7 Warming and Easy Chicken Mains

7 Warming and Easy Chicken Mains

Pure poultry pleasure.

If you prepare one dish or use one ingredient in your cooking too often, there’s always the danger that it will lose its appeal— no matter how much you love it. Therefore, it’s best to have a wide variety of recipes or cooking methods in your repertoire.
Chicken, for example, is a great, everyday protein. But when prepared without inspiration or imagination, it can quickly become insipid. Fret not, fellow cooks and poultry enthusiasts! At Kitchen Stories, we’re in the business of bringing you nothing but luck in the kitchen. Therefore, we’ve selected seven recipes with chicken—and you can’t get any luckier than the number seven—that will leave you lickin’ your fingers and savoring every bite for years to come.

Classic French coq au vin

Classic French coq au vin

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Very few people in this world cook better than the French. If there’s anyone who can repeatedly breathe new life into chicken, it’s them. It would behoove you to learn this recipe and learn it well. You’ll be hard pressed to find something more delicious than the combination of chicken, bacon, mushrooms, shallots, and potatoes—all sautéed in butter and wine.

Fried chicken

Fried chicken

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Succulent chicken, slathered in the perfect blend of herbs and spices, and fried to crispy perfection. The definition of delicious.

Butter chicken

Butter chicken

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This buttery, mildly spicy Indian dish can be found in restaurants from Delhi to London to New York City. We dare you to try and find a more cosmopolitan entrée.

Stewed chicken with chestnut and shiitake

Stewed chicken with chestnut and shiitake

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A classic Chinese dish that will bring you warmth during cold weather.

Thai chicken noodle soup

Thai chicken noodle soup

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Lime, lemongrass, mushrooms, and cilantro work in concert to bring the bright, tropical flavors of Southeast Asia to your palate.

Bavarian roast chicken

Bavarian roast chicken

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A simple, yet wonderful dish that will fill your kitchen with beautiful, earthen aromas of rosemary and thyme.

Chicken parmesan

Chicken parmesan

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Chicken dressed up in golden brown breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, and oregano; served on a bed of tomato sauce that would impress any Italian nonna. Need we say more?