New Twists on Chicken Dinners

Spice up your chicken dinner routine with creative new recipes from Kelsey Nixon, Rachael Ray, the Spice Goddess and more Cooking Channel chefs.

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Kelsey's Goat Cheese and Herb Stuffed Chicken Roulade

Kelsey's elegant roulade is stuffed with spinach, goat cheese and lots of fresh, flavorful herbs.

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Rachael's Roast Chicken Enchilada Suizas Stacked Casserole

Rachael's easy chicken enchiladas can be prepared ahead and then chilled or frozen until you're ready to cook them, a great weeknight dinner solution.

Get the Recipe: Roast Chicken Enchilada Suizas Stacked Casserole

Rachael's Golden Lemon-Olive Chicken with Pine Nut Couscous

Rachael gives chicken a touch of the exotic, cooking it with sliced lemons and olives. Turmeric, cumin and cinnamon add flavorful spice while fresh herbs brighten it up.

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Mark Bittman's Pasta with Chicken, Risotto-Style

Mark Bittman's 20-minute chicken dinner is a new spin on pasta.

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Spice Goddess' Chicken Kabobs

Add a Spice Goddess twist to kabobs with garam masala, fresh ginger and mint.

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Giada's Grilled Chicken with Spinach and Pine Nut Pesto

Put your grill pan to good use by making Giada's Italian-style grilled chicken topped with spinach pesto.

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Laura Calder's Butter Roasted Chicken with Roasted Vegetables

Basting this chicken with butter as it roasts creates a crispy brown skin.

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Bal's Chicken South Indian Style

The Spice Goddess loads this Indian dish up with flavorful spices like curry and turmeric.

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Rachael's Grilled Chicken Caesar Mac

Serve Rachael's take on mac and cheese with escarole or romaine lettuce.

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Bill Granger's Vietnamese Chicken Salad

Classic Asian flavors like fish sauce and rice wine vinegar give Bill's chicken salad a refreshing Vietnamese twist.

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Extra Virgin's Grilled Tuscan Chicken

Try Debi and Gabriele's Italian-style marinated and grilled chicken.

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Chuck's Fried Chicken

On Chuck's day off, he fries up some chicken with a kick of flavor from cayenne pepper, garlic powder, onion powder and dry mustard powder.

Get the Recipe: Fried Chicken

Rachael's Beer-Braised Chicken Thighs

Braised chicken thighs are moist and tender — an easy, comforting dinner.

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Spicy Aussie Chicken Burgers

A sliver of pineapple and pickled beets add sweet-tart flavors and crisp textures to this burger, while an oozy fried egg brings it all together.

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Hungry Girl's Pizza-fied Chicken

Hungry Girl tops a chicken breast with pizza toppings for a quick and easy guilt-free dinner.

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Everyday Exotic's Peanut Butter Chicken Wings, Rice Noodle Salad with Peanut Crunch

Roger Mooking gives his special ingredient, peanuts, an Asian spin with these chicken wings.

Get the Recipe: Peanut Butter Chicken Wings, Rice Noodle Salad with Peanut Crunch and Rice Wine Vinegar Dressing

Ginger-Garlic Half Chicken

With just a few special ingredients, you can transform ordinary fried chicken into a Japanese-style dinner.

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Nadia G's Curried Chicken Pot Pie

Nadia G gives this classic comfort food an Indian spin, adding coconut milk, mango chutney and lots of spices.

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Ellie's Spiced Chicken and Grape Skewers

Ellie's healthy spicy-sweet skewers are full of flavor.

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Spice Goddess' Papaya Chicken

Try Bal's 30-minute Indian dinner, a spicy mixture of chicken and papaya.

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Rachael's Pulled Chicken with Bourbon BBQ

Rachael makes pulled chicken extra special with homemade barbecue sauce.

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Emeril's Ground Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Emeril's fast and fresh lettuce wraps make a great weeknight meal.

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Kelsey's Chicken Cacciatore

Try Kelsey's easy version of this Italian classic, an essential recipe you'll return to again and again.

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Bal's No-Butter Chicken

Low-fat yogurt adds a touch of creaminess to Bal's chicken.

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Rev Run's Teriyaki Chicken

In less time than it takes for delivery to arrive, you can whip up a heaping platter of ginger-spiced chicken.

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Mark Bittman's West African Peanut Soup With Chicken

Try something a little different for dinner with Mark Bittman's African-inspired peanut soup.

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Rachael's Drop Biscuit Chicken Pot Pie

This make-ahead pot pie is a sure crowd-pleaser.

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Laura Calder's Poulet Au Paprika

A spoonful of Hungarian paprika adds spice and vibrant color to Laura's chicken dish.

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Rachael's Braised Chicken with Mushrooms

Rachael serves her moist, gently braised chicken over soft and creamy polenta.

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Chicken Piccata

Briney capers and fresh lemon juice give this classic Italian main a satisfying tang.

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Chicken Scallopine with Sage and Fontina Cheese

Giada's rolled chicken cutlets are stuffed with sage and fontina cheese, breaded and pan-fried, then cooked until tender in a tomato-white wine sauce.

Get the Recipe: Chicken Scallopine with Sage and Fontina Cheese