By Eniolá Abdulroqeeb Arówólò
From the simplicity of grilled lemon herb chicken to the richness of chicken Alfredo, each recipe brings its own unique twist to the table.
Whether you’re in the mood for something sweet and savory like honey mustard glazed chicken or seeking the bold flavors of a coconut curry, these recipes are designed to cater to various tastes and preferences.
Here are 7 chicken recipes along with brief explanations for each:
- Grilled Lemon Herb Chicken:
Marinate chicken breasts in a mixture of lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, and fresh herbs. Grill until cooked through and enjoy the tangy and aromatic flavors.
- Chicken Alfredo:
Cook fettuccine pasta and set aside. Sauté chicken pieces in butter, then add heavy cream, grated Parmesan cheese, and minced garlic to create a creamy Alfredo sauce. Toss with the cooked pasta for a rich and satisfying dish.
- Honey Mustard Glazed Chicken:
Mix honey, Dijon mustard, soy sauce, and a touch of garlic. Coat chicken pieces with the mixture and bake until caramelized and golden. The sweet and savory glaze adds a delightful twist.
- Chicken Stir-Fry:
Cut chicken into thin strips and stir-fry with colorful bell peppers, broccoli, and snap peas. Add a mixture of soy sauce, ginger, garlic, and sesame oil for an Asian-inspired flavor profile.
- Crispy Baked Chicken Tenders:
Dip chicken tenders in a mixture of breadcrumbs, grated Parmesan cheese, and spices. Bake in the oven until crispy and golden. These make for a healthier alternative to fried chicken.
- Coconut Curry Chicken:
Sauté chicken with onions and bell peppers, then add coconut milk, curry paste, and a splash of lime juice. Simmer until the flavors meld together, and serve over steamed rice for a creamy and aromatic curry.
7. Chicken and Vegetable Skewers:
Thread marinated chicken pieces onto skewers along with chunks of bell peppers, onions, and zucchini. Grill or broil until chicken is cooked and vegetables are slightly charred. A fun and flavorful option for gatherings.
Remember, cooking times and temperatures may vary based on your equipment and preferences. Always ensure chicken is cooked thoroughly to a safe internal temperature of 165°F (75°C) to prevent foodborne illnesses.