Bored Of Basic Chicken: Try These Amazing Recipes Instead

Kita Roberts

When it comes to cheap chicken meals, these recipes are all winners. From smokey thighs to crispy chicken wings, everyone one of these easy recipes can be made ahead of time or use up leftovers for meal planning and the best chicken dinner recipes!
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Smoked Chicken Thighs

These smoked chicken thighs are the perfect easy recipe for juicy, delicious thighs from the grill! Whether you're grilling on a Traeger pellet grill or a traditional charcoal grill, they come out perfect every time.
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Dutch Oven White Chicken Chili

Sink into a bowl of hearty white chicken chili. This recipe is loaded with flavor and can be made from leftover chicken or from scratch!
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Pan-Seared Chicken Thighs

Get the perfect crispy skin and juicy, perfectly cooked meat on these chicken thighs every time with our go-to cast iron recipe. This recipe will be your busy weeknight family favorite!
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Smoked Chicken Quarters

Chicken quarters are affordable and loaded with juicy meat when cooked well - and this recipe for smoked chicken quarters delivers just that. Mix up the spice rub for whatever your family favorites are.

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Beer Can Chicken

What's so fun about beer can chicken is that the recipe is actually really easy. So easy, you could make it on a busy weeknight and still have a whole chicken dinner on the table!
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Mexican Chicken Soup

Use up leftover chicken or start from scratch for this comforting chicken soup. Loaded with chicken, avocados, and cabbage, it's healthy and crazy delicious.
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Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings

Use your air fryer to get the best crispy skin on chicken wings - especially these easy garlic parm chicken wings with a zesty dippable garlic parm wing sauce!
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Smoked Chicken Chilaquiles

Use up leftover chicken and turn it into breakfast or dinner with this filling and fun skillet full of chicken chilaquiles. Top it and serve it family style or put out a toppings bar and let everyone dress their own!

Smoked Chicken Breast

Use fresh chicken breast for this incredibly easy recipe with tons of flavor! Smoked chicken breast can be made on any grill, charcoal, gas, or even pellet smoker and is the perfect protein for sandwiches, salads, and pasta dishes.
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Chicken Nachos with Mango Salsa

Pile on the toppings for these crazy delicious chicken nachos. You can use up leftover chicken thighs, breast or even rotisserie chicken combined with all your favorite taco toppings.

There's nothing that's boring or plain about a great chicken recipe, and all of these hit the spot. Whether you're cooking chicken thighs, breast, or the whole bird, go put these recipes to the test!

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GirlCarnivore is the food blog for meat lovers. With savory recipes for pork, beef, lamb, seafood and game from grilling and smoking to sous vide and oven roasting by award-winning chef and professional photographer Kita Roberts.

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