Our 15 most popular chicken recipes ever
It is hard to overestimate how much we love chicken. It’s a versatile, inexpensive source of meat, and is the base of so many of our favourite weeknight dinners.
We’ve crunched the numbers and found our 15 most popular chicken recipes of all time. From chicken casseroles and tagines to shish kebabs and chicken pies, these are our all-round guaranteed winners that you simply must try.
Our 15 most-loved chicken recipes
It’s no surprise that this is our best-loved chicken recipe of ALL TIME. Sweet sautéed leeks, chunks of chicken, and fragrant tarragon come together for a heavenly meal that’s a winning dinner any time of the year.
When it comes to fakeaways, our Turkish chicken shish is one you will most certainly want to try. Marinated meat, spices, sharp pickles and lemon juice, offset with a hint of smokiness – it’s mind-blowingly good.
Our creamy chicken casserole is always a hit. The potatoes, tarragon and baby shallots are a magic combination, and the hit of tarragon lifts it to a magical place. The recipe makes up a double batch so that you can freeze half to enjoy another day – and enjoy it you will!
If chicken thighs are your favourite, you can’t beat this lip-smacking sticky glaze with sriracha, garlic, ginger and honey. With charred veg and rice, this is a bowl of food you will be chuffed with.
Looking for a weeknight recipe to please your gang? Our Dijon chicken with mushrooms recipe is made with white wine, tarragon, mustard and garlic and a guaranteed crowdpleaser. We love it with mashed potato.
Take a chicken salad and make it SING with Chinese-inspired flavours. This noodle salad features pak choi, cucumber, carrot, chilli and a nutty soy dressing with peanut or almond butter. It’s the perfect balance of crunchy and tasty – everything you want from a good salad.
Our cheat’s paella combines chicken and prawns for a winning combination. This recipe can be made in just under an hour and is super easy to follow: if you’re new to paella, start here!
Whilst not strictly traditional, this tartiflette uses leftover roast chicken to glorious effect (though it can also be made with poached chicken breasts/thighs). The reblochon cheese melts to an irresistible sauce.
A one tray dinner that is both healthy and simple to prepare? Yes please! We’re talking crispy chicken thighs, new potatoes and winter veg, all nestled in with fresh thyme and sherry vinegar. If you like, it’s great with a little gravy, too.
This healthier version of satay chicken is one of our most popular recipes, and we can see why. We’ve replaced a good portion of the peanut butter in the sauce with tangy natural yogurt. With plenty of lime and chilli, you still get the classic satay flavour but without so many calories. A 30 minute chicken miracle, you could say.
This chicken tagine takes 20 minutes to prep but is bursting with spices and fruity flavour – the aromas released as it cooks will have you salivating. Marinate the chicken the night before for even more succulent flavour.
Spice lovers, this one is for you. Try this Thai red chicken curry recipe once, and we think you’ll be making your own curry paste forever more.
Get a dose of comfort into your week with this classic French recipe. Creamy chicken chasseur uses chicken thighs, white wine, fresh herbs and mushrooms. We like it with new potatoes and veg, but serve it up however you like.
Chicken and pasta – it’s not a combination you often see, but in this creamy tagliatelle it makes so much sense. The classic pairing of mustard, cream, wine and – you guessed it – tarragon, come together in perfect harmony yet again.
After a chicken breast recipe that packs a punch? You got it. These chicken breasts are stuffed with the smoky paprika flavour of chorizo along with parsley, breadcrumbs and grated shallot. This is a winner of a recipe. Perfect with a side of rice or potatoes.
Hungry for more? Dip into all of our chicken recipes here for more inspiration.