Readers' Favorite Chicken Recipes

The audience has spoken and these are the chicken recipes that have earned the highest recipe ratings and the most rave reviews.

  • Spicy Honey-Brushed Chicken Thighs
    Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Jan Gautro

    Honey-Brushed Chicken Thighs

    Online reviewers rave that this is "the easiest, tastiest, no-fail chicken recipe I have ever made" and that the recipe is "incredibly easy to follow, quick, and delicious." It's a must-have recipe for weeknight dinners.
  • Beer-Can Chicken with Cola Barbecue Sauce
    Photography: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

    Beer-Can Chicken with Cola Barbecue Sauce

    Grilling the chicken over an open can of beer that's inserted into the cavity of the chicken not only keeps the chicken super-moist but also adds flavor.
  • Chicken Marsala
    Photography: Becky-Stayner; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke

    Chicken Marsala

    Not only is this classic chicken an easy weeknight dish, it's also great for company. One reviewer claims that "had I not made this myself, I would have sworn it came from a restaurant."
  • Ginger-Peanut Chicken-Salad Wraps

    Ginger-Peanut Chicken-Salad Wraps

    Combine shredded chicken with cucumber and bell pepper, and toss in a tangy peanut sauce. Then spoon the mixture onto a tortilla and top with lettuce. Although the recipe calls for cooking the chicken breast halves in a skillet, you can substitute rotisserie chicken.
  • Peanut Chicken Soba Salad
    Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke

    Peanut Chicken Soba Salad

    This popular recipe is good both warm and cold and perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or easy lunch. Reviewers love the tartness of the lime combined with the sweetness of the honey-soy dressing mixture that's added to the soba noodles.
  • King Ranch Chicken Casserole
    William Dickey; Melanie Clarke

    King Ranch Chicken Casserole

    Year after year, this easy casserole makes our list of "most searched" and "most-printed" recipes on the site. Even people who generally don't care for casseroles love this one.
  • Chicken Souvlaki Salad
    Randy Mayor; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

    Chicken Souvlaki Salad

    Souvlaki is a Greek specialty made with lamb chunks that have been marinated in olive oil, lemon juice and oregano before being grilled on skewers. This salad version features marinated chicken that's grilled, combined with cucumber, tomato, olive and feta cheese, and tossed in a yogurt dressing.
  • Osso Buco-Style Chicken Thighs
    Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

    Osso Buco-Style Chicken Thighs

    Replace the veal shanks that are used in a traditional osso buco and use economical and tasty chicken thighs instead. Simmer the chicken in a rich tomato sauce, sprinkle with zesty gremolata, and serve on a bed of Gruyére-laced polenta for a hearty one-dish meal.
  • Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic

    Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic

    Forty cloves of garlic sounds like a lot, but keep in mind that the garlic mellows to a wonderful richness as it roasts. This classic French comfort food is simplicity at its best.
  • Moroccan Chicken with Almond Couscous
    Karry Hosford

    Moroccan Chicken with Almond Couscous

    Add exotic Middle Easter flavor to this easy dish with a mixture of coriander, cumin, cinnamon, paprika and brown sugar. Bake the chicken with dates and cilantro and serve over couscous or brown rice. One of our online reviewers states, "It was refreshing to have a chicken recipe that could be made from mostly pantry staples, but still be so different."
  • Chicken Green Chili with White Beans
    Karry Hosford

    Chicken Green Chili with White Beans

    Take a break from tomato-based ground beef chili and find a new favorite in this chicken and white bean chili. Roasted chiles, cumin, and lime add a touch of authentic Southwestern-style flavor.
  • Chicken Salad

    Chicken Salad

    Shredded chicken, chopped bell pepper and water chestnuts make this chicken salad distinctive and help it earn its popularity as a "go-to" chicken salad recipe.
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