These top-rated chicken recipes are guaranteed to take the stress out of preparing weeknight meals.
November 19, 2009
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Chicken Souvlaki Recipe Here's the chicken version of a classic Greek lamb dish. Chunks of chicken are tossed in a mixture of lemon juice and herbs before cooking, served over pita rounds, and topped with yogurt and cucumber.
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Mediterranean Chicken Recipe Add Mediterranean flavor to chicken breast halves by stuffing them with a mixture of feta cheese and olive tapenade and cooking them in olive oil.
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Simple Roast Chicken
Simple Roast Chicken Recipe A basic roasted chicken recipe is a must in your weeknight dinner rotation, and you can add variety by using a number of different sauces and rubs.
Roast Chicken with Olives Recipe Make a basic vinaigrette (that can be used in other recipes), add lemon zest, olives, garlic and thyme, and use it as a marinade for this tender, juicy chicken. With a pronounced lemon flavor, it's reminiscent of chicken dishes you might enjoy in Greece.
6 of 30Photo: Miki Duisterhof
Lemon-Honey Chicken With Olives
Lemon-Honey Chicken With Olives Recipe Achieve the perfect salty-sweet combination in this chicken dish featuring olives, kosher salt, lemon juice, and honey. And a bonus for this recipe is that you can make it a day ahead and reheat before serving.
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Chicken with Tomatoes and Thyme
Chicken with Tomatoes and Thyme Recipe Season the chicken with lemon, tomatoes, thyme and capers, then freeze up to 3 months until you're ready to cook. How great to have a meal this good waiting for you in the freezer!
Chicken Curry Recipe Whip up this 30-minute chicken curry recipe and enjoy Indian cuisine in the comfort of your own home.
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Rosemary-Garlic Chicken Recipe Online reviewers love this recipe for weeknight dinner and for entertaining, claiming that "it looks and tastes like it took a lot more prep time than it actually does."
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Fiery "Fried" Chicken
Fiery "Fried" Chicken Recipe Chili-garlic sauce provides the fire, but it gets tamed a bit with the addition of pineapple juice. After you toss the chicken in this sauce mixture, you dredge it in breadcrumbs and oven-fry to get the crispy coating.
Chicken Posole Recipe Posole is a hearty Mexican soup made with hominy and a variety of fresh vegetables. This version has shredded chicken and gets its distinct flavor from jalapeno peppers, chili powder, cumin, cilantro, and lime juice.
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Chicken Teriyaki Meatballs with Edamame and Snow Peas
Spanish Chicken and Rice Recipe 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.
28 of 30Photo: Marcus Nilsson
Chicken Kebabs with Chickpea Salad
Chicken Kebabs with Chickpea Salad Recipe Chicken kebabs are marinated in a mixture of yogurt, garlic and spices before they are grilled to perfection. Roast potatoes would make a great side dish alongside the chickpea salad.
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Satay Chicken Stir-Fry with Snow Peas
Satay Chicken Stir-Fry with Snow Peas Recipe Stir-fry is one of the simplest ways to cook fresh vegetables and protein. This recipe calls for snow peas and broccoli, but feel free to subtistute any fresh veggies you have on hand.
30 of 30Photo: Antonis Achilleos
Chicken Potpie Empanadas
Chicken Potpie Empanadas Recipe This recipe only looks complicated, but in fact, it comes together in a flash! Store-bought ingredients like rotisserie chicken, refrigerated piecrusts, and frozen peas and carrots are the secret to this dish's simplicity.