, less popular but absolutely worthwhile. Beautiful flavor and moist meat result, and the
cooking liquid can double as a tasty element in the recipe.
Use the freshest tortillas you can find for these Chicken Enchiladas since older ones tend to dry out and crack even though they're moistened in the flavorful sauce. We love La Tortilla Factory brand. Look for their low-fat, lower-sodium tortillas.
View Recipe: Chicken Enchiladas
Lean chicken stands in for pork, yielding a light twist on traditional 'wiches.
View Recipe: Vietnamese Chicken Sandwiches
If you like Fresh Basil try: Tuscan Pesto Chicken Panini
If you like Pickles try: Pressed Cuban-Style Sandwiches
If you like Avocado try: Chicken-Avocado Club Sandwiches
Chicken shows its versatility with tangy BBQ flavors, peppery arugula, or 3 cheeses.
View Recipe: BBQ Chicken Pizza with Fresh Mozzarella and Pickled Jalapeños
If you like Arugula try: Chicken, Arugula, and Prosciutto Pizza
If you like Parmesan try: Three-Cheese Chicken Pizza