Chicken is one of the most popular searches on the site and no wonder: from slow-cooked casseroles packed with tomatoes, herbs, spices and other ingredients, to a succulent roast for Sunday lunch, and quick and easy midweek supper ideas, chicken is truly versatile.
Chinese-style recipes are often perfect for one, because many of them are made at top speed. The trouble is that Westerners are often inclined to add a little extra cooking time, and the end result can be just that little bit overdone.
Who’d have thought you can roast a whole chicken in just 45 minutes? Well you can, with succulent results. This adaptable recipe is brilliant whatever herbs you use, so if tarragon isn’t available try rosemary, sage or thyme.
This is what I call comfort food - the kind of thing to make on a cold, grey winter's day. You can vary the vegetables if you like (I quite like it with mushrooms replacing half the leeks).
No one could fail to be delighted with these gorgeous little pies...in summer, they're perfect for picnics or for lunch, served with salads and chutneys.
Children, in particular, seem to enjoy fried chicken and at least if it's home-made, you know what's in it! This easy recipe is bound to become a family favourite.
This recipe really does involve cooking chicken with 30 cloves of garlic. If you've never tried it give it a go - the slow cooking breaks down the garlic's strong flavour, making it sweet and mellow.
One of the very best one-pot recipes in the world, this lovely Mediterranean combination of chicken, rice, olives and peppers is given extra kick with the addition of chorizo and paprika.
This is unbelievably easy if you buy ready-cooked chicken. Thinking ahead, too, it's also a great recipe for leftover turkey on Boxing Day.
A dead simple recipe this, with a wonderfully exotic combination of textures and flavours. Perfect for serving to friends.
So easy to make, this lovely pate will soon become a firm favourite. The salad is a revelation too!
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