10 Wonderful Ways To Cook Chicken Tonight

I grew up in the Midwest and far away from fresh seafood so my standard fallback lean protein is chicken. But it's easy to fall into a rut with this accessible poultry. If you need something to break the routine, check out these ten ways to add something new to the mix! I work with some of the most talented food writers in the business and we've all had the pleasure of sharing some of our favorite chicken dishes in the past. Here are a few that are fit for the coming seasons and vary in preparation for those who aren't always into a casserole.

TOP ROW
Barbecue Shredded Chicken from the Oven or Slow Cooker
Yogurt-Marinated Chicken & Creamy Greek Sauce
Spicy Chicken Flautas with Lime Sour Cream
Fake Fried Chicken
Crispy Chicken Thighs & Warm Bread Salad

BOTTOM ROW
Chicken Cordon Bleu-Croque Monsieur
Blackened Chicken with Creamy Angel Hair Pasta
Chicken & Swiss Chard Pasta Bake
Lemon Braised Chicken & Beans with Mint Pesto
Hainanese Chicken With Rice from Mark Bittman

Related: Sunday Dinner: 7 Takes on Roast Chicken

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