Chicken Dinners with a Twist

From Buffalo-style pizza to apple cider drumsticks, these inspired dishes are sure to become family favorites.


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Roast Chicken and Barley Pilaf

Roast Chicken & Barley Pilaf

Using whole-grain barley instead of rice ups the nutritional value of this meal.

Makes 4
Prep 20 m
Roast 60 m
Cook 25 m

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Chicken Scarpiella

Chicken Scarpiella

Scarpiella, cooked with peppers, onions, and potatoes, is a lean one-dish supper.

Makes 4
Prep 20 m
Bake 50 m

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Buffalo Chicken Pizza

Buffalo Chicken Pizza

Add fiber and whole grain to this pizza by opting for a whole wheat crust.

Prep 10 m
Cook 8 m
Bake 10 m

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Apple Cider Drumsticks

Apple Cider Drumsticks

For easy prep, marinate drumsticks overnight in the refrigerator.

Makes 4
Prep 10 m
Marinate 60 m
Roast 60 m
Cook 8 m

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Caribbean Chicken Curry

Caribbean Chicken Curry

We use chicken thighs in our curry; they're moist and flavorful — not to mention inexpensive.

Makes 4
Prep 15 m
Cook 38 m

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Thai Peanut Chicken

Thai Peanut Chicken

This sauce also makes a great dip for raw vegetables.

Makes 4
Prep 15 m
Cook 2 m
Broil 6 m

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Chicken Scaloppine Marsala

Chicken Scaloppine Marsala

This reduced-calorie dish is sure to delight your taste buds.


Copyright © 2008. Used with permission from the February 2008 issue of Family Circle magazine.

Makes 4
Prep 20 m
Cook 20 m

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Roasted Chicken with Salsa Verde

Roasted Chicken with Salsa Verde
Makes 6
Prep 20 m
Roast 45 m

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Creamy Chorizo Chicken Cutlets

Creamy Chorizo Chicken Cutlets
Makes 4
Prep 15 m
Cook 10 m

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Chicken Schnitzel with Fennel-Grapefruit Salad

Chicken Schnitzel with Fennel-Grapefruit Salad
Makes 4
Prep 15 m
Cook 8 m

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Coconut-Cashew Chicken Curry

Coconut-Cashew Chicken Curry
Makes 6
Prep 15 m
Cook 23 m

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Chicken Salad with Barley and Figs

Chicken Salad with Barley and Figs
Makes 6
Prep 20 m
Cook 8 m

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Chicken Tinga Tacos

Chicken Tinga Tacos
Makes 4
Prep 15 m
Cook 45 m

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Chicken Patty Melts

Chicken Patty Melts
Makes 4
Prep 15 m
Cook 36 m

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Drumsticks with Cherry Balsamic BBQ Sauce

Drumsticks with Cherry Balsamic BBQ Sauce
Makes 4
Prep 10 m
Cook 14 m
Bake 45 m