The weather is turning cool, and is downright freezing in much of the country, making this the perfect time to share these 18 comforting chicken dishes with you. They are good old-fashioned recipes your family will beg you to make over and over. From casseroles and slow cooked favorites to pot pie, there is something that everyone will love.
Check out all these delightful recipes:
French Onion Chicken Meatballs from Girl Gone Gourmet
These skillet French onion chicken meatballs are a twist on French onion soup and make for a cozy cold-weather dinner. Caramelized onions are simmered in a rich sauce with chicken meatballs seasoned with herbes de Provence. Serve the meatballs with pasta, rice, or bread on the side or pile them into rolls for decadent meatball subs.
Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore from Home. Made. Interest
Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore is a rustic Italian dish with braised flavorful bone-in chicken slow cooked in a luscious tomato sauce and aromatic vegetables that will change your life!
Creamy Gluten Free Chicken Pot Pie from Fearless Dining
If you love chicken pot pie, this gluten free chicken pot pie is a delicious and satisfying meal. Don’t let the fact that there is curry in this comforting dish fool you. This is a completely kid-friendly, non-spicy pot pie recipe, just ask my picky one!!
White Wine Braised Chicken with Bacon and Mushrooms from Bell’alimento
The skin stays nice and crispy because we only add enough liquid (wine) to go half way up the chicken. It’s nice and juicy on the inside and crispy on the outside. Once it comes out of the oven, it’s finished off with the mushrooms and crispy bacon.
Slow Cooker Chicken, Broccoli and Rice Casserole from Kristine’s Kitchen Blog
This cheesy Slow Cooker Chicken, Broccoli and Rice Casserole takes just minutes of prep, thanks to your crock pot! It is one of my favorite crockpot meals for quick family dinners!
Easy Hungarian Chicken Paprikash from Unsophisticook
A quick and easy Hungarian chicken paprikash recipe using traditional Hungarian sweet paprika… Also known as Chicken Paprikas or Csirkepaprikás, this simple spicy & creamy chicken recipe served over broad egg noodles boasts big flavor!
Honey Garlic Chicken Thighs from Dessert for Two
We are enjoying this beautiful bowl of crisp chicken pieces coated in a sweet and sticky sauce, roasted broccoli and a hot rice. This recipe for Honey Garlic Chicken Thighs is my family’s favorite dinner, and I love that it’s a sheet pan meal!
Instant Pot Turmeric Chicken and Root Vegetables from The Roasted Root
Instant Pot turmeric chicken in an aromatic turmeric coconut milk sauce with carrots, sweet potatoes, and parsnips. This nutritious meal is perfect for any night of the week!
Healthy Chicken Noodle Casserole with Spaghetti Squash from Food, Faith, Fitness
This Healthy Chicken Noodle Casserole uses spaghetti squash so it’s gluten free and dairy free! Homemade condensed chicken soup makes it healthy and creamy!
Creamy Chicken Mushroom Rice Casserole from Will Cook for Smiles
Delicious, creamy, cheesy rice casserole made with lots of mushrooms and chicken. This casserole will make a perfect family dinner that everyone will love.
Spaghetti Squash Chicken Alfred (Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Paleo) from Tasting Page
This creamy, dairy-free spaghetti squash chicken alfredo is velvety rich, while also being paleo and gluten-free. Bacon and spinach add further dimension. Plus there’s an easy Instant Pot cooking option.
Gluten-Free Fried Chicken Cutlets with Madeira Gravy from The Heritage Cook
There are so many delicious family chicken recipes I could share with you, from my grandmother’s chicken and dumplings to my old-fashioned roast chicken, but what resonated with me most today was fried chicken cutlets with Madeira gravy.
Slow Cooker Garlic Wine Chicken from Bell’alimento
Simple scratch cooking made with a handful of ingredients. This dish is all that wrapped up in a nice saucy little bow. You’ll spend about 15 minutes of actual cook time and then you’ll let the slow cooker do the rest of the work. What you’ll have when the timer goes off is a fall apart tender chicken thighs covered in a thick, creamy, garlicky wine sauce that will have you licking your lips and looking for a baguette.
Slow Cooker Tuscan Chicken Pasta from Sweet and Savory Meals
Slow Cooker Tuscan Chicken Pasta is creamy, hearty, and delicious. Cooked to juicy and tender perfection entirely in the slow cooker. This is classic comfort food for the whole family to enjoy!
Low Carb Chicken Spaghetti from Noshtastic
Low Carb Chicken Spaghetti with none of the canned soups! This healthy keto recipe remake of an American classic will satisfy your tastebuds and your waistline.
Coq au Vin Blanc from Taste Love and Nourish
This Coq au Vin Blanc may become your most favorite chicken dish! It has wonderful complex flavors and tastes like pure comfort food. Perfect for entertaining or for a warming weekend family dinner.
Chicken with Apple, Onion, and Cider Sauce from Karen’s Kitchen Stories
This chicken with apple, onion, and cider sauce dinner takes just about 30 minutes to make. You will completely fall in love with the cider sauce with its concentrated chicken and apple flavors.
Our Family Favorite Chicken Enchilada Casserole From The Heritage Cook
These Chicken Enchiladas are one of our family’s favorites and something that I have been making for many years. It is easy to make and is always a popular meal. It is filling and healthy thanks to the chicken filling. I hope you give it a try; it just may become a go-to for you too.
Isn’t this a wonderful collection of 18 comforting chicken dishes! My mouth is watering and I can’t wait to make a bunch of them for The Artist and me! Which one will you make first?
Have a fabulous weekend, and I’ll see you back here next week for Chocolate Monday!
You can adjust any baking recipe to gluten-free by using 120 grams per cup of my favorite gluten-free flour blend. Commercial blends such as Pamela’s All-Purpose Artisan Blend, Bob’s Red Mill 1-to-1, or King Arthur Measure for Measure are all good choices. Add 1/4 tsp of xanthan gum or 1/2 tsp of psyllium husk powder per cup of flour if your blend doesn’t already contain it. They both help avoid crumbly baked goods.
Weighing your dry ingredients improves your results and gives you recipes that are easy to replicate. It is much more accurate and faster than using measuring cups. If you are using a kitchen scale, spoon your GF flour blend into a cup with straight sides and no spout, until mounded and then use a straight edge to even the top and scrape off the excess. Weigh the flour left in the cup and use that as your base weight for the flour measurements.
Let mixed doughs rest for about 30 minutes before baking, if possible, to let the flours fully absorb all the liquids. If you have questions, you can find a lot of information by clicking on the “Gluten-Free” tab at the top of the page.
Always check to be sure the gluten-free products you are used to using haven’t changed and are still safe to consume.
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