12 Chicken Recipes for Shabbat Dinner

Picture this: a gorgeous challah, steaming bowl of matzo ball soup and just-out-of-the-oven chicken. Make this home-cooked Shabbat meal (whatever parts work for you!) a reality with any of these cozy chicken dishes. Have a favorite recipe already? Let us know in the comments!

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Consider this our new favorite cooking hack. Crispy chicken and delicious vegetable variations make this a one-pot meal.

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Smoked paprika, fresh herbs and lemon bring even more flavor to this quick, healthy and protein-packed sheet-pan meal.

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Caribbean jerk seasoning combines warm flavors like cinnamon and cloves with heat (cayenne and red pepper), aromatics (onion and garlic powders) and dried herbs. But don’t worry, you can find this distinctive spice blend in stores! This flavorful dish is an entrée and side all in one.

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There’s hardly any oil and no fatty skin to deal with in this recipe. Ginger ale adds a little something extra too. Gluten-free variation included!

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Olives and capers balance the sweetness of delectable grapes. Serve this dish over couscous for a filling meal.

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Described as “a finger-licking delicious dinner,” this recipe is unique and fun. Have a vegetarian at your table? The recipe works for tofu, too!


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This spicy chicken is served over zoodles (zucchini noodles)!

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Meatballs, but with chicken! These make great appetizers, or eat as many as you want for a full meal.

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This features lightly crusted chicken with artichokes and mushrooms in a white wine and lemon sauce. Serve over mashed potatoes, rice or your favorite starch to soak up the decadent juices.

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Ginger, turmeric and lemon add depth to this simple and filling dish.

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Think chicken pot pie but with tater tots instead of pie dough. Do we have your attention? (Note: This dish isn’t kosher.)

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This Hungarian recipe is from Paula Shoyer’s latest endeavor, “The Instant Pot Kosher Cookbook.” A cashew “cream” makes this dish decadent. Serve over farfalle or potatoes. (Learn more about her cookbook here.)