13 classic chicken dishes

Favorite chicken meals that showcase the flavors of the West

Biscuit-topped chicken potpies

Leigh Beisch (Food Styling: Dan Becker; Prop Styling: Sara Slavin)

Biscuit-topped Chicken Potpies

One of the ultimate comfort foods is made even better with a cheesy-biscuit topping in place of the typical pastry crust topping.

Recipe: Biscuit-topped Chicken Potpies

Crisp chicken tacos

James Carrière (Food Styling: Karen Shinto; Prop Styling: Emma Star Jensen)

Crisp chicken tacos

Standard crunchy tacos are given a refresher here with a cool tomato-cucumber salsa.

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Barbecued Chicken Pizza

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Barbecued Chicken Pizza

Use leftover barbecued chicken and store-bought pizza crust for a quick meal, or make from scratch for a unique homemade treat.

Recipe:  Barbecued Chicken Pizza

White Wine Coq Au Vin

Photography by Leigh Beisch, food styling by Dan Becker

White Wine Coq Au Vin

Think of this as a fresher, green-herb-laced version of the French classic. Serve with a crusty baguette for dunking.

Recipe:  White Wine Coq Au Vin

Green chile chicken enchiladas

Annabelle Breakey (Food Styling: Karen Shinto)

Green chile chicken enchiladas

New-Mexican chiles are the star in this very spicy version of enchiladas ― we love that the whole casserole can be made ahead and frozen so you always have something on hand to impress last minute guests.

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Chicken with rice (Arroz con Pollo)

Leigh Beisch (Food Styling: Merilee Bordin)

Chicken with rice (Arroz con Pollo)

This fresh and flavorful interpretation of the classic is so easy, you can vary it with whatever veggies you have on hand.

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Grandmother’s chicken

Annabelle Breakey (Food Styling: Karen Shinto)

Grandmother’s chicken

Start on the stovetop and finish in the oven: Sweet pearl onions, fresh thyme, smoky bacon, and earthy mushrooms flavor this streamlined version of a French classic.

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Chicken Fajita Burritos with Feta Crema

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Chicken Fajita Burritos with Feta Crema

Cleta Burden's burritos have all the flavor of fajitas in an easy-to-eat wrap. Best of all, the meal comes together in 35 minutes.

Recipe: Chicken Fajita Burritos with Feta Crema

Chicken tagine with pine-nut couscous

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Chicken Tagine with Pine-nut Couscous

Tagines are usually quite labor intensive, but this speedy version still delivers with rich fruit flavors and Indian spices.

Recipe: Chicken Tagine with Pine-nut Couscous

Easy chicken breast recipe

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Stuffed Chicken with Rosemary Polenta

Recipe editor Amy Machnak makes this rustic Italian dish when friends come over to watch Nip/Tuck. “It has a wow factor when you serve it with a bottle of Pinot Grigio.”

Recipe: Stuffed Chicken with Rosemary Polenta

Stacked chicken enchiladas

Leo Gong (Food Styling: Dan Becker)

Stacked chicken enchiladas

This impressive, layered take on enchiladas is smothered with a rich and smoky tomato sauce that couldn’t be simpler to make.

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Braised chile chicken

Leo Gong (Food Styling: Karen Shinto)

Braised chile chicken

Rich and complex chile flavors this incredibly moist and tender chicken dish.

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Easy chicken adobo

Dan Goldberg

Easy Chicken Adobo

Inspired by the national dish of the Philippines, this simple blend of garlic, vinegar, and soy sauce gives chicken a zingy boost. Be sure to serve with lots of fluffy rice.

Recipe:  Easy Chicken Adobo

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