Cooking Chicken for Two Recipes

Ideal chicken recipes, sized just right for the two of you.

Staff Picks

Mediterranean Puff Pastry Chicken

Rating: Unrated
Chicken marinated in garlic, layered with sun-dried tomatoes, pesto, spinach, and feta cheese, and wrapped in flaky puff pastry. Delicious! I cook a lot and often look for other recipes, so I decided to try my own simple dish. It was a hit!

Chicken Parmigiana

Rating: Unrated
This is a very nice dinner for two. Serve it with your favorite pasta and tossed greens.

Blackened Chicken

Rating: Unrated
Great on a summer's day with fresh corn and mashed potatoes.

Hazelnut Chicken

Rating: Unrated
Boneless breast of chicken, lightly breaded and sauteed with brandy and Frangelico (a hazelnut liqueur).

Chicken Scarpariello

Rating: Unrated
A wonderful delicate dish, quick to fix. It is especially nice served over angel hair pasta or white rice.

Prosciutto-Wrapped Cherry-Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Rating: Unrated
This stuffed, prosciutto-wrapped chicken breast has everything you want in a Valentine's Day entree; it looks fancy, it tastes amazing, and contains dried cherries, a known aphrodisiac.
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Chicken Wellington Casserole

Rating: Unrated
These chicken and cheese-stuffed crescent rolls are a quick and easy appetizer or meal for any occasion.

Emergency Chicken

Rating: Unrated
This is a great recipe for a quick and easy entree. My wife, who is 8 1/2 months pregnant, had chicken thawing and asked me to cook since she was exhausted. She didn't have any plans so I just threw some things together and came up with this recipe. I'm sure it could be improved upon, but in a pinch it was easy and delicious.

Cajun Chicken Pasta

Rating: Unrated
Cajun cooking is a combination of French and Southern cuisine. It is robust, country style cookery - and so is this dish! Laissez le bon temp roulez and bon appetit!

Aloha Chicken Burgers

Rating: Unrated
This tasty sandwich is like a luau on a bun!

Spicy Thai Basil Chicken (Pad Krapow Gai)

Rating: Unrated
My version of this classic Thai dish has spectacular taste even with regular basil instead of Thai or holy basil. The sauce actually acts like a glaze as the chicken mixture cooks over high heat. The recipe works best if you chop or grind your own chicken and have all ingredients prepped before you start cooking.
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Baked Split Chicken Breast

Rating: Unrated
This is a very easy but elegant recipe that looks like you've spent hours in the kitchen when you've barely lifted a finger!

Inspiration and Ideas

California Club Chicken Wraps

"Rave reviews from my husband and all 3 kids! This will become a staple in our house!" – Zippyuy

Cajun Chicken Pasta

There’s no need to go out for a restaurant-quality meal. This Cajun pasta has all the richness you’re looking for with an added kick!

Chef John's Chicken and Mushrooms

Rating: Unrated

This chicken and mushrooms recipe video is an experiment in extreme self-control; I wanted to challenge myself to make a chicken and mushrooms recipe using only chicken and mushrooms.