Chicken is a lean and healthy meat with a light flavour that lends itself well to so many chicken recipes. There are so many ideas for your home-cooked chicken that can liven up your recipes ideas whilst still providing a nutritious and economical family meal.
Different cuts of the chicken suit individual recipe ideas, whether it be chicken breast recipes or chicken drumstick recipes. Chicken thigh recipes make a tender choice when cooked in chicken curries and stews and whole chicken recipes are perfect for your Sunday roasts.Try out home-made chicken kievs or parmesan chicken which taste great with salad or some creamy mash for some comfort food. Easy chicken recipes can be made in minutes with simple chicken stir-frys and salad being a fantastic summer alternative.
Most Popular chicken recipes
These sticky chicken wings may take a while to prepare, but they are definitely worth it and will always go down a treat with the kids.
An unusual chicken dish using chicken breasts, Boursin cheese and asparagus to give a creamy peppery flavour.
This curry is not to spicy, but not to plain, so is guarenteed to go down a treat with even the most difficult of guests!
Cajun chicken is quick and easy to make, but is also very healthy, making it perfect for an after school dinner for the kids.
A quick and easy supper using leftover chicken and tortilla wraps.
Chicken and leek pie is a very warming dish for cold winter nights.
This classic chicken and mushroom hotpot fits right in to a cold winter's evening to warm the whole family up, but is still a great dish at any time of year.
Surprisingly quick to make, this chicken and mushroom pie is perfect on a cold winter's evening when you're trying to warm yourself up.
Full to the brim with bright colours and exotic Spanish flavours, this dish works particularly well in spanish themed dinner parties, but will be a success in almost any situation.
This is an easy baked chicken dish with a difference- the mix of apricots with french onion soup makes a really tasty gravy
By Nicola Bell
This classic Indian dish is easy to cook, and is guarenteed to go down a treat on any occasion.
Exceptionally healthy and quite easy to make, this dish is perfect for dinner with the kids, and never disappoints friends and family!
By Susan H
This dish is perfect as a healthy alternative to the classic fast food burger, and works very well as a healthy treat for the kids.
By Philip Dobson
By hi fi
This recipie is perfect for adding a little flavour to an otherwise simple chicken meal, and is guarenteed to warm up the stomachs of the family on a mid-winter's night.
By Susan H
By Jo Pratt
A prefect treat for the kids, this unique Mexican enchillada recipie is healthy and easy, and will always be received well.
Very simple and very quick to make, the basic chicken fajita recipie can be varied to include various different meats and vegetables. Perfect for a Mexican themed night.
Chicken breasts cooked in garlic and white wine add a certain piquancy that is hard to beat. Add a sauce using double cream and you have a delicious and different chicken dish.
This chicken jalfrezi recipie is the perfect way to add some spice to an otherwise very plain and bland diet. If you're looking to sample some classic Asain cuisine, this is the place to start.
By carol savage
Chicken kebab recipies always go down a treat at barbeques, but this Thai style twist on the classic chicken dish means that they'll all be gone before you can say "Satay"!
This delicious twist on the classic Italian dish is quite a lot of hard work, but it's one of a kind taste certainly makes it worth it.
This classic chicken pate dish is appropriate at almost any time, from starters at the most formal dinner party to a mid-morning snack.
An unusual risotto, using chicken livers instead of chicken pieces which adds to the flavour and the colour on the plate, making this dish look as good as it tastes.
By the have-a-go cook
This chicken noodle soup recipe is more of a meal than a soup. With the minced chicken and the noodles, it is a meal in a bowl, and it only takes 30 minutes to make.
Whether you're not a fan of seafood, but enjoy other spanish food, or you're just trying to spice up your day to day diet, this dish will always go down a treat.
By Andrea Benkovics
This traditional Hungarian dish is perfect if you're looking to add a little bit of variation to the dinner menue.
By Users Recipes
Using leftover chicken and vegetables makes this a cheap and easy dish to prepare
By Mustard Communications
The addition of pine nuts to this chicken salad makes it very tasty and nutty
This recipe is a great way to use up left over chicken from roast dinners, is perfect as a quick lunch or even a snack, and will easily impress guests at a dinner party.
Provencal chicken makes one think of the South of France,sun sea and sand, and this dish is a typical Provencal dish with all the vegetables associated with this region of France.
If you love Risotto, this is the dish for you with cooked chicken, mushrooms, garlic and white wine, topped with Parmesan cheese.
By John H Glen
Perfect for a light summer lunch, this Greek chicken salad is healthy, and does not comprimise when it comes to taste.
The addition of garlic and olives makes this chicken spaghetti very tasty
By Jail Bird!
By Team MyDish
Use Tagliatelli pasta instead of spaghetti for a change and the parsley, lemon juice and creme fraiche add a special flavour to the sauce
Put this meal in a slow cooker in the morning and you will have a delicious chicken dinner in the evening. The tarragon and cream give it an extra special flavour.
By Jail Bird!
Surprisingly quick to prepare and cook, this classic recipie is easy to make and is still very popular with almost all dinner guests.
Classic Indian dishes like this one are a sure-fire way to spice up any dinner party, and not only is it well worth the time it takes to make, but the sauce can be saved and used again!
By Sandy Gilmartin
By Denise Phillips
This dish guarenteed to be a success with that special someone. It certainly puts love in the air!
By Gemma boland
This classic recipie for Chinese chicken skewers is not only very easy to prepare and cook, but can also be the perfect way to add a little variation to a traditional summer barbeque.
Slimmers - here is a great meal for you. With Diet Coke and Tomato Ketchup you can turn out a great BBQ style chicken, which is really delicious to eat.
By Gauldon Romney
This dish is not only perfect as a quick, healthy dinner for the kids, but is also a favourite at any celebrations, family occassions or dinner parties!
Using chicken fillets and Indian spices, the chicken curry dish is quick and simple to make. Use extra chillies to make the dish hotter to taste.
By Geno Marbella
Pollo Al Aillo, or garlic chicken, is already a beautiful dish, but the slight changes in this recipie makes this classic dish even better.
A lovely light grilled chicken with pasta for a summer lunch.
If you like sweet tastes with your chicken, then this is the recipe for you. Simple quick and easy to make, it is really tasty as well.
By Mustard Communications
This classic Caribbean recipie for jerk chicken is completely unique and is perfect for when you are trying to serve something a little different to guests.
By Denise Phillips
This lemon chicken recipie is perfect for an evening dinner with the family as it is easy to prepare, very tasty and very healthy.
South Africans love to combine fruit with their meat and this recipe is a typical example. The mangoes and apricots go so well with the chicken and make a dish to be proud of.
By Anjali Pathak
This classic Moroccan dish is great for anyone looking to add a little bit of spice to their day to day meals, and will always go down a treat on big family occasions.
This recipe only uses one casserole dish for a whole chicken and all the vegetables you require. It is a simple way to casserole chicken for a lovely warming dinner on a cold winter's night.
This classic Chinese orangen chicken recipie will always go well at a dinner party, but also serves as a tasty mid week meal. It might take a while to prepare, but it is certainly worth it.
By steven beech
The small details in this recipie are what really make it a unique version of the classic sunday roast. Make sure you serve it with all the trimmings, like roast potatoes, vegetables and gravy.
By Thai Taste
Having a party? Try these delicious Chicken Satay Sticks which look lovely on the plate and taste even better. Quick and easy to make, your guests will love them.
This is ideal for working Mum's who want a nourishing but quick recipe that their children will love.
By Kitchen Kitty
This is a typical American dish of Southern Fried Chicken, very quick to make and delicious to eat. Goes well in a sandwich as well.
Spanish chicken is different from Provencal chicken mainly because of the use of Spanish olives, Spanish olive oil and Spanish Onions and has a very distinctive flavour.
The spices in this recipe, cummin, cinnamon and garlic. together with the use of dates, gives this chicken dish a really authentic European flavour and the use of aubergines makes the taste most unusual but delicious.
This exceptionally quick and easy recipie is perfect for a simple, healthy and tasty after school dinner for the kids.
Perfect for entertaining friends, this recipie is very quick and easy to cook and prepare and is exceptionally tasty too!
Chinese chicken is a favourite dish with so many people and this recipe is tried and tested and really easy to make - no need to go to a restaurant for this one!
Using this tandoori paste can really spice up a regular chicken meal, and is perfect for when you're looking for something interesting to serve guests.
Different from Chinese chicken, the flavours of the varied Thai spices, together with the coriander leaves, makes this a meal to show off your skills to your friends