Chicken Breasts with Herb Basting SauceWine Pairings: Sauvignon Blanc
Chicken breasts basted with a medley of herbs. Can also be made with skinless, boneless meat.
Piri Piri Chicken and PotatoesWine Pairings: Medium Racy Reds
Piri-piri, peri-peri or peli-peli is the name used in Portuguese and a number of African languages to describe the African bird’s-eye chili. The variations in spelling derive from the various pronunciations of the word in parts of Africa, although ‘piri-piri’ is the correct spelling in Portuguese.
Tarragon Chicken with Chardonnay Cream SauceWine Pairings: Chardonnay
All it takes is some humble chicken, some wine and tarragon to make this awesome gourmet skillet dinner.
Easy Chicken ParmigianaWine Pairings: Italian Red
Tender pan fried chicken breasts topped with tomato sauce and cheese baked until golden and bubbly.
Pan-Roasted Chicken with Citrus SauceWine Pairings: Light Crisp Whites
This dish is just delicious with a simple mix of navel oranges and limes.
Chicken Soup with Gnocchi, Basil and ParmesanWine Pairings: Sauvignon Blanc
Potato gnocchi, which are increasingly available at many grocery stores, make assembling this substantial soup a snap. If you have leftover roast or grilled chicken, use it to save even more time.
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..
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.
Green Curry with Chicken, Bell Pepper, & Sugar Snap PeasWine Pairings: Riesling
Forget takeout—this satisfying Thai-inspired green curry is ready in just 20 minutes with a little help from a store-bought rotisserie chicken.
Orange ChickenWine Pairings: Riesling
A classic Asian recipe by the Pioneer Woman. Serve this with Asian-style veggies and rice.
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.
Rustic Italian Tortellini SoupWine Pairings: Sangiovese
Quick to fix on a busy night and full of healthy, tasty ingredients. It originally called for spicy sausage links, but we’ve found that turkey sausage, or even ground turkey breast, is just as good, and better for you.
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.
Chicken Breasts in Tarragon CreamWine Pairings: Pinot Grigio/Gris
If you're an herb lover, this dish, which takes 10 minutes to prepare from start to finish, will become a standard in your repetoire.
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.
Blackened ChickenWine Pairings: Tempranillo
Spice-rubbed chicken breasts are grilled gently until they turn mahogany.
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.
Sauteed Chicken Breasts with Fennel and RosemaryWine Pairings: Sangiovese
Pair this flavorful chicken dish with polenta or mashed potatoes.
Roast Breast of Turkey With Cranberry-Wine SauceWine Pairings: Pinot Noir
A delicious wine-infused recipe for fall or for your Thanksgiving dinner.
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.
One Pan Chicken Pasta with Chardonnay SauceWine Pairings: Chardonnay
Pair this dish with a light salad, garlic bread and, of course, a glass of Chardonnay.
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.
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 & 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 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.
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.
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.
Dijon-Thyme Marinated Chicken SkewersWine Pairings: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
A great flavorful and fun way to have chicken for a delicious meal or appetizer.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Three-Pea Chicken SaladWine Pairings: Chardonnay
Gently poach chicken breasts, or use purchased rotisserie chicken for this bright salad.
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 Chicken Cordon BleuWine Pairings: Bordeaux Red Blend
How to make the fussy French dish unfussy.
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.
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.