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Summer chicken recipes

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Make chicken the star of your summer dishes. From salads and skewers to sharing platters, traybakes and family feasts, these recipes are perfect for warmer weather.

For more ways to cook chicken, try our chicken kebab recipes, chicken burger recipes and chicken salad recipes.

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  • A large plate of chicken shawarma salad

    Chicken shawarma salad

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    Serve a bright salad to feed a crowd. It can also be made with leftover cold chicken, and is robust enough to transport without wilting – perfect for picnics

  • Chicken souvlaki

    Chicken souvlaki

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.167 ratings

    Marinate the chicken for these Greek-style spiced kebabs as long as possible to soak up all the flavour and make it really tender. Serve with warm bread, salad and tzatziki

  • Three buffalo chicken burgers with ranch slaw on a board

    Buffalo chicken burgers & ranch slaw

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    Marinate chicken thighs in buffalo sauce before cooking on the barbecue for succulent, well-seasoned burgers. It's delicious piled with cool ranch slaw

  • 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

  • Chicken satay salad on a plate

    Chicken satay salad

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.192 ratings

    Try this no-fuss, midweek meal that's high in protein and big on flavour. Marinate chicken breasts, then drizzle with a punchy peanut satay sauce

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

    Korean chilli, sesame & honey chicken

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.59 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 large chicken, mango & noodle salad

    Chicken, mango & noodle salad

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Enjoy this no-cook chicken noodle salad with mango for a quick and nutritious supper. It uses leftover chicken, so is perfect the day after a Sunday roast

  • A plate of roast chicken with potatoes and green vegetables

    Tarragon roast chicken with summer greens

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.11 ratings

    Make a Sunday roast with a healthy spin and seasonal flavours. Our gluten-free chicken recipe is rich in iron, folate, vitamin C and fibre

  • Traffic light chicken shish kebabs served on skewers

    Chicken shish kebabs

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.7 ratings

    These barbecued kebabs are big on flavour, but the spice is toned down, so they're great for kids. Offer some chilli sauce on the side for those who like heat, and serve with flatbread

  • 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

  • 15-minute chicken & halloumi burgers served on a wooden serving platter

    15-minute chicken & halloumi burgers

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.63 ratings

    Struggle to find dishes to cook that take very little time but the whole family will love? Look no further than these chicken and halloumi burgers

  • A selection of baked chicken drumsticks on a plate

    Baked chicken drumsticks

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Change the flavourings as you like for these chicken drumsticks – we’ve gone for Cajun spice but curry powder, ras el hanout or black pepper would also work

  • Spicy chicken couscous

    Spicy chicken couscous

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.46 ratings

    This quick one-pot dish is perfect for a summer supper

  • 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

  • A number of veggie nuggets served on a plate with summer slaw

    Veggie nuggets with summer slaw

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.5 ratings

    Made from protein-rich quinoa and peanut butter, these flavoursome nuggets taste great served with our healthy slaw made with gut-friendly bio yoghurt

  • Baked chicken with lemon served in a roasting tray

    Baked chicken breasts

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.31 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 5.23 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 4.6 out of 5.15 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 5.5 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 4.7 out of 5.7 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

  • Two chicken skewers with broad bean hummus in a bowl and salad in a bowl

    Chicken skewers with broad bean hummus

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    You can swap chickpeas for broad beans to make the hummus, if you prefer. The skewers can also be barbecued if the sun is shining

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