From whole and spatchcocked to boneless, skinless and poached, our how-to guides to chicken help deliver a perfectly cooked bird, each and every time.

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Four Secrets to Improving Any Fried Chicken Recipe | The Food Lab
Cold-Start Your Way to the Tenderest Poached Chicken
Hand holding black-handled poultry shears
We Tested 12 Poultry Shears—Here Are the Best Ones
Dry-Brining Is the Best Way to Brine Meat, Poultry, and More
A Japanese Poultry Knife Butchers Chicken With Ease
The Food Lab's Complete Guide to Sous Vide Chicken Breast
The Best Frozen Chicken Nuggets | Taste Test
What The Heck is Confit? | Ask The Food Lab
How to Slice Chicken Breast for Stir-Fries | Knife Skills
How to Debone a Chicken Thigh | Knife Skills
How to Cut an Airline Chicken Breast
The Right Way to Use a Meat Thermometer
The Best Fried Chicken on the Planet: An Opinionated World Tour
What to Eat With Chicken? Depends How You're Cooking It
Ask a Sommelier: The Best Wine for Roast Chicken
Chicken, Leek, and Mushroom Strata Recipe
Snapshots from Bourg-en-Bresse: The Infamous Bresse Chicken
Overhead view of curry chicken with rice and fried plantains
Jamaican Curry Chicken
Overhead view of Galinhada Mineira in a serving bowl
Galinhada Mineira (Brazilian Chicken and Rice From Minas Gerais)
Overhead view of chicken tagine on a platter
Chicken M’qualli Tagine With Olives and Preserved Lemon
Finished bowl of maftool
Maftool (Palestinian Wheat Pearls in a Vegetable, Chickpea, and Chicken Stew)
Pan chicken served with white bread and condiments.
Jamaican Pan Chicken
Maqlubeh plated on a white dish with a bowl of sauce and a small salad next to it
16 Chicken With Rice Recipes for a Comforting Meal
Taiwanese fried chicken on a blue plate
Taiwanese Popcorn Chicken With Furu (Fermented Bean Curd)
Overhead view of Tom Kha Gai
Tom Kha Gai (Thai Chicken Soup with Coconut and Galangal)
Stock in a line on a counter
Curry-Flavored Nigerian Stock
Hashweh with chicken served with a bowl of yogurt and farmers salad.
Hashweh (Palestinian Spiced Rice and Meat)
Chicken & rice soup in a white bowl.
Pressure Cooker Chicken and Rice Soup
A plate of Khua Kling Gai on a blue table
Khua Kling Gai (Southern Thai Dry Curry With Minced Chicken) Recipe
Plated msakhan.
Msakhan (Palestinian Flatbreads With Onion, Sumac, and Spiced Roast Chicken)
Close up image of lowcounty stew chicken over rice
Lowcountry Stew Chicken
Soy Sauce Chicken With Cola Recipe
A bowl of butter chicken with a small bowl of steamed white rice next to it.
Butter Chicken Recipe
Buldak, Korean fire chicken served in a cast-iron skillet
Korean-Style Fire Chicken (Buldak) With Cheese Recipe
A platter of buttermilk-brined southern fried chicken.
The Best Buttermilk-Brined Southern Fried Chicken Recipe
Extra-Crispy Fried Chicken With Caramelized Honey and Spice Recipe
Braised Chicken Recipes
Obe Ata (Nigerian Red Pepper Sauce) Recipe
Deep-Fried Chicken Feet Recipe
22 Warming Chicken Soup Recipes
Platter of batter-fried chicken pieces flanked by yellow drinks on a marble countertop
Batter-Fried Chicken
sizzling sisig
Sizzling Sisig (Filipino Crispy Pork with Eggs)
An overhead shot of a serving bowl of dirty rice
Dirty Rice
Schmaltz (Rendered Chicken Fat) Recipe
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Soup Dumplings (Xiao Long Bao) Recipe
Pressure Cooker Chicken Stock Recipe
Layered dish of yellow mashed potatoes and tuna salad topped with diced tomatoes and avocados
Causa (Peruvian Cold Mashed Potato Casserole With Tuna or Chicken) Recipe
Crispy Deep-Fried Chicken Livers
A pan of grilled paella mixta on a table, with mussels, shrimp, chicken, and clams.
Grilled Paella Mixta (Mixed Paella With Chicken and Seafood) Recipe
The Best Fried Chicken Gizzards
Basic Chicken Stock Recipe
Chinese hot pot filled with simmering broth, fish balls, tofu, and vegetables
Chinese-Style Hot Pot With Rich Broth, Shrimp Balls, and Dipping Sauces Recipe
Close up of a corner of a chicken pot pie with biscuit topping.
Chicken Pot Pie With Buttermilk Biscuit Topping Recipe
A serving bowl of avgolemono on the table. Some lemons are visible in the background.
Avgolemono Soup (Greek Lemon-Egg Chicken Soup) Recipe
A bowl of chopped liver with matzo crackers on a wooden board.
Classic Jewish Chopped Chicken Liver Recipe
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Fried Chicken Skin With Hot Sauce and Honey From 'Heritage'
Chinese Roast Chicken Buns with Scallions and Spicy Hoisin Sauce
Chinese Roast Chicken Buns with Scallions and Spicy Hoisin Sauce Recipe | Cook the Book
20-Minute Thai Red Curry Noodle Soup With Chicken Recipe