Chicken Mango SaladWine Pairings: Pinot Gris/Grigio
This Mango Chicken salad has the most tender baked and sliced chicken breasts. They are served over a bed of lettuce and topped with diced mango, plus a fresh honey-lemon homemade dressing. It’s the perfect easy salad for lunch or a light dinner.
Portobello Mushroom Chicken BraiseWine Pairings: Other Red
This Portobello Mushroom Chicken Braise recipe is a hearty, flavorful dish that pairs very well with a good bottle of Cabernet Franc.
Spanish Chicken Stew with Manchego PolentaWine Pairings: Medium Racy Reds
Packed with flavors of Spain this hearty stew is served hot over yummy, cheesy polenta.
Crisp Roast Duck with Plum ApplesauceWine Pairings: Medium Racy Reds
A whole roasted duck doesn’t have to be fussy. With just a few hours’ roasting and hardly any work at all, you can have a juicy bird with crisp skin—the best of both textures.
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.
The Ultimate Barbecued ChickenWine Pairings: Zinfandel
Perfect balance between smoky, tangy and sweet. The thyme adds a lovely flavor with the bacon.
Chicken Avocado Lime SoupWine Pairings: Light Crisp White
This soup is easy, fresh and delicious, made with juicy chicken and zingy lime juice.
Buffalo Chicken Egg RollsWine Pairings: Sauvignon Blanc
These Buffalo Chicken Egg Rolls, filled with shredded boneless chicken breast, carrots, scallions, hot sauce and blue cheese are addictive. Bake them in the oven or air fryer.
Chicken KievWine Pairings: Chardonnay
There is butter and parsley sauce inside the lightly breaded and rolled chicken breasts - this was built for Chardonnay.
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.
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.
Parmesan Chicken with Pasta RagsWine Pairings: Sangiovese
Finally, a need for broken lasagna noodles! They're the tasty "rags" in this delicious Italian chicken dish.
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, 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 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.
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.
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.
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!
Chicken Breasts with Goat Cheese & Wine SauceWine Pairings: Riesling
This chicken breast is to die for when served over creamy goat cheest and topped with the mushroom wine sauce. It all tastes so good together and pairs perfectly with a nice Argentinian Torrontes.
Quick Chicken and Chorizo PaellaWine Pairings: Tempranillo
Enjoy this quick, easy, and authentic paella full of Spanish flavors, but with chorizo and chicken insead of seafood. You can easily add shrimp to this for more variety.
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.
Perfect Herb Roasted Chicken ThighsWine Pairings: Pinot Grigio/Gris, Sauvignon Blanc
Restaurant-Style Herb Roasted Chicken Thighs, crispy on the outside, juicy on the inside, and devilishly delicious!
Old-Fashioned Homemade Chicken and DumplingsWine Pairings: Chardonnay
This version of old-fashioned chicken and dumplings, which we’ve adapted from our friends at The Old Farmer’s Almanac, is a wonderfully efficient way to use a chicken.
Chicken PiccataWine Pairings: Pinot Grigio/Gris
Pan-fried chicken breast get a light, fresh lemon sauce with capers and parsley in this recipe. This is great on its own with a side salad, or serve over bowtie pasta.
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 Mustard Cream SauceWine Pairings: Chardonnay
The mustard gives it a real edge, and the brandy is delightfully different.
Ground Turkey Fried RiceWine Pairings: Chardonnay
This ground turkey fried rice is a healthier twist on a take out classic! Leftover brown rice is mixed with a few veggies, extra lean ground turkey, spices, soy sauce, rice vinegar, hoisin, chili garlic sauce, and more.
Caesar-Style Kale Pesto ChickenWine Pairings: Chardonnay
Flavorful pesto made from Caesar-style kale is a nutritious topping for your chicken or you can pile it on pasta or vegetables for variation.
Chicken Pesto PizzaWine Pairings: Syrah/Shiraz
Presto! It’s pepped-up pizza with pesto, chicken, olives and cheese!
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.
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.
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.