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
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Sheet-Pan Chicken Thighs With Potatoes, Fennel, and Mustard-Beer Sauce Recipe
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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
A bowl of Korean chicken and rice porridge, dak juk.
Dak Juk (Korean Chicken and Rice Porridge) Recipe
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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
Indian Village (Gavthi) Chicken Curry Recipe
Japanese curry rice with chicken in a stoneware bowl on a lilac tablecloth.
Kare Raisu (Homemade Japanese Curry Rice) Recipe
Homemade General Tso's chicken on a white plate next to white rice.
The Best General Tso's Chicken Recipe
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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)
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Chicken and Lentil Stew With Tomatoes and Onions Recipe
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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
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Re-Introducing Soubise: The Classic Three Ingredient Onion Sauce That Deserves a Comeback
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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
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Chicken Marsala With Mushrooms and Shallots Recipe
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Mulligatawny Soup Recipe
Gong bao ji ding chicken on a plate with white rice.
Gong Bao Ji Ding (Sichuan Kung Pao Chicken) Recipe
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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
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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
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Katsudon (Japanese Chicken or Pork Cutlet and Egg Rice Bowl) Recipe
Two fried chicken sandwiches on ceramic plates.
5-Ingredient Fried Chicken Sandwiches Recipe
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How to Make Chicken Paitan Ramen
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Cha Kreung Satch Moan (Cambodian Lemongrass Chicken Stir-Fry) Recipe
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Jamaican Chicken Curry Recipe
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The Best F&$king Grilled Chicken Sandwich Ever Recipe
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
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Stovetop Paella Mixta for Two 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 Recipe
Braised chicken thighs with cabbage and bacon in a stainless steel pot.
Crispy Braised Chicken Thighs With Cabbage and Bacon Recipe
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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
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Popeyes-Style Chicken Tenders From 'Fried & True'
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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
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The Best Chinese Sesame Chicken Recipe