Looking for dinner ideas to make midweek more exciting? We have plenty of exciting chicken recipes to try, from hearty chicken pie and chicken curry to zingy chicken salads and Asian chicken skewers. Whether you are using chicken breasts or chicken thighs, these quick and easy recipes will give you some great ideas.
Our really popular chicken saag recipe proves that you can eat healthily without having to miss out on your favourite foods. This comes in at under 500 calories and is ready in under an hour.
Check out this North African inspired recipe, butterflied chicken ras el hanout. This dish is low cal, gluten free and packed full of flavour… an easy midweek meal.
An African curry makes for a delicious family meal. It also freezes well: Cool the curry completely, then transfer to freezer containers or food bags to freeze completely. The night before eating, defrost in the fridge overnight.
The perfect midweek supper, just tip the chicken breasts, cherry tomatoes and chickpeas into a tray and roast with tarragon. Dinner just doesn’t get easier than that!
Putting a thick layer of homemade herb and garlic flavoured soft cheese under the skin will keep the breasts succulent and juicy. Don’t forget to slather some on top to give the skin a beautiful finish. Serve with fresh seasonal veg!
Yaikotori Japanese glaze is ideal for grilled meat, poultry or fish. It is so easy to make – the mix of miso, sugar and mirin makes these healthy chicken skewers deliciously sticky.
Our smoky chicken and bean stew with chorizo and a chilli kick is hearty and delicious. You just need one pot and it’s on the table in just 30 minutes, perfect for a hassle-free midweek meal.
Koji is a natural umami-packed seasoning made of rice fermented with special mould pores, a key component in Japanese cooking. In this recipe, it is used to marinate the meat and makes a really succulent roast chicken full of delicious flavours.
Thai green curry is an Asian classic and it is very popular in the UK. Try our delicious green curry recipe from Victoria Moore that shows you how to make the curry paste from scratch so that the fresh, vibrant flavours really come through.
Make the most of leftover cooked chicken from a roast to whip up these easy chicken pies – filled with a creamy mushroom, pea and parsley sauce and topped with golden puff pastry.
A spicy Spanish one pot. Made with chicken and chorizo and plenty of hot smoked paprika, this is a gutsy rice dish that is sure to impress friends and family.
This low calorie chicken salad recipe uses juicy pomegranate molasses, fat-free yoghurt and fresh salad leaves. Garnish with some homemade dressing, a handful of mint and enjoy!
The fresh ingredients in these coconut chicken noodles give the dish a lovely fragrance to match it’s delicious flavour. On the table in 30 minutes, making it perfect for mid-week.
We know you love this classic olive magazine recipe – it’s been one of our most popular recipes for years! We think it might just be the best chicken recipe EVER. Serve with a short pasta such as fusilli, or a big bowl of potatoes roasted with olive oil and rosemary.
We love this really easy chicken recipe with a delicious sauce. The flavours of the cider and bacon really come through after the chicken has been popped into the oven.
This chicken, leek and Dijon casserole is really simple to make, is ready in under and hour and comes in at under 500 calories. What more could you want from a midweek meal?
This recipe for really easy Thai roast chicken is exactly that and we love it for it. Spice up you usual roast with fantastic Thai spices that deliver big flavours with minimal effort.
This recipe for sesame miso chicken with sweet and sour salad is really easy, ready in 30 minutes and under 500 calories. Miso paste keeps for ages in the fridge and adds a deep savoury flavour.
Make a batch of this comforting, freezer-friendly chicken dish. If you’re feeling fruity, fry cored apple wedges in a knob of butter until golden, then stir through before reheating
This sumac chicken and green bean salad is ready in just 20 minutes and comes in at under 300 calories.
This recipe for Dijon chicken casserole with buttery herb dumplings is an easy one-pot that will feed the family in just an hour
Soaking the chicken in buttermilk tenderises the meat and helps the crispy coating stick. This recipe for buttermilk chicken rolls with simple slaw makes a great DIY takeaway to make at home on the weekend.
This quick roast chicken and lentils with salsa verde makes a comforting meal for two in just 1 hour, making it perfect midweek