Bored of baking chicken into the same-old recipes? We hear ya, darlin’. It’s time to tuck away those traditional recipes in favor of a few of these new, delicious, totally trendy chicken dishes. No more cream of chicken soup casserole. No more chicken tenders or nuggets or boring grilled chicken breasts. These 8 new recipes are sure to liven up your palate and your senses!
1. Kickin’ Cashew Chicken
Leave Panko breadcrumbs to the amateurs, and instead go a little nutty with this cashew-crusted recipe.
Make kickin’ cashew chicken via Pinch of Yum
2. Sweet Chili Chicken Grilled Cheese
You’ve probably eaten chili, salsa, chicken, and a grilled cheese sandwich all on their own — but together? We doubt it. This recipe features a little bit of each for a surprising twist on the typical grilled cheese sandwich.
Make sweet chili chicken grilled cheese via Closet Cooking
3. Chicken Parmesan Grilled Cheese
Update your classic chicken parm recipe by adding a grilled cheese spin to it! This recipe featuring savory tomato sauce, Parmesan-covered chicken, and fresh, toasted rolls will send your inner-Italian into an eating frenzy!
Make chicken parmesan grilled cheese via E is for Eat
4. Double Crunch Honey Garlic Chicken
Sure, everyone’s heard of cooking chicken in boring old breadcrumbs, but how about a tangy honey and garlic mixture?! This recipe is sure to turn all of your fried chicken cravings on their heels.
Make double crunch honey garlic chicken via Rock Recipes
5. Garlic Chicken Noodle Soup
Say goodbye to your grandma’s lackluster chicken noodle soup and hello to this garlic-infused alternative that offers subtle hints of Asian flavoring.
Make garlic chicken noodle soup via Tes at Home
6. Red Curry Chicken
Curry chicken gets a spicy hot update with this recipe featuring red chili powder, ginger, garlic, and a touch of … yogurt!
Make red curry chicken via eCurry
7. Blackberry-Chipotle Pulled Chicken Sliders
Fresh blackberries, chili powder, and cumin come together to create a savory sweet sauce that will knock your regular ol’ chicken slider recipe out of the park …
Make blackberry-chipotle pulled chicken sliders via Geez Louise!
8. Korean BBQ Chicken
Toss aside the usual barbecue sauce you normally grill with. This Korean barbecue marinade featuring hints of soy, ginger, honey, and lemon juice will send your taste buds on overdrive.
Make Korean BBQ chicken via To Food with Love