Chicken Tonight: August 2015
Jerk Chicken with Grilled Pineapple Salsa
Traditional jerk recipes have you marinate the meat for a day or more. This dish lends huge flavor to the chicken with just an hour-long marinade.
Jerk Chicken with Grilled Pineapple Salsa Recipe
Chicken Cutlets with Mushrooms, Peppers and Mozzarella
Top breaded chicken cutlets with mushrooms, peppers, and mozzarella and bake until the cheese melts to create this quick chicken dish.
Chicken Cutlets with Mushrooms, Peppers and Mozzarella Recipe
This citrus-and-tequila spiked brine infuses Latin flavors and keeps your chicken succulent and moist while it cooks.
Margarita-Brined Chicken Recipe
Greek Salad Chicken
Inspired by Greek salad, reader Marie McCarthy created this dish that's now a family favorite. Serve with rice or crusty bread to soak up the pan juices.
Greek Salad Chicken Recipe
Sweet Tea-Brined Chicken
For the tastiest chicken ever, brine a whole cut-up chicken in the South's signature beverage--sweet tea with lemon.
Sweet Tea-Brined Chicken Recipe
Bourbon Smoked Chicken
Use Jack Daniel's whiskey barrel chips for smoking to reinforce the whiskey flavor in the brine and basting butter.
Bourbon Smoked Chicken Recipe
Avocado-Corn Chowder with Chicken
Top a creamy chilled avocado soup with fresh corn and grilled chicken for colorful and flavorful main dish entrée.
Avocado-Corn Chowder with Chicken Recipe
Spiced Grilled Chicken Thighs with Creamy Chile-Herb Sauce
We love the contrast of the bright, herbaceous sauce with the smoky grilled chicken thighs.
Spiced Grilled Chicken Thighs with Creamy Chile-Herb Sauce Recipe
Honey-Chile-Ginger Grilled Chicken
Grill chicken, fresh corn and peaches at the same time and baste in a mixture of honey and hot chili sauce for a dish that is the definition of summertime cooking.
Honey-Chile-Ginger Grilled Chicken Recipe
Cold Chicken and Rice Salad
Perfect for a summer supper, this chilled salad features chicken and rice served over a bed of lettuce mixed with cranberries, red bell pepper and celery.
Cold Chicken and Rice Salad Recipe
Glazed Chicken and Fig Skewers
Because they will cook more quickly than the chicken, skewer the figs separately.
Glazed Chicken and Fig Skewers Recipe
Zaatar and Lemon Grilled Chicken
Season grilled chicken thighs with a Mediterranean spice blend called zaatar that's composed of sesame seeds, thyme, marjoram and sumac. Look for it in the spice section of your supermarket or in a Middle Eastern market.
Zaatar and Lemon Grilled Chicken Recipe
Crispy Chicken Sandwiches
Inspired by the fast-food taste, but fresh ingredients and half the calories, these Crispy Chicken Sandwiches will be a huge hit at your family dinner table.
Crispy Chicken Sandwiches Recipe
Grilled Chicken Panzanella
No time for a lengthy dinner tonight? No problem! This healthy, hearty salad delivers bold flavors to your table in less than 30 minutes.
Grilled Chicken Panzanella Recipe
Couscous with Chicken, Chickpeas and Apricots
Make dinner Middle Eastern by adding chopped rotisserie chicken to a mixture of couscous, chickpeas, apricots and almonds and serving alonside a bed of mixed greens.
Couscous with Chicken, Chickpeas and Apricots Recipe
Curry Chicken Wraps
Add a bit of exotic flavor to a basic grilled chicken wrap by marinating the chicken in a yogurt-curry mixture and topping the chicken with mango chutney, ginger, and fresh mint.
Curry Chicken Wraps Recipe
Chicken-Mango Chopped Salad
Add tropical flair to a main dish chicken salad with chopped fresh mango and a creamy dressing spiced up with ginger and curry powder.
Chicken-Mango Chopped Salad Recipe
Crispy Chicken with Lemon and Parsley
Bread chicken in a sourdough breadcrumb mixture and serve over a bed of simple greens flavored with lemon juice and olive oil.
Crispy Chicken with Lemon and Parsley Recipe
Grilled Buttermilk Chicken
Instead of soaking the chicken in a saltwater mixture to add flavor and juiciness (brining), this chicken is brined in a mixture of buttermilk, shallot, and spices. The chicken can soak in the brine a day ahead.
Grilled Buttermilk Chicken Recipe
Smoked Chicken Pizza with White Barbecue Sauce
Easy shortcuts for this barbecue pizza are the pre-baked pizza crust, rotisserie chicken, and bottled barbecue sauce.
Smoked Chicken Pizza with White Barbecue Sauce Recipe
Chicken Parmesan Burgers
Get out of your burger rut with these grilled ground chicken burgers. Serve on ciabatta rolls and top with marianara sauce and mozzarella.
Chicken Parmesan Burgers Recipe
Meltingly Tender Chicken with Miso, Ginger, and Carrots
There is very little hands-on prep here; your oven does most of the work. The combination of flavors is exuberant, and the texture of the chicken is as succulent as can be.
Meltingly Tender Chicken with Miso, Ginger, and Carrots Recipe
Chicken Enchilada Nacho Bowls
Make a hearty chicken topping with rotisserie chicken, enchilada sauce, and black beans and serve over tortilla chips. Top with shredded lettuce, cheese and cilantro for an appetizer dish that's gone main dish.
Chicken Enchilada Nacho Bowls Recipe
Parm-Style Chicken Sliders
These Italian-style sliders put a summery spin on Chicken Parmesan.
Parm-Style Chicken Sliders Recipe
Smoky Chicken Barbecue Kabobs
Rub the chicken cubes in a smoky-flavored mixture of brown sugar, chipotle chili powder and cumin and grill on skewers with cherry tomatoes and onion wedges. Serve with a tangy mayonnaise-based barbecue sauce.
Smoky Chicken Barbecue Kabobs Recipe
Ancho Chicken Tacos
Create authentic Mexican-style tacos by cooking the chicken in a mixture of ancho chili powder and cumin and serving over corn tortillas topped with slaw and avocado cream.
Ancho Chicken Tacos Recipe
Coconut Chicken Fingers
Kids love the sweetness that the coconut adds to the coating of these chicken fingers. And, if your kids are gluten intolerant, note that this recipe uses rice flour instead of wheat flour for the coating.
Coconut Chicken Fingers Recipe
Chicken Kebabs and Nectarine Salsa
Serve these easy broiled chicken skewers along with a sweet, fresh salsa of nectarines, avocado, bell pepper and cilantro for a super-easy summertime dinner.
Chicken Kebabs and Nectarine Salsa Recipe
Herbed Wheat Berry and Roasted Tomato Salad with Grilled Chipotle Chicken Breasts
The fresh flavors of the wheat berry tomato salad pair perfectly with the chipotle chicken in this dish. If preferable, you can substitute cooked farro or barley.
Herbed Wheat Berry and Roasted Tomato Salad with Grilled Chipotle Chicken Breasts Recipe
Tequila-Glazed Grilled Chicken Thighs
Add flavor to grilled chicken thighs by basting in a mixture of tequila, pineapple juice and honey. If you prefer not to use tequila, substitute 1/3 cup of additional pineapple juice.
Tequila-Glazed Grilled Chicken Thighs Recipe