10 of the best Mary Berry chicken recipes (2024)

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by Malou Herkes

published on 14 December 2023

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“I know chicken dishes are a great favourite in many families, so I’ve included plenty of recipes here”, says Mary Berry to introduceSimple Comforts, a cookbook packed with hearty, wholesome recipesto feed the whole family.

Over the years, Mary has given us plenty of niftymidweek and weekend dinner ideasthat make the most of a whole chicken or a pack of chicken breasts or thighs. For all chicken-loving cooks and Mary Berry fans, we’ve put together our favouritechicken recipes from across her cookbooks.

Mary Berry’s Chicken Tartiflette

by Mary Berry

from Mary Makes it Easy

Mary’s take on the classic Alpine dish is a simple, one-tin traybake with parma ham-wrapped chicken breast, potatoes, and mushrooms. It’s hearty, creamy, and perfect for feeding a hungry family.

From the book

Mary Makes it Easy

Roast Chicken with Tarragon Butter

by Mary Berry

from Mary Berry Cooks the Perfect

Mary’s latest version of roast chicken comes with a tarragon, ginger and lemon butter slathered under the skin before cooking. Roasted on top of meltingly soft onions, and served with rich homemade gravy, this is a must for an autumn Sunday dinner.

From the book

Simple Comforts

Mary Berry

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Simple Comforts

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Heart-warming comfort dishes from the nation’s favourite cook

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With easy, family-friendly recipes as well as all-out weekend feasts

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Including chapters full of indulgent bakes and sweet treats

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Chicken Hot Pot with Potato Topping

by Mary Berry

from Simple Comforts

A healthy, hearty dinner, this chicken and mushroom stew is topped with slices of golden potato. Dish it out into comforting bowlfuls with crusty bread to mop up the juices.

From the book

Simple Comforts

Mediterranean All-In-One Chicken

by Mary Berry

from Mary Berry Cooks

An all-in-one traybake dinner, this is one of the best ways to cook chicken so all the juices meld and mix with the vegetables as they cook. Mary has added preserved lemons for a citrus tang.

From the book

Mary Berry Cooks

Mary Berry’s Warm Chicken and Dill Salad with Mustard and Parmesan Dressing

by Mary Berry

from Simple Comforts

With crispy chicken, crunchy lettuce and a creamy Parmesan dressing, this is a riff on Caesar salad but with plenty of dill, pickles and paprika to give it some oomph.

From the book

Simple Comforts

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Chicken and Fennel Fricassee

by Mary Berry

from Simple Comforts

This is a great midweek supper, pairing chicken with fennel,crème fraîche and tarragon.“We like chicken thighs, skinned but left on the bone for full flavour, but you could also use skinned chicken breasts”, recommends Mary.

From the book

Simple Comforts

Mary Berry’s Smoky Firecracker Chicken Drumsticks

by Mary Berry

from Simple Comforts

These sweet, smoky marinated drumsticks could not be simpler to throw together, and can be roastedand eaten with sticky fingers around a November bonfire.

From the book

Simple Comforts

Parmesan-crusted Chicken

by Mary Berry

from Mary Berry’s Cookery Course

Make chicken breasts a bit more interesting by topping them with a combination oflemony cream cheese and Parmesan breadcrumbs formoistureand crunch. Bake in the oven with a selection of seasonal veg for a healthy meal.

From the book

Mary Berry’s Cookery Course

Honey Chicken

by Mary Berry

from Classic

“An old favourite of mine and one the family still love”, says Mary. With a few storecupboard basics, you can make a BBQ-style marinade within minutes. Roast in the oven until sticky and sweet.

From the book

Classic

Pesto Lemon Chicken

by Mary Berry

from Mary Berry’s Absolute Favourites

Inspired by the Mediterranean tricolore salad, Mary combines chicken and avocado with a zesty pesto dressing in this simple and healthy salad.

From the book

Mary Berry’s Absolute Favourites

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