10 Cheap Chicken Recipes

We have a pile of cheap chicken recipes for you, for those weeks when you’re feeling a little frugal or you just want to use up what you have on hand. Roasted, fried, slathered in sauce, or added to soup–there’s nothing more versatile than chicken, is there?

Sweet and Sticky Sriracha Drumsticks

Slightly sweet. Slightly sticky. Slightly spicy. Thoroughly irresistible. That's what we think—and, more importantly, what we hear—about these easy grilled drumsticks.
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Skillet Roast Chicken

This sassy roast chicken gets its moist meat and ultra-crisp skin from the two-step process of searing it in a skillet then sliding the whole thing in the oven. Simplicity.
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Carrot Soup with Leftover Chicken

What's even more stunning about this soup than its vibrant hue and soulful taste is just how magnificently it serves as a vehicle for leftover roast chicken.
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Roast Chicken Thighs with Lemon

Shatteringly crisp skin. Tender, juicy meat. And pan juices you're gonna wanna sop up or soak up rather than let a drop go to waste.
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Slow Cooker Chicken With Garlic and Potatoes

This slow-cooker chicken rewards you with a heady aroma followed by fall-off-the-bone tenderness and flavor-imbued potatoes. A just outcome for being organized in the morning.
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Oven Roasted Chicken Thighs

"Simple." "Perfect." "The moistest chicken with the crispiest skin we've ever had." That's what folks are saying about this crowd-pleasing, weeknight-friendly chicken trick.
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Oven Fried Drumsticks

Some things never go out of style. Witness this throwback to the 50s recipe for drumsticks rolled in crumbs of any sort. Potato chips. Wasabi peas. Rice crackers.
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Roast Chicken and Vegetables

Simple as can be. Rub a hen with spice and salt. Toss in carrots and sweet spuds. Shove it in the oven. Accept accolades.
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Tarragon Chicken

Tarragon chicken. A French classic for a reason. And no one but you needs to know just how easily it comes together.
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Fried Chicken

Booyah! We've found the secret to simple yet sensational fried chicken. And it's as basic as can be. Just salt. Pepper. Flour. Water. Patience.
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