• Chicken Recipes from Around the World


11 Delicious Ways to Cook Chicken

If you’re stuck in a rut with flavorless, boneless chicken breast as the mainstay of your weeknight dinners, I encourage you to get out of your comfort zone and try one of these recipes. Whether it’s grilled, fried, steamed, braised, roasted or tossed in a hot wok, there are hundreds of ways to dress up everyone’s favorite bird. Once you conquer the basics, like how to properly roast a chicken, take the plunge and master these essential recipes from cultures around the world.


Chengdu-style chicken

Chengdu-Style Chicken with Peanuts, Chiles & Black Beans

This chile-spiked Chengdu-style chicken is a mainstay at my house. Get the recipe >>>



Cuban-Style Creole chicken

Grilled Cuban-Style Creole Chicken

This killer grilled chicken recipe is inspired by a trip to Cuba. Be sure to serve with fresh salsa, guacamole and plenty of rice. Get the recipe >>>



Chicken Satay

Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce

Marinating the chicken satay strips overnight really imparts a ton of great flavor, and makes for easy, day-of preparation. Get the recipe >>>



Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Classic Buttermilk Fried Chicken with Fried Shallots & Sweet Pickles

I love to serve this classic fried chicken recipe with crispy twice-fried shallots and homemade bread and butter pickles. Get the recipe >>>



Steamed Chicken with Scallions & Ginger

Steamed Chicken with Scallions & Ginger

This is the dish to make when you get a fresh, natural chicken and you really want to show off its insane flavor. Get the recipe >>>



Golden Coin Chicken & Shrimp Skewers

Golden Coin Chicken-and-Shrimp Skewers with Peanut Sauce

I first tasted this traditional southern Chinese recipe when I was in Guangzhou, and I was instantly hooked. Get the recipe >>>



Chicken paella

Chicken Paella with Lima Beans & Artichokes

Chef Katie Button’s take on the classic Valencian-style paella that combines rabbit or chicken with snails and beans. Get the recipe >>>



Bangkok Chicken

Sweet & Sour Bangkok-Style Chicken with Chiles

I think this recipe is the one my friends clamor for the loudest when we plan dinner parties. Get the recipe >>>



Chicken with black limes

Chicken with Black Limes

I got hooked on salted dried limes in India, and then fell in love when I ate them in Syria. They’re crucial to the authentic cooking of the Middle East and northern India. Get the recipe >>>



Traditional Hot Chicken

Traditional Nashville-Style Hot Chicken

This Hot Chicken recipe is traditional in flavor and spice but includes dry mustard and sugar. The mustard lends pungency and the sugar helps round out the flavor. Get the recipe >>>



Asopao with chicken and shrimp

Asopao with Chicken & Shrimp

This asopao (stew) is Trinidad-inspired, but it fits neatly into the Floribbean cooking genre. This asopao is pure Trinidadian magic. Don’t be shy about passing plenty of extra limes and hot sauce at the table. Get the recipe >>>



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