Things you love: sweater weather and family dinners. Things you hate: washing dishes and standing over a hot stove for hours—especially on Christmas. We feel you. So, here are 50 chicken recipes to whip up for the holidays (and all winter long) that are mind-blowingly easy to pull off and way speedier than roasting a whole turkey. That way, you can focus on what matters: presents.
50 Easy Christmas Chicken Recipes That Are Perfect for the Holidays
This stunner doubles as a gorgeous centerpiece. Serve it once and crown yourself the hostess with the mostest—your guests sure will.
Skip the tricky bird carving in favor of these skin-on chicken thighs. They're basically impossible to overcook.
Bury us in the savory-sweet glaze, please. It helps the veggies and chicken caramelize just right. Serve with rice or risotto.
The sprouts soak up allllll the pan juices, resulting in the most autumnal, drool-worthy veggie side of all time. Thank us later.
If you have a crowd coming (or if you want leftovers), simply double the recipe and use two pans. Thanks, Dorie Greenspan.