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Aug 31, 2012
09:01 AM

Recipes that Make National Chicken Month Finger Lickin' Good

Treat the kids to family entrees and sides sure to give everyone something to cluck about – from pizza to enchiladas to breakfast biscuits

Recipes that Make National Chicken Month Finger Lickin' Good

Stomachs everywhere are growling in excitement for National Chicken Month, which kicks rules the month of September. Grocers and chicken producers come together during this month to offer some sweet deals. Since there's a pesky misconception out there that chicken can be boring, Metro Parent scoured the web for eight great-tasting chicken recipes that are anything but traditional!

 

Sesame Chicken

Instead of heading to your favorite Chinese restaurant, try whipping up some sesame chicken at home, using this recipe from Blog Chef. Top is off with sliced green onions, and your family will think you ordered takeout!

 

Cornflake-Crusted Chicken

Add a coating of cornflakes on some chicken breast using this recipe from My Recipes. The cornflakes make the chicken extra crunchy for kid-friendly chicken tenders. You can add crushed red pepper to spice it up for the adults.

 

Classic Chicken Enchiladas

Add some Spanish flavor to your menu with these chicken enchiladas. Using this cheesy and spicy recipe from Becky Higgins, you can turn any family dinner into a flavor-filled fiesta.

 

Thai Chicken Pizza

Kids love pizza just as much as they love chicken. Combine the two, and you've got a delicious dish that is sure to please. Try this recipe from Baked Bree that adds a Thai twang to the already fun dish.

 

Chicken Noodle Meatloaf

If your family loves meatloaf, give this healthy alternative a try – a recipe from Healthful Pursuit. Like chicken noodle soup in a loaf, this recipe serves a whopping eight people, so there will be plenty of leftovers!

 

Breakfast Chicken Biscuits

Yes, you can even enjoy chicken for breakfast! This recipe from Bon Appetit, tops off chicken with sausage gravy and includes a homemade biscuit recipe. This flavor-packed dish is sure to fill you up for the day ahead.

 

Soba Salad with Chicken and Cabbage

Move aside chicken Caesar; there's a new tasty salad in town – and it's from this recipe from Real Simple. With cabbage and a bit of fresh ginger, this chicken salad is sure to complement your dinner plans.

 

Buffalo Chicken Rolls

Avoid the messy fingers from normal buffalo chicken by rolling it up! This egg roll-style dish can from 2 Wired 2 Tired can still be dipped in your favorite buffalo wing dip like blue cheese or ranch.

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