Chicken Tonight: August 2011
Grilled Chicken-Pesto Baguettes
Add savory flavor to a grilled chicken sandwich with grilled red bell peppers and sun-dried tomato pesto.
Grilled Chicken-Pesto Baguettes 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
Grilled Chicken with Corn Cakes
Start with a package of cornbread mix and fresh corn kernels to make these homestyle corn cakes. Top with grilled chicken, bacon and chopped arugula for a colorful one-dish dinner.
Grilled Chicken with Corn Cakes Recipe
Chicken with Artichokes and Lemon
You only need to use one skillet for this citrusy chicken thigh and artichoke entrée.
Chicken with Artichokes and Lemon Recipe
Chicken and Tapenade Sandwiches
Layer grilled chicken, feta cheese, and an olive- and tomato-topping for these fantastic dinner sandwiches.
Chicken and Tapenade Sandwiches 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
Grilled Chicken with Whiskey Barbecue Sauce
Marinate the chicken in a sweet-and-savory sauce made with molasses, mustard, and a splash of bourbon, and serve with marinated coleslaw. With the make-ahead directions, this is a great dish for cookouts and campouts.
Grilled Chicken with Whiskey Barbecue 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
Grilled Basil Chicken Sandwiches
Use garden-fresh basil and heirloom tomatoes to top grilled chicken in this perfect summertime sandwich.
Grilled Basil Chicken Sandwiches 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
Fried Chicken Bites
Perfect for a picnic, these spicy fried chicken nuggets are great dipped in honey mustard or blue cheese dressing.
Fried Chicken Bites Recipe
Chipotle Chicken Salad
Add some kick to your chicken salad with roasted red peppers, chipotle chili peppers and cilantro.
Chipotle Chicken Salad 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
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
Pimiento Cheese Chicken
Instead of using pimiento cheese as a sandwich filling, try using it as a filling for skillet-cooked chicken breasts.
Pimiento Cheese Chicken 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
Grilled Chicken and Charmoula Sandwiches
Before grilling, marinate chicken tenders in a paste made with cilantro, garlic, olive oil and lemon juice then serve on ciabatta bread topped with garden fresh carrot and tender pea shoots.
Grilled Chicken and Charmoula Sandwiches 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
Curried Chicken Salad in Lettuce
Turn simple chicken salad into a refreshing dinner by adding curry powder, almonds and raisins to the chicken and serving in crisp lettuce cups. Change the portion size to 4 lettuce cups for a main dish.serving.
Curried Chicken Salad in Lettuce 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
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
Lemon-Thyme Grilled Chicken Salad
Season grilled chicken in a mixture of lemon juice and fresh thyme and serve over a bed of greens with a tangy feta cheese dressing and toasted pine nuts.
Lemon-Thyme Grilled Chicken Salad Recipe
Grilled Chicken Mojito Sandwiches
These Cuban inspired sandwiches use the ingredients in a Mojito cocktail—rum, lime juice and sugar—as a marinade as well as in the mayonnaise-based dressing.
Grilled Chicken Mojito Sandwiches 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
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
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
BBQ Chicken and Blue Cheese Pizza
Easy shortcuts for this barbecue pizza are the pre-baked pizza crust, rotisserie chicken, and bottled barbecue sauce.
BBQ Chicken and Blue Cheese Pizza Recipe