If you love bone-in chicken breast recipes this is the ultimate list for you. Cooking chicken breast on the bone ensures an extra juicy and tender result and cooking the meat with the chicken skin still intact with seals in the juices. You can cook it in so many different, delicious ways too.
Don’t be shy, put your cooking skills to the test with these amazingly delicious and tender bone-in chicken breast recipes to share at the dinner table. Depending on the chicken recipe, sometimes boneless skinless chicken breasts can be dry and tough.
But to ensure a juicy chicken breast use skin-on, bone-in, split chicken breasts. I always say that fat equals flavor and the extra little bit of fat from the skin on the chicken is well worth it to get the best chicken breast meal.
🌀 Air Fryer Bone-In Chicken Breast Recipes
Easily use your air fryer to make this tasty BBQ bone-in chicken breast! It comes out quick, crispy, juicy, and flavorful straight out the air fryer basket. All you need to season and flavor is kosher salt, pepper, and your favorite BBQ sauce.
This simple air fried chicken, seasoned with all purpose spices, is definitely a winning meal. It’s ready in less than 30 minutes and perfectly paired with your favorite side dish. You can utilize this recipe for a healthy family dinner, meal prep, and even dinner parties.
Chicken in the air fryer comes out marvelous and juicy and full of flavor every single time. Plus this one is AIP, paleo and Whole30 compliant. You will love the fresh flavors of lemon, garlic, thyme, olive oil, and sea salt.
🍗 Oven Baked Split Chicken Breast Recipe
This roasted garlic soy mushrooms recipe is quick, delicious, and the perfect way to make chicken. So gather up 4 lbs bone-in split breasts, baby bella mushrooms, butter, soy sauce, garlic, oregano, and crushed red peppers and get to cookin’.
This lemon herb poultry with rice pilaf is crispy on the outside and tender, juicy and flavorful on the inside. This game-changing recipe is easy and fantastic for entertaining or just a nutritious ,easy dinner.
Oven baked chicken and potatoes is one dinner the whole family will love. Bone in chicken breast recipes do take a bit longer to cook but it’s well worth it. Serve it with steamed vegetables, a salad, or even soup!
The cornmeal crust of this baked chicken is so delicious because it’s mixed with fresh Rosemary. It will cook to a golden brown perfection yet still remain juicy and tender inside.
Just because you’re making soup doesn’t mean you shouldn’t utilize juicy bone-in chicken breast! This healthy low sodium broth is packed with tasty carrots and celery too. Other ingredients needed include: onions, canola oil, parsley, salt, pepper, and ditalini pasta.
This BBQ sauce recipe is made from scratch with mouthwatering flavors! It’s the perfect addition to crispy tender poultry baked to perfection. Serve up with a side of mashed potatoes and some biscuits.
It’s time to bust out your favorite sheet pan, chicken, potatoes, and Chimichurri! Chimichurri is an Argentinian sauce that's popular in South America. It’s an uncooked sauce/ marinade composed of fresh herbs, olive oil, garlic, and vinegar. Don't forget to use aluminum foil or parchment paper on your rimmed baking sheet for easier clean up.
The only thing tastier than a classic bone in chicken breast recipe is one that’s also brined! The easy brine is what makes this poultry so amazing. All you need is garlic, rosemary, thyme, lemon, salt, pepper, warm, water and sugar.
Oven roasted Rosemary chicken with gravy can’t be beat! With only 10 minutes of prep time and 45 minutes of cook time it’s ready to serve in less than an hour. It’s the perfect dish for company too.
Never bake dry bland chicken breast again with bone in, skin on roasted breast meat recipes! Like this one with a high cooking temperature and roasting rack you can’t go wrong. Simply serve it up by slicing it off the bone and fanning out on the plate.
🍗 Split Chicken Breasts in the Crock Pot
When you have the time to do it, slow cooking your poultry is well worth the wait. This balsamic breast only needs 5 minutes of prep and super easy ingredients. You can just transfer everything in your crock pot before work and come home to a comforting dinner.
Stuffing is my favorite recipe during the holidays and we should normalize making it more often! Like this crockpot casserole with creamy sauce and stuffing mix! It’s super tasty and the kids love it too!
🍗 Whole Chicken Breast (Instant Pot)
If you are looking to change up your weekly meal rotation, this chicken Marsala is the one to try. It’s great for a busy weeknight but also still really flavorful. You certainly won’t be disappointed with these classic Italian flavors.
Instant pot chicken curry will instantly become your new favorite family dish. If you’ve never had curry this bone-in chicken breast recipe is the one to start with. The flavors will knock your socks off plus this particular recipe is actually really healthy.
When you butterfly and stuff these bone-in chicken breasts you end up with a mouthwatering recipe. Packed with cheese, tomatoes and sweet basil and then cooked in a sweet balsamic vinegar.
🎛️ Stove Top Recipes
Sazon chicken with black beans is the bright vibrant one pot meal you have to cook for the family! Use bone-in skin-on chicken breasts and Sazon, a Hispanic spice mix of coriander, cumin, achiote, garlic powder, oregano, salt & black pepper and once you taste this dish it will become your new go-to seasoning.
With vegetables like sweet potatoes, Yukon golds, bell peppers, onions, and Brussels sprouts this one pan meal has everything you need and love. This cooking method infuses the chicken juices and veggies making them absolutely delectable! You might want to make extra portions because this one will get gobbled up quickly!
Boiling some bone-in chicken breast is the perfect way to set yourself up for meal time success! That’s because you can incorporate it in so many ways. Shredded, diced, sliced, it’s great for dips, soups, tacos, and so much more.
I love a good Dutch oven chicken recipe, especially this one with vegetables and gravy. Plus it’s made all in one pot so it’s easy to cook and clean up afterwards. Whip it up in an hour for a satisfying full meal.
If you’re looking for your new favorite dinner to make this fall or winter, southern stewed chicken is where it’s at. While it’s not a ‘quick’ meal, it’s one that’s well worth the wait. Low and slow will have this poultry melting right off of the bone!
♨️ Grilled Recipes
These grilled chicken breasts have a crispy skin, are healthy, flavorful, juicy, tender, and so tasty. Quick to make and serve up with potatoes, vegetables or any side of choice. All you need is 2 chicken breasts, olive oil, spices, farfalle pasta, pesto, tomato, basil, and Parmesan!
Cornell bone-in chicken breast on the gas grill is one of my favorite way to make poultry recipes because it is so tasty. So gather up your oil, vinegar, eggs, and seasoning and get to your grill!
📝 Frequently asked questions, answers and tips:
When cooking bone-in chicken breast, depending on the method you’re using, it will take about 35-45 minutes. You can check with an instant-read thermometer to check for doneness. When the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165 degrees F (74°C) on an instant read thermometer when inserted into the thickest part of the breast meat, it’s ready!
These mouthwatering bone-in chicken breast recipes will delight your whole family. Whether you’re using an instant pot, slow cooker, the oven, stove top or grill, you won’t be disappointed!
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👩🏻🍳 Sarah Mock
Sarah Mock is a classically trained Chef and graduate of Johnson & Wales University. A culinary blogger for 14 years Sarah helps the home cook prepare her recipes with professional results.