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Summer chicken recipes

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

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  • Bread-baked chicken & summer garden salad served on a plate

    Bread-baked chicken & summer garden salad

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.4 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

  • Korean chilli, sesame & honey chicken served on a platter with sweetcorn

    Korean chilli, sesame & honey chicken

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.48 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

  • A plate of chicken with coleslaw and potatoes

    Smashed chicken with corn slaw

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.12 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

  • Sticky lime & coconut chicken drumsticks on a plate

    Sticky lime & coconut chicken drumsticks

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    These sticky chicken drumsticks are perfect for a summer picnic or party. You could serve them warm or leave to cool before packing into a container

  • Coconut chicken noodle salads

    Coconut chicken noodle salads

    A star rating of 2.5 out of 5.2 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

  • Baked chicken with lemon served in a roasting tray

    Baked chicken with lemon

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.28 ratings

    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

  • Lemon & yogurt chicken served on a flatbread

    Lemon & yogurt chicken flatbreads

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.22 ratings

    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

  • Next level chicken Caesar salad served in a salad bowl

    Next level chicken Caesar salad

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.14 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

  • Coronation chicken pilaf served in a dish

    Coronation chicken pilaf

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 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

  • Japanese yakitori chicken served on skewers

    Yakitori chicken

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 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

  • Chicken & crispy capers with new potatoes served in a pan

    Chicken & crispy capers with new potatoes

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.17 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

  • Paprika chicken with tomatoes & lentils served on a plate

    Crispy paprika chicken with tomatoes & lentils

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.8 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

  • A casserole dish serving chicken Provençal with olives & artichokes

    Chicken Provençal with olives & artichokes

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.17 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

  • A plate of chicken satay with sliced cucumber and sweet chilli dip

    Nutty chicken satay strips

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.146 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

  • A dish serving jerk chicken & pineapple traybake

    Jerk chicken & pineapple traybake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.26 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

  • A dish serving cheese, spinach & mushroom stuffed chicken

    Cheese, spinach & mushroom stuffed chicken

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.9 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

  • A barbecued chicken cut in half with a carving knife

    Barbecued Thai chicken

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 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

  • Tandoori-ish chicken with lime-pickled cucumber served on a plate

    Tandoori-ish chicken with lime-pickled cucumber

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.2 ratings

    Try our simplified version of tandoori chicken. The cucumber pickle shows how good a simple cucumber can be once dressed in salt, chilli and lime juice

  • A plate serving shredded chicken salad

    Shredded chicken salad

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.6 ratings

    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.

  • A baking tray containing sticky Korean chicken drumsticks

    Sticky Korean chicken drumsticks

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.15 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!

  • A bowl serving chilli chicken with peanut noodles

    Chilli chicken with peanut noodles

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.17 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

  • A chicken fajita

    Chicken fajitas

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.17 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

  • A bowl serving tandoor chicken

    Tandoor chicken

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 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

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