If chicken is always present on your everyday dinner menu, you are on the right page. Get ready to update your dinner menu as we have brought some amazing chicken recipes for you. From grilled chicken thighs to chicken & veggie pan, these cooking recipes for chicken will satisfy you like nothing else.
Grilled Chicken Thighs
These juicy and crunchy chicken thighs are perfect to pair up with your rice dishes.
- 5 lb. chicken thighs (bone-in and trimmed)
- Salt and pepper
Sprinkle the chicken thighs with pepper as well as kosher salt and refrigerate for 6 hours. Heat the gas grill to 350°F and place the thighs to cook them for 8 minutes. Turn the thighs and then grill them covered at 160°F for 22-25 minutes.
Chicken & Veggie Pan
- 1 cup chopped carrots
- 1/2 cup potatoes
- 6 skin-on chicken thighs
- 2 Tbsp. oil
- 1/2 cup French green beans
- Italian dressing mix
Toss Italian dressing along with potatoes, carrots, and some oil. Arrange these veggies on the lined baking tray. Top with chicken and then pour more dressing over the chicken. Bake the chicken in your oven that’s already preheated to 400 degrees for about 42-43 minutes. Take the tray out and add beans. Again bake until the beans are soft.
Spicy Lime Chicken
Make lime-flavored chicken and complement them with rice dish or tacos at the dinner table.
- 4 chicken breast halves with bones removed
- 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
- 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
- 2 Tbsp. cilantro leaves
- 1 Tbsp. each of salt and chili powder
- Lemon zest
Take chicken breasts in an electric pressure cooker. Take a bowl and combine salt, chili, lemon juice, and chicken broth. Pour the broth over the breasts and then cook them at high pressure for 5-6 minutes. Release the pressure and top the chicken with lemon zest and cilantro.
Coconut Curry Chicken
Curry chicken cooked with dried coconut makes for one of the sweetest and delicious cooking recipes for chicken.
- 5 chicken breast halves (skinned & boned)
- 2-3 Tsp. curry powder
- 1 cup shredded dried coconut
- 4 Tbsp. butter
- Salt to taste
Apply butter on the rinsed chicken breast halves and place it on the baking dish. Now take a bowl and mix the curry powder and dried coconut. Top the chicken with this mixture and then sprinkle some salt on top. Bake the chicken breast halves at 350° for 22-25 minutes.
Chicken Pesto Pasta
This savory and satisfying chicken pesto pasta will delight your whole family at the dinner table. Feel free to experiment with your favorite pasta varieties.
- 16 oz. spiral pasta
- 2 1/2 cup rotisserie chicken
- 7 oz. prepared pesto
- 3 chopped tomatoes
- 1/4 cup toasted nuts (take pine nuts for brilliant taste)
Cook the spiral pasta or any other of your choice as per the steps given on the packet. Drain the spiral pasta and take it in a clean pan. Add the rotisserie chicken to the pan along with prepared pesto. Now add the tomatoes and heat the pan. Let the tomatoes become tender and then garnish the pasta with nuts of choice. You can also toss the pasta with some fresh cilantro leaves.
Tip: If you want to make creamy chicken pesto pasta, add some cream cheese. You can also use parmesan cheese for this recipe.
Make these cooking recipes for chicken in today’s dinner to satisfy yourself as well as your family!