Main Dishes

Collection by Angela Mejia

World's Best Lasagna

Rating: 5 stars 19842
With sausage, beef, basil, and 3 types of cheese, it lives up to its name!

Chef John's Caramel Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars 511
This stunning dish is an amazing combination of sweet, spicy, and salty flavors all sticking to succulent pieces of chicken.

Chef John's Shrimp Étouffée

Rating: 5 stars 543
A popular Cajun classic featuring seasoned shrimp in a thick, spicy stew.

Chef John's Stuffed Peppers

Rating: 5 stars 2458
This recipe is easy yet satisfying — with a mix of rice, beef, and sausage.
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Asian Lettuce Wraps

Rating: 4.5 stars 2822
Savory, gingery beef wrapped in lettuce leaves makes a delicious appetizer.

Spicy Thai Basil Chicken (Pad Krapow Gai)

Rating: 5 stars 1121
Chef John's version of this Thai dish has a sauce everyone will love.

Chef John's Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Rating: 4.5 stars 183
When I visit my mom we usually make it to P.F. Chang's® at least once and always start the meal with their very popular chicken lettuce wraps. They do a good job with most of the dishes I've had, but the wraps are clearly my favorite. I don't do a lot of copycat recipes; these chicken lettuce wraps, however, are a delicious exception.

Authentic Chicken Tikka Masala

Rating: 4.5 stars 264
This Indian dish stars spiced chicken in a tomato and curry cream sauce.
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Chef John's Chicken Tikka Masala

Rating: 5 stars 547
Tender chicken thighs cooked in a creamy coconut, tomato, and onion gravy.

Chef John's Chicken Paprikash

Rating: 5 stars 58
After many, many requests, I'm excited to be sharing what is my second favorite Hungarian dish of all time. I really love making anything Hungarian, since the recipes tend to be simple and easy to make, as well as comforting and delicious, and the names are never not fun to say. Top with extra sour cream and freshly sliced chives on top.

General Tso's Chicken

Rating: 5 stars 1375
This General Tso's chicken recipe features crispy chicken in a sweet glaze.

The Best Baked Ziti

Rating: 5 stars 84
Chef John's ziti, full of meaty, cheesy, Italian flavor everyone will love.
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