Your favorite bird is hitting the grill! Get our 40 best chicken recipes, from wings and thighs to salads and skewers!

By Grace Rasmus
July 29, 2018
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Spicy Maple Chicken Thighs with Smoky Corn & Scallions

Spicy Maple Chicken Thighs with Smoky Corn & Scallions
Credit: Photography by Andrew Purcell

Make the most of cookout season with this sweet & spicy recipe. You'll want to bookmark this for many summers to come!

Grilled Chicken & Corn Salad with Chipotle Crema

Grilled Chicken & Corn Salad with Chipotle Crema

Perk up your lunch routine with an easy, flavorful salad you'll never get sick of.

Chicken Cordon Bleu Sandwiches

Chicken Cordon Bleu Sandwiches

It's easy to see why this is one of our most popular recipes on Pinterest—just look at it!

Soy-Glazed Chicken with Cilantro Rice

Soy-Glazed Chicken with Cilantro Rice

This Asian-inspired grilled chicken dish is about to become one of your new go-tos.

Mango Chicken Skewers

mango chicken skewers

These yummy mango skewers will be gone before you know it!

Recipe: Try our Mango Chicken Skewers

Smoky Grilled Chicken with Mojo

Smoky Grilled Chicken with Mojo
Credit: Photography by Johnny Miller

Spatchcocking your chicken will help the bird cook more evenly—and impress your guests while you're at it.

Recipe: Try Curtis Stone's Smoky Grilled Chicken with Mojo

Moroccan Lemon-Herb Chicken Skewers

moroccan lemon-herb chicken skewers

During peak grilling season, you can never have too many skewer recipes in rotation. This one has a Moroccan flair and will be a guaranteed hit at your next barbecue.

Tapenade Chicken

Tapenade Chicken

This easy recipe only calls for just six ingredients — and you probably already have most of them on-hand.

Recipe: Try our Tapenade Chicken

Tandoori Chicken Thighs with Pineapple Relish

tandoori chicken thighs with pineapple relish

If sweet & spicy is your jam, this is the recipe for you.

Grilled Bread Salad with Chicken

Grilled Bread Salad with Chicken

Grilling the bread will allow it to soak up all the flavors of veggies and chicken while still remaining crispy.

Grilled Chicken Tikki Skewers

Grilled Chicken Tikka Skewers

These skewers are marinated in a warm spice mixture and grilled until tender and juicy.

Grilled Sweet-and-Sticky Chicken Thighs with Asparagus and Harissa

Grilled Sweet-and-Sticky Chicken Thighs with Asparagus and Harissa

This dish is best for the beginning of summer, when the asparagus is still extra fresh!

Grilled Chicken Cutlets with Zucchini, Corn & Cherry Tomato Sauce

Grilled Chicken Cutlets with Zucchini, Corn & Cherry Tomato Sauce

Make the most of your summer farmers' market haul with this uber-fresh chicken dinner.

Umami-Grilled Chicken Thighs or Flank Steak

Umami-Grilled Chicken Thighs or Flank Steak

Grill up chicken or steak in this flavorful marinade and serve it alongside rice and seasonal veggies or a salad.

Grilled Chicken over Panzanella

Grilled Chicken over Panzanella

Panzanella is a bread salad that's been tossed with flavored oil and tomatoes. It's even better when the bread is grilled!

Grilled Chicken Wings with Buttermilk Dipping Sauce

Grilled Chicken Wings with Buttermilk Dipping Sauce

Wouldn't it be great if you could capture the flavors of buttermilk fried chicken without going near a fryer? Well, in this recipe, you can. Score!

Grilled Chicken Burritos with Mango Salsa

Grilled Chicken Burritos with Mango Salsa

Make sure to make a double batch of this mango salsa -- you'll definitely want to serve it with chips, too.

Grilled Chicken with Mint-Almond Pesto

Grilled Chicken with Mint-Almond Pesto

This dinner is zesty and flavorful -- and most importantly, nice to your wallet.

Grilled Chicken and Eggplant Stacks with Fire-Roasted Tomato Sauce

Corn and Salsa Grilled Chicken and Eggplant Stacks with Fire-Roasted Tomato Sauce Tortilla Soup

Think of this dish as a low-carb grilled version of lasagna. Perfect for any season!

Hot-or-Not Grilled Sliced Chicken with Cheesy Polenta and Guacamole Salad

Hot-or-Not Grilled Sliced Chicken with Cheesy Polenta and Guacamole Salad

We love leftovers: Serve this dish hot for dinner and then cold for lunch the next day!

Pesto Chicken Grill Packets

Pesto Chicken Grill Packets

Foil packets make clean up a breeze!

Grilled Lemon Chicken with Greek Salad

Grilled Lemon Chicken with Greek Salad

Tip to try: This chicken also tastes great on bread served as a sandwich.

Chicken Caesar Kebabs with Grilled Corn

Chicken Caesar Kebabs with Grilled Corn

The longer the chicken sits in the Caesar marinade, the more flavorful and tender it becomes!

Deviled Chicken and Grilled Stone Fruit

Deviled Chicken and Grilled Stone Fruit

A light but spicy dish is perfect for a warm summer evening.

Grilled Spanish Chicken and Tomato Bread

Grilled Spanish Chicken and Tomato Bread

Pan con tomate, or tomato bread, is a traditional Spanish dish. Serve it with seared chicken for a well-rounded meal.

Grilled Beer Chicken with Potato Slabs

Grilled Beer Chicken with Potato Slabs

This beer-marinated chicken is made complete with slabs of potatoes and is perfect for a tailgate or dinner at home.

Grilled Chicken with Blistered Tomatoes

Grilled Chicken Thighs with Blistered Tomatoes

As the tomatoes cook, they'll become super sweet, tender and will absorb the flavor of rosemary. Delish is the only word that comes to mind.

Hot-Sauce Chicken with Grilled Green Beans

Hot-Sauce Chicken with Grilled Green Beans

Do you know why this is a can't-be-beat chicken dinner? You probably already have most of the ingredients for this flavorful sauce in your pantry!

Stuffed Chicken Caprese

Stuffed Chicken Caprese

Your favorite summer salad gets an upgrade with the addition of grilled chicken.

Recipe: Try our Stuffed Chicken Caprese

Grilled Drumsticks with Citrus-Herb Dipping Sauce

Grilled Drumsticks with Citrus-Herb Dipping Sauce

This vibrant and spicy sauce is just what tender drumsticks need.

Italian-Style Grilled Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Italian-Style Grilled Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Arrange the wrap ingredients on a giant platter so everyone can add as much or as little as they like.

Chicken, Plum and Red Onion Kebabs

Chicken, Plum and Red Onion Kebabs

Whether you use plums, nectarines or peaches, these kebabs taste like summer.

Two-Chile Lime Chicken

5 Tips for Grilled Chicken

Grilling an entire chicken results in tremendous flavor that's worth the extra time.

Recipe: Try our Two Chile-Lime Chicken

Drunken Risotto with Grilled Chicken

Drunken Risotto with Grilled Chicken

Make sure you're cooking with a wine that's good enough to drink!

Grilled Chicken Tenders with Creamy Honey Mustard

Grilled Chicken Tenders with Creamy Honey Mustard

Chicken tenders are a family favorite. Your kids may even prefer grilled to fried!

Chicken Tikka with Indian-Style Sweet Potato Salad

Chicken Tikka with Indian- Style Sweet Potato Salad

This streamlined Indian classic consists of grilled marinated chicken and a sweet potato salad in a chutney-yogurt dressing.

Chicken Burgers with Barbecue Onion Sauce

Chicken Burgers with Barbecue Onion Sauce

Nothing beats a juicy chicken patty that tastes just like the ballpark sausage version.

Chicken Wings with Jala-Peach Sauce

Chicken Wings with Jala-Peach Sauce

Grilling wings brings out their flavor and leaves for an extra crispy skin.

Rosemary Chicken Kebabs with Lemony Couscous

Rosemary Chicken Kebabs with Lemony Couscous

Got leftovers? Serve them in a pita with the remaining mayo-mustard sauce!

Honey-Mustard Chicken

Honey-Mustard Chicken

Five ingredients get combined into one plastic bag for flavor-packed tender chicken breast. Now that's what we call an easy dinner!

Recipe: Try our Honey-Mustard Chicken