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In this recipe video, I take an ordinary chicken breast and make it extraordinary, with the use of......BACON! Chicken breast, can be a bit boring, but not this dish. I've stuffed the chicken with a combination of spinach and cheese, and then wrap the whole thing is bacon.Continue Reading...

How to Cook Chicken Thighs

Chicken thighs might be my favorite cut of the chicken - other than perhaps the skins - if that counts as a cut! They are really very versatile, and work wonderfully with all kinds of cuisines and food styles.Continue Reading...

Five Perfect Summer Recipes

There's something special about Summer. The air smells cleaner, the wine tastes better, and grass (really is) greener. Why not make sure you've got some great food to celebrate the great weather. Here are five of my favorite summer time dishes!

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Chicken Breast Marinara

In this Recipe video, I show you how to make a version of chicken parmesan, that I call Chicken Marinara.Continue Reading...
In this recipe video, I show you how to do a seared chicken breast with a Mushroom and Gruyere sauce. At times, boneless chicken breasts can be a bit of a bore...but fortunately there are a ton of ways to jazz things up.Continue Reading...
In this recipe video, I show you a recipe for Chicken Breasts with a mustard cream sauce. Like many of my chicken breast recipes, this one is easy to make, and with a bit of practice can easily be cooked in 20 - 25 minutes.Continue Reading...
In this Recipe Video, I show you how to make a simple chicken breast with a Morel Mushroom Sauce. Of course you can use just about any mushroom you'd like, and it will still be great, but if you can find Morel's I highly suggest using them.Continue Reading...
Americans eat a lot of chicken. In fact, chicken is probably the most common meat on the dinner table. Actually the lunch table too. And throw in egg consumption...probably the breakfast table too. With all that chicken getting eating, it pays to know the best ways to cook chicken. There are thousands of chicken recipes, all of which combine different flavors and ingredients. But the greatest recipe, will only be as good as the techniques used to cook the bird. Here, you're going to find hundreds of chicken recipes that will blow you away. But you'll also find the detailed tips and tricks that you need to make sure those recipes come out as well as they can! Learn how to roast, bake, fry, grill, sear and even poach your chicken so its flavorful, tender and juicy. You'll also learn how to cook breasts, thighs, legs, wings, and even the whole bird...with the bone and without. Cooking chicken right, isn't hard, it just takes a bit of knowledge and practice!

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    Spaghetti with Chicken and Fava Beans

    As I’ve said before, pasta recipes are among my favorites because there are so many options, with so many ingredients.  I love the rich heavy sauces, that simmer on the stove and perfume the entire house (if not neighborhood), and I also love the light quick dishes that take 20 minutes to make, but are still packed with flavor and bite.  In this recipe video, I show you one of those 20 minute p

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    Fettucini Alfredo with Chicken and Broccoli

    I’ve written of the magical, the wonderful, the fantastical fettucini Alfredo before.  There are many different versions available, and in this recipe video I’ve got another for you: Fettucini Alfredo with Chicken and Broccoli.  Like traditional fettucini Alfredo, this version very simple to make, and it has the added benefit working in a vegetable that’s

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    Angel Hair Pasta with Sundried Tomato and Chicken

    Let’s make a simple, seasonal, and delicious pasta dish.  I’ve shown you how to make your own sundried tomatoes, now it’s time to take those (or you can buy them, it is a time saver), a bit of chicken and some angel hair pasta, to make a great pasta recipe in about 20 minutes.  It’s even simpler if y

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    Chicken Pesto Pizza

    One the reasons homemade pizzas are great is that you can be as creative as you’d like; throw away the standard conventions to suit your own tastes.  Of course you can do that with the toppings and the cheese...why not the sauce?  I love the traditional tomato based pizza sauce, but every once and while, I want to make a white sauce, or a pesto sauce…which is what I show you in thi

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    Spaghetti Pesto with Chicken

    I discovered pesto fairly late in life, and it’s a shame I missed out on years of deliciousness.  In this recipe video, I make a spaghetti pesto with chicken that is both tasty and pretty easy to make.  Pestos are traditionally made with basil, garlic, pine nuts, and parmesan cheese.  In this version, I change it up a bit because I didn’t have pine nuts; I had almonds.  But in the spirit of No

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Chicken Recipes, How to Cook Chicken, Baked Chicken Recipes, Grilled Chicken Recipes, Chicken Breast Recipes

According to some sources, there are more than 9 Billion (that's Billion with a B) Chickens in the United States!  That means the US has more chickens than the world has people!  Even, if that estimate is grossly exaggerated and it's actually half, that is still an insane amount chickens. Now many of those chickens are for Egg production, but not suprisingly, chicken also makes up a huge component of our meat consumption. The average American eats north of 90 lbs per year, far more than both beef & pork.

These facts lead to the obvious question; which came first, the chicken or the chicken recipe?

All all things at NoRecipeRequired, I think cooking chicken came long before detailed chicken recipes, and so we're focus all our "how to cook chicken" and yes "chicken recipes" on the fundamental techniques that are going to help you make sure you cook your chicken perfect everytime.

Chicken Breasts are probably the most common cut consumed in the US, so you'll find a ton of posts on how to cook the perfect chicken breasts. Whethere, grilled, baked, roasted, pan seared, or something else, you'll find the 411 on how to make sure yours turn out juicy, tender and flavorfull. Visit my chicken breast category for all the key posts.

A favoriate of mine is whole roasted chicken. No other cooking technique captures the full flavor profile, texture, tenderness, and all around wonderfull-ness of roast chicken. Like chicken breasts there are just a few core techniques to follow to ensure your roast chicken comes out perfect. I'll show you those techniques in my simple roast chicken recipes, as well several other recipes/flavor combinations in my roast chicken section.

Baking Chicken is one  of the most common meals in the American kitchen. Sadly, the way most people bake chicken, leaves dry, tough, overly flabby or overly cooked brick like blobs of....something. Rather than treating your chicken like a tray of brownies, and baking at 350 degrees for an hour, I'll show you some high heat methods, that will get you an all around better piece of chicken - but will take about a third of the time. Check out my Baked Chicken section here.

Finally, no collection of chicken recipes & cooking techniques is complete without covering grilled chicken. The grill adds awesome flavor to just about any meat, and the mild flavor of chicken, picks it up especially well. You can browse through my grilled chicken recipes, and more important learn the cool grilling techniques (like how to get those cool grill marks) in my Grilled Chicken section.