12 tasty chicken dinner recipes to try this week

Get creative with chicken fillets and thighs by using them in these delicious and flavourful recipes

Tired of chicken stir fries, roast dinners and go-to curries?

Change up the usual chicken dishes and opt for something more flavourful like chicken goulash or honey and balsamic-glazed thighs.

Here are 12 chicken recipes to try this week:


Buttermilk chicken rolls with simple slaw

This classic buttermilk chicken recipe will have you coming back for seconds and thirds. Serve on brioche buns with cool and zingy coleslaw. (Olive magazine)

Honey and balsamic grilled chicken thighs

Adding a simple honey, vinegar and balsamic glaze to seasoned thighs makes all the difference. These juicy thighs are the perfect balance of sweet and savoury. (Delish)

Chicken and chorizo paella


Swap the traditional seafood paella for chicken and chorizo. It’s a filling and delicious rice dish to make for the whole family. (BBC GoodFood

Chicken and dumplings

This family recipe is the ultimate comfort food for a rainy day. Add buttermilk dumpling mix, shredded chicken and veggies to create this creamy classic. (Delish)

Chicken tikka burritos

A curry twist on the usual chicken burrito, this recipe uses tikka-marinated chicken, onion, cherry tomatoes and lemon juice. Serve on roti with coriander yogurt dressing and pilau rice. (Olive magazine)

Korean-style roast chicken


This tangy, Asian-inspired roast is coated with a sticky kimchi marinade. Add a sesame slaw and serve it in a light and fluffy coconut bao. (Olive magazine)

Paprika chicken goulash

Whether you’ve noodles, rice, or bread, this tasty chicken and veggie medley will go great with anything. Celery, carrots, tomatoes, onions, peppers, garlic — it’s flavourful and low in calories. (Olive magazine)

Creamy chicken and broccoli bow ties

Say goodbye to spaghetti bolognese, this creamy pasta will be the new family favourite. Create a quick and easy pasta, topped with broccoli pesto, mascarpone and shredded rotisserie chicken. (Country Living)

Cornflake-crusted baked chicken


This Southern staple is a lighter alternative to traditional fried chicken. Coat marinated chicken in flour, cayenne and celery seed, dip in buttermilk, and cover in crushed cornflakes before baking for 25 minutes. (Country Living)

Butter chicken pie with naan crust

An Indian take on chicken pot pie, this recipe is filled with succulent, spiced chicken thighs in creamy curry sauce and topped with a crusty naan. Plus, it will satisfy those Indian takeaway cravings. (Olive magazine)

General Tso’s chicken and sticky rice

This sweet, deep fried chicken dish is flavoured with garlic and red pepper flakes and doused in hoisin sauce, honey, soy sauce and lime juice. Top with sesame seeds and serve with broccoli and sticky, white rice. (Delish)


Chicken tortilla soup

This Mexican-inspired soup is super simple to make. Just throw the ingredients in a crock pot and cook for three to four hours. The spicy chicken soup pairs perfectly with a dollop of sour cream and a handful of tortilla chips. (Country Living


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