Chicken Dinners

Whether you’re looking for a one-pan recipe with minimal washing up, a warming chicken soup, or something fun which can be eaten family-style, they’re all winner winner chicken dinners.

Lemon-Garlic Chicken and Tomato Skewers with Basil Chimichurri

Grilled chicken doesn’t always need a long marinade to be full of flavor. These spend just a few minutes in a lemony-garlicky mix before they’re grilled to charred perfection. The hot chicken absorbs the flavor of the fresh basil chimichurri, and the grilled cherry tomatoes bring sweetness and acid.

A fried chicken sandwich on a board

Ultimate Fried Chicken Sandwich with Basil Green Goddess Slaw

The ultimate, best-ever fried chicken sandwich; crisp, craggy crust, juicy, tender meat topped with a fresh Basil Green Goddess slaw.

One-pan Peri Peri Chicken and Rice

Being an American, the phrase 'cheeky Nandos' means almost nothing to me but for some inexplicable reason, it became stuck in my head the other day. So who is this 'Nando' and why is he so cheeky? No, seriously, I really want to know.

Miso-Butter Chicken with Garlic Pan Sauce

If you've never cooked with miso before, this is the perfect recipe to start with. If you love it and cook with it all the time, this is probably going to end up on your monthly recipe rotation. It definitely has for us.

Chicken Piccata with Fried Capers and Roasted Tomatoes

Fresh tomatoes, fried capers and butter-lemon flavors combine with chicken cutlets to create this perfect zingy summery piccata recipe. We served it over linguine, but grilled bread would also be a good option. Very early summer can be frustrating for a cook. The garden beds are filled with all our favorite vegetables. We planted six different kinds of tomatoes, ... Read more

Cheeky Nando’s! One-pan Peri Peri Chicken and Rice

Tender chicken with crisp, golden brown skin, baked on top of creamy risotto-style rice, flavored with spicy, tangy Peri Peri Sauce. Watch out, this dish is addictive. 

Chicken, Leeks and Spinach in a Creamy Wine Sauce

In our ongoing quest to resurrect interest in under-appreciated vegetables, I present this week’s subject: the leek. We don’t get too excited about leeks in the U.S. but we should. They’re healthy, easy to grow*, cheap to buy, and best of all, really tasty. * Theoretically, and according to rumors I read on the internet. Matt and I, ... Read more

Pizza Chicken (with Pepperoni and Basil)

Chicken dinner, meet pizza night. Chicken sautéed until golden brown and baked with marinara sauce, gooey mozzarella cheese, spicy pepperoni and fresh basil. For the sake of clarity and because I really, really like you guys, I want to acknowledge that this title might be a little misleading. Say you were googling “chicken pizza,” this post might show ... Read more

Thai Peanut Noodles with Grilled Chicken

These peanut noodles might be one of the most delicious and easiest recipes we’ve ever created. It’s basically the love child of Chinese cold sesame noodles and Thai chicken satay. If you like those kinds of flavors, I think you’re going to be pretty happy with your dinner. It’s also happens to be very adaptable. You can make a vegan ... Read more

Braised Chicken Thighs with Lemon, Garlic and Olives

We follow our time-tested one-pan skillet chicken method to make these crispy thighs with lemon, olives and garlic.

Spicy Chili Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Chili sweet potatoes are our go-to for a rainy fall weekend - we give you a few meat and meat-free options, but they're all tasty.

Chicken with Lemon, Garlic and Basil

This chicken with lemon, garlic and basil - the flavors of an Italian summer - cooks in one pan and gets a delicious crispy skin.

Chicken with Lime, Garlic and Cilantro

Chicken with lime, garlic and cilantro is one of our favorite — and easiest — dishes. The recipe creates a tart sauce right in the pan.

Spicy Asian Chicken Skewers with Creamy Avocado-Cilantro Sauce

With the perfect balance of sweet, salty and spicy, our grilled Asian chicken skewers are a treat any night of the week. We like to serve it with creamy avocado-cilantro sauce.

Jalapeño Popper Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Make a chicken dinner special by cooking spicy and tasty jalapeño popper stuffed chicken breasts.

Maple-Mustard Baked Chicken Thighs

Maple mustard chicken, infused with flavors and baked in the oven, is one of our simplest, most delicious and popular recipes. It's all we crave when Autumn rolls in!

Skillet Chicken with Wine, Shallots and Mustard

You know how sometimes when you watch a cooking show (don’t judge me, I find them very relaxing), the host will say something like “this ____ is so simple and quick, it’s easier than ordering a pizza!” and then they proceed to use 6 different pots and pans (on their massive 8 burner stove)? Well, bollocks to that. The only ... Read more

A platter of duck breasts

Crispy Duck Breasts with Sherry and Figs

In today’s episode of Nerds with Knives (aka Goons with Spoons, aka Dorks with Forks), we explore the many ways you can trick people into thinking you are a much fancier person than you actually are. Sure, you can buy a classic open-top Bentley, like a real-life Mr Toad, and have your chauffeur drive you around town making parping ... Read more

Quick, Simple and Delicious Leftover Turkey Curry

Leftover turkey got you flummoxed? You can pretty much throw all your Thanksgiving leftovers into this delicious curry. And then invite us over to eat it.

Baked Chicken with Honey and Soy

This recipe combines my three favorite things. It’s fast, it’s cheap and it’s delicious. And easy. I know that’s four but I don’t have time for semantics. I’m in a rush here! (I’m not really, but one of the best things about this recipe is that, other than mixing the sauce ingredients together and throwing ... Read more

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