Chicken Tonight: October 2011
Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Make an above average chicken enchilada casserole by adding corn, salsa verde, and and pickled jalapeño pepper.
Chicken Enchilada Casserole Recipe
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.
Chicken and Basil Stir-Fry Recipe
Chicken with Rice (Arroz con Pollo)
Serve a staple that's been brightened with jalapenño chiles, corn kernels, and fresh mint. This dish calls for canned and frozen vegetables, so you can enjoy the fresh taste of summer year-round.
Chicken with Rice (Arroz con Pollo) Recipe
Chicken Verde Stew with Hominy
Anaheim chiles, tomatillos, cumin, and cilantro offer authentic Mexican flavor to this hearty main dish chicken stew .
Chicken Verde Stew with Hominy Recipe
Chicken Mushroom Casserole
Nestle a savory chicken and mushroom mixture in a bed of cheesy mashed potatoes for a filling one-dish meal.
Chicken Mushroom Casserole Recipe
Chicken with Dates, Olives, and Cinnamon
Dates, lemon, olives and aromatic spices such as cinnamon, ginger and corinader give this chicken thigh dish a distinctive Moroccan style.
Chicken with Dates, Olives, and Cinnamon Recipe
Pick up fried chicken at the grocery store or save a few pieces from your last homemade batch to whip up this summer-fresh salad in a hurry. A rainbow of vegetables, including corn, red pepper, celery, and lima beans, gives this one-dish meal flavor and a hearty dose of color. Top with a tangy Dijon vinaigrette and serve with a glass of iced tea.
Fried-Chicken Salad Recipe
Mexican Chicken Casserole
Update basic chicken casserole by giving it a lightly-spiced Mexican flavor. Green chiles, Monterey Jack cheese, and enchilada sauce take the recipe from routine to top-notch. One of the most-reviewed recipes on MyRecipes.com, it's a favorite of the Test Kitchen and home cooks alike.
Mexican Chicken Casserole Recipe
Chicken Fettuccine with Mushroom Brie
Decadently rich, this fettuccine dish boasts big flavor because the pasta is cooked in a mixture of whipping cream and wine and then tossed with cubes of brie cheese. The cheese melts, creating a luscious "sauce" that coats the pasta.
Chicken Fettuccine with Mushroom Brie Recipe
Buffalo Chicken Thighs
Play up the hot and spicy buffalo theme with a side of celery sticks and light ranch dressing.
Buffalo Chicken Thighs Recipe
Chicken-Andouille Gumbo with Potatoes
Adding roasted potatoes to a traditional chicken and sausage gumbo makes this dish an even heartier main dish.
Chicken-Andouille Gumbo with Potatoes Recipe
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.
Satay Chicken Stir-Fry with Snow Peas Recipe
Kickin' Chicken Nuggets
These nuggets bring on the heat with a coating of Parmesan cheese and crushed spicy pita chips. If your family's not into spicy foods, you can use regular pita chips.
Kickin' Chicken Nuggets Recipe
Curried Chicken Salad
The key to shortcut chicken salad is using chopped rotisserie chicken or leftover chicken. This fresh and easy favorite features the bright spiciness of curry and the sweetness of grapes, currants, apple, and pineapple.
Curried Chicken Salad Recipe
Easy Chicken Cordon Bleu
Save time by topping the breaded chicken with the ham and Swiss cheese instead of rolling them up inside the chicken pieces.
Easy Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe
Southwestern Chicken Soup
This top-rated Southwestern chicken soup is a great way to use up leftover chicken. The creamy chunks of avocado add a richness that's unusual to find in most chicken soups.
Southwestern Chicken Soup Recipe
Go Italian tonight for dinner with this classic chicken and mushroom dish.
Chicken Marsala Recipe
Chicken and White Bean Soup
Cannellini beans, native to Tuscany, work beautifully in this rustic soup because they hold their shape after simmering in the flavorful broth.
Chicken and White Bean Soup Recipe
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.
Spicy Thai Chicken Kabobs Recipe
Tuscan Roast Chicken With Potatoes
Flavor the chicken with garlic and rosemary and roast along with Yukon gold potatoes for a rustic, hearty main dish.
Tuscan Roast Chicken With Potatoes Recipe
Mandy’s Easy Cheesy Chicken Casserole
This easy, cheesy chicken casserole is guaranteed to be a hit at pot luck dinners and family meals. The creamy chicken mixture is topped with a buttery cracker mixture and poppy seeds and totally impossible to resist.
Mandy’s Easy Cheesy Chicken Casserole Recipe
Rosemary-Brined Rotisserie Chicken
If you are fortunate enough to have a rotisserie on your grill, nothing beats a brined whole chicken that turns slowly on a spit and bastes itself while the skin turns golden brown and delicious.
Rosemary-Brined Rotisserie Chicken Recipe
Chicken Fried Rice with Vegetables
At only 88 cents per serving, this quick fried rice recipe has everything it needs to be a balanced meal: two sources of protein from the chicken and eggs, veggies, and carbohydrate.
Chicken Fried Rice with Vegetables Recipe
Spanish Chicken and Rice
Simmer seasoned chicken breast pieces, veggies, and rice together in a tomato and wine-based sauce for a flavorful and low-fat one-dish meal. Top the finished dish with chopped olives for a Spanish flair.
Spanish Chicken and Rice Recipe
Crunchy Pan-Fried Chicken
Enjoy crispy fried chicken in only 20 minutes by dredging boned, skinned chicken breasts in a self-rising flour-breadcrumb mixture and pan-frying in a large skillet. Add refrigerated mashed potatoes and a tossed green salad, and you've got dinner on the table.
Crunchy Pan-Fried Chicken Recipe
Blackened Chicken Salad with Tomato Chutney
Instead of heading out to dinner, make a restaurant-ready main dish salad at home. Store-bought tomato chutney and olive oil vinaigrette combine to make a tangy dressing that perfectly complements the blackened steak seasoning on the chicken. Save leftover chicken for easy grab-and-go sandwiches later in the week.
Blackened Chicken Salad with Tomato Chutney Recipe
Marinating both the chicken and the vegetable mixture in dark Mexican beer adds a distinctive, rich flavor to these colorful chicken fajitas.
Chicken Fajitas Recipe
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.
Coconut-Curry Chicken Soup Recipe
Smoky Chicken Chili
Save time by making this chicken chili with smoked chicken from your favorite barbecue restaurant, or use a barbecue-flavored rotisserie chicken from your local supermarket.
Smoky Chicken Chili Recipe
Chicken Cobb Salad
Whip up this restaurant-favorite salad at home. Bacon, blue cheese, avocado, and chicken are all key ingredients for a classic Cobb. For extra flavor, add green onions and tomatoes, then toss with store-bought Italian dressing for a filling dinner in no time.
Chicken Cobb Salad Recipe
Fiesta Chicken Tacos
Skip the cheese and sour cream and top this dinnertime staple with a fresh fruit and veggie salsa and salad greens for a low-fat alternative.
Fiesta Chicken Tacos Recipe