Top Chicken Recipes from Food & Wine

Show your style with these 12 enticing chicken recipes from Food & Wine magazine.

  • Chicken Sofrito
    Photo: © Dana Gallagher

    Chicken Sofrito

    For this tasty version of everyday chicken and rice, coat chicken legs in chili powder and cook rice with sofrito—a Spanish mixture of chopped onion, garlic and bell pepper. Bake everything together in a skillet so that the delectable chicken juices flavor the rice, then broil the dish at the last minute to turn the chicken skin enticingly brown.
  • Grilled Red Curry Chicken
    Photo: © Tina Rupp

    Grilled Red Curry Chicken

    Rub the chicken all over with a very simple, Thai-inspired mix of red curry paste, coconut milk and brown sugar.
  • Chicken Breasts with Potatoes and Mashed Peas
    Photo: © Dana Gallagher

    Chicken Breasts with Potatoes and Mashed Peas

    Brown chicken breasts in butter on the stove before roasting them in the oven; the butter enriches both the chicken and browned pan juices, which become a base for the flavorful sauce.
  • Updated Chicken Chow Mein
    Photo: © Dana Gallagher

    Updated Chicken Chow Mein

    This modern version of this Chinese-American dish includes stir-fried egg noodles with chicken sausage, chiles, basil and an unexpected ingredient—orange juice.
  • Chicken with Slow-Roasted Tomatoes and Cheesy Grits
    Photo: © Dana Gallagher

    Chicken with Slow-Roasted Tomatoes and Cheesy Grits

    Serve this exceptionally crispy roasted chicken with rosemary roasted tomatoes, a savory tomato jus, and Creamy Cheese Grits.
  • Mustard-Glazed Chicken with Arugula and Bok Choy
    Photo: © Tina Rupp

    Mustard-Glazed Chicken with Arugula and Bok Choy

    Glaze chicken breast halves in a tangy mustard sauce and serve alongside steamed bok choy and an arugula salad lightly dressed with a rice wine vinaigrette.
  • Chicken Salad with Zucchini, Lemon and Pine Nuts
    Photo: © Tina Rupp

    Chicken Salad with Zucchini, Lemon and Pine Nuts

    This seasonal Provençal chicken salad features slices of chicken tossed with pine nuts and lemon-marinated zucchini. A nice touch of flavor comes from the addition of dried currants and preserved lemon peel.
  • Chicken Paprikash
    Photo: © John Kernick

    Chicken Paprikash

    Low-fat chicken breasts stay juicy and delicious in the velvety, zesty sauce for this healthy Hungarian chicken dish.
  • Chicken, Wild Mushroom and Roasted-Garlic Sauté
    Photo: © Dana Gallagher

    Chicken, Wild Mushroom and Roasted-Garlic Sauté

    Use porcini mushrooms to make these delicious, earthy chicken thigh sauté with roasted garlic cloves. Finish the dish with a sprinkle of chopped tarragon, which adds a light, herbal sweetness.
  • Buttermilk Chicken with Crispy Cornflakes
    Photo: © Tina Rupp

    Buttermilk Chicken with Crispy Cornflakes

    Marinated the chicken overnight, then grill, brushing with butter, and roll in crispy cornflakes.
  • Chicken Curry with Squash
    Photo: © John Kernick

    Chicken Curry with Squash

    Many curries are fiery, but this one is gently spiced with turmeric, which alternative-health experts laud as a powerful anti-inflammatory.
  • Sticky Grilled Drumsticks with Plum Sauce
    Photo: © Cedric Angeles

    Sticky Grilled Drumsticks with Plum Sauce

    Prepare a wonderfully sticky and nicely sweet glaze of fresh plums and red pepper jelly to brush over drumsticks while grilling. Hot red pepper jelly makes for a spicier glaze; sweet pepper jelly creates a milder one.
  • Balinese Grilled Chicken
    Photo: Anson Smart

    Balinese Grilled Chicken

    Try a version of this chicken roasted over an open fire. The turmeric, chiles and ginger in the marinade are popular flavors in Indonesian cooking.
  • Big Bob Gibson's Chicken with White Barbecue Sauce
    Photo: Marcus Nilsson

    Big Bob Gibson's Chicken with White Barbecue Sauce

    You shouldn't even have to think twice about trying this dish. Grill pieces of chicken until crispy and nicely charred, then serve them alongside the terrific, tangy, white sauce.
  • Chicken and Rice with Fresh Chorizo
    Photo: Quentin Bacon

    Chicken and Rice with Fresh Chorizo

    Turn up the heat with this Latin classic featuring whole chicken legs and hot Italian sausage.
  • Pot-Roasted Chicken with Mushrooms
    Photo: John Kernick

    Pot-Roasted Chicken with Mushrooms

    This elegant chicken dish is great for company. The hard work put into it will definitely yield tasty and satisfying results.
  • Chicken Tagine with Artichoke Hearts and Peas
    Photo: Tina Rupp

    Chicken Tagine with Artichoke Hearts and Peas

    Another company-worthy dish, this chicken tangine is a guranteed winner. Artichoke hearts add a lovely spring flavor; they're also one of the best vegetable sources of antioxidants.
  • Chicken Yakitori
    Photo: Con Poulos

    Chicken Yakitori

    This Japanese-inspired Chicken Yakitori calls for you to be a bit adventurous with the addition of kombu (dried seaweed) and bonito flakes.
  • Crisp Spiced Chicken with Hummus Vinaigrette
    Photo: David Malosh

    Crisp Spiced Chicken with Hummus Vinaigrette

    This chicken dish is a definite keeper for family dinners. Hummus is the key to making this creamy, complex-tasting vinaigrette.
  • Fried Chicken Tacos
    Photo: Con Poulos

    Fried Chicken Tacos

    Skip the fast food and make your own version of Fried Chicken Tacos for dinner. These tacos are packed with fresh ingredients and flavorful spices that will leave your tastebuds satisfied.
  • Honey-and-Lemon-Glazed Roast Chicken
    Photo: Fredrika Stjärne

    Honey-and-Lemon-Glazed Roast Chicken

    Suitable for company or a weekend treat with the family, this Honey-and-Lemon-Glazed Roast Chicken is a classic favorite that pairs well with just about any side dish.
  • Spice-Rubbed Chicken Thighs
    Photo: Petrina Tinslay

    Spice-Rubbed Chicken Thighs

    These tasty chicken thighs are crushed with red pepper and star anise and braised in a sauce with tomatoes and red wine.
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