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20 Best Chicken Recipes

Arroz Con Pollo (Cuban Chicken & Rice)


This is the easiest Cuban comfort food dinner recipe that practically makes itself!

Vaca Frita de Pollo (Cuban Shredded Chicken)


Vaca frita de pollo is an easy-to-make shredded chicken recipe made with Cuban mojo marinade then pan-fried with sautéed onions. 

Cuban Pollo Asado (Grilled or Roasted Chicken)


Cuban Pollo Asado is a juicy chicken recipe marinated in a sour orange juice with savory spices then roasted or grilled to charred perfection.

Croquetas de Pollo (Cuban Chicken Croquettes)


Croquetas de Pollo are crispy, bite-size logs of shredded chicken coated in breadcrumbs then fried to perfection.

Chicharron de Pollo (Cuban Fried Chicken Chunks)


Made in 30 minutes and served with sauteed onions, arroz con frijoles, and lime wedges!

Guava BBQ Glazed Chicken Wings


Tangy, sweet chicken wings are tossed with a homemade Cuban sazon completa spice blend and then glazed with a homemade guava bbq sauce. 

Pinchos De Pollo (Cuban Chicken Skewers)


This Cuban version of the popular street food is the perfect meal for  any day of the week!

Cuban Pollo a la Plancha (Griddled Chicken Breast)


Super easy to make and the absolute most delicious way to keep chicken breast moist and tender. 

Cuban Arroz Imperial (Imperial Rice)


A classic Cuban comfort food dish made with layers of yellow rice, shredded chicken, mayonnaise, and melted cheese. 

Cuban Chicken Soup (Sopa de Pollo)


It’s a nourishing, warm, and comforting bowl of soup that can be served for lunch or as a main dish for dinner.

Fricase de Pollo (Cuban Chicken Fricassee)


This hearty homemade chicken stew combines vegetables, potatoes, plus capers and olives in a tomato-based, broth-like wine sauce.

Arroz Con Pollo A La Chorrera (Cuban Chicken + Rice)


A soupier version of the classic Cuban arroz con pollo recipe made with beer, wine, and chicken broth  

Crispy Baked Mojo Chicken Wings


Easy-to-make, homemade chicken wings marinated in Cuban mojo marinade and spices then baked in the oven to crispy perfection!

Baked Smoky Chicken Breast


Tender, juicy chicken breasts made with a homemade smoky, savory and sweet spice rub. It's the ultimate weeknight dinner recipe!

Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings


You can bake them on a well-greased parchment-lined baking sheet with a wire rack, make them in the air fryer, or make them on the grill. 

Easy Jerk Chicken Recipe


This jerk chicken recipe is made with an easy-to-make spicy, sweet homemade marinade then cooked to flavorful, juicy perfection!

Ajiaco Cubano (Cuban Country-Style Stew)


With its vibrant colors and complex flavors, Ajiaco Cubano is sure to become a staple in your recipe rotation.

Healthy Chicken & Shrimp Paella


A simple-to-make paella using brown rice, chicken, shrimp, turmeric, smoked paprika, and fresh lime juice. Perfect for a special occasion or weekly meal prep!

Cuban Chicken Tacos (Vaca Frita De Pollo)


Chicken tacos made with crispy, citrus-marinated shredded chicken, sautéed onions and black beans! 

30-Minute Chicken Tortilla Soup


A spicy, flavorful, 30-minute chicken tortilla soup made with fire roasted tomatoes, shredded chicken breast, black beans, corn, avocado and spices!