There are so many ways to prepare chicken but among this vast variety only a few stand out as truly the best recipes. And even though it’s a highly subjective matter, some qualities, such as how easy a recipe is to prepare or how many ingredients it requires are what make some of them more popular than others.

No doubt, you have your very own shortlist of your favorite chicken recipes that you love. We do too, and here are the 20 best chicken recipes on our subjective list. Check them out – you may very well find some new favorites here as well.

Crispy Buttermilk Chicken Strips

The chicken strips are easy to make but it’s important to not overcook them and make them crispy enough to your liking. That’s what this recipe is all about.

Crispy and Sticky Garlic Chicken

Garlic chicken is always the winning combination of flavor but it’s only the best if it’s crispy and tender. Try this recipe for the best garlic chicken with honey and soy glaze.

Buttermilk Roasted Chicken

Roasted chicken is always delicious but it needs something more to be really special. Marinating it in buttermilk makes it not only a healthy but absolutely delicious meal too.

Chicken and Potatoes with Garlic Parmesan Cream Sauce

Extra crispy and tender chicken baked with spinach and potatoes in creamy garlic Parmesan sauce makes a truly winning combination. It’s so rich in flavor and really easy to make that there’s no doubt it will become one of your favorites.

Creamy Lemon Parmesan Chicken Piccata

It is one of our favorite gourmet foods which surprises with its rich flavor. Try this recipe and you’ll see how such an easy to make meal can be so surprisingly delicious.

Brown Sugar and Garlic Chicken

If you care to venture in experimenting with your recipes, try this caramelized garlic chicken. It’s quite a unique recipe that is really worth trying.

Tomato Spinach Chicken Spaghetti

You can make pretty great spaghetti with chicken combining the flavors of tomato, basil and spinach. It’s truly a winning combination and you will definitely enjoy this recipe.

Oven Baked Spicy Chicken Tacos

This one is for the Mexican food lovers. These easy to make oven baked tacos are spicy and rich in flavor with tender chicken and cheese topping. It’s one of the best flavor combinations you can get.

Romano Chicken with Lemon Garlic Pasta

Crispy Parmesan panko breaded crust makes the chicken especially rich in flavor and the lemon garlic pasta on the side completes the dish. Try it for an exquisite flavor combination.

Creamy Parmesan Garlic Mushroom Chicken

Chicken and mushrooms make one of the best combinations that you must rotate in your dinner menu. What makes this recipe even better is the delicious Parmesan garlic sauce and its creamy texture.

Chicken Mozzarella Pasta with Sun Dried Tomatoes

Another Italian food marvel for you to enjoy. Chicken tenders sauteed in mozzarella sauce are rich in flavor and have a wonderful creamy texture that goes so well with penne pasta.

Garlic Parmesan Chicken Tenders

Chicken nuggets are great but they aren’t always so easy to make right. These tenders are made extra crispy with Parmesan panko breaded crust and very tender inside. A great recipe to try.

Creamy Honey Mustard Chicken with Crispy Bacon

Prepared this way, chicken becomes very tender and rich in flavor with the delicious creamy honey mustard sauce. What completes this stellar recipe are the bits of crispy bacon.

Chicken Parmesan Sliders

For a quick snack try these awesome sliders with chicken tenders, tomato sauce and lots of cheese. It’s one of the best quick recipes you can keep up your sleeve.

Ramen Noodle Chicken Stir Fry with Peanut Sauce

This recipe is pretty healthy with lots of veggies but it makes a delicious chicken stir fry too. The peanut butter sauce is worth the accolades alone.

Cilantro Lime Chicken

In our subjective opinion, this is the best way to prepare chicken. It doesn’t matter how you do it – cook it, bake it, fry it. The key is the flavor blend of fresh cilantro, lime juice and garlic marinate.

Parmesan Chicken Roll Ups

Here’s another perfect recipe for a quick and easy to prepare dinner. These chicken Parmesan roll ups are real delights.

Chicken Teriyaki

Chicken with teriyaki sauce is one of the most popular Japanese kitchen foods. It’s absolutely rich in flavor and is a favorite food of many people. So here’s an easy recipe how to prepare it yourself.

Chicken Breast with Basil Wine Sauce

Don’t be fooled by how simple this recipe is. The simplicity isn’t the only advantage of this meal – it’s exquisite taste makes it one of the best gourmet foods.

Sesame Chicken

Sesame chicken Chinese style is one of the most exquisite chicken dishes due to it’s crispy coating, savory sauce and the flavor that only sesame seeds can provide. You had it in Chinese takeaways, now try it at home.