Between boneless, thighs, ground and whole cuts, these 20 most popular poultry recipes will make menu planning a breeze.
In general, my family and I eat tend to eat a lot of poultry; whether it be boneless, bone-in or ground turkey or chicken. I know how hard it is to come up with new ideas to make for dinner; especially when you try to stay away from red meat.
So since today is National Poultry Day, I thought I’d share the Top 20 Poultry Recipes based on the most viewed here on Carrie’s Experimental Kitchen.
This roundup will give you some great ideas for your weekly meal plan and if you’re looking for more inspiration. ~Enjoy!
Top 20 Poultry Recipes
The Cheesecake Factory’s Chicken Costoletta made with boneless chicken lightly breaded in a Panko and lemon crust, fried; then topped with a lemony cream sauce.
Chicken in a Lemon Butter Sauce made with boneless chicken breasts sautéed; then topped with a lemon butter sauce. Perfect for weeknight dinners or large get togethers.
BBQ Cheddar Chicken Meatloaf made with extra lean ground chicken, your favorite bbq sauce, shredded cheddar cheese and gluten free breadcrumbs.
Olive Garden’s copycat Chicken Margherita made with grilled chicken breasts topped with fresh grape tomatoes, mozzarella, basil pesto and a lemon garlic sauce.
You can’t go wrong with this recipe for Cheddar Bacon Wrapped Chicken. It’s a super simple, tasty dinner idea with only three ingredients!
Taco Spaghetti Casserole made with lean ground turkey & spaghetti combined with a low fat cheesy Mexican sauce makes the perfect weeknight meal.
The Cheesecake Factory has this Tuscan Chicken on their Skinnylicious menu, it is loaded with so many fresh, Mediterranean flavors you will not miss all of the extra calories.
Three ingredients are all you need to make these Crispy Ranch Baked Chicken Thighs. Perfect to serve for a weeknight meal or large crowd.
For this recipe, we’re only going to need a few ingredients including a whole turkey, maple syrup, fresh sage, bacon and chicken stock. It’s a delicious main entree for any holiday or special occasion!
Utilize leftover turkey from your holiday celebrations and turn it into this Turkey Stroganoff Casserole in a creamy sauce mixed with egg noodles.
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For a simple whole roasted chicken with robust flavor, try this one made with a marinade of Dijon mustard, balsamic vinegar and fresh chopped rosemary.
Apricot preserves combined with balsamic vinegar; then brushed on chicken thighs and baked until golden brown.
This Creamy Chicken, Spinach & Mushroom Casserole makes for the perfect weeknight meal. Prepare ahead of time and reheat for those busy weeknights too.
Chicken Balsamico made with bone-in chicken thighs cooked in a balsamic white wine sauce with fresh chopped rosemary.
Boneless turkey breast seasoned with rotisserie seasonings including paprika, thyme, garlic and onion powder, salt, white and cayenne pepper.
Chicken Francaise made with boneless chicken that’s lightly floured and sauteéd in butter; then topped with a light, lemony sauce.
Turkey Swedish Meatballs are delicious small meatballs in a creamy sauce. Eat them on their own or place on top of noodles or rice.
Lemon Dill Grilled Chicken marinated in a brine of fresh lemon juice and dill; then grilled are juicy and delicious.
Dubliner Irish cheese, fresh slices of tomato and chopped parsley tucked under the skin of bone-in chicken thighs; then baked until tender and juicy.
Italian Ground Chicken Pasta Skillet is a quick and easy, all-in-one meal that’s deliciously flavorful without the extra mess.
*Originally shared March 2014/Updated March 2022