Recipe Roundup: Spring Chicken

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Recipe Roundup: Spring Chicken

Pair chicken with a range of fresh spring vegetables, and you’ll find countless delicious ways to savor the season! Find our best recipes below.

 

Simple Roast Chicken with LemonsSimple Roast Chicken with Lemons
Roasting a whole chicken alongside fragrant lemons adds a fresh springtime twist to a comforting main dish.
Thai Green Chicken Curry with AsparagusThai Green Chicken Curry with Asparagus
Thai green curry paste has a bold, concentrated taste and heat. Tempered by rich, creamy coconut milk, it makes a fragrant simmer sauce for spring chicken, asparagus and aromatic Thai basil.
Spice-Scented Roast Chicken and VegetablesSpice-Scented Roast Chicken and Vegetables
Slender potatoes and asparagus make smart partners for spice-rubbed roasted chicken pieces. This entire meal cooks together, making it great for busy nights.
Sautéed Chicken Tenders with Peas and MintSautéed Chicken Tenders with Peas and Mint
Think of this easy recipe as a template, substituting asparagus or zucchini for the peas, and tarragon or dill for the mint. It’s delicious spooned over brown jasmine rice or quinoa.
Braised Chicken and ArtichokesBraised Chicken and Artichokes
Baby artichokes require some trimming, but the rewards will be well worth your effort. Here, they mingle with chicken breasts in a light, flavorful braise that’s perfect for spring.
Fava Greens with Chicken, Pecans and KumquatsFava Greens with Chicken, Pecans and Kumquats
Start checking your local farmers’ market for fava greens, the leaves from the fava bean plant. They’re milder than the beans and are delicious in salads, lending a touch of sweetness and acidity.
Chicken with Saffron Rice and Warm Asparagus SaladChicken with Saffron Rice and Warm Asparagus Salad
Topped with a warm asparagus salad, this braised chicken dish is perfect for those nights when there’s still a chill in the air but you’re craving the fresh flavors of the new season.
Stir-Fried Chicken with Sugar Snap Peas and LemonStir-Fried Chicken with Sugar Snap Peas and Lemon

Mint leaves add a fresh, bracing quality to an easy chicken stir-fry of pure, simple flavors. Sugar snap peas provide their natural sweetness and irresistible crunch, while fragrant lemon zest and juice add a welcome brightness.

 

Chicken Breasts with Lentil-Radish-Mint SaladChicken Breasts with Lentil-Radish-Mint Salad
Peppery radishes and refreshing mint deliver bright spring flavors to these healthy chicken breasts. A quick side dish of lentils dressed in the same dressing that sauces the chicken makes this a complete, protein-rich meal.
Grilled Chicken with Arugula PestoGrilled Chicken with Arugula Pesto
This dish is prepared on an electric indoor grill that allows you to cook foods at different heat levels simultaneously—ideal for grilling chicken breasts and potatoes. A peppery arugula pesto tops it off.
Spatchcock Brined Chicken with Roast Carrots & PotatoesSpatchcock Brined Chicken with Roast Carrots & Potatoes
Flattening poultry reduces roasting or grilling time considerably. In this recipe, the split chicken is first dry brined, then carrots and potatoes are layered on a double-burner griddle. The bird is placed on an elevated rack above the vegetables for roasting.
Breaded Chicken with Lemon-Green Onion TahiniBreaded Chicken with Lemon-Green Onion Tahini

This recipe is a great way to breathe new life into predictable chicken breasts. Here, the crisp chicken sits on baby spinach and is drizzled with a rich tahini sauce, spiced with lemon and green onions.

 

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