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Christmas chicken recipes

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Make the most of this popular poultry with our best ever Christmas chicken recipes. Try a showstopping roast, leftover chicken stir-fry or an impressive starter.

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  • Festive stuffed chicken served on a plate with potatoes and salad

    Festive stuffed chicken

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.8 ratings

    Use leftover ingredients from Christmas including Boursin cheese, cranberry jelly and stuffing in this festive dish. Ideal for casual entertaining

  • Chicken, kale & sprout stir-fry

    Chicken, kale & sprout stir-fry

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.6 ratings

    Brussels sprouts aren't just for Christmas- add them to a healthy noodle pot for extra nutrition and crunch

  • One crispy sage & lemon roast chicken

    Crispy sage & lemon roast chicken

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Rub salt into the skin of the roast chicken and leave it overnight for a lovely crisp finish. Chicken and sage are a classic pairing for this Christmas main

  • Chicken liver pâté

    Chicken liver pâté

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.12 ratings

    James Martin's luxuriously rich dinner party starter can be made up to two days in advance for fuss-free entertaining - serve with toasted brioche, cornichons and chutney.

  • Herby slow-roast chicken

    Herby slow-roast chicken

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Marinate your bird overnight in bay, rosemary, lemon thyme and sage, then slow-cook for a flavour-packed roast dinner

  • Chicken tagine with spiced Brussels sprouts & feta 2016

    Chicken tagine with spiced Brussels sprouts & feta

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.33 ratings

    Joe Wicks’ tasty sprout recipe balances earthy, sweet and spicy flavours, using tender chicken thighs, chickpeas and cheese for a hearty festive stew

  • Chicken liver parfait served in a ramekin

    Chicken liver parfait

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Get your dinner party off to a great start with a silky-smooth chicken liver parfait. Serve with toasted brioche and a sweet chutney for an indulgent starter

  • Chicken terrine with leeks & apricots on a platter with knife

    Chicken terrine with leeks & apricots

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Whet the appetite for the main event by serving guests this special chicken terrine with leeks and apricots. It can be made up to three days ahead

  • Roast chicken & roots

    Roast chicken & roots

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.10 ratings

    This one-tray, vibrant and veg-heavy roast chicken dish provides four of your five-a-day

  • Ham, turkey & sprout pie

    Ham, turkey & sprout pie

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.11 ratings

    Great for using up leftovers from Christmas dinner. If you don’t fancy turkey, use chicken instead.

  • Classic roast chicken & gravy with carving knife & fork

    Classic roast chicken & gravy

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.125 ratings

    What more can we say? A classic roast chicken recipe should be in everyone's repertoire, and it can always save the day

  • Chicken & leek filo pie served in a pie dish with a slice cut out

    Chicken & leek filo pie

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.26 ratings

    Use up leftovers from a roast dinner to make this delicious chicken and leek pie with filo pastry topping. Serve with cabbage and mash for true comfort food

  • Roast chicken soup in a bowl with crusty bread

    Chicken soup

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.153 ratings

    Use up leftover chicken in this rustic soup with garlic yogurt. Best served with cheese scones

  • Creamy chicken stew served in a casserole dish

    Creamy chicken stew

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.136 ratings

    Cook this creamy, comforting stew to serve with our smashed mini jacket potatoes. This warming one-pot with chicken, peas and leeks is perfect for a special family meal

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