Winning Chicken Recipes

Dinner,Ingredient,Recipes
March 13, 2011

No warlocks. No rock stars from Mars. Just some winning chicken recipes that are tired of pretending they're not special.

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Long before the phrases "Adonis DNA" and "Vatican assassin" became keyword searches on Google, chicken was in it to win it. Without fanfare (or agents or a cadre of lawyers even), chicken has been a dinnertime star for decades—always ready to perform, always a team player.

Here are a week's worth of our all-time favorite chicken recipes—none are soft targets either, just a medley of winning flavors that even a warlock would love.

Chicken Scaloppine

Chicken Scaloppine

Lemon, olives, and capers elevate the flavors of this simple chicken and pasta dish.

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Lemony Asparagus and Chicken Pasta Toss

A great option for brown-bag lunches.

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Curried Chicken Rice Bowl

A Thai-style curry bowl makes a healthy lunch or light dinner.

keshi yena

Keshi Yena (Chicken Stuffed Cheese)

An unusual and delicious way to use leftover roast chicken.

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Chipotle Chicken and Sweet Peppers

Chicken, peppers, tomatoes, and spice -- dinner in seven ingredients.

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Chicken, Sausage and Pepper Rice

Peppers and tomatoes round out this meaty one-dish meal.

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Chicken Chili

Rotisserie chicken and canned garbanzo beans make this hearty chili an easy meal.