20 Cool Takes on Chicken

Chicken is extraordinarily versatile, but you can only have so many baked, grilled or fried recipes. Luckily, we've compiled our most out-of-the-box ideas, from adding it to biscuits to stuffing it with sausage. You'll never eat boring chicken again!
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Chicken is extraordinarily versatile, but you can only have so many baked, grilled or fried recipes. Luckily, we've compiled our most out-of-the-box ideas, from adding it to biscuits to stuffing it with sausage. You'll never eat boring chicken again!

Grapes aren't just for snacking! They're also the main star in this sweet and savory one-pan dinner.

Chicken with Grape Sauce

Chicken with Grape Sauce

Pulled Chicken

Keep this recipe in your repertoire. Use it for BBQ sandwiches, tacos, salads and more.

Pulled Chicken

Pulled Chicken

Cheesy Chicken Tamales

Skip the Mexican restaurant and make these authentic corn pockets at home.

Cheesy Chicken Tamales

Smokin Chicken Burger

These lean burgers get their smoky flavor from -- what else? -- bacon!

Smokin Chicken Burger

Smokin Chicken Burger

Bacon-Wrapped Jambalaya-Stuffed Chicken

Take the Big Easy classic and transform it into a completely new dish by stuffing it in chicken wrapped in bacon.

Bacon-Wrapped Jambalaya-Stuffed Chicken

Bacon-Wrapped Jambalaya-Stuffed Chicken

Chicken Salad Sushi Rolls

This fun take on sushi is after-school snack approved!

Chicken Salad "Sushi" Rolls

Chicken Salad Sushi Rolls

Mu Shu Chicken Patties with Seared Napa Cabbage

All the flavors of the Chinese restaurant staple combine for one delicious patty.

Mu Shu Chicken Patties with Seared Napa Cabbage

Mu Shu Chicken Patties with Seared Napa Cabbage

Sausage-Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Marsala and Cranberry-Orange Polenta

Two proteins for the price of one? Now that's a meal worth celebrating.

Sausage-Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Marsala and Cranberry-Orange Polenta

Sausage-Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Marsala and Cranberry-Orange Polenta

Buffalo Chicken Tacos

Sure, you've had Buffalo chicken. But have you ever had it in a taco?

buffalo chicken tacos

Buffalo Chicken Tacos

Chicken Pot Pizza

Imagine a pizza crust golden and crisp. Now, cross that with chicken pot pie.

Chicken Pot Pizza

Chicken Pot Pizza

Chicken Rollups with Fruity Couscous

We've got your next healthy dinner all wrapped up.

Chicken Rollups with Fruity Couscous

Chicken Rollups with Fruity Couscous

Chicken-Tomato Clafoutis

A clafouti is a baked custard-like dish. This savory version resembles a succulent bread pudding.

Chicken-Tomato Clafoutis

Chicken-Tomato Clafoutis

Hummus-Stuffed Chicken Breast

Your favorite store-bought dip makes an appearance at the dinner table in this healthy and flavorful chicken dish.

Hummus-Stuffed Chicken Breast

Hummus-Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Chicken Salsa Soup

This soup combines all of the sweet, spicy and savory flavors of salsa fresca into one comforting soup.

Chicken Salsa Soup

Chicken Salsa Soup

Chicken Biscuits with Bacon Gravy

Who needs fried chicken and biscuits when you can have your fried chicken in your biscuits?

Chicken Biscuits with Bacon Gravy

Chicken Biscuits with Bacon Gravy

Pesto Chicken Grill Packets

Rather than throwing your chicken directly on the grill, wrap it in foil packets to keep all the moisture and flavor right where it belongs!

Pesto Chicken Grill Packets

Pesto Chicken Grill Packets

Tarragon-Cream Chicken and Polenta Potpies

Not familiar with polenta? This twist on a comfort food classic will turn you into an aficionado!

Tarragon-Cream Chicken and Polenta Potpies

Tarragon-Cream Chicken and Polenta Potpies

Red Wine Chicken

Red wine adds a nice hue to chicken thighs. Not to mention, a delicious flavor!

Red Wine Chicken

Red Wine Chicken

Japanese Chicken Fingers

Sautéed shiitake mushrooms with Panko breading creates a hearty and earthy flavor.

Japanese Chicken Fingers

Japanese Chicken Fingers

Chicken Liver with Bacon

This dish will turn any non-believer into a chicken liver fan. Plus, it'll only cost you $10 or less!

Chicken Liver with Bacon

Chicken Liver with Bacon