Baked chicken legs in breadcrumbs with a summer salad

Summer chicken recipes

42 Recipes

Chicken is the star of these summer dishes. We've got salads, stews, sharing platters, traybakes and family feasts perfect for warmer weather

Bread-baked chicken & summer garden salad

2.5

(2 ratings)

Bake chicken legs in a bread crust to lock in the moisture and keep them really juicy, then add the crust to tomato, carrot and leaf salad for extra crunch
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • More effort

Korean chilli, sesame & honey chicken

5

(3 ratings)

A kebab always goes down well at a BBQ, and this Korean chicken with sweet, spicy and sticky glaze is our new favourite. Scatter over spring onions to serve
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Smashed chicken with corn slaw

4.214285

(7 ratings)

Add a pop of colour to your plate with this vibrant turmeric marinade. This quick dinner is healthy, low-calorie and provides 3 of your 5-a-day
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Coconut chicken noodle salads

0

(0 ratings)

Layer up noodles, beans, tomatoes, spinach and chicken in jars to serve at a family picnic. These mini salads come with a tasty coconut and peanut dressing
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Baked chicken with lemon

5

(1 rating)

Spruce up chicken breasts with fresh thyme and lemon – whether or not you use skin-on chicken is up to you. Orange and rosemary also work well as flavourings...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Lemon & yogurt chicken flatbreads

5

(1 rating)

Make these family-friendly chicken wraps with lemon, garlic and cinnamon marinade on a barbecue if the sun is shining. Serve in flatbreads with yoghurt
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Next level chicken Caesar salad

5

(2 ratings)

Toss lettuce, croutons and cheese in a punchy anchovy and garlic dressing for a traditional Caesar salad – plus griddled chicken to take the flavour up a notch...
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Coronation chicken pilaf

0

(0 ratings)

Cook this speedy flavour-packed pilaf in just 25 minutes. A twist on chicken curry, it's served with pomegranate seeds, toasted flaked almonds and mint leaves...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Yakitori chicken

4.375

(2 ratings)

Enjoy this deliciously sticky chicken made with a sauce of soy, mirin, sake and sugar as part of an easy Japanese banquet. Serve on bamboo skewers
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Chicken & crispy capers with new potatoes

4.6875

(4 ratings)

Combine chicken thighs with new potatoes and capers to make this quick and easy midweek meal, with stuffed olives and lemon zest to add some extra oomph
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Crispy paprika chicken with tomatoes & lentils

4.125

(4 ratings)

If you're looking for a quick but nutritious main meal, look no further – this healthy paprika chicken with tomatoes and lentils delivers four of your 5-a-day...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chicken Provençal with olives & artichokes

4.8

(5 ratings)

Cater for a crowd with this easy, hearty chicken casserole that evokes summer in Provence using a fragrant selection of herbs, tomatoes, olives and artichokes
  • 1 hour and 55 mins
  • Easy

Nutty chicken satay strips

4.6125

(20 ratings)

Keep these nutty chicken satay strips in the fridge for a healthy choice when you're peckish. The chicken is served with cucumber and sweet chilli sauce...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Jerk chicken & pineapple traybake

3.333335

(3 ratings)

A great chicken dish, full of flavour with jerk seasoning, pineapple and sweet potato, served with rice and black beans. Ideal for a family feast
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Cheese, spinach & mushroom stuffed chicken

4.166665

(3 ratings)

Amp up this dinner party classic by stuffing three types of cheese, spinach and mushroom into the chicken and wrap with prosciutto. It's modern retro...
  • 45 mins
  • More effort

Barbecued Thai chicken

4.5

(2 ratings)

Try this Thai chicken next time you have a barbecue. The marinade is heady with exotic flavours and lemongrass stalks hold the spatchcocked chicken together
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • More effort

Shredded chicken salad

5

(1 rating)

Try making this tasty chicken salad with bulgur wheat and courgette during the week for an easy midweek meal. It's ideal for serving a small crowd...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Sticky Korean chicken drumsticks

4.375

(2 ratings)

These sticky chicken drumsticks with Korean marinade are moreish finger food. Try them with coleslaw and salads at a summer picnic — but take napkins!...
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy

Chilli chicken with peanut noodles

2.5

(2 ratings)

Whip up this healthy chilli chicken noodle bowl in just 25 minutes. The addition of peanut butter gives it richness yet it's still under 500 calories...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chicken fajitas

4.6875

(4 ratings)

Add fun to a kids' party and cut down on prep time with fajitas the little ones can build themselves. Serve with guacamole alongside the chicken and peppers...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Tandoor chicken

0

(0 ratings)

This Indian chicken dish has two marinades and takes more effort, but the wonderful spicy flavours are well worth it – it's a guaranteed crowd-pleaser...
  • 1 hour
  • More effort

Jamaican chicken with rice & peas

3.27778

(9 ratings)

When hunger strikes this healthy chicken with rice and peas dish will not only fill you up but provide plenty of nutrients, too, containing three of your five-a-day
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Slow cooker Spanish chicken

4.235295

(34 ratings)

This slow-cooked stew is packed with Mediterranean flavour from chorizo, olives, tomatoes and peppers. The meat will fall off the bone – mop up the sauce with bread...
  • 6 hours and 35 mins
  • Easy

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