Simply Seasoned: Chicken with Herbs
Cooking chicken with herbs is one of the easiest ways to infuse chicken with unparalleled aromas and flavors.
Photo: © Tina Rupp
Roasted Herb Chicken with Morels and Watercress Salad
Kevin O'Connor, former wine director at Spago restaurant in Beverly Hills, roasts chicken with white wine, whole garlic cloves and plenty of herbs; then he takes some of the fragrant juices left in the pan and mixes them into sautéed morel mushrooms and a lush vinaigrette for watercress.
Photo: © Quentin Bacon
Rice-Noodle Salad with Chicken and Herbs
Keep dinner simple with this Vietnamese-style noodle salad featuring rice noodles tossed with strips of chicken, chopped cilantro and mint, and a tangy citrus vinaigrette.
Photo: John Autry and Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
Chicken and Herb White Pizza
Instead of the usual tomato sauce, make a white sauce for your pizza and top with shredded chicken and fresh oregano, chives, and parsley.
Recipe: Chicken and Herb White Pizza
Photo: Ellie Miller; Styling: Angharad Bailey
Herb and Goat Cheese-Stuffed Chicken Breasts
Dress up a basic chicken breast by stuffing with an herb and goat cheese mixture. Serve with fresh spinach sautéed with crushed red pepper.
Chicken Tagine with Onions, Honey, and Mint
Tagine refers both to this stewlike recipe and the wide, shallow clay pot with a cone- or dome-shaped lid traditionally used to cook it in North Africa. For this recipe, you can use a Dutch oven.
Provençal Herb-Marinated Roast Chicken
Fresh basil, rosemary and thyme create the bright, fresh flavor in tasty and tender broiled chicken, and online reviewers rave about the moistness of the chicken, particularly the white meat.
Photo: Jan Smith
Roast Chicken with Mint-Cilantro Pesto
In this new twist on a traditional pesto, mint and cilantro replace basil and pine nuts. Before baking, the pesto is rubbed between the loosened skin and the meat of the chicken for maximum flavor.
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr
Herbed Chicken and Dumplings
Perk up the flavor of the dumplings by sprinkling a little fresh parsley into the dough, and simmer the chicken and vegetable mixture with a bay leaf and dried thyme to accent the carrot, celery and onion.
Recipe: Herbed Chicken and Dumplings
One huge benefit of roasting a chicken with fresh herbs is that it fills your home with a tantalizing aroma while it's cooking. And one online reviewer states that the recipe is "perfect for busy moms like me."
Recipe: Herb-Roasted Chickens
Photo: Oxmoor House
Marjoram is the herb in this 5-ingredient recipe, and you need to crush the dried herb to release its mild flavor. Pounding the chicken helps keep the cooking time short and helps the chicken breast halves cook evenly.
Recipe: Mushroom-Herb Chicken
Herb-Parmesan Chicken Breasts
Dress up boneless, skinless chicken breast halves by sprinkling with a mixture of Parmesan cheese, grated lemon rind and parsley. Add pasta and steamed green beans and you've got a dinner that's perfect for busy weeknights.
Recipe: Herb-Parmesan Chicken Breasts
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Alan Henderson
Choose whatever fresh herbs you have on hand to season this low-fat grilled chicken. With only 4 ingredients, plus salt and pepper, you can have this recipe on the table in less than 30 minutes.
Recipe: Herb-Grilled Chicken
Balsamic Garlic-and-Herb Chicken Thighs
The herb flavoring for these stovetop chicken thighs is an envelope of garlic-and-herb sauce mix. The sauce mix is combined with canned diced tomatoes and served over noodles for a hearty weeknight meal.
Photo: Oxmoor House
Grilled Herb-Coated Chicken Breasts
You get a double dose of herbs in this recipe because the chicken breasts are marinated in an herb dressing, and then sprinkled with fresh herbs during grilling.
Braised Herb Chicken Thighs with Potatoes
Coat chicken thighs with dried thyme and oregano, brown in the skillet, and then braise in a white wine-broth mixture for "falling off the bone tenderness". Serve the chicken and vegetables in a shallow dish along with some of the sauce for a satisfying one-dish meal.
Lemon-Herb Roasted Chicken
Roasting chicken in a clay pot can result in some of the most tender, tasty chicken you've ever eaten because the combination of high heat and moisture roasts and steams at the same time. The wet rub of lemon sections, dried herbs and olive oil is simple but creates amazing flavor.
Recipe: Lemon-Herb Roasted Chicken
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