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.

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.

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.

Mark Bittman's Pasta with Chicken, Risotto-Style

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

Spice Goddess' Chicken Kabobs

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

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.

Laura Calder's Butter Roasted Chicken with Roasted Vegetables

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

Bal's Chicken South Indian Style

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

Rachael's Grilled Chicken Caesar Mac

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

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.

Extra Virgin's Grilled Tuscan Chicken

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

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.

Rachael's Beer-Braised Chicken Thighs

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

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.

Hungry Girl's Pizza-fied Chicken

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

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.

Ginger-Garlic Half Chicken

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

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.

Ellie's Spiced Chicken and Grape Skewers

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

Spice Goddess' Papaya Chicken

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

Rachael's Pulled Chicken with Bourbon BBQ

Rachael makes pulled chicken extra special with homemade barbecue sauce.

Emeril's Ground Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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

Kelsey's Chicken Cacciatore

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

Chicken Piccata

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

Bal's No-Butter Chicken

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

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.

Mark Bittman's West African Peanut Soup With Chicken

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

Rachael's Drop Biscuit Chicken Pot Pie

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

Laura Calder's Poulet Au Paprika

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

Rachael's Braised Chicken with Mushrooms

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

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.