When you feel like chicken tonight: main dish recipes where chicken is the star, from cutlets and spatchcocked birds to crispy thighs and saucy braises.
Close up image of lowcounty stew chicken over rice
Lowcountry Stew Chicken
Chicken yassa on a bed of white rice.
Chicken Yassa (Senegalese Braised Chicken With Caramelized Onions)
Chicken and rice soup fills two white bowls. Two spoons lay beside them.
Classic Chicken and Rice Soup
Bowl of brown stew chicken and rice and peas
Jamaican Brown Stew Chicken
Platter of batter-fried chicken pieces flanked by yellow drinks on a marble countertop
Batter-Fried Chicken
Gaeng Khiao Waan Gai (Thai Green Curry with Chicken) in a large serving bowl
Gaeng Khiao Waan Gai (Thai Green Curry with Chicken)
Oyakodon, in a white ceramic bowl alongside wooden chopsticks, a small ceramic bowl holding togarashi seasoning, and an additional bowl of oyakodon off to the left side.
Oyakodon (Japanese Chicken and Egg Rice Bowl) Recipe
A platter of buttermilk-brined southern fried chicken.
The Best Buttermilk-Brined Southern Fried Chicken Recipe
Sheet-Pan Chicken Thighs With Potatoes, Fennel, and Mustard-Beer Sauce Recipe
Overhead view of chicken donburi with spinach, served in a ceramic bowl.
Chicken Donburi (Japanese Rice Bowl) With Spinach Recipe
Plated, carved, roasted spatchcocked chicken
Spatchcocked (Butterflied) Roast Chicken Recipe
A wooden platter topped with browned chicken thighs, lime wedges, and cilantro, with cucumber salad on the side.
Vietnamese-Style Baked Chicken Recipe
Overhead view of homemade dak juk, a comforting Korean rice porridge.
Dak Juk (Korean Chicken and Rice Porridge) Recipe
Buldak, Korean fire chicken served in a cast-iron skillet
Korean-Style Fire Chicken (Buldak) With Cheese Recipe
Sous vide Buffalo chicken wings on a blue plate with cup of blue cheese dressing and celery sticks on the side.
Sous Vide Buffalo Chicken Wings Recipe
Khao soi gai in a white ceramic bowl, with additional small bowls containing condiments on the periphery.
Real-Deal Khao Soi Gai (Northern Thai Coconut Curry Noodle Soup With Chicken) Recipe
a bowl of Indian Village Chicken Curry
Gavthi (Indian Village) Chicken Curry
Japanese curry rice with chicken in a stoneware bowl on a lilac tablecloth.
Kare Raisu (Homemade Japanese Curry Rice) Recipe
A wide ceramic bowl holding General Tso's Chicken. In the upper left corner of the image is a ceramic bowl of white rice, and in the top right corner is a glass holding a beverage. There is another bowl in the bottom left corner.
The Best General Tso's Chicken Recipe
Chicken-Fried Chicken With Cream Gravy Recipe
Chicken scarpariello in a round ceramic platter. The platter is on a maroon colored piece of cloth, and there is a broken loaf of bread on the left hand side of the image.
Chicken Scarpariello (Braised Chicken With Sausage and Peppers)
Chicken and Lentil Stew With Tomatoes and Onions Recipe
Overhead view of yogurt- and mint-marinated chicken thighs, served on a white plate with quick-pickled nectarine segments.
Yogurt- and Mint-Marinated Chicken Thighs With Pickled Nectarines Recipe
The fried chicken sandwich on a white plate on a yellow background.
Homemade Chick-fil-A Sandwiches Recipe
A grilled boneless chicken breast on a white ceramic plate along with two grilled pieces of corn-on-the-cob.
Grilled Boneless Chicken Breasts Recipe
Five-Minute Grilled Chicken Cutlets With Rosemary, Garlic, and Lemon Recipe
The three cup chicken in a white ceramic bowl.
Taiwanese Three Cup Chicken (San Bei Ji) Recipe
Chicken Marsala
Mulligatawny Soup Recipe
Gong bao ji ding chicken on a plate with white rice.
Gong Bao Ji Ding (Sichuan Kung Pao Chicken) Recipe
Sous Vide Chicken Breast Recipe
A bowl of Ghanaian Chicken and Peanut Stew (Groundnut Soup)
Ghanaian Chicken and Peanut Stew (Groundnut Soup) Recipe
sliced chicken katsu drizzled with sauce, plated with lemon wedges and shredded cabbage.
Tonkatsu or Chicken Katsu (Japanese Breaded Pork or Chicken Cutlets) Recipe
Smoked Chicken Salad Recipe
A Crispy Sous-Vide Chicken Thigh on a plate with a pan sauce.
Crispy Sous Vide Chicken Thighs With Mustard-Wine Pan Sauce Recipe
Overhead view of katsudon
Katsudon (Japanese Chicken or Pork Cutlet and Egg Rice Bowl) Recipe
Two fried chicken sandwiches on ceramic plates.
5-Ingredient Fried Chicken Sandwiches
How to Make Chicken Paitan Ramen
Cha Kreung Satch Moan (Cambodian Lemongrass Chicken Stir-Fry) Recipe
Jamaican Chicken Curry Recipe
Chicken sandwich served on a plate
The Best F&$king Grilled Chicken Sandwich Ever
Chicken Inasal on a white plate next to dipping sauce and a bowl of white rice
Chicken Inasal (Filipino Grilled Chicken)
Thai-style grilled chicken on a platter
Thai-Style Grilled Chicken (Gai Yang) Recipe
Two street tacos topped with chicken tinga, diced onion, and cilantro. There are radishes and cut limes on the plate and a dish of chicken tinga nearby.
Easy One-Pot Chicken Tinga (Spicy Mexican Shredded Chicken) Recipe
Platter of grilled jerk chicken
Spicy Grilled Jerk Chicken Recipe
Stovetop Paella Mixta for Four With Chicken and Shrimp Recipe
Takeout-style kung pao chicken on a grey plate with rice on the side.
Takeout-Style Kung Pao Chicken (Diced Chicken With Peppers and Peanuts) Recipe
A small plate of Korean fried chicken wings with two dishes of sauce next to it.
The Best Korean Fried Chicken
Braised chicken thighs with cabbage and bacon in a stainless steel pot.
Crispy Braised Chicken Thighs With Cabbage and Bacon Recipe
Kimchi Chicken and Cabbage Stir-Fry Recipe
Chicken tikka masala in a white speckled ceramic bowl. In the top left corner is a small bowl holding cilantro leaves and on the top right edge of the image is a plate holding naan bread.
The Best Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe
 A white oval platter holding chicken cacciatore and a good amount of golden brown sauce. The platter is on a textured grey-blue surface.
Chicken Cacciatore With Red Peppers, Tomato, and Onion Recipe
an overhead photo Arroz Caldo (Filipino chicken and rice soup)
Arroz Caldo (Filipino Chicken and Rice Soup) Recipe
Popeyes-Style Chicken Tenders From 'Fried & True'
Chicken and Penne in Vodka Cream Sauce Recipe
A plate of real-deal kung pao chicken with chopsticks on the side of the plate.
Real-Deal Kung Pao Chicken Recipe
The Best Chinese Sesame Chicken Recipe
Hawaiian Huli Huli Grilled Chicken Wings Recipe