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Buttermilk Brined Roast Chicken

This recipe, adapted from Samin Nosrat's "Salt Fat Acid Heat," is inspired by the Southern grandma method of marinating chicken overnight in buttermilk before frying it. You're roasting here, but the buttermilk...

Author: Samin Nosrat

Rao's Chicken Scarpariello (Shoemaker's Chicken)

Chicken scarpariello, also known as shoemaker's chicken, is a classic Italian-American dish of chicken, sausage, vinegar, onions and peppers that has all the flavors and textures: Tangy and rich, spicy...

Author: Jason Epstein

Sheet Pan Chicken With Zucchini and Basil

In this simple weeknight recipe, chicken thighs and drumsticks are seasoned with garlic, herbs and red-pepper flakes, and roasted alongside tender chunks of zucchini that caramelize in the oven's heat....

Author: Melissa Clark

Honey Mustard Chicken Tenders

The combination of honey and mustard has been around since ancient Egypt and Rome, and midcentury American cooks used it in any number of dishes, from baked chicken to glazed ham. But it wasn't until the...

Author: Ali Slagle

Chile Roasted Chicken With Honey, Lemon and Feta

A little sweet, a little spicy and very citrusy, this easy chicken recipe hits all the right notes, making it the kind of weeknight dinner you'll put on repeat. The feta adds a creamy, salty bite that's...

Author: Melissa Clark

Roast Chicken With Apricot Glaze

The chef Fany Gerson makes her tangy and sweet roast chicken with an apricot glaze: a mixture of apricot jam, butter and garlic that is applied while the chicken is in the oven, keeping it juicy and flavorful...

Author: Priya Krishna

Jamaican Curry Chicken and Potatoes

There's nothing more comforting than chicken and potatoes, and this recipe is no exception. Getting its flavor and heat from a combination of mild Jamaican curry powder and Scotch bonnet pepper, it's not...

Author: Millie Peartree

Maple Roasted Chicken

This sweet, well-seasoned dish is great for Sunday dinner. You only have to marinate for an hour, but you could do it up to overnight. Set it up the night before, then simply roast the chicken just before...

Author: Millie Peartree

Cider Braised Chicken Thighs With Apples and Greens

In this hearty one-pot dinner, chicken thighs are browned, then braised in chicken broth flavored with mustard, sage, garlic and a triple dose of apple: apple cider, cider vinegar and apple slices. The...

Author: Lidey Heuck

Mussakhan (Roast Chicken With Sumac and Red Onions)

Among Palestinians, mussakhan is a beloved roast chicken dish, at once energetic and comforting. In this recipe, adapted from Yasmin Khan's "Zaitoun: Recipes From the Palestinian Kitchen," you'll rub chicken...

Author: Mayukh Sen

Stir Fried Chicken and Eggplant With Thai Basil

This dish, inspired by a large bunch of Thai basil that a friend brought me from his garden, has Thai overtones.

Author: Martha Rose Shulman

Citrusy Roast Chicken With Pears and Figs

This juicy, citrus-scented chicken is a perfect dish for that shoulder season between summer and fall, when pears and figs overlap in the market, and evenings cool down enough to turn on the oven. As the...

Author: Melissa Clark

Coconut Chicken Curry

Curry powder is stirred into this braise only during the last minute of cooking, delivering a bright hit of spice on top of the paprika and turmeric mellowed into the slow-simmered chicken. This dish from...

Author: Genevieve Ko

Spice Rubbed Spatchcocked Chicken

A spatchcocked chicken, also called a butterflied chicken, cooks more quickly and evenly than a whole bird, giving you juicy white meat as well as dark meat in less than an hour. Here the chicken is marinated...

Author: Melissa Clark

Slow Cooker Hot Honey Chicken Sandwiches

These simple sandwiches are reminiscent of a lazy summer cookout - but doable on a weeknight. Though slow cookers are often associated with winter, they're great in hot weather because they don't heat...

Author: Sarah DiGregorio

Doro Wat (Ethiopian Style Spicy Chicken)

Doro wat is a popular chicken dish in Ethiopia, and for Ethiopian Jews like Meskerem Gebreyohannes, it is also a fine centerpiece for a holiday like Hanukkah. Mrs. Gebreyohannes makes her doro wat with...

Author: Joan Nathan

Dry Brined Chicken Breasts

A short, simple dry brine can take a pallid chicken breast from bland to glam. Dark brown sugar is especially welcome since its molasses provides additional moisture. Dried bay leaves, ground to a powder,...

Author: Eric Kim

Gingery Grilled Chicken Thighs With Charred Peaches

Coated in a balsamic vinegar glaze that's spiked with ginger, garlic and soy sauce, these chicken thighs are sweet-tart and irresistibly sticky. They're served with grilled thyme and honey butter-basted...

Author: Melissa Clark

Chicken Potpie With Cornbread Biscuits

A showstopper of a dinner made for cold nights, this spin on classic chicken pot pie is the perfect all-in-one dinner when you're craving something hearty and comforting. The cornmeal and buttermilk biscuits...

Author: Lidey Heuck

Chicken Yassa

Popular across West Africa, chicken yassa coaxes deep flavor from a handful of simple ingredients: smoky grilled chicken, sweet caramelized onions, tangy lime, bright ginger and spicy Scotch bonnet chile....

Author: Alexa Weibel

Roast Chicken and Vegetables With Tahini

This comforting but peppy chicken-and-vegetable combo accommodates any root vegetables that you like or need to use up. Roast them alongside morsels of boneless chicken thighs that have been tossed with...

Author: Ali Slagle

Grilled Chicken Breasts With Turmeric and Lime

The secret to these five-star chicken breasts is a simple, flavorful marinade of turmeric, rosemary, garlic, lime juice and olive oil. Most importantly, as with all white meat chicken, don't overcook it...

Author: Pierre Franey

Roast Chicken With Apricots and Olives

This festive dish is a fairly easy main course for the Seder meal - or anytime. Marinating overnight leaves very little work on the day of serving, but two hours is enough to infuse the chicken with tangy...

Author: Susan Spungen

Sheet Pan Tarragon Chicken With Sherry Vinegar Onions

Roasting chicken with tarragon is a classic combination, but here it's given a twist. Instead of a whole bird, bone-in thighs are marinated in tarragon and garlic, then quickly roasted over a bed of sliced...

Author: Melissa Clark

Seared Herb Marinated Chicken

Pungent from the fish sauce and garlic, sweet and sour from the honey and lime, and spicy from the jalapeƱo, the Houston chef Chris Shepherd likes to serve these golden-skinned chicken thighs with a green...

Author: Melissa Clark

Tongdak Gui (Whole Roasted Chicken)

This recipe draws inspiration from the old-fashioned rotisserie chickens sold along Seoul's streets in the 1970s - before Korean fried chicken entered the scene in the next decade. Cornish game hens are...

Author: Eric Kim

Caramelized Lemon Chicken

Making a chicken shine with glaze typically requires combining a form of sugar (like honey or maple syrup) with something to balance that sweetness, like lemon juice. But there is an ingredient in your...

Author: Ali Slagle

Olive Oil Roasted Chicken With Caramelized Carrots

Think of this as a weeknight chicken confit, cooked low and slow in plenty of olive oil along with sweet carrots and tangy lemon slices. Save that leftover oil and use it to roast vegetables, fry eggs,...

Author: Alison Roman

Slow Roasted Oregano Chicken With Buttered Tomatoes

There are about a million ways to roast a chicken, and people will always tell you that theirs is the best way. Here is the truth: If you smear a good, high-quality chicken with enough fat, season it with...

Author: Alison Roman

Braised Chicken Legs With Wild Mushrooms

A good roasted chicken is a simple pleasure, but a braised chicken dish is always more interesting. Here, dried wild mushrooms, smoked bacon and red wine perfume the sauce to give these chicken legs depth...

Author: David Tanis

Braised Lemon Saffron Chicken and Potatoes

In this comforting braise, bone-in chicken and potatoes slowly cook in a lively lemon-saffron bath until the meat is fall-off-the-bone tender and the potatoes are soft and full of flavor. Most of the work...

Author: Yasmin Fahr

Grilled Chicken With Parsley Olive Sauce

Boneless, skinless thighs are a boon to grilling because they're almost impossible to overcook. Breasts are a bit trickier because they are low in fat and can dry out quickly. But this technique works...

Author: Ali Slagle

Grilled Spatchcocked Chicken With Honey, Chile and Lemon

This recipe fulfills the fantasy of grilled chicken that is both juicy and charred. Spatchcocking and slashing the bird allow it to cook evenly and remain succulent as the spiced honey and lemon marinade...

Author: Clare de Boer

Chicken With Prosciutto and Sage

Versatility is what you get with this dish, which borrows its flavors from the Italian staple saltimbocca, a combination of veal, prosciutto and sage. Here, the dark meat of chicken takes the place of...

Author: Florence Fabricant

Brown Stew Chicken

Popular in many Caribbean households, this chicken dish gets its deep rich color from store-bought browning sauce, like Grace, which is made from a combination of concentrated vegetables, seasonings and...

Author: Millie Peartree

Sheet Pan Paprika Chicken With Tomatoes and Parmesan

This deeply savory, weeknight-friendly sheet-pan chicken is worth buying a new jar of sweet paprika for, especially if you can't remember when you got the one in your spice drawer (for those Fourth of...

Author: Melissa Clark

Roasted Chicken With Caramelized Cabbage

Chicken roasted on a sheet pan develops gloriously crispy skin thanks to the increased hot airflow from the oven that passes over it. The extra space on the pan holds cabbage and onions, which roast around...

Author: Eric Kim

Cantonese Style Turkey

In this vaguely Cantonese turkey, the bird is roasted beneath a rich glaze of fermented soybean paste, garlic, ginger, soy sauce and alliums galore, then served with roasted potatoes basted in the sauce...

Author: Sam Sifton

Moroccan Chicken Smothered in Olives

Chicken, that old weeknight standby, can get pretty boring day after day. This dish, adapted from "Mediterranean Cooking" by Paula Wolfert, is almost as easy as a few pan-fried chicken breasts, but its...

Author: Alex Witchel

Vinegar Chicken With Crisp Roasted Mushrooms

Not quite a braise and quicker than a roast, this saucy, tangy one-pot vinegar chicken can be prepared in under an hour with ingredients you probably have on hand. Feel free to use a whole chicken broken...

Author: Alison Roman

Amu's Chicken Korma

This Bangladeshi-style chicken korma, named for my mother, Amu, is gently spiced and enriched with yogurt instead of cream or nuts, resulting in a light and bright sauce. This style of braising adds very...

Author: Sohla El-Waylly

Sheet Pan Chicken Chilaquiles

Chilaquiles are a traditional Mexican breakfast dish of fried corn tortillas simmered in a red (roja) or green (verde) sauce and often topped with cheese and fried eggs. The green sauce features tomatillos,...

Author: Kay Chun

Kerala Roadside Chicken

In the south Indian state of Kerala, a street stall selling food is called a thattukada, and one of the most well-known dishes served is something called chicken fry, or thattu chicken. The chef Asha Gomez,...

Author: Kim Severson

Roasted Chicken With Lemon Glazed Rhubarb

A tangy rhubarb-lemon glaze gives roasted chicken a touch of sweetness and a deeply golden, crunchy skin. The rhubarb, which is cooked in the oven along with the chicken (but in a separate pan), becomes...

Author: Melissa Clark

Bhatti da Murgh (Indian Grilled Chicken With Whole Spices)

Adapted from the chef Chintan Pandya of Adda Indian Canteen in Long Island City, Queens, this fiery, aromatic recipe calls for marinating whole chicken legs in yogurt, ginger-garlic paste and ground spices,...

Author: Melissa Clark

Dry Brined Turkey With Sheet Pan Gravy

For those who want to let the side dishes do the talking, this is the bird for you. Delightfully simple, it's dry-brined (meaning highly seasoned) with only salt, pepper, some thyme and a little brown...

Author: Alison Roman

Dutch Oven Chicken and Vinaigrette

This is a simple dish: chicken that's a little bit braised and a little bit roasted in a covered Dutch oven. The seasonings - garlic, onions, herbs and lemon - are basic and border on assertive until they...

Author: Dorie Greenspan

Skillet Chicken Potpie

Using store-bought puff pastry instead of homemade pie crust for a chicken potpie might seem like cheating, but rest assured it's for the best, adding shatteringly flaky layers that even the best pie crust...

Author: Alison Roman

Turkey Brine

This classic wet brine is adapted from an old Yankee Magazine recipe for a traditional New England roast turkey. It yields a moist and tender bird.

Author: Sam Sifton

Skillet Chicken and Rice With Anchovies and Olives

This one-pan meal is inspired by the flavors of pasta con le Sarde, a classic Sicilian dish made with sardines and fennel. Anchovies take the place of sardines here, for a more assertive, punchy flavor....

Author: Lidey Heuck