21 Chicken Recipes For Fall

Are you more of a thigh man or a breast man? Asking for a friend.

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1. Chicken In Red Wine Vinegar Sauce

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All the chicken parts are invited to this simple, buttery, vinegary situation. EVERYBODY IN THE SAUCE! Recipe here.

2. Crispy Chicken Schnitzel

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When a boneless skinless breast grows up and decides “Hey, I can be as delicious as every other part of the chicken,” packs its things, dredges itself in breadcrumbs and fries itself till crispy. Recipe here.

3. Roasted Chicken Legs With Pomegranate

Chicken PSA: When the thigh and drumstick are together, the entire piece is called ~the leg~. These ~legs~ get rubbed down with pomegranate molasses and garlic then get bedazzled with some pomegranate seeds. Recipe here.

4. Sticky Honey Garlic Wings

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Since these are baked, not fried, you could totally do them whole (instead of wingettes and drumettes). Fly away, little sticky wings. Into my mouth. Recipe here.

5. Braised Chicken Thighs with Capers and Garlic

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What’s more fall than braising? Nothing, that’s what. Find the recipe here.

6. Baked Chicken Breasts with Mushrooms and Parmesan

Don’t feel sad for these boneless, skinless chicken breasts – they’re covered in cheese. TWO types of cheese. Recipe here.

7. Chicken and Rice Casserole with Wild Mushrooms

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Use any mix of mushrooms you fancy in this one-pot sitch. Get the recipe.

8. Fresh Chili-Chicken Stew

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It’s Fall, which is Latin for “stew.” This one uses chicken thighs, but would def work with breasts as well — just make sure they are bone-in (you know, for flavor). Get your stew on here.

9. Baked Chinese Chicken Drumsticks

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These little bird legs are roasted until almost cooked before getting doused with an insanely delicious mixture of soy sauce, lemon juice, vinegar and some other goodies. Get this supes cozy recipe here.

10. Crispy Honey Mustard Chicken Thighs

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Rubbing chicken with mustard and coating in seasoned breadcrumbs is pretty much the grown-up version of chicken tenders and works well with most cuts. Find crispy chicken nirvana here.

11. Glazed Chicken Skewers with Sweet Potato

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If you’ve already retired your grill for the season, stick these skewers on a baking sheet lined with foil and place them under the broiler until browned and cooked and tender and delicious. Recipe here.

12. Chicken Breast with Acorn Squash and Spinach

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When a chicken breast is pounded thinly between two pieces of plastic wrap, it becomes a *paillard*. The advantage to doing this, aside from saying *paillard* over and over, is that it cooks SUPER fast, making it perfect for weeknight dinners. Recipe for this *paillard* here.

13. One-Skillet Chicken Thighs with Lemon and Potato

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This one-skillet dinner goes out to all my boneless skinless chicken thigh lovers. The recipe says the Parmesan at the end is “optional” lol. Recipe here.

14. Chicken Legs Roasted with Chorizo and Potatoes

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If there’s anything chicken legs like more than being roasted next to some spicy sausage and potatoes, I don’t want to know about it. Recipe here.

15. Brown Sugar-Curry Wings

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These autumnal curried wings have FIVE ingredients in them (!!), most of which you probably already have in your pantry like, right now. Five (5) ingredient recipe right here.

16. Bacon Wrapped Chicken Breast with Brussels Sprouts

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If you are the kind of person who thinks chicken breasts are dry, you’ve obvs never wrapped them in bacon. Recipe here.

17. Pan-Roasted Chicken Thighs with Chickpeas and Harissa

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These thighs are nestled among some spicy chickpeas and showing some skin. Crispy skin. And I like it. Recipe here.

18. Sundried Tomato, Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Chicken

You ever see a chicken breast and think “I just GOTTA stuff you with cheese.” No? Just me? Get the urge here.

19. Roasted Chicken Legs with Parmesan and White Wine Sauce

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Roasting this chicken is so easy, you’ll be able to focus all your attention on the important things in life. Like drinking the rest of that wine. Find the recipe here.

20. Pepperoni Chicken Parmesan

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Brb, making this forever. Get the recipe here.

21. Chicken Thighs with Apples and Root Vegetables

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Chicken thighs get to party all up in this dish with apples, all sorts of root vegetables, mushrooms and bacon. Who says you can’t have it all? Recipe here.

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