Are you stuck in a chicken rut? Check out these easy chicken recipes that can be made on a busy weeknight.
If you’re anything like us, you always have a few chicken breasts or thighs tucked away in your freezer. For those morning when you already know that dinner that night is going to be tricky, thaw those babies STAT and whip up one of these recipes. We could all use a little chicken inspiration every once in awhile.
The Best Honey and Sesame Chicken
Marinate the chicken before you leave for the day and easily cook it later that night. If you have been ordering out Honey and Sesame Chicken from restaurants, then it’s time to stop! I dare you to try this recipe because once you’ve made this at home, you won’t want to dine out. See the recipe.
Braised Chicken Thighs with Mushrooms and Creamy Polenta
The best part of this meal is how cheap and easy it is to throw together in under an hour. The chicken thighs are tender with rustic mushroom flavor and wine to add a subtle fruitiness. Polenta is the perfect creamy complement to all the rich and solid flavor going on here. See the recipe.
Modeled after the citrus, cumin and cilantro pernil pork shoulder, this chicken is easy to make on a weeknight, with just as many great flavors. See the recipe.
Za’atar Chicken with Green Tahini and Pine Nuts
Try this Dutch oven chicken recipe and, dare it be said as, “the most flavorful, non-spicy meal.” See the recipe.
Chicken Teriyaki Tacos with Cucumber Salad
A cool, crunchy Japanese cucumber salad is the perfect topping to a rich, glazed chicken teriyaki taco. See the recipe.
Crispy Honey Mustard Chicken with Creamy Mustard Sauce
Easy enough to accomplish on a weeknight, this crispy chicken is rubbed with a honey Dijon and served with a rich whole grain mustard sauce. See the recipe.
One Pan Potato Chicken Gratin
Rethink the classic potato chicken gratin to include even more vegetables. It’s hearty and delicious with cheese, potatoes, and crispy-skinned chicken. What could be better? See the recipe.
Balsamic and Pomegranate Chicken
Balsamic, pomegranate molasses, and honey make for the perfect chicken glaze. Simply bake and serve with pomegranate seeds and mint. See the recipe.
Chicken and Sweet Corn Soup
Nik Sharma’s chicken and sweet corn soup recipe will keep you warm during the last few months of winter. See the recipe.
Szechuan Chicken in Chili Sauce
A traditional Szechuan-style chicken poached with spicy chili oil sauce for ultra tender meat. See the recipe.