Chicken and Sausage Main Dish Recipes
Pair chicken and sausage to make some absolutely delicious and robust one-dish meals that are guaranteed to be family-pleasers. Hearty, satisfying, and so tasty, these zesty meals offer a break from the bland and boring and let you dive into incredible flavor territory. From classic jambalaya to pizzas, pastas, and soups, these hearty meals are sure to become favorites.
Chicken, rice, and greens fill one soulful pot in our family-friendly take on a Lowcountry staple. Quick-cooking basmati rice helps turn this recipe into dinner in no time and stays fluffy throughout the entire cooking process.
Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya
Jambalaya is a classic Creole dish that combines rice with a variety of other ingredients such as tomatoes, onions, peppers and some type of meat or shellfish. This easy one-dish meals features both smoked sausage and shredded rotisserie chicken.
Chicken Soup with Cabbage and Apple
Chicken Soup with Cabbage and Apple is the definition of hearty in a bowl. Earthy green cabbage mingles with moist shredded chicken, chicken sausage, and broth-soaked potatoes. Tart, crunchy apple slices add a fruity counterpoint to this German-inspired soup.
Forget delivery! Serve homemade Chicken Pizza instead. Chicken, sweet Italian sausage, cremini mushrooms, fontina cheese, and sliced red bell pepper are just a few of the ingredients we used to dress this dish up.
Cajun Chicken Cassoulet
Cajun Chicken Cassoulet is our Southern take on the classic slow-cooked French dish. In this one-pot meal, we incorporate Cajun ingredients such as smoked sausage, seasoning, and sliced okra--and our cassoulet doesn't cook all day.
Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya
Jambalaya is a classic Creole rice dish typically containing tomato, onion, and green peppers plus some type of meat, seafood, or poultry. The andouille sausage accompanying the chicken adds a kick.
Chicken and Chorizo Paella
This easy version of the traditional Spanish rice dish features both chicken and chorizo mixed in with the rice, peas and tomato.
Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Italian Sausage and Breadcrumbs
Take boneless chicken breast halves to a new level by stuffing them with a savory sausage-onion filling.
Slightly resembling a casserole, a cassoulet is a classic French dish of white beans and meats such as poultry, pork, or sausage.
If you're not a fan of seafood, this land-lover's gumbo of chicken and sausage is the recipe for you. It's thickened with a traditional roux and accented with Creole seasoning and hot sauce.
Chicken Sausage and Broccoli Rabe Penne
If broccoli rabe is a bit bitter for your family or if you have trouble finding it, chopped broccoli would be a delicious substitute. Serve with extra lemon for more zip.
Chicken with Chorizo and Tomato Salsa
We add smoky Mexican pork chorizo, quickly seared, to a fresh tomato salsa for a little extra heat. Chicken breast halves cook in the chorizo drippings for even more flavor.
Chicken-and-Smoked Sausage Pilau
A pilau, also know as a pilaf, is a rice dish flavored with other ingredients such as chopped vegetables, meats, poultry and seafood. This hearty one-dish meal has chicken, smoked sausage, celery, onion, and carrot.
Usually thought of as a beef dish, this stroganoff contains a mixture of chicken, sausage and shrimp that's stirred into a creamy mushroom sauce and served over rice.
Chicken, Sausage, and Rice Soup
Pair hot turkey Italian sausage and chicken thighs with chopped veggies and boil-in-bag rice for an easy, hearty soup that's perfect for busy weeknights.
Chicken-Tasso-Andouille Sausage Gumbo
Tasso is a spicy smoked cut of pork or beef that's popular in many Cajun dishes. Here it joins chicken thighs and andouille sausage in a classic gumbo.
Shortcut Chicken Cassoulet
A traditional cassoulet is often chilled overnight and then baked for a couple of hours. In this shortcut version, the chicken, sausage, and vegetables are cooked separately in a skillet and then combined with the beans and broth for a 5-minute simmer.