Chicken meals are one of the most preferred meals all over the world. Everyone loves a chicken lunch or dinner. However,
It is not always easy to find the best and easy recipes to prepare at home.
Fortunately, I have here 21 chicken recipe ideas that will qualify you to be the kitchen master.
Check them out down below.
Chicken Breast Recipes
One of everyone’s favorite ways serve a chicken dinner or lunch is to prepare chicken breast recipes. These are boneless and skinless chicken parts that are (probably) the most popular way to cook chicken.
It is easy, tastes good, and everyone, except for vegans, loves them.
What are the best chicken breast recipes?
Here are a few examples!
BBQ-Ranch Chicken Wraps
Simply looking at this makes you hungry. It is one of the best chicken breast recipes you’ll ever try. It only around 30 minutes to get it done.
With the onions finely chopped and spinach wraps, this chicken recipe is just mouthwatering.
What you need for this recipe is very easy to find. You need barbecue sauce, low-fat buttermilk, vinegar, salt, a chopped large head romaine, red pepper, corn, spinach wraps, and finally, a thin chicken breast cutlets.
Once you try it and taste its sweetness, you will never get tired of making it. Find the full recipe here!
Honey Balsamic Chicken Breasts and Veggies
This is one of the easiest meals to make at home with chicken breasts. It only takes one pan and a few minutes to cook everything together.
Cooking time will vary depending on how thick you like your potatoes. But the taste only gets better with every bite that you take.
For this recipe you need, of course, chicken breasts, potatoes, tomatoes, asparagus, chopped fresh parsley leaves. And to get the chicken breasts ready, all you need is balsamic vinegar, honey, mustard, garlic, and dried oregano.
Do you want to get a bite of heaven? Find the recipe here.
Stuffed Chicken Breast Recipe
This is easily one of the best ways to cook chicken breasts. It looks so delicious and tastes even better.
What you stuff in the breasts will determine how healthy the meal is. It may not be the easiest ways to cook chicken but it is definitely one of the best you’ll ever try.
Chicken Thighs Recipes
Another one of the most common cuts of chicken is the thighs. They are a portion of the chicken leg that is cut above the knee joint.
They can be both boneless and skinless and bones in with the skin. This part of the chicken can be baked, grilled, or braised.
Here are few of the best chicken thighs recipes:
Baked Crispy Chicken Thighs
This is one of the easiest chicken thighs recipes out there. It is super easy to make and under an hour! It only requires a maximum of 10 minutes to prepare, and the rest is cooking time.
They come out pretty crispy that everyone who takes a taste will ask for the secret recipe. Click here to find it.
Easy Grilled Chicken Thighs
This is among the very best chicken thighs recipes I have ever tried.
It does not need much preparation, and the seasoning is open for personal preferences.
You can add modifications to the original recipe, but it tastes super awesome as it is. Check out the full recipe here
Braised Chicken Thighs
It does take an hour to cook, but the longer the wait, the sweeter the taste of this braised chicken thighs recipe.
It only takes a few minutes to prepare; in the meantime, you can make some rice to eat with it.
It is so good that you will be making it for dinner every time you have chicken thighs in the fridge. Check out the full recipe here
Chicken Wings Recipes
KFC’s most popular item is the chicken wings, and that’s for a reason. This cut of the chicken is used for the best chicken recipes. Almost every recipe that includes chicken wings becomes an instant favorite chicken recipe.
Here are some of those chicken wings recipes
Crispy Homemade Wings Recipe
Since I’ve stumbled upon this recipe on the days of my search for the ultimate chicken recipes a few years back, I fell instantly in love.
It has been the highlight of some of my darkest days thanks to the sweetness and joy I feel as I take a bite of the chicken wings. You should definitely try it!
Baked Chicken Wings
This is a simple recipe that does not take that much preparation at all. It only needs some patience as it is being baked in a preheated oven.
Everyone that takes a bite of the wings will come back asking for them again.
Only serve this recipe to your loved ones. They will keep coming back asking for more. Check the recipe here
'Game of Thrones'–Inspired Dragon Fire Wings
If you are a fan of ‘Game of Thrones’, you’d know that this chicken wings recipe is the only thing missing from the show.
It is the perfect recipe to prepare when you are planning to binge-watch the show’s latest episodes.
Once you’ve tasted it, you’ll never stop making it. Ask me. Find the recipe here.
Chicken Soup Recipes
Chicken soups are for those who can’t be asked to get dirty with the chicken but still want the excellent taste of chicken meat.
Therefore, they simmer the chicken in water and add other ingredients to the mix.
These are my favorite chicken soup recipes:
Mediterranean Chicken Soup
A Mediterranean chicken soup is what you call soup whose soul purpose is to make you healthy without taking the sweetness of the chicken away from you.
If you are looking for a healthy chicken recipe, this soup is your starting point and may be the finish line too. Check the full recipe here
Chicken Noodle Soup
With all these vegetables included in the bowl, you can only assume that this chicken soup is made to make you happy.
It is super healthy, tasty, and since I’ve tried it, I have been suggesting it to everyone. This will always be on my list of the best chicken recipes.
Moroccan Chicken-and-Couscous Soup
Well, let’s put this way: this is the best chicken soup. You can’t get enough of it, ever! As soon as the first sip goes into your mouth, your faith is sealed.
You will be making this soup forever. It is one of the best things you can ever make with a bowl, water, vegetables, and chicken. Find out how you can make it by yourself here
Chicken Salad Recipes
Arguably, a chicken salad is the healthiest way to serve chicken. Very few people can pass on a chicken meal (vegetarians, wink wink), but the rest of the world will never say never.
Therefore, preparing a chicken salad will be a dilemma for the chicken lovers who avoid salads.
Here are a few recipes to avoid that dilemma:
Quick and Healthy Homemade Chicken Salad Recipe
This chicken salad looks so good that even the most unhealthy person will be asking for one bite.
It is as healthy as it is attractive on its plate. You just cannot deny how good it taste in your mouth and how much more you want to have more of it.
Greek-Style Chicken Salad
Come on! I know you want to taste this salad. You have to acknowledge how good it looks. And to be honest, it tastes just as good, and maybe even better. You have to try this salad recipe at least once.
I am sure that once is enough to get you addicted to it. A chicken salad has never tasted better. Here's the full recipe.
Orange Chicken Salad With Feta
A chicken salad like is the answer to every question. Yes, every question!
If anyone asks you anything that you don’t have an answer to in the future, just invite them to your house and prepare this salad.
This is the ultimate best chicken salad recipe ever! Click here to find how to make it.
Chicken Casserole Recipes
Among the best-served chicken meals in the world are the chicken casseroles. It is simply another way of cooking all ingredients together in one space instead of different pans.
To make these recipes, you can guess what you need: a casserole, some time to prep the chicken, and a big appetite.
Check out my 3 Favorite Chicken Casserole Recipes:
Win over all your family and friends with this chicken casserole recipe. It is one of the best and easiest recipes since forever. You can try to fail at making this meal but you simply cannot.
It does not need much to be prepared at home, and at the end of the dinner, everyone is pleased. Check the full recipe here
Easy Chicken Enchilada Casserole
This fantastic recipe is another one of the best chicken casserole recipes. You can easily become the king or queen of every kitchen you enter by preparing this meal. If your family and friends are the judges, you win instantly.
No question asked, except: “how did you make it?” The answer: click here to find it
Buffalo Chicken Casserole
I can’t promise you can get this one right from the first try, but once you get it done; it’s over. You are the best cook your friends and family know. Everyone’s is visiting every weekend and casually checking if you are making your famous chicken casserole meal.
Therefore, be sure to guard the secret somewhere safe. But first, check the full recipe here.
Grilled Chicken Recipes
Grilled anything is great, but grilled chicken is an even greater dish. You can cook many cuts of the chicken on a grill, and they will all come out with a sweet taste.
If you are having second thoughts about what to cook for the family and friends visiting on the weekend, you can’t go wrong with grilled chicken meals.
Here are some of the many you can choose from:
Hawaiian Chicken and Pineapple Skewers
This a revolutionary grilled chicken recipe idea. You can please everyone at your home with the sweetness of pineapples and chicken cooked in a Hawaiian way.
Why? Because everything that has Hawaii in it is wonderful.
And Hawaiian chicken?
That’s a double win! Check the full recipe by clicking here.
Grilled Spice-Rubbed Whole Chicken Recipe
This is the first time I am mentioning a whole chicken recipe idea. I was saving it for the grill. That’s because you can please everyone with a grilled chicken, as each guest can take the part of the chicken they like.
It is super easy to make, and no one can get it wrong. Here is how to get it right on the first try.
Grilled Chicken with Greek Flavors
The last recipe on our list is a dish that is full of taste. The Greek flavors with the grilled chicken are so incredible together.
It will only take a few minutes to prepare and cook the whole thing. You can also add some of your favorite ingredients to the mix so that it becomes your favorite chicken recipe.
Do You Have Any Suggestions?
These was my list of the best 21 chicken recipes that you should try at least once.
Let me know if you like them and how to improve on them.
Or, if you have more suggestions, please leave them in a comment down below. I’ll be more than happy to add them to the list as soon as I try them myself.
But for now, it’s time for a meal.Yum!
This post was most recently updated on June 9th, 2018