52 Weeks of Chicken Recipes (2024)

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Are you bored with the same old chicken? If so, this collection of chicken recipes is for you! You requested it, so here it is. I’ve gathered the best of the chicken recipes in one place and there is nothing boring in the list. Oven roasted, pan fried, stir fries, skillet meals, casseroles, finger foods and salads are all included!

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In The Oven
How To Roast A Chicken
Citrus Brown Sugar Chicken
Crispy Oven Baked Ranch Chicken
Hawaiian Huli Huli Chicken
Cornbread Crusted Baked Chicken Nuggets
Tangy Memphis BBQ Chicken
Chicken Cordon Bleu with a Creamy Wine Sauce
Ginger and Sesame Oil Chicken
Twisted Chicken Piccata
Lemon Lime Herbed Marinade for Chicken
Green Chile Chicken Cordon Bleu
Green Chile Pepper Jack Stuffed Chicken
Spicy Honey Brushed Chicken

With A Marinade

Lemon and Basil Chicken
Carolina Style Barbecue Chicken
Beer and Garlic Chicken
Chipotle Chicken Marinade
Salty, Spicy, Sweet and Sticky Asian Chicken
Honey Soy Chicken

On The Stove
Perfect Pan-Fried Chicken Thighs
Indian Chicken Bits
Chicken with Mushrooms
Southwest Chicken Bits
Orange Chicken Stir Fry
Chinese Lemon Chicken
BBQ Chicken Stuffed Baked Potatoes
Simple Pan Fried Southwest Chicken
Chipotle Ranch Chicken Bites with Broccoli
Chicken Marsala
Chicken with Teriyaki Hoisin Sauce
Chicken Fajitas

Garlicky Chicken with Onions

Teriyaki Chicken with Pineapple

In A Crock-Pot
Crock-Pot Chicken Fajitas
Mojo Chicken
Chicken and Bean Burritos

BBQ Chicken and Cheese Nachos
Bacon Wrapped Chicken Bites with Sweet Chili Sauce
Chicken Cordon Bleu Eggrolls
Caramelized Onion and Chicken Quesadillas

30 Minute Chicken, Corn and Black Bean Enchiladas
Chicken Enchilada Dip
BBQ Chicken and Caramelized Onion Enchiladas
Green Chile Chicken and Black Bean Enchiladas
Cheesy Sriracha Chicken Dip
Roasted Potatoes, Brussels Sprouts, Mushrooms and Chicken
Cheesy Chicken and Rice Green Chile Enchiladas
Calabacita Enchiladas with Red and Green Chile
Spicy Chicken Tamale Pie
Southwestern Chicken Mexican Lasagna
Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas
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Stir-Fries and Skillet Meals
Spicy Chinese Vegetable Stir Fry with Chicken
Sriracha Sweet and Sour Chicken Stir-Fry
Sweet and Sour Chili Chicken with Rice
Kung Pao Chicken
Sriracha Honey Cashew Chicken
Teriyaki Chicken with Pineapple
Spicy Chicken and Bacon Stir Fry
Garlicky Chicken with Onions
Chicken Tikka Masala
Ginger Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry with Oyster Sauce
Italian Balsamic Chicken Stir Fry
Chicken and Bok Choy Stir Fry
Spicy Chicken and Broccolini Stir Fry

Cashew Chicken Salad with Grapes
Spicy Honey Chicken Salad
Southwest Chicken Salad with Spicy Ranch Dressing
Chinese Chicken Salad with Ginger Sesame Dressing
Chicken Chopped Salad with Bacon Chipotle Ranch Dressing

Yes, I know there are over 70 recipes here. I simply couldn’t narrow it down any further. (At least I skipped all the soup recipes, right?)

If you are looking for soups, check out this collection of 50+ Soup and Stew Recipes!

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  1. Anonymous says

    I could eat chicken every night. There are so many ways to prepare it, I'll never get tired of it.


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  3. Kelly says

    Where to start? Thanks for these.


  4. Anonymous says

    Thanks! A perfect list for my family.


  5. paula dunn says



  6. Steff says

    Great idea! Thanks!


  7. tiffany says

    Thanks for posting!


  8. Sunni says

    Wow! Thanks for sharing it all in one place!


  9. Anonymous says

    We eat alot of chicken . Thanks for sharing these recipes!


  10. Anonymous says

    wish I can cook them all.


  11. Stephanie says

    WOW! What a great list of recipes. We eat a lot of chicken at my house and this will come in very handy. Thank you!


  12. Anonymous says

    I just love chicken soo much and these amazing recipes just bring my love for chicken to a whole other level.Thank you so much!!!


  13. Anonymous says

    I made the Chicken Enchilada Dip….. it is delicious! I love your recipes!


  14. Kim Honeycutt says

    What a list!!! Pinning to look at later! Thanks!


  15. Anonymous says

    I haven't decided which one yet.


  16. OMG Chocolate Desserts says

    This is just what I am looking for : Thanks for sharing weeks dinner ideas. I love chicken so much and these amazing recipes just bring my love for chicken to whole other level.


  17. Riya panday says

    Awesome recipes! I like this post and the article and ideas to make tasty chicken.Thank you so much to this post.


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52 Weeks of Chicken Recipes (2024)


What temperature to cook chicken breast? ›

If you're following a specific recipe, then don't deviate! Otherwise, follow this general formula: Cook large, boneless, skinless chicken breasts for 20 to 30 minutes in a 375-degree-F oven. Cook large, bone-in, skin-on chicken breasts for 35 to 40 minutes in a 375-degree-F oven.

What temperature for whole chicken? ›

All poultry should reach a safe minimum internal temperature of 165 °F (73.9 °C) as measured with a food thermometer. A whole chicken must reach this temperature throughout the bird. Check the internal temperature in the innermost part of the thigh and wing and the thickest part of the breast.

Is it better to bake chicken at 350 or 400? ›

You can roast or bake anywhere between 325 and 450 degrees F. When roasting a whole chicken, a nice rule of them is to start at 400 to 425 degrees F and then turn the oven down to 350 after 15 minutes and cook until the internal temp of the chicken is 165 – 175 degrees F on an instant read thermometer.

How long to cook chicken breast in the oven at 350 degrees? ›

Cooking tips

chicken breast at 350°F (177˚C) for 25 to 30 minutes. Use a meat thermometer to check that the internal temperature is 165˚F (74˚C).

How do you keep chicken moist when roasting? ›

How to Roast a Chicken So It's Juicy, Crisp, and Tender
  1. Skip the excess ingredients. ...
  2. Truss the legs of the bird. ...
  3. Salt the chicken generously all over. ...
  4. Roast the chicken in a super-hot oven. ...
  5. Now devour the chicken, slathered with butter.
May 9, 2017

Should I cover whole chicken with foil when baking? ›

When chicken is covered while baking, it traps steam and moisture within the dish, resulting in juicier results. The covering helps prevent excessive evaporation and keeps the chicken moist throughout the cooking process. Preventing dryness. Chicken tends to dry out more quickly when exposed to direct heat.

Do you put oil or butter on chicken? ›

Can you cook chicken with butter instead of oil? You have to cook chicken at a lower temperature if you bake or pan-fry chicken using butter instead of oil. This is because butter has a lower scorching temperature. Your chicken will cook more slowly, but it's also likely to be juicier and full of more flavor.

Does baking soda make chicken juicy? ›

Ever bite into a steak and feel like you just chomped on a plate of steel? Whether hosting a holiday cookout, serving up some stir-fry or tackling game meats, baking soda is the go-to meat tenderizer to help make your steak, chicken or turkey silkier, juicier and yummier.

What does putting foil over chicken do? ›

It delivers mouth-watering results: By using foil to bake chicken, you seal in its juices as it steams. This keeps your chicken moist and wonderfully flavorful. It gives you a complete meal in a packet: While you can bake your chicken alone, using foil allows you to build a delicious, all-in-one meal.

Is it okay if chicken is a little pink? ›

Safely cooked poultry can vary in color from white to pink to tan. All poultry should reach a safe minimum internal temperature of 165 °F (73.9°C) as measured with a food thermometer. For whole poultry, check the internal temperature in the innermost part of the thigh and wing and the thickest part of the breast.

How do chefs know when chicken is done? ›

You know your chicken is cooked when the thermometer reads 180°F (82°C) for a whole chicken, or 165°F (74°C) for chicken cuts. Let the chicken rest 5 minutes before carving then enjoy knowing it's cooked just right!

How can you tell if chicken is done baking without a thermometer? ›

Poke the Meat

This method applies to chicken specifically. For properly cooked chicken, if you cut into it and the juices run clear, then the chicken is fully cooked. If the juices are red or have a pinkish color, your chicken may need to be cooked a bit longer.

Is it safe to eat chicken breast at 145? ›

The FDA Food Code recommends cooking chicken to 165°F (74°C). But the pasteurization of chicken is actually a function of both temperature and time. If you can hold your chicken at 145°F (63°C) for 8.5 minutes, you can achieve the same bacterial reduction as at 165°F (74°C).

Is it better to cook chicken breast at 375 or 400? ›

Adler recommends cooking bone-in chicken breast at 450 degrees, which can take up to 20 minutes for a bone-in breast. You can also cook boneless breasts at this temp, but they will require less time. Our go-to temp for baking boneless chicken breast is 375 degrees, and the cook time is about 20 minutes.

Is chicken breast done at 145? ›

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) instructs us to cook meat to a safe internal temperature: namely, 165 degrees for poultry and 145 for beef and pork. But by the time it reaches those temperatures, meat, especially lean meat, has tightened up and lost a lot of its juiciness.


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