10 non-boring chicken recipes

Give chicken dinner a makeover with unexpectedly delicious flavours.

10 non-boring chicken recipes

Photo: Ryan Szulc

Harvest Roast Chicken with Grapes, Olives and Rosemary

Chicken with grapes and olives? Yep, we’re doing it. The flavours in this dish come together to create a rich and savoury masterpiece. Get the recipe: Harvest Roast Chicken with Grapes, Olives and Rosemary

Cast iron pan with braised chicken thighs and legs with grapes, olives and rosemaryPhoto: Ryan Szulc

Crispy Oven-Baked Wings

Lean in, we’ve got a hot tip: The secret to crispy chicken wings is baking powder. Thoroughly pat the wings dry then toss in baking powder for a crispy finish every time. Get the recipe: Crispy Oven-Baked Wings

man eating chicken wings with various saucesPhoto: Roberto Caruso


Sweet Chili Chicken Sticks

Kids like to eat with their hands, so give the people what they want: Sticky-sweet chicken on a stick with asparagus and bitty tomatoes. Get the recipe: Sweet Chili Chicken Sticks

three skewers with chicken, asparagus and cherry tomatoesPhoto: Erik Putz

Easy Butter Chicken

You could spend the time you’d be waiting for delivery whipping up your own Indian dish. Chicken thighs stay juicy, making them the perfect cut of meat for this creamy sauce. Get the recipe: Easy Butter Chicken

butter chicken on top of rice with piece of naanPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Mexican Chicken Scallopini Fajitas

Scrap that boring chicken breast plan in favour of this. Wrap perfectly spiced chicken in a warm tortilla with lots of cheese and sour cream. Oh, yeah, and a squirt of lime. Get the recipe: Mexican Chicken Scallopini Fajitas

Grilled tortilla with chicken, cheese and sour creamPhoto: Roberto Caruso


Chicken Caesar Pizza

A rotisserie chicken on its own is pretty basic. But shredded up and placed on a Caesar salad-style pizza, it’s living its best life. Get the recipe: Chicken Caesar Pizza

Plate of chicken pizza topped with shredded romaine lettucePhoto: Roberto Caruso

Indian-Spiced Chicken Sticks

Here’s good old chicken thighs again, spicing up your life with a rub of flour, chili powder, garam masala, salt and turmeric. Dunk them in the easy raita we have instructions for, too. Get the recipe: Indian-Spiced Chicken Sticks

Wooden skewers with marinated chicken and cucumberPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Quick and Saucy Moroccan Chicken

Sign us up for anything quick and saucy. Ready in just 15 minutes, don’t you dare skimp on the raisins and dried apricots in the deliciously sweet and savoury sauce. Get the recipe: Quick and Saucy Moroccan Chicken

marinated chicken breasts with raisins and apricots with sugar snap peasPhoto: Maya Visnyei


Baked Chicken Freekeh Bowl

Time to get freekeh (it’s a grain, relax) with this remix. Sure, sliced chicken atop a bowl of greens, veggies and grains is kind of basic. But just wait til you taste the tahini dressing. Get the recipe: Baked Chicken Freekeh Bowl

Grain bowl with baked chicken, tomatoes, lettuce, red onion and dressingPhoto: Erik Putz

Thai Coconut Chicken Noodle Soup

A bowl of this soup is never a bad plan. Spruce up your leftover chicken by adding it to the coconut-milk and stock broth that’s got lemongrass, rice noodles, snap peas and shredded carrot floating through it. Get the recipe: Thai Coconut Chicken Noodle Soup

Two bowls of creamy chicken soup with rice noodles, snow peas, carrots, green onions and cilantroPhoto: Roberto Caruso
This article was originally published on Sep 06, 2019

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