Chicken Recipes & Ideas
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The Easiest Thai Green Curry with Chicken
Forgot takeout and make a homemade version that will rival it.
Oct 1, 2022
Spatchcocking is The Easy Chicken Prep Technique You Need to Know
Spatchcocking will help whole chickens cook faster and get crispier skin. Here's how to do it, plus a basic recipe for roasting a spatchcocked chicken.
Oct 1, 2022
Instant Pot Salsa Chicken Is the Easiest, Most Foolproof Chicken Dinner I Know
This quick chicken dinner is the reason I always keep a couple jars of salsa stocked in my pantry.
Oct 1, 2022
We Tried 6 Methods for Defrosting Chicken and Found the Best Way
Skills Showdown
Because there's nothing worse than realizing you forgot to defrost the chicken for dinner.
Sep 26, 2022
In a Fit of March Madness, I Went Searching for the Greatest Chicken Dinner Party Recipe of All Time
It came down to a seriously impressive Final Four. Let's see who won!
Sep 25, 2022
Buttermilk-Brined Grilled Chicken
This buttermilk chicken is juicy and finger-licking good without a drip of barbecue sauce in sight.
Sep 23, 2022
How To Cook Chicken Breast from Frozen
Your weeknight dinner savior — straight from freezer to oven.
Sep 22, 2022
How To Cook a Crispy, Juicy Rotisserie Chicken on the Grill
It’s our nation’s 4th of July celebration tomorrow, and like most holidays, this one deserves a feast — a celebration through food (and maybe beer, too). If you have a rotisserie attachment for your grill hanging around, it’s time to dust it off (and if you don’t have one, now might be the time to finally buy it). Because today, my friends, I’m going to show you how to cook the best darn rotisserie chicken you’ve ever had. Time to quit messing around.
Sep 22, 2022
How To Make the Easiest-Ever Chicken Enchiladas
Short on time, big on flavor.
Sep 22, 2022
One-Pot Chicken Paprika Is a Weeknight Winner
All the flavors of chicken paprikash in an easy one-pan meal!
Sep 20, 2022
This 5-Ingredient Chicken Dinner Is My Favorite Way to Kick Off Summer
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Join me in making this truly fantastic dish.
Sep 20, 2022
How To Marinate Chicken
The secret to better grilled chicken? A better marinade!
Sep 16, 2022
Skipping the Turkey? This Perfect Roast Chicken Is Here for You.
Smaller gatherings call for smaller birds.
Sep 15, 2022
How To Bake Crispy, Juicy Chicken in the Oven
A winning chicken dinner for adults and kids alike.
Sep 12, 2022
This One Ingredient Instantly Upgrades Chicken and Potatoes
It's tangy and sweet and a delightful foil to rich chicken fat and starchy potatoes. 
Sep 12, 2022
Chicken Potato Soup Is Seriously Cozy
One sip is like getting wrapped in your warmest, coziest sweater.
Sep 11, 2022
3-Ingredient Yogurt Marinated Chicken
A marinade to commit to memory.
Sep 10, 2022
Crispy Lemon Chicken with Potatoes, Oregano, and Capers
This lemony, herby dish might be my favorite way to cook chicken and potatoes in one pan.
Sep 10, 2022
It's Time to Add Chicken Paillard to Your Weeknight Rotation
Don't be intimidated by the fancy French term.
Sep 6, 2022
How To Make Creamy Chicken and Rice Casserole
Get ready to grab your largest serving spoon to scoop up generous portions of seasoned chicken and creamy rice and vegetables.
Sep 8, 2022
My Mom's Chicken Teriyaki Is Perfect Every Time
I finally got her to write down the recipe so I can recreate it at my house.
Sep 6, 2022
5 Foil Packet Chicken Dinner Recipes For the Grill or Oven
Snapshot Cooking
Five ingredients, zero mess.
Aug 31, 2022
My Quick and Easy Weeknight Taco Recipe Is Loaded with Flavor
A simple 10-minute marinade makes all the difference.
Aug 31, 2022
Slow Cooker Chicken Tinga
And it's your ticket to the best chicken tacos you'll make.
Aug 31, 2022
This Tender, Flavorful Korean Chicken Salad Helps Me Stay True to Myself
It's a recipe everyone should know.
Aug 30, 2022
How to Make the Best Beer Can Chicken
Novelty aside, beer can chicken is the best, easiest way to cook a whole chicken on the grill without any special equipment.
Aug 30, 2022
5 Important Tips to Follow to Prevent Dry Chicken
Never suffer through a dry piece of chicken again.
Aug 30, 2022
An Anatomical Guide to Chicken Wings
My favorite part of a chicken is, hands down, the wing. Whether I’m nibbling on one as I carve up a whole roasted chicken, or feasting on a messy pile of saucy buffalo wings, they’re fun to eat and oh-so-satisfying to a dark-meat lover like me. If you look closely, whole chicken wings are actually composed of three parts. Do you know what they are called? I consider chicken wings a bit of a delicacy since there are only two per chicken, but they pack a ton of flavor.
Aug 28, 2022
My Mom's Homemade Chicken Nuggets Are My Ultimate Comfort Food
They're crispy, spicy, and a little bit sweet.
Aug 26, 2022
The Best Way to Use Up Leftover Chicken (and Eat It All Week Long)
So good you'll eat it straight from the mixing bowl.
Aug 24, 2022
This Instant Pot Chicken Alfredo Tastes Just Like the Creamy Classic
So satisfying and so easy.
Aug 22, 2022
Beef Bone Broth in an Electric Pressure Cooker
Bone broth and the Instant Pot were meant to be!
Aug 20, 2022
BBQ Shredded Chicken
Shredded meat — beef, pork, or chicken — is one of the most versatile dinner elements you can imagine! Cook up a few pounds to stash in the freezer, then dole it out for weeknight meals all month long. Or make a huge batch and feed a whole crowd of people in one go. Today, let’s talk chicken: Simple, inexpensive, and relatively quick, chicken has some advantages over the heavier beef and pork.
Aug 16, 2022
13 Ultra-Easy Baked Chicken Recipes That Work Great for Meal Prep
Here are some tasty ideas for dressing up your protein.
Aug 4, 2022
How To Sear Meat Properly
Searing meat is 100% about building flavor. And oh, what flavor it is! When that meat hits a scorching hot pan, the surface instantly begins caramelizing. In your stew or braise or roast, this translates into the kind of deep, savory flavor that we crave on an almost a cellular level. This is the flavor that makes us want to lick our plates clean. No sear, no plate-licking good times. Here’s how to do it. Searing meat might seem like an unnecessary and time-consuming step in a recipe.
Aug 15, 2022
The Very Best Way to Make a Classic Cobb Salad at Home
It's easier than you think to make this restaurant favorite.
Aug 11, 2022
Creamy Turmeric Chicken Skillet
You'll quickly become obsessed with this sauce.
Aug 14, 2022
Instant Pot Weeknight Chicken and Rice Burrito Bowls
These also make for great leftovers.
Aug 10, 2022
How To Make the Easiest Baked Chicken
This simple chicken recipe is, far and away, the easiest way to cook our favorite poultry that I know. You hardly need a recipe: just toss a mix of chicken breasts, thighs, and drumsticks with a bit of olive oil, salt, and pepper, then roast for about a half an hour. No flipping, no fussing, no nothing — and you can pile everything on a serving tray without the bother of pulling out the carving board. So smart. This is the kind of recipe that belongs in your core arsenal as a home cook.
Aug 10, 2022
Instant Pot White Chicken Chili Is Sublimely Comforting
And it's easy enough to make on a weeknight.
Aug 10, 2022
These Instant Pot Chicken Thighs Are on the Table in 12 Minutes
They'll become a weeknight staple.
Aug 10, 2022
Creamy Caesar Pasta Salad Is Ready in Just 20 Minutes
If you simply can't say no to chicken Caesar salad, you're going to fall hard for this summery pasta salad.
Aug 9, 2022
Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup Is Hearty and Customizable
It's all about the toppings.
Aug 7, 2022
This Is My New Favorite Way to Cook a Whole Chicken
"Smoky, spicy, and deeply savory with island vibes — what’s not to love?"
Aug 6, 2022
The Surprising Ingredient That Makes for the Most Sensational Lemon Chicken
"I will admit that, like many folks in the comment sections, I was a bit skeptical."
Aug 1, 2022
A First-Timer’s Guide to Buying Chicken Thighs
You've got questions, and we've got answers.
Jul 24, 2022
Water Is the Secret to the Juiciest Chicken Thighs
Together, they work wonders on the stovetop.
Jul 19, 2022
15 Easy Sides to Serve with Chicken Parm
Everyone will love these versatile sides.
Jul 5, 2022
One Pantry Ingredient Makes These Grilled Buffalo Wings Extra Crispy
The faster, easier way to crispy Buffalo wings.
Jul 16, 2022
Grilled Chicken Drumsticks Are What Every Cookout Needs
A simple spice rub perks up these classic grilled chicken drumsticks that are finished in a sweet-tangy barbecue sauce.
Jul 13, 2022
The Refrigerated Costco Find That Helps Me Get Dinner on the Table in Just 5 Minutes
Kitchn's Week Off
You can stash a package (or three!) in the freezer, too!
Jun 26, 2022
How to Make Extra-Crunchy Nashville Hot Chicken at Home
You'll fall in love with the brine alone.
Jun 24, 2022
Curried Chicken Salad Has the Perfect Blend of Spice and Sweetness
A few hints of sweetness turn this classic curried chicken salad into a winner.
Jun 24, 2022
Satisfy Your Street-Food Cravings with Homemade Chicken Gyros
Packed with veggies and cool, creamy yogurt sauce.
Jun 21, 2022
Pineapple Chicken Is a Sweet and Savory Stir-Fry Your Whole Family Will Love
It comes together in next to no time.
Jun 20, 2022
Here's How to Turn Jalapeño Poppers into Dinner
All the best components of the classic bar snack come together in this easy chicken dish.
Jun 19, 2022
This Grilled Honey Jerk Chicken Has the Perfect Amount of Heat
Jerk seasoning brings the heat; a little honey adds some sweet.
Jun 18, 2022
Grilled Chicken Thighs Are the Easy Summer Dinner to Keep on Repeat
They have the most delicious garlic, lime, and soy marinade.
Jun 9, 2022
The Ultimate Summer Salad Is NOT in a Bowl
Fire up the grill and grab the skewers!
Jun 9, 2022
When is Chicken Cooked Properly?
Ever wonder when chicken is cooked all the way through? Wonder no more! Cook chicken until the juices run clear and the internal temperature is 165°F.
Jun 3, 2022
How to Tell When Chicken Has Gone Bad
Here's how to figure it out in four steps.
May 27, 2022
Yes, from-Scratch Fried Chicken Sandwiches Are Worth the Effort
Better than Popeye's.
May 27, 2022
This Teriyaki Chicken Bowl Is Light and Satisfying
Made complete with a homemade marinade.
May 27, 2022
5-Ingredient Fried Chicken Caesar Salad Wraps Are a Lunchtime Win
Everyone's favorite salad tastes even better as a sandwich.
May 26, 2022
Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta Is Our New Favorite Weeknight Dinner
It's a hit with the whole family.
May 26, 2022
This Underrated Kitchn Recipe Is My Favorite of All Time
It's so good and so easy that I feel like I'm getting away with something every time I make it.
May 24, 2022
Recipe: Roasted Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Goat Cheese & Garlic
This recipe is a classic example of cooking by feel. I had some goat cheese left over from an appetizer, and I found fresh, green garlic at the farmer’s market. So I came up with a way to use them together — stuffed inside some bone-in chicken breasts. It’s really remarkable the way a little garlic and goat cheese can transform a plain and unglamorous chicken breast! I often roast bone-in, skin-on chicken breasts when I’m not up for handling an entire bird.
May 17, 2022
Recipe: Chicken Liver Pâté with Sage, Apple and Thyme
With the approach of the holiday party season, I am always on the lookout for make-ahead appetizers that are a little different from the usual spread of cheeses, meats and crudite. Chicken liver pâté doesn’t enjoy the popularity it had when Julia Child was queen, but this elegant yet economical hors d’oeuvre is due for a comeback.
May 17, 2022
Weeknight Recipe: Pan-Fried Chicken Breasts with Corn & Tomato Summer Salad
We’re always looking for something new to do with chicken. This Chicken Milanese is a simple, classic Italian dish we love — a thin, breaded chicken cutlet that is cooked until juicy and crisp, topped with a colorful, healthy, summery salad. It’s easy and delicious, a whole meal on one plate.
May 17, 2022
Recipe Research: Looking for Chicken Paprikash
We often have readers writing to us with questions on recreating a favorite recipe, or looking for recipe recommendations for a particular dish. Here’s one from Marina: I want to make Chicken Paprikash for the second time in 10 years (just a bit out of practice). Does anyone have any secret ingredients, never-failed recipes, or a good wine pairing?
May 12, 2022
How To Cut Up a Chicken: 10 Knife Skills Tutorials
As we dive into some fresh tutorials and videos for How To Month we’d like to first direct your attention to a few tutorials from our archives. These 10 tutorials are all on everyone’s most-requested topic: Knife skills!There are some basics here; we especially recommend the video on basic knife skills, which covers how to set up your cutting board, and how to hold your knife. Also, The Claw! makes an appearance.
May 12, 2022
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Recipe: Crispy Prosciutto-Wrapped Drumsticks
I have long been a fan of roasted chickens, both for their flavor and convenience. What I’ve only recently discovered, though, is how with a little planning, ready-to-eat chicken can serve as a base for several weeknight meals that are each a unique dinner. So, I’ve upgraded from my default serving of plain chicken with a simple green salad to buying two prepared birds and using each part in an easy yet interesting way, really taking advantage of the work already done for me.
May 12, 2022