Citrus ChickenWine Pairings: Sauvignon Blanc
Citrus chicken is a great go-to recipe to add juice and zest to ordinary chicken. The spicy sauce works equally well with fish or pork.
Oven Chicken Cordon BleuWine Pairings: Rhone Blend Red
Enjoy your dinner with this chicken breast filled with ham and cheese – a traditional cordon bleu recipe.
Braised Chicken Legs with Green OlivesWine Pairings: Tempranillo
Braising chicken in a liquid that combines onions, carrots, bacon and olives creates complex flavor relatively quickly.
Grilled Chicken & Veggies with Chimichurri SauceWine Pairings: Pinot Grigio/Gris, Sauvignon Blanc
Chimichurri is a very flavorful and vinegary condiment made from parsley, garlic, and olive oil that is served in Argentina with grilled meats. You can make the sauce up to a day ahead and store it in the refrigerator, which makes for an easy weeknight meal. It will also pair wonderfully with fish and beef.
Chicken with Curried Chickpeas and Wilted SpinachWine Pairings: Chardonnay
Try this zesty curry chicken dish with fresh spinach and chickpeas. Pairs perfectly with a suitable white wine.
Spice Rubbed Grilled Duck BreastWine Pairings: Rhone Blend Red
You need a vigilant eye to keep the duck out of constant flare-ups, but it’s rewarded with a crisp skin and juicy meat.
Sauteed Chicken Breasts with Fennel and RosemaryWine Pairings: Sangiovese
Pair this flavorful chicken dish with polenta or mashed potatoes.
Tarragon Chicken (Poulet a l’ Estragon)Wine Pairings: Chardonnay
An ode to one of spring’s most versatile herb -- and a classic French chicken recipe fit for a Sunday dinner.
Easy Roasted Duck with Plum SauceWine Pairings: Pinot Noir
This Easy Roasted Duck with Plum Sauce will walk you through how to prepare a delicious duck AND save the rendered fat for future cooking!
Pan Seared Duck Breast with Balsamic JusWine Pairings: Pinot Noir, Rhone Blend Red
In this recipe, the sear on high heat gets the skin nice and crispy. Aromatic five-spice powder gives the duck an exotic flair. An easy pan sauce results from deglazing the pan with wine and balsamic vinegar.
Creamy Parmesan Garlic Mushroom ChickenWine Pairings: Pinot Grigio/Gris, Sauvignon Blanc
Creamy Parmesan Garlic Mushroom Chicken is ready in just 30 minutes and the parmesan garlic sauce is sure to become a new favorite.
Sicilian Olive ChickenWine Pairings: Pinot Grigio/Gris, Sauvignon Blanc
This saucy one-skillet chicken dish is full of tomatoes, spinach, olives and capers. Try Kalamata olives in place of the green Sicilians or a combination of both.
Chicken CacciatoreWine Pairings: Sangiovese
Chicken Cacciatore means hunter’s chicken in Italian and basically the name comes from the old days when the hunter would come home with a pheasant for the pot and his wife would add in whatever she’d managed to collect.
Spicy Asian-Chicken-Salad Lettuce CupsWine Pairings: Riesling
Use a store-bought rotisserie bird in this reinvented chicken salad. The mayonnaise with chile sauce and toasted sesame oil add a spicy kick and the water chestnuts a bit of crunch. Spicy Asian dishes like this chicken salad tend to pair best with off-dry white wines. Riesling is a perfect option!
Chicken, Spinach, Goat Cheese Quesadillas with Avocado Sour CreamWine Pairings: Pinot Grigio/Gris, Sauvignon Blanc
Toast the inside part of the tortilla on the pan for about 30 seconds before you put the fillings on. That way is crisps up just a little bit; enough to prevent the cheese from making the inside of the quesadilla soggy.
Pasta Salad with Arugula Pesto, Grilled Chicken Breasts, and FetaWine Pairings: Pinot Grigio/Gris, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc
You can purchase Emeril’s Essence, or make it by combining 2 1/2 tablespoons paprika, 2 tablespoons salt, 2 tablespoons garlic powder, 1 tablespoon black pepper, 1 tablespoon onion powder, 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper.
Chicken in Red Wine Sauce with Root VegetablesWine Pairings: Rhone Blend Red
This is a great dinner for a cold fall night. Try with smashed red potatoes and fresh green beans or wilted greens.
Chicken with Brussels Sprouts and Mustard Sauce with Rosemary PotatoesWine Pairings: Rhone Blend Red
A zesty mustard sauce dresses chicken breasts and sautéed Brussels sprouts. Paired with Rosemary Potatoes, Chicken with Brussels Sprouts and Mustard Sauce will be one of your go-to meals for busy weeknights.
Chicken & Hominy SoupWine Pairings: Sauvignon Blanc, Unoaked Chardonnay
A quick weeknight soup that tastes like it cooked for hours, and will supply several nights worth of leftovers. Serve this with tortilla chips, pickled onions, guac or avocados, and some creamy goat cheese. You won't be disappointed.
Chicken in Red Wine VinegarWine Pairings: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
This rustic French dish is total comfort food. Slow cooking transforms red wine vinegar, tomato, shallots, garlic and a touch of honey into a perfectly balanced sauce for chicken.
Asian Chicken Salad with Wasabi DressingWine Pairings: Pinot Grigio/Gris, Riesling
This delectable poached-chicken salad, packed with Asian pear, cucumber and bean sprouts, offers a double hit of wasabi.
Crock Pot Chicken and Wild Rice SoupWine Pairings: Pinot Grigio/Gris, Sauvignon Blanc, Rhone Blend Red
This is especially delicious on a chilly fall evening or cold winters night. After it’s been cooking on low all day all you need to do is add a green salad, slice up a crusty baguette, and serve for a complete meal.
Chicken FlorentineWine Pairings: Sauvignon Blanc
Delicious and easy to make. Try it over brown rice. You will definitely want to make this warm and comforting dish again.
Cider-Braised Chicken, Brussels Sprouts and ApplesWine Pairings: Rhone Blend Red
This fantastic one-pan dinner is ideal for a Sunday supper or casual fall get-together with friends; the sauce is delicious, so serve with bread or mashed potatoes to soak up every delicious bite.
Arroz con Pollo with Salsa VerdeWine Pairings: Sauvignon Blanc
This ‘Green Chicken with Rice’ is a traditional Chilean dish that packs a lot of flavor. Enjoy with a salad and bread.
Cajun-Injected Spicy TurkeyWine Pairings: Riesling
Take your traditional turkey and spice it up a little! Pair with a dry or off-dry Riesling that will balance out the spicy flavors.
Goat Cheese-Stuffed ChickenWine Pairings: Pinot Grigio/Gris, Sauvignon Blanc
Stuffing chicken breasts with goat cheese doesn’t seem like a particularly healthy approach. But by using only a small amount of goat cheese and mixing it with chopped walnuts and lemon zest, this dish is both nutritious and delicious.
Chicken Under a Brick with Fresh Herb and Garlic SauceWine Pairings: Sauvignon Blanc
This Chicken under the brick recipe is so juicy and flavorful you will be excited to eat the left overs for lunch the next day. Try it with some rice pilaf and your favorite vegetable to complete this delicious meal.
Lemon Tree ChickenWine Pairings: Sauvignon Blanc
This is a wonderful meal for any occasion. It can be cooked ahead and warmed when ready to serve.
Southeast Asian Style Turkey Burgers with Pickled CucumbersWine Pairings: Riesling, Pinot Noir, Rhone Blend Red
The Asian style of this delicious and light turkey burger gives it a different, yet very pleasing, twist.
Duck Breast Ragu with Soft PolentaWine Pairings: Sangiovese
The rich, tasty duck ragu is served on a bed of soft polenta for a complete gourmet experience.
Grilled Oregano ChickenWine Pairings: Rhone Blend Red, Sauvignon Blanc
The key to grilling large pieces of chicken is patience. Starting with the skin side up reduces flare-ups, and medium heat gives you browned (not blackened) skin and juicy flesh..
Pan-Roasted Breast of Chicken with Sautéed Granny Smith Apples & Toasted WalnutsWine Pairings: Sauvignon Blanc, Unoaked Chardonnay
Pan-roasting is a little-known method that’s startlingly easy and results in chicken breasts with crackling skin. This recipe is delicious with unoaked Chardonnay or Sauvignon Blanc.