Recipes: Chicken

White Chili

My friendSteve-Anna, who has been tempting me with tales of her white chili for years, finally sent me the recipe. It originally comes from theBeyond Parsley...

Tortilla Soup

Tortilla soup encompasses all the things I love best in Mexican cooking. Do you likesalsa?avocado? cilantro? fresh hot tortilla chips? Tortilla soup is like ...

Sweet and Sour Chicken

Please welcome guest authorJaden HairofSteamy Kitchenwho brings us another great Chinese-American classic, Sweet and Sour Chicken. ~Elise When Elise asked me...

Spicy Garlic Cashew Chicken

My father found this recipe (adapted from the New York Times) for chicken coated with cilantro, garlic, jalapeño, and cashews, and thought (rightly) that it ...

Spicy Chicken Nuggets (Chicharrones de Pollo)

We first encountered these spicy chicken nuggets in a special issue ofGourmet(Sept 2007) that focused on Latin American cuisine. "Chicharrones" (cracklings) ...

Spicy Chicken Drumsticks

We often cook all drumsticks or all thighs when we prepare chicken. We love the more flavorful dark meat and the fact that the chicken pieces all get done ar...

Smoked Paprika Roasted Chicken

I first experienced smoked paprika on a trip to New Zealand last year in a sweet potato soup. My host laughed as my eyes lit up with "Wow, what's in this?!" ...

Sesame-Orange Chicken

Here's a fun way to add a lot of flavor to breaded chicken breasts - cover them with orange marmalade, sesame oil, soy sauce and honey, and coat them with to...

Savory Chicken Drummettes

My father has had his thinking cap on. "It's football season. What your website readers need is something good to eat while drinking beer and watching the ga...

Rosemary Chicken Skewers with Berry Sauce

I've always been a fan of combining sweet fruits with savory spices, it sets up a certain flavor balance that just works so well. Mango with chili pepper, pe...

Roasted Garlic Chicken

The trick to this tender, succulent roast chicken is the overnight brining. We usually roast chickens breast side down to ensure tender breast meat. But with...

Roasted Chicken with Carrots

My mother found this recipe in the weekend Wall St. Journal and we were all quite pleased with the results. The recipe comes from Orange County restauranteur...

Roast Chicken with Grapes

I've been roasting chicken this way for over 20 years. The grapes not only absorb the juices and flavor of the chicken, the chicken absorbs the sweet juice o...

Ricotta Stuffed Chicken

This ricotta stuffed chicken recipe is based on a recipe from a Weber grilling cookbook, and as such requires that you butterfly the chicken (makes it easier...

Red Chile Marinated Grilled Chicken

This is some of the best chicken I've ever eaten - grilled, roasted, baked, whatever. Juicy, spicy, tender, lipsmackin' good. Here's the deal, there are two ...

Parmesan Chicken

When we were kids, my mother used to make this Parmesan chicken that was so good we would fight for drippings, every last crumb. She would use boneless, skin...

Orange Marinated Chicken

The trick to quickly prepared meals is just a little foresight and planning. In this case you marinate the chicken pieces overnight, but once you take them o...

Moroccan Chicken with Lemon and Olives

A month ago or so I bought atagine, an earthenware cooking and serving pot, with which to experiment. My first foray into cooking with the tagine was with th...

Mom's Chicken Enchiladas

Ninety-five percent of the time when we have enchiladas, it is my mom's (amazingly good, incredibly awesome)cheese enchiladas. Once in a while however, she'l...

Martha's Chinese Chicken Salad

No, notthatMartha. This Martha is a friend of my friendSuzanne, who prepared her favorite chicken salad for a gathering of girlfriends a while back. A great ...

Marc's Cashew Chicken

I recently finagled an invitation to dinner fromMarcandLisaCanter. Marc has been serenading me with stories of his famous cashew chicken , his trademark dish...

Mango Chicken Curry

There's something about the combination of mango and chicken that just works. We eat mango chutney with roast chicken so often that I even started making my ...

Jerk Chicken

I recently had thejerkchicken at a local Davis hangout, the psychedelically inspiredDelta of Venus. The place looks a bit scruffy, but my oh my is their jerk...

How to Make Gravy

Here are two basic ways of making gravy from roast drippings, one using corn starch, the other using flour. In each case, you start with the roast drippings....

Honey-Glazed Grilled Chicken and Penne Salad

My father found this recipe, by Philadelphia chef Marc Vetri, in the weekend Wall St. Journal and together we gave it a go. Dad's been feeling under the weat...

Honey Mint Glazed Chicken

Can you tell we are gearing up for grilling season? This has to be one of the simplest chicken recipes for the taste, grilled or otherwise. It's just basic g...

Honey Glazed Lemon Roast Chicken

This honey-glazed lemon chicken is a very simple roast chicken recipe that we found in an old issue of Bon Appétit. The lemon juice marinade tenderizes the c...

Herbed Roast Chicken

This is my father's favorite recipe for roasting a whole chicken. Adapted from a recipe by Jamie Oliver. One 5 lb. chicken Salt and freshly ground black pepp...

Grilled Lime Chicken with Black Bean Sauce

This recipe for grilled chicken, marinated in lime juice, and served with a cilantro infused black bean sauce comes from my dear friendSteve-Anna, who, by th...

Grilled Chicken with Tomato Tarragon Sauce

My friend Heidi H prepared this grilled chicken dish for me last month when I was visiting her and family in Massachusetts. It was absolutely delicious and I...

Ginger Chicken with Almonds

My friend Steve-Anna recently sent me this wonderful recipe for ginger chicken and claimed that it was one of her all time favorites. My father doesn't eat g...

Garlic Chicken with White Wine Sauce

A Simply Recipes reader, Ms. Annie M, sent us a garlic chicken recipe she found onEpicuriousthat looked so good we couldn't wait to try it. (Annie, by the wa...

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