This dish delivers a lot of sophistication for not much time spent in the kitchen. The chicken rests on a bed of mild autumn vegetables, enriched with cream and wine. If the chicken you buy weighs more than 2 pounds, you may need to simmer it a few more minutes.
Instead of cherry tomatoes, you can use larger tomatoes cut into pieces so they cook quickly and release their juices to form the flavorful sauce. Try the dish over pasta or polenta.
Recipe: Chicken Puttanesca
Vietnamese spring rolls always make great light-dinner fare, but the assembly can be time-consuming.
Here's our solution: Set out the ingredients and let guests make their own. They'll have fun playing with their food, and the cook won't get stuck with all the prep work.
Recipe: DIY Chicken Papaya Spring Rolls
As satisfying as the version served at your favorite Thai restaurant, but enjoyed in the comfort of your own home. Flavors of lime, chile, and cilantro cut through the creamy broth for a tangy, silky combination.
If your usual chicken recipes are in need of an upgrade, these tasty meals are sure to put the pep back in your poultry fast. Each one packs plenty of flavor and is ready to eat in around 30 minutes.
Shown: In an attempt to create something new, we sometimes forget how good the classics can be. That's the perfect reason to bring back cordon bleu in its simplest form to your table tonight.
Recipe: Chicken Cordon Bleu
“Serve this curry with basmati rice, some plain yogurt, and a chopped cucumber–red onion salad―which you can make while the chicken cooks,” says food editor Margo True.
A simple spice mix flavors chicken while it grills; finish with avocado, chiles, and cheese.
4 more minutes on the grill melts the cheese to perfection.
Meaty shiitakes, a good sear on the chicken, and a sprinkle of nutty parmesan cheese—not to mention the sweet, tender-crisp asparagus—make this low-fat dish a winner.
All the best flavors of the Mediterranean, tossed in a lovely salad. We prefer the chicken grilled and sliced, but if you're pressed for time, you can easily substitute 2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken from the deli.
Recipe: Grilled Chicken Pita Salad
The fresh vegetables, tofu, and flavorful ginger in this Asian-inspired soup will keep you healthy, while slurp-able noodles and chicken meat ensure you'll be satisfyingly full.
Recipe: Japanese-stye One-pot Supper
Coated with a simple basil mayo, the chicken in this open-face sandwich would also be good chopped and tossed into a salad or served alongside rice and fresh vegetables.
Recipe: Grilled Basil Chicken Sandwiches