Tasty Thai Chicken for Dinner

Relish the fresh, bright flavors of Thai cuisine in these quick and easy weeknight chicken dinners.

  • Coconut Curried Chicken
    Becky Luigart-Stayner; Jan Gautro

    Coconut Curried Chicken

    Rich coconut milk, green curry paste and fish sauce add distinctive Thai flavor to this easy dish. Serve over rice or couscous for a satisfying one-dish meal. See our collection of Chicken recipes for more easy chicken dishes.
  • Chicken and Basil Stir-Fry
    James Carrier

    Chicken and Basil Stir-Fry

    For maximum basil flavor, stir the leaves in at the very end of the cooking time and cook just until they're barely wilted.
  • Spicy Thai Chicken Kabobs
    Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey

    Spicy Thai Chicken Kabobs

    Marinate chicken pieces in a sweet peanut butter sauce with a red pepper kick, then place on skewers alongside colorful ingredients such as yellow and red bell peppers, green onions, snow peas and basil leaves.
  • Coconut-Curry Chicken Soup
    Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Jan Gautro

    Coconut-Curry Chicken Soup

    Use pad thai noodles (wide rice stick noodles) in this colorful chicken soup featuring fresh spinach and snow peas. Even with all of the vegetables, it still has a bit of creaminess from the coconut milk.
  • Thai-Style Chicken
    Randy Mayor; Cindy Barr

    Thai-Style Chicken

    Stir-fry chicken in a mixture of coconut milk and curry paste, then enhance the Thai flavors by stirring in cilantro and fish sauce. Roasted red pepper adds additional robust flavor and color to the dish.
  • Satay Chicken Stir-Fry with Snow Peas and Cilantro
    Photo: Petrina Tinslay

    Satay Chicken Stir-Fry with Snow Peas

    A traditional Indonesian satay features thin pieces of chicken that are grilled on skewers and served with a spicy peanut sauce. In this version, you cook the strips of chicken in a skillet with a coconut milk-peanut sauce and add broccoli and snow peas.
  • Thai Shrimp and Chicken Soup
    Photography: Randy Mayor; Styling: Jan Gautro

    Thai Shrimp and Chicken Soup

    Several online reviewers said that this soup reminded them of the soup at their favorite Thai restaurant. If you like yours with a little more heat than what you get from the red curry paste, add some crushed red pepper or flakes of dried Thai chile pepper.
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