The Chicken Bible: Say Goodbye to Boring Chicken with 500 Recipes for Easy Dinners, Braises, Wings, Stir-Fries, and So Much More by America's Test Kitchen

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  • Spice-roasted chicken with fennel, coriander, and lemon

    • Aggie92 on February 14, 2022

      Not bad, just not as flavorful as I would have liked. The lemon zest didn't add much and the fennel was a bit overwhelming. The cooking method is solid, my 3.5 pound chicken was done in an hour and had nice crispy skin on the top. The bottom of the bird was not crispy at all even though it was sitting in a hot cast iron pan. But that's okay, I'm not that fanatical about crispy skin on the whole bird.

  • Murgh makhani

    • Delys77 on November 25, 2021

      Easy, fairly light, and quite flavouful. Good technique to maintain juicy and soft chicken.

  • Chicken piccata

    • julesamomof2 on December 24, 2021

      This was a fairly standard rendition of chicken piccata, which we make alot. But the neat trick I learned was to slice the chicken breasts crosswise and then slice the thicker pieces in half before pounding. This turned out great and I liked the smaller pieces anyway. Will definitely use this method from now on.

  • Vindaloo-style chicken

    • mpo on January 18, 2022

      This takes some time, I don’t know if your really need an hour to cook skinless chicken thighs however it was good!

  • Chicken curry with cauliflower and peas for two

    • mpo on September 06, 2021

      This was good, took some time so maybe not a work night recipe. This can feed more than two, we had plenty of leftovers with generous portions for two.

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  • ISBN 10 1948703548
  • ISBN 13 9781948703543
  • Linked ISBNs
  • Published Feb 02 2021
  • Format Hardcover
  • Page Count 576
  • Language English
  • Countries United States
  • Publisher America's Test Kitchen

Publishers Text

Poultry enthusiasts unite! Go beyond the basic with 500 show-stopping chicken recipes.

Many cooks fall into a chicken recipe rut and make the same thing over and over again. Stay out of that rut with The Chicken Bible. The test cooks at America's Test Kitchen have cooked chicken almost every day for the last 25 years and so have discovered not only the very best way to cook every kind of chicken but they have also developed hundreds of great recipes. And the basics are only the beginning. Liven up a weeknight with One-Pan Peruvian Chicken with Cauliflower and Sweet Potatoes, impress dinner guests with a streamlined Cassoulet, or deploy your Instant Pot to make Chicken Bouillabaisse. Like fried chicken? We've developed 14 different kinds (so far), including Jack's current favorite, Japanese Fried Chicken Thighs, where marinating, dredging, then frying turns strips of chicken savory and succulent. Also like wings? We have 8 recipes for those, including our game-changing Korean-Style Fried Chicken Wings. We double-fry them so they stay extra-crispy under their blanket of spicy-sweet-salty sauce.

Learn the test kitchen's go-to methods, secrets, and proprietary techniques throughout this expansive resource: when to salt and when to brine; how to add flavor under the skin and over it; cooking in a sealed pot; and high-roasting versus low and slow. Discover the recipe that finally sealed the deal as Julia's, and the company's, all-time favorite way to roast chicken (and we've roasted a lot of chickens). Every cook needs recipes like these in their arsenal.

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