When it comes to the season of fall, you’ll find yourself feeling quite cozy and warm, as you wrap up in a scarf and watch the orange leaves drop from the trees.
It’s a time of comfort, and that means it deserves food that’s just as comfortable.
One of the best meats to enjoy in fall is chicken, with its salty warmth and tender texture.
But what can you do with the chicken?
Thankfully, there are loads of brilliant fall chicken recipes that you can make, providing you with delicious meals all throughout the season.
In our fun mouthwatering article below, we’ve got the 15 best fall chicken recipes for you to try today.
You’re bound to find ones that you love, giving you the tastiest meals for this cozy time. Read on!
15 Best Fall Chicken Recipes To Try Today
1. Harvest Chicken Casserole
We’re beginning the list with a heart casserole, which is one of the very best types of meal to have during the cozy fall season.
This harvest chicken casserole is packed with tasty, healthy ingredients, which make it simply burst with flavor.
Better yet, it’s very easy and quick to make!
What ingredients does it have? Well you’ve got the chicken breast, obviously, but it’s accompanied by some hearty vegetables: brussel sprouts, sweet potatoes, and onion.
On top of that, cumin and smoked paprika adds an extra kick, whole dried cranberries give it a bit of a fruity, sharp feel.
Additionally, you can also add avocado oil for some extra flavor, among other ingredients. Delicious!
2. Chicken À La King
This is a deliciously creamy chicken meal to enjoy during fall, which is sure to fill you up – as well as warm you!
You can serve it over rice, but pasta will work too. For added creativity, serve it over toast!
Handily, it’s also quick to prepare, taking just 10 minutes before a further half an hour of cooking.
When it comes to ingredients, there’s a healthy bunch.
You’ve got bell peppers, as well as green peas and sliced mushrooms.
Tatsy! There are also some delicious diced pimientos for a lovely mild kick.
3. Chicken Cordon Bleu
This is a very fancy Swiss chicken recipe to enjoy during the fall, and it involves chicken breasts being coated in delicious and crisp breadcrumbs.
However, the chicken breasts have first been wrapped in a combination of thinly sliced ham and melted cheese, giving you a perfect blend of meats and a supremely creamy, gooey, cheesy texture and taste.
4. Chicken Divan
Chicken Divan offers you a totally tasty mix of chicken and broccoli, all coated in an extremely creamy and rich sauce.
On top of that, there’s cheddar cheese in the sauce, giving it a cheesy kick.
Even better, it’s easy to prepare and quick to cook!
There is also an easy topping you can add, which really pulls it all together.
A mixture of breadcrumbs and butter, the topping makes the dish golden on top. Perfect!
5. Skillet Chicken Pot Pie
Everyone loves a chicken pie, with its beautiful crisp pastry, creamy chicken insides, and healthy vegetables.
If you ask me, a pie is really the perfect meal, and this skillet chicken pot pie is great evidence for that. Plus, it’s a brilliant hearty chicken meal for fall!
The ingredients for this delicious dish include plenty of healthy things: onion, peas, carrots, celery, and more.
On top of that, there’s chicken broth for an extra meaty edge, and cream of mushroom soup to give it a hint of that classic mushroom flavor.
If you’ve got a family to feed, this is an especially good dish, thanks to its size!
6. Balsamic Glazed Chicken
Sometimes your chicken doesn’t have to be presented as a whole kind of meal, with loads of other things.
Sometimes, it’s best to just enjoy the chicken on its own, albeit with a delicious glaze coating it.
This balsamic glazed chicken takes longer to prepare than it does to cook, but it’s still quick overall!
Its delicious glaze will make your mouth water, and it’s achieved with a variety of ingredients: balsamic vinegar, honey, pepper, salt, dried thyme, and more.
It makes it a supremely succulent dish, and you can serve it on top of a bed of spinach leaves for a bit of added healthiness.
7. Bacon harvest Chicken Skillet
Chicken and bacon go together like, well, bacon and eggs!
In other words, they’re a perfect match of flavors, giving you two of the very best meats there are.
Serve with lightly toasted, crunchy sourdough bread for extra enjoyment.
Better yet, this delicious dish has a variety of ingredients to add to its flavor.
You’ve got whole pecans for a bit of nuttiness, bustle sprouts for some healthiness, thyme for some earthiness, lemon for a bit of tanginess, and even some white wine to give the cooking a little kick.
8. Creamy Chicken And Mushroom Soup
There’s nothing like a good soup, and this is especially true on a cozy fall day.
When you’re inside, wrapped up in a scarf and cardigan, sometimes all you want is a hearty and hot bowl of soup to warm your insides.
Naturally, chicken soups are some of the best you can make, and that’s certainly true with this creamy and rich chicken and mushroom soup.
It’s lovely ingredients include thyme, diced celery stalks, garlic cloves, carrots (healthy!), parsley leaves, and more.
Of course, you can’t forget the essential mushrooms, with this recipe using the cremini variety.
9. Chicken Fricassée
This French dish is essentially a creamy chicken stew, which is the ideal meal for a fall evening.
It’s a rustic meal that’s perfect for the whole family – although there is a touch of white wine in it!
If you don’t want your kids havin that, you can use low-sodium chicken stock/broth to replace it.
Other ingredients include thyme and bay leaves, to give the dish a herbal edge, and lovely mushrooms.
The mushrooms are a key ingredient for the sauce, giving it much of its signature flavor.
10. The Classic Roast Chicken
Of course, no list of chicken recipes would be complete without a classic roast chicken.
Roast chicken served with a side of greens is one of the classic meals, and one of the best ways to enjoy a chicken.
Thankfully, it’s quite easy to make too. The ingredients include ground coriander, fresh thyme, garlic cloves, paprika, and halved shallots.
As you can see, though it may be a classic meal, it’s far from bland!
On top of that, some lemon gives it a citrus kick.
11. Chicken Thighs With An Apple Cider Glaze
Glazed chicken is already a wonderful meal to have during the fall, but this is especially true when it’s glazed with apple cider.
The fruity flavor that it adds to the tender chicken really makes it unique – and apples already have a very specific fall feeling to them.
Besides the apple cider (or unfiltered apple juice, if you want a non-alcoholic version), you’ll need some Dijon mustard too, among other ingredients.
12. Spaghetti Squash Boats With Chicken
This is certainly one of the most uniquely presented chicken dishes that you’ll find, with the tasty meal placed into spaghetti squash halves.
On top of that, there’s bacon thrown into the mix too, giving you that brilliant blend of meats.
Besides the chicken, bacon, and spaghetti squash, you’ll need only a few other ingredients.
Mozzarella will give the dish a great cheesiness, while garlic will add an Italian edge to it all.
On top of that, spinach adds some healthy greens, and Greek yogurt makes the meal wonderfully creamy.
13. White Chicken Chili
A chili is one of the hottest, heartiest dishes you can have, which is really helpful during the chilly fall winds.
This one uses green chilies, because they have a milder flavor than other varieties.
However, you can use hotter ones if you like spiciness.
In addition to that, cannellini beans help bulk the meal out, while onion and garlic add extra flavor.
Some cheese also helps to make the dish quite creamy and cheesy.
14, Chicken And Dumplings
Another classic chicken meal, the mixture of tender chicken, creamy sauce, and doughy dumplings will make for a special mealtime.
This recipe will tell you how to make dumplings, but you can always buy them pre-made from a store to save you time.
15. Chicken And Rice Casserole
Our final fall pick is this tasty chicken and rice casserole, which is a great dish for a family meal.
It’s a fabulously hearty meal, packed with different flavors and tasty ingredients, as well as a hint of white wine or sherry (which you can leave out, if you want a non-alcoholic dish).
Mushrooms add flavor and the rice helps to bulk the meal up with protein and fiber.
Chicken dishes are some of the best meals you can have during the cozy fall period.
Find your future favorite chicken dishes with our list of recipes!