Best-Ever Chicken Recipes

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Photo: Table For Two
From quick pasta tosses to hearty pot pies, these chicken dishes are proven crowd-pleasers.
  1. Chicken Tikka Masala

    Photo by Table for Two

    This easy slow-simmering meal has all the delicious flavors of the traditional Indian dish.

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  2. Cedar-Smoked Rosemary Chicken

    Photo by Sarcastic Cooking

    Lemon and rosemary brighten this flavorful, healthful chicken dish.

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  3. Crispy Cheddar Chicken

    Photo by Jamie Cooks It Up

    A rich and creamy cheddar sauce tops chicken breasts breaded with cracker crumbs.

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  4. Adobo Chicken Wings

    Photo by The New Southwest Cookbook

    Spice up tonight's dinner with this kicked-up chicken wing recipe. (Just don't forget the napkins.)

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  5. Chicken and Vegetable Pot Pie

    Photo by Hector Sanchez

    This comfort food classic is satisfying and delicious.

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  6. BBQ Chicken Grilled Cheese

    A classic grilled cheese is nice and all, but adding barbecue chicken? Two words: Yes. Please.

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  7. Chicken with Cashews and Mango Sauce

    Photo by Bal's Spice Kitchen

    Turn your favorite takeout dish into a homemade meal with this classic Indian recipe.

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  8. Thai Chicken Quinoa

    Photo by How Sweet It Is

    Colorful veggies, quinoa (a gluten-free grain) and chicken are tossed with a peanut-sweet chili sauce.

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  9. Roasted Chicken with Clementines

    Photo by Jerusalem: A Cookbook

    Because basic roast chicken can be, well...a little boring.

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  10. Orange Sesame Chicken

    Photo by Jamie Cooks It Up

    Rather than ordering in, make this homemade variation of a Chinese takeout favorite.

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  11. Zingy Lime and Garlic Chicken

    Photo by Brazilian Barbecue and Beyond

    A fresh, homemade marinade is the secret behind this cooked-to-perfection chicken recipe.

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  12. Grilled Chicken Cutlets with Fresh Chutney

    Photo by Giada's Feel Good Food

    Forget boring grilled chicken -- add an apple-mango chutney for an easy grilled dinner you'll make again and again.

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  13. Pesto Chicken Pizza with Parmesan

    Photo by Pizza: Award-Winning Pies for the Home Kitchen

    Ditch the pepperoni and add a homemade pesto for a pizza dinner that taste much better than takeout.

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  14. Classic Roast Chicken

    Photo by Anita Calero / The Nest

    Because sometimes, you just need a go-to dish that'll impress your in-laws (and take little to no effort on your part).

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  15. Pasta With Chicken, Goat Cheese and Rosemary

    Photo by My Baking Addiction

    You can whip up this impressive meal with just a few ingredients: goat cheese adds creaminess and rosemary brightens it up.

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  16. Tandoori Baked Chicken

    Photo by Bal's Spice Kitchen

    Even though it looks fancy, this classic Indian dish only requires 8 ingredients (most of which you already have).

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  17. Chicken Enchiladas with Green Chile Sauce

    Photo by Quick & Easy Mexican

    Entertaining friends? A batch of homemade enchiladas is a surefire crowd pleaser, and this recipe is our favorite.

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  18. Jerk-Light Chicken with Pineapple Salsa

    Photo by Everyday Cooking with Organic Produce

    A mint-fruit salsa cools the spice in this mouthwatering chicken dish.

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  19. Beurre Blanc Chicken and Herbed Mashed Potatoes

    Photo by The Nest

    This rich butter sauce turns this chicken dish into a staple comfort food.

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