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Chicken recipes: Easy, in the oven, or on the grill

Whether braised, baked, breaded, fried, or grilled, chicken is an easy-to-prepare dinner staple and easy on the budget, too. But that doesn't have to mean boring meals. We've pulled together 35 of our favorite chicken recipes from comfort food classics such as pot pies, oven-roasted, and buttermilk fried chicken, to Asian favorites such as chicken chow mein and orange chicken.

Browse our index by category below or simply start clicking through our list.

Celebrate Chinese New Year with a roasted cranberry-glazed chicken with a sweet potato-fennel fricassee.
© 2014 Ming Tsai
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Comfort food classics

Roast chicken with root vegetables
Braised chicken with artichokes and olives
Braised chicken with prunes and onions
Fried chicken, oven baked
Chicken piccata
Crispy buttermilk baked chicken
Stewed chicken, family style
Roasted cranberry-glazed chicken with sweet potato-fennel fricassee
Braised chicken thighs with brussels sprouts and potatoes
Baked chicken nuggets
Lemon chicken
Lemongrass tea-poached chicken
Bacon, mushroom-stuffed chicken breasts

On the grill

Grilled chicken with lemon sage butter
Simple grilled chicken
Grilled Sriracha apricot chicken
Grilled chicken salad with black beans and corn

Chicken salad

Tropical chicken salad
Curried chicken salad
Moroccan chicken salad

Pot pies

Deconstructed chicken pot pie
Homemade chicken pot pie


Loaded nacho chicken
Easy enchiladas verde
Chicken paprika soup
Southwest chicken with chipotle cream sauce


Korean fried chicken wings with ginger soy glaze
Vietnamese braised chicken with 5 spice (or vegan Vietnamese braised squash)
Hainan chicken rice (com ga Hai Nam)
Country Captain with coconut rice
Indonesian-style chicken-mushroom noodles (bakmi ayam jamur)
Vietnamese curried chicken pot pie
Baked Asian sticky wings
Chicken chowmein
Sweet and sticky orange chicken


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