Chicken is a staple protein in most houses, but it doesn’t have to be boring! Check out the best chicken recipes from Steamy Kitchen, from soups, to salads and appetizers to mains.

Collage of chicken recipes

We always have chicken in our fridge and freezer. It’s such a versatile ingredient that works well in any type of cuisine and it cooks quickly for easy weeknight meals.

These are some of my favorite (and best!) chicken dishes that I’ve made over the years on Steamy Kitchen, and I just know you’ll find something that you will love!


The Best Chicken Soup Recipes

Slow Cooker Vietnamese Chicken Pho

This Slow Cooker Vietnamese Chicken Pho is a refreshing and fragrant chicken noodle soup cooked in a delicious broth, topped by an abundance of fresh herbs, green and red onions. 

slow cooker pho in a white bowl


Pho Ga: Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup

In this Vietnamese Chicken Pho (Pho Ga) recipe, you’ll learn how to make a home-cooked, authentic Vietnamese chicken noodle soup.

chicken pho in a white bowl with chopsticks


Malaysian Chicken Noodle Soup

This flavorful chicken soup is truly Asian soul food! 

soup in bowl


Thai Chicken Coconut Soup

This Thai soup is loaded with flavor, it’s the perfect sweet and savory dish.

Thai Chicken Coconut Soup Recipe


Healthy Chinese Chicken Soup

Get some goodness into your life with this traditional Chinese soup.

Soup served in a white bowl

The Best Chicken Appetizer Recipes

Pioneer Womans’ Buttermilk Fried Chicken

The best and most delicious buttermilk fried chicken recipe! You need to try this!

Fried chicken on a plate


Oven BBQ Chicken Wings

These juicy wings are coated in a yummy homemade BBQ sauce and are baked in the oven for ease.

BBQ wings on a baking sheet


Chicken Satay

Grilled Chicken Satay is super easy to make – 1 bowl, 1 knife and 1 cutting board. Oh, and don’t forget the sticks too!

Chicken satay on a striped plate


Chinese Chicken Spring Rolls

These Chicken Spring Rolls are  light with crisp-crackly skin and small enough to enjoy in 4 bites. The filling is also light, full of tender-crisp vegetables and you should be able to taste and distinguish every single ingredient in the filling. 

Chinese Spring Rolls with Chicken Recipe


Baked Parmesan Garlic Chicken Wings

These oven baked wings are so loaded with flavor. Perfect for your next game day!

Baked wings on a white plate

The Best Chicken Salad Recipes

Chinese Chicken Salad

I still love a good Chinese Chicken Salad, especially if it’s got a tangy, sweet sauce and crunchy bits of fried wonton strips.

Chinese chicken salad on a white plate


Shoko’s Sesame Chicken Salad

A delicious, refreshing and easy to make salad

Sauce being poured over a chicken salad


Chicken Caprese

This chicken caprese is a great way to use up any leftover chicken you have. Easy to make and loaded with flavor!

Chicken Caprese Recipe


Chicken Salad with Sesame Miso Dressing

A delicious and easy salad….and that dressing is AMAZING!

Chicken salad in a brown bowl

The Best Chinese Chicken Recipes

Hainanese Chicken Rice Recipe

Learn how to make authentic Hainanese Chicken Rice

Hainanese chicken and rice on a white plate 


Healthy General Tso Chicken

This Healthy General Tso Chicken doesn’t deep fry the chicken but still gives you a delicious dish, with great textures and awesome flavor, plus it’s so quick and easy to make!

chicken in bowl


Szechuan Peppercorn Roasted Chicken

This wonderfully Chinese spiced chicken is so easy to prep and wonderful for a family meal. Perfectly juicy and delicious!

roasted chicken on a plate


Honey Soy Glazed Chicken

This sweet and salty marinade is a great way to add flavor to chicken drumsticks.

Chicken drumsticks on a white plate


Peking Chicken with Steamed Buns

A twist on the popular peking duck recipe. These delicious chicken breasts are easy to make and you won’t be able to get enough of them!

Peking chicken on a white plate


Chicken Fried Rice

A delicious and easy authentic Chinese fried rice recipe

chicken and rice in bowl


Pineapple Chicken Teriyaki

This Pineapple Teriyaki Chicken is so easy to whip up and makes for one tasty weeknight meal. Chicken is marinated in a delicious homemade teriyaki sauce packed with pineapple flavor . 

Pineapple chicken teriyaki served with rice on a blue plate

The Best Chicken Main Course Recipes

Chicken Satay with Peanut Noodles

This Chicken Satay is delicious and so easy to make! Perfectly grilled chicken in the most flavorful marinade, served up with the tastiest noodles around and a fresh cucumber salad.

chicken satay and noodles on a wooden plate


Miso Roast Chicken

Perfectly cooked roast chicken that is seasoned with miso. Easy to prep and oh so delicious!

Miso roast chicken cut into pieces on a chopping board


Roast Split Chicken with Lemony Artichoke Sauce

This easy to make chicken is so juicy with the most crispiest of skins. Made with just a handful of ingredients, it’s a breeze to make!

Roast split chicken on a white plate


Chicken Adobo

An easy 6 ingredient Pilipino chicken recipe. It’s so yummy!

Chicken adobo in a baking dish


Chicken Vindaloo

This traditional Indian curry packs a real punch!

Chicken vindaloo served in a bowl


Creamy Miso Chicken Pasta

A simple chicken pasta dish that is perfect for an easy weeknight meal.

chicken pasta served in a white bowl


Have you tried any of my best chicken recipes? Be sure to leave me a comment below!