Company-Worthy Chicken Recipes

Chicken is not just for busy weeknights. Show your style and add one of these impressive recipes to your menu the next time you entertain.

  • Roasted Chicken with Asiago Polenta and Truffled Mushrooms
    Becky Luigart-Stayner

    Chicken with Asiago Polenta and Mushrooms

    Stylish and stunning is the way to describe this festive dinner party chicken dish. You're sure to get rave reviews when you serve it to your guests.
  • Roasted Breast of Chicken with Pinot Noir Sauce
    Coral Von Zumwalt

    Roasted Breast of Chicken with Pinot Noir Sauce

    Season chicken breasts with fresh herbs and serve with a rich red wine sauce for great flavor and an impressive presentation. Serve with green beans and roasted potatoes.
  • Chicken Marsala
    Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Buffy Hargett

    Chicken Marsala

    If you’re selecting a dish to serve to company, you can’t miss with this classic Italian chicken dish. This version is particularly tasty because you coat the thin pieces of chicken in a mixture of flour and ground pecans.
  • Crispy Chicken Leg Confit with Couscous and Olives
    Photo: © Quentin Bacon

    Crispy Chicken Leg Confit with Couscous and Olives

    This recipe from Chef Donald Link is sure to impress your guests. He cooks the chicken duck fat until it’s tender, but this simple version uses olive oil.
  • Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Goat Cheese and Sun-Dried Tomatoes
    Becky Luigart-Stayner; Stylist: Melanie J. Clarke

    Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Goat Cheese and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

    Fill boneless skinless chicken breast halves with a savory mixture of cheese, tomatoes, caramelized shallots and basil for an impressive entrée that's perfect for an intimate dinner party.

    Recipe: Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Goat Cheese and Sun-Dried Tomatoes 

    More: Our Best Chicken Recipes

  • Roast Chicken with Pears, Shallots, and Walnuts
    Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

    Roast Chicken with Pears

    The earthy flavor of walnuts complements the sweet and savory notes of fruit and honey in this stunning roast chicken. To impress guests, present the whole bird surrounded by the roasted pear mixture on a platter before carving.
  • Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Goat Cheese, Caramelized Spring Onions, and Thyme
    Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

    Chicken with Goat Cheese, Onions, and Thyme

    This recipe is a great choice for entertaining because you can stuff the chicken breasts up to one day ahead and refrigerate until you're ready to bake.
  • Classic Roast Chicken with Gravy
    Lee Harrelson

    Classic Roast Chicken with Gravy

    When you're having company for dinner, you can never go wrong with a classic like roasted chicken. Serve with wild rice and steamed asparagus to round out the meal.
  • Roast Chicken Provençale
    Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

    Roast Chicken Provençale

    Start with a 7-pound roasting chicken to make this elegantly simple dish that will serve 12 people.
  • Cheese-Stuffed Chicken in Phyllo

    Cheese-Stuffed Chicken in Phyllo

    Online reviewers loved this recipe because it's a new way to serve chicken and is always a hit with dinner guests. You can also slice the chicken pieces a little thinner and serve as an appetizer.
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