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Welcome to our chicken recipes.  Below are links to our own chicken recipes as well as “recipe roundups” featuring some of our favorite chicken recipes from the Web.

But first, here’s a video showcasing 5 of our favorites:

Chicken Breasts with Creamy Spinach Sauce

Chicken is a low-cost, low fat, high protein option that many people choose for their dinner. But, after a while, boneless skinless chicken breasts can get a bit dull. Many people grill or broil chicken with a variety of seasonings and serve salads and vegetables with it for a healthy dinner. This recipe for Chicken …

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Alfredo Pasta and Chicken Casserole Recipe

What could be better than creamy pasta, topped with cheese and combined with chicken? Our recipe for  Alfredo Pasta and Chicken Casserole is great for feeding a crowd. It is filling and delicious and avoids many strong flavors, so most people will enjoy this wonderful, cheesy casserole.  This pasta recipe takes its inspiration from the …

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25 Best Chicken Bites Recipes (All Types)

Chicken bites are yummy bite-sized chicken breast pieces seasoned and cooked by baking or frying until juicy and tender. They are similar to chicken nuggets but without the extra ingredients of different chicken parts that nuggets include. Chicken bites can be made as healthy as you prefer and served in several different ways. They are …

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25 Best Grilled Chicken Marinade Recipes (All Types)

Chicken dishes have been popular since Babylonian times, from at least 600 BC. Chefs and aspirant foodies continue to try out wet and dry marinade recipes for grilled chicken. Moistening and infusing the chicken with oils, wines, vinegar and rubbing in herbs and spices, even honey and molasses, enthrall cooks and delight many palates. Choices …

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Cream Cheese and Chicken Taquitos Recipe

These taquitos are absolutely perfect. The filling is a great combination and creamy and cheesy. You can choose whatever heat of salsa that you prefer. The magic of this recipe, however, occurs when you fry the taquitos. In the hot oil, the corn tortillas go from soft and flexible to crispy and crunchy. The final …

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Cheesy Cracker Chicken Bites Recipe

Most people know that marinating meat can increase the flavor and tenderness of most meats. However, most folks use marinades that contain juice, vinegar, and other acidic ingredients when they marinate chicken, pork, or beef. The acids in the meat help to tenderize the meat and the flavors of the seasonings add to the taste …

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Chicken Cordon Bleu Quesadillas Recipe

Chicken Cordon Bleu is a dish that originated in the 1940s. This recipe features boneless skinless chicken breasts that are filled with a creamy cheese, like Swiss or provolone, along with a savory meat like ham or prosciutto. The chicken breasts are breaded and baked or fried to have a crispy crust.  Our recipe cooks …

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Savory Dijon Grilled Chicken Marinade Recipe

This recipe requires a handful of ingredients that any supermarket carries. An added bonus is that these things are generally pretty inexpensive and they will last a long time in the refrigerator. If you are working on a tight grocery budget, these seasonings and flavors can add savory tastes to many kinds of dishes. Chicken …

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18 Best Tandoori Chicken Recipes (All Types)

One of the most popular dishes served in Indian restaurants, Tandoori chicken, delights the tastebuds. Many people wish that they could make this dish at home to cut costs and enjoy its deliciousness at more meals. This popular dish requires a lot of work to make. Most recipes require that you marinate the chicken for …

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22 Best Caprese Chicken Recipes (All Types)

With so many Caprese salad variations, you might think it’s hard to make something new by blending tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil. But that’s not the case! I’ll show you creative ways to put these three ingredients together. If you like Caprese salad as much as I do, then you’ll love these Caprese chicken recipes too.  These recipes take …

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20 Best Tuscan Chicken Recipes (All Types)

When you’re raised in the South, you’re used to fried foods, mashed potatoes, gravy, cornbread or biscuits, or both. You don’t see “that there furrin” food’ until you leave home and discover life for yourself. Italian food is a particular delight because when a Southerner sees a tomato, it’s spaghetti time, not counting fried green tomatoes. …

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24 of the Best Cajun Chicken Pasta Recipes (All Types)

Cajun chicken pasta recipes are a great way to get those flavors of Louisiana into your kitchen. Whether you are looking for a quick and easy weeknight dinner or something special for a weekend gathering, these recipes will be sure to please. 1. Cajun Chicken Pasta Dinner Recipe => Click Here for Recipe  This Cajun …

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16 Best Chicken Lazone Recipes (All Types)

Chicken Lazone is a special type of chicken dish that hails from the state of Louisiana. Home of Creole country, the Cajun spices ring along with this easy but sexy chicken tender recipe. I’ll be having this later, I must say! According to Home Stratosphere, the recipe for Chicken Lazone is from former head chef …

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Chicken Bacon and Spinach Pasta Recipe

The star of this entree is definitely the cheesy sauce that you will make in the pan. Many people simply rely on manufactured, jarred pasta sauces, thinking that making these from scratch is too difficult. However, that couldn’t be further from the truth. Making an Alfredo sauce takes very little special cooking skills. You will …

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15 of the Best Chicken and Spinach Recipes (All Types)

1. Spinach Stuffed Chicken Recipe => Click here for recipe  This recipe for spinach stuffed chicken is a low-carb, delicious, and easy to prepare that you can try yourself. Spinach and cheese mixed with chicken in this recipe make it so good! This recipe is very easy to make and requires just a few ingredients. …

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Sheet-Pan Roasted Tandoori Chicken Recipe

This Tandoori Chicken recipe is oh-so simple. It’s made using a lot of ingredients you might even have on hand right now. Let me break the ingredients of this Tandoori Chicken recipe down for you… You’ll need chicken, Greek yogurt, Tandoori chutney, green onion, and a few ‘fixins to serve. I like sliced red onion, …

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20 Easy Chicken and Broccoli Recipes (All Types)

Today’s cooks ponder how to cook nutritious meals without using GMO foods or processed foods. Nowadays, cooks are all about organic foods cooked with healthy oils such as extra virgin olive oil or sesame oil. You can get organic, free-range chicken at the store to pair with (as far as we know) non-GMO broccoli for …

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22 Best Chicken Stir Fry Recipes (All Types)

Knowing how to make stir-fry that you enjoy, there’s the key, gives you a simple, healthy food option that requires just a few ingredients and steps to complete. The following recipes have the same Asian theme; however, they vary slightly regarding the ingredients, preparation, and cooking methods. A Chicken Stir Fry recipe with excellent instructions …

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21 Best Country Chicken Recipes (All Types)

Although there are many recipes for other meats, chicken is one of the most versatile proteins we add to our recipe list. It comprises dark and light-colored meat and is low in fat. We can cook chicken in various ways, and country cooks from every part of the world have a favorite recipe. Mine is …

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Buttermilk Fried Chicken Tenders Recipe (All Types)

Pan frying is a meat cooking technique that many people may be unfamiliar with, especially since modern cooks prefer methods of cooking chicken that are lower in fat. Yet, our grandmothers were very familiar with pan frying and used it often for chicken, pork chops, and other breaded meat. With this method, a thin layer …

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Jalapeño Bacon Cheddar Chicken Casserole Recipe

Everyone probably has a bag of frozen boneless skinless chicken breasts in the freezer or refrigerator. This kind of chicken is popular because it cooks quickly, is a good source of protein, is low in fat, and is relatively inexpensive. That is the good news about boneless skinless chicken breasts.  The bad news is that …

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20 Best Chicken Parmesan Recipes (All Types)

While Chicken Parmesan was not created in Italy, it has its foundation there. Growing up in an Italian household, I am no stranger to Chicken Parmesan. What is there not to love when combining chicken and cheese as a base for a dish.  There are many variations of this dish; some many have not considered. …

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25 Best Salsa Chicken Recipes (All Types)

If you’ve got chicken in the fridge or freezer, you may be looking for new and interesting ways to prepare it. If you and your family love Mexican-inspired meals, salsa chicken is the perfect dinner entree. It’s low-carb, high-protein, and features all the flavors you love in chicken tacos. Here are a few chicken salsa …

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Southwestern Chicken Wraps Recipe

Although the tortilla has been around for centuries, the wrap in its modern form was invented in the 1980s. Bobby Valentine, a manager of the Boston Red Sox baseball team, owned a restaurant in Stamford, Connecticut. His banker came for lunch at the restaurant in 1982, and, like always, the banker ordered the turkey club. …

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20 Best Chicken Pot Pie Recipes (All Types)

In the last two confusion-fraught years, we’ve all learned more about cooking than ever. Somehow, boxes and cans from the grocery store just don’t cut it anymore. We want Bobby Flay-type plates on the dinner table. We want flashy, fabulous, and a little delicious wouldn’t hurt. Picture it: Samuel L. Jackson is walking toward you …

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30 Best Chicken Casserole Recipes (All Types)

  Chicken casserole recipes are a great go-to meal. They’re easy to make and they work for busy weeknights when you don’t have a lot of time to prepare dinner. Using a family-size bag of frozen chicken breasts, you can put together one of these chicken casseroles in no time. You can also use rotisserie …

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20 Best Chicken Florentine Recipes (All Types)

Chicken is one of my favorite foods because it is so versatile. There are countless ways to prepare chicken, and Chicken Florentine is a fan favorite in my family. When the word Florentine is in the recipe title, it means that the dish has spinach in it. However, you cannot go wrong with cheese, breading, …

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29 Best Chicken Piccata Recipes (All Types)

Sending chicken breasts to the next level can be difficult. Flavor-wise, I find that salt and pepper plus at least one seasoning or herb, fresh or dried, is going to do a lot. Then you have Chicken Piccata recipes that bring chicken breasts back to gourmet. Here to help with dinner night tonight are a …

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20 Best Chicken and Rice Recipes (All Types)

Chicken and rice are a match made in heaven. It is a staple in most households, perfect for stretching the meal budget. This means the combo needs numerous ways to prepare; otherwise, it could get quite monotonous. I’ve therefore created a chicken and rice recipe roundup for one to enjoy quick and easy recipes. This …

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24 Best Chicken and Tomato Recipes (All Types)

When it comes to creating a good recipe everyone will love, chicken and tomatoes are a natural pairing. The sweetness of the tomatoes works well with fresh chicken. If you have both on hand, you’re in luck. There’s so much you can do with these tasty ingredients. Turn the tomatoes into a sauce and drape …

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20 Best Chicken Pasta Recipes (All Types)

Are you looking for a way to take your chicken pasta dishes to the next level? Then this is the cheat sheet you need to make some magic in the kitchen. Chicken pasta is typically made using spaghetti, tomatoes, and chicken. If you doubt that the taste of chicken pasta is not something you’d enjoy, …

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45 Different Types of Chicken Dishes

Did you know that chicken is the most popular meat in the world? The human race has been eating chicken since about 600 years BCE. The meat is a part of cultures all over the world and a vital part of cuisines from Europe to Latin America and Asia.

Here are the top types of chicken dishes prepared around the world!

1. Afritada

A close-up photo of chicken afritada in a white bowl.

Chicken afritada is a main dish from the Philippines. It consists of chicken braised in a tomato-based sauce with a variety of vegetables, usually green and red bell peppers, carrots, and potatoes. Afritada may be served over rice. Some variations include fish sauce or other vegetables such as chickpeas, peas, or beans.

2. Chicken Adobo

Two pieces chicken adobo with garlic rice served in a black plate.

Chicken adobo is considered by many to be one of the national dishes of the Philippines. The cooking method predates European colonialism and was originally a way to preserve food. It is characterized by its use of vinegar and salt as a preserving agent, as well as soy sauce, black peppercorns, and bay leaves.

3. Arroz con Pollo

Top view of Arroz con pollo in a large pan.

Arroz con pollo translates very simply to chicken with rice. This dish is widely made throughout the Spanish-speaking world, and its origin is a topic of hot debate. Puerto Ricans make it with beer and annatto oil, while Spaniards make it with saffron to create a vivid yellow rice dish.

4. Barbecue Chicken

Top view look of BBQ chicken wings with sauce for dip on a wooden table.

Barbecue chicken is a chicken dish that has been grilled or smoked. In the United States, it is usually marinated in barbecue sauce, a combination of vinegar, brown sugar, and ketchup. Barbecue chicken is made in many different varieties around the world, and is particularly popular in Korean cuisine.

5. Bourbon Chicken

A plate of rice and bourbon chicken with a sauce made of whiskey, sugar, ginger, and soy was placed at the table.

Bourbon chicken is a Cajun dish that also draws influences from American-Asian cuisine. It gets its name both from Bourbon Street and from its use of bourbon in the marinade, which includes soy sauce, brown sugar or honey, and ginger. This is one of many existing varieties of Drunken Chicken.

6. Chicken Biryani

A clay or earthenware pot is used to make chicken Biryani from the top.

Chicken biryani is an Indian dish that has spread in popularity to many countries around the world. It features a mixture of rice, chicken, and spices such as fennel, mace, cardamom, and saffron. Some variations also include eggs, potatoes, and ghee.

7. Buffalo Wings

Buffalo chicken wings presented hot and in close-up with cayenne sauce.

Buffalo wings get their name from Buffalo, New York, where they originated. They are unbreaded chicken wings fried and dipped in a special sauce, a combination of vinegar, cayenne pepper, and other spices. They are often served with blue cheese dressing and raw vegetables and are considered a classic bar food.

8. Butter Chicken

On a dark background, butter-topped chicken, basmati rice, spices, and naan bread are seen.

Butter chicken is one of the most famous dishes of Indian cuisine. It gets its name because of its signature butter and tomato sauce, which is rich and creamy. Unlike many other Indian dishes, which have been made for hundreds of years, butter chicken dates back to 1950s Delhi.

9. Cashew Chicken

Thai cashew chicken stir fry with fresh basil and lemon in top-down view.

Cashew chicken is a staple of Chinese-American cuisine. It features stir-fried chicken cooked in a wok with cashew nuts, soy sauce, ginger, garlic, and honey. It may also be cooked in oyster sauce or hoisin sauce. Cashew chicken is usually served with a medley of stir-fried vegetables.

10. Chicken à la King

A good looking plating of Chicken à la King in white bowl on a table.

We don’t know exactly where or when chicken à la king originated, but it may have been around since at least the 1880s. This dish features cut-up pieces of chicken cooked in sherry cream sauce along with mushrooms and other vegetables. It may be served in a savory pastry or simply over rice.

11. Chicken and Dumplings

A close-up shot of a ceramic pan holding mouthwatering chicken and dumplings on a pretty napkin.

Chicken and dumplings is a dish that is largely eaten in the United States. It features chicken and small pieces of dough (either rolled up or cut) that are cooked together in water or chicken stock. Some versions include vegetables like celery and carrots. It is considered a staple throughout the American South.

12. Chicken and Waffles

On the white dish, there is a lovely presentation of waffles with fried chicken and maple syrup.

Chicken and waffles is a dish originating in the American southern states, though it also has connections to Amish and soul food. It has recently become more widespread, considered a comfort breakfast. The dish consists very simply of fried chicken and waffles, usually topped with butter and maple syrup.

13. Chicken Cacciatore

Top view of a chicken cacciatore dish. Typical Italian meal with carrots, tomatoes, bell peppers, and parsley.

Chicken cacciatore is an Italian dish that means “hunter”. It is made by simmering chicken in a pan along with vegetables such as tomatoes, onions, garlic, bell peppers, herbs, and red wine. It is usually paired with bread or rice.

14. Chicken Curry

Top view of an isolated chicken curry dish with a black porcelain bowl on a graphite sheet with a gray background.

Chicken curry is a broad term for a dish of chicken cooked in onions and tomatoes, ginger, garlic, chilies, and Indian spices. Most traditionally, it is made with garam masala, cinnamon, cardamom, turmeric, cumin, and coriander.

15. Chicken Divan

Close up view of Chicken Divan homemade in a white plate on wooden table.

Chicken Divan was first made in the early 1900s, but popularized in the 1950s with the widespread availability of canned soup and pre-prepared items. Chicken Divan is served as a casserole, poached in Mornay sauce with broccoli.

16. Chicken Fingers

A close-up of some delectable, crispy, fried, and breaded chicken breast strips.

Chicken fingers are breaded fried chicken breast meat. They are popular at fast food restaurants and are often eaten alongside French fries and ketchup or other condiments such as honey barbecue sauce.

17. Chicken Karahi

Traditional Pakistani chicken karahi meal on top view with naan.

Chicken Karahi is a dish originating in India and Pakistan. It gets its name from the unique vessel that is used to prepare it. Chicken Karahi is usually served with rice or flatbread.

18. Chicken Kiev

A close-up of a breaded chicken kiev breast with herbs, butter, and garlic on a dish with veggies.

Chicken Kiev is a breaded, stuffed chicken breast that may be either fried or baked. While it’s not known exactly where the dish first originated, it gets its name from its widespread popularity in Eastern Europe, including Russia and Ukraine.

19. Chicken Korma

View from a high angle of naan bread and chicken korma dish.

Chicken korma is an extremely popular dish in Indian cuisine, featuring chicken braised in yogurt and stewed in a thick vegetable gravy. Spice additions vary widely around the Indian subcontinent, with variations such as dried coconut, bay leaves, ginger, and chili.

20. Chicken Manchurian

A skillet of chicken manchurian with a background of black concrete seen from a high angle.

Chicken Manchurian was invented in the 1970s and has become a classic dish in Chinese-Indian fusion cuisine. The basic recipe involves chicken and vegetables sauteed in a thick soy-based sauce.

21. Chicken Marsala

A close-up shot of a plate of delectable chicken marsala with fettuccine pasta.

Chicken Marsala is an Italian dish. It involves thin, boneless pieces of chicken cooked in a Marsala wine reduction. As a result, the sauce becomes very thick and syrupy in both taste and consistency.

22. Chicken Nuggets

A close-up shot of homemade chicken nuggets on a wooden board with ketchup.

Chicken nuggets are small pieces of boneless chicken meat that are battered and fried. They are a popular fast food item and are usually served alongside French fries and ketchup.

23. Chicken Maryland

A close-up shot of breaded chicken maryland on a dish with bananas and bacon and a dollop of creamy white gravy.

Chicken Maryland is a dish that originated in the state of Maryland. It features fried chicken cooked in a cream-based sauce and may, strangely, be garnished with sliced bananas.

24. Chicken Paprikash

Hungarian chicken paprikash is shown on a plate on the table from above, with soft braised chicken and a tangy sauce flavoured with paprika.

Chicken paprikash is a Hungarian dish that is widely eaten throughout the country. It consists of chicken cooked in a paprika-based roux (sometimes with onions, sweet peppers, and tomato paste) and served alongside egg noodles

25. Chicken Parmesan

View from above of a baking dish on a table with chicken parmesan and seasonings.

Chicken parmesan or chicken parmigiana is an Italian dish that is extremely popular in Italian-American cuisine. It features a breaded piece of chicken cooked in tomato sauce and topped with parmesan and mozzarella cheese.

26. Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken pot pie on a wooden table in a dark environment, alone.

In North American cuisine, a pot pie is a savory pastry filled with meat, sauce, and vegetables. Chicken pot pie is one of the most common and usually includes a cream sauce as well as peas, carrots, onions, and other vegetables.

27. Chicken Salad

Fresh veggies and a chicken fillet are seen in the top view of the meat salad.

Chicken salad is a cold dish often served at picnics and potlucks. It consists of cold chicken mixed with a variety of vegetables, such as onions, pickles, celery, and carrots. Chicken salad usually includes mayonnaise as a binder.

28. Chicken Soup

Close-up of homemade fresh creamy soup with chicken, veggies, and wild rice.

Chicken soup is a broth-based soup with pieces of chicken and vegetables. Common additions include onions, carrots, and celery. Some variations may have pasta or rice. Chicken soup is often used for people who are sick with colds or flus.

29. Chicken Tikka Masala

A butter chicken, rice, and naan bread with chicken tikka masala and a spicy curry in a dark setting.

Chicken tikka masala is a popular dish in Indian cuisine. There are many variations, but the basic recipe involves diced chicken in spicy orange gravy, a mixture of yogurt, tomatoes, and spices.

30. Tandoori Chicken

A handmade chicken tandoori served with salads.

Tandoori chicken is a dish of roasted chicken and yogurt with spices and herbs. It gets its name from the clay oven traditionally used to cook the chicken.

31. Coq au Vin

A classic French dish Coq au Vin in a bowl.

Coq au vin translates to “chicken in wine”. This famous French dish features braised chicken in red wine, mushrooms, and pork fat. There are many variations throughout the country, which is considered a hallmark of French cuisine.

32. Chicken Cordon Bleu

A salad and sliced chicken cordon bleu are seen up close on a platter.

Chicken cordon bleu is a French dish that combines chicken breast with cheese. These components are then breaded and fried. Some variations also include a slice of ham or veal.

33. Chicken Satay

On skewers, grilled spicy chicken satay is served with peanut sauce on a white rectangular plate.

Chicken satay is a Southeast Asian dish featuring chicken cooked and served on skewers. It is usually served with peanut sauce and may involve vegetables, rice, and coconut.

34. Engagement Chicken

Close up photo of whole roasted chicken on chopping board.

Engagement chicken is a dish of lemon chicken roasted with herbs. It gets its name from its reputation of being so good that it will prompt a proposal from reluctant partners.

35. Schnitzel

A picture of potatoes with homemade German weiner schnitzel.

Schnitzel is a dish from Central Europe featuring a thin slice of meat shaped and tenderized with a meat hammer. Chicken schnitzel is made from chicken breast. It is usually served with sauce and vegetables.

36. Chicken Fricassee

View of a white sauced, cooked chicken thigh fricassee stew with colorful veggies from above.

Chicken fricassee is a type of stew. It is made by cooking chicken in butter, then simmering it further in a mix of stock and vegetables. There are many variations, with recipes often relying on customization.

37. General Tso’s Chicken

General Tso's chicken on rice, shot up close.

General Tso’s Chicken is a staple of menus in Chinese-American cuisine. It consists of deep-fried chicken pieces tossed in a spicy honey sauce. The food is usually served with rice and a vegetable medley.

38. Huli-Huli Chicken

Huli huli grilled chicken with pineapple glaze in close-up on a plate.

Huli-huli chicken is a Hawaiian dish that was popularized in World War II. The chicken is grilled over mesquite wood and tossed in huli-huli sauce. Variations of the sauce include soy sauce, honey, ketchup, pineapple juice, and ginger.

39. Sesame Chicken

Image of handmade sesame chicken being served with Jasmine white rice up close.

Sesame chicken is one of the most popular dishes in Chinese-American cuisine and is served at Chinese restaurants throughout North America. It consists of fried chicken tossed in sweet sauce and garnished with sesame seeds.

40. Chicken Casserole

View from the top of the chicken and mushroom casserole with mashed potatoes and green beans on the side.

Chicken casserole is a dish that uses chicken meat as the main component of a casserole. In American cuisine, a casserole is a combination of meat, vegetables, starch, and usually, cheese. These components are baked in a special dish in the oven and served in slices or scoops.

41. Jerk Chicken

A drumsticks and thighs of spicy grilled Caribbean Jerk chicken with sauce on a black dish on a concrete table.

Jerk chicken is chicken that is marinated in a special spice mixture, then smoked in a fire pit or wood oven. It is a staple of Jamaican cuisine, featuring both wet and dry marinades. Jerk seasoning usually includes allspice and Scotch bonnet peppers to achieve its unique flavor and spice level.

42. Kung Pao Chicken

Top view look of Peppers, celery, and peanuts in delicious Kung Pao chicken.

Kung Pao chicken is a common menu item in Chinese-American cuisine. This spicy dish uses diced chicken as its main component, combined with peanuts, onions, chili peppers, and a variety of vegetables. It is distinguished by its signature Kung Pao sauce, which is based on chili peppers and is quite spicy.

43. Chicken Teriyaki

A view from top of teriyaki chicken, salad, and rice.

Chicken teriyaki is another commonly-ordered item in Chinese restaurants in North America. But it is actually made using a Japanese technique. Teriyaki is a method of cooking meat in soy sauce, honey or sugar, and mirin or sake. It can be found in both Chinese and Japanese-American restaurants.

44. Orange Chicken

On a wooden table, a bowl of orange chicken and white rice.

Orange chicken is a staple of Chinese-American cuisine, featuring breaded, fried pieces of chicken in orange sauce. The sauce uses orange juice or zest reduced with chilis, honey or sugar, and other ingredients. This reduction caramelizes the sugars in the sauce and turns them into a sticky glaze.

45. Chicken Piccata

On the platter is a delicious chicken piccata with sauce and lemon.

Chicken piccata is an Italian dish of breaded chicken served in lemon and butter sauce and garnished with capers. The chicken may be pounded flat with a meat tenderizer or sliced very thin. The sauce usually includes garlic or shallots and sometimes herbs such as parsley.