Include any of this Fourth of July chicken recipes in your menu and this year is going to be more fun than the last! We know you want your Fourth of July party food ideas to be more delicious each year so we rounded up some of the tastiest chicken recipes for you. Have a blast this year with this list of chicken recipes guaranteed to be crowd-pleasers!
Fourth of July Chicken Recipes You Can Cook for a Crowd
1. Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Skewers with Pineapple & Teriyaki Sauce
Honk if you like bacon-wrapped chicken! These amazing teriyaki-pineapple skewers are the perfect tropical summer treat! They’re easy to make and they’re packed with sweet and salty flavor.
2. Baja Chicken Sliders
3. Easy Garlic Brown Sugar Chicken Recipe
Crispy on the outside, tender and juicy on the inside! This pan-roasted chicken is made of honey and garlic and soaked in a sweet garlic sauce. This is one of the chicken recipes which is incredibly easy to follow, with most of your time spent waiting for the chicken to cook.
4. Chicken Wings for Fourth of July BBQ
Bite into these succulent and smokey tenders and you can say freedom indeed. The secrets to this finger-licking goodness? It’s in the marinade and the BBQ sauce you can help yourself to in this Fourth of July perfect chicken recipe.
5. Honey Sriracha Chicken
Sriracha is the flavor of the season and with good reason! These honey sriracha chicken bites have the same sweet glaze texture as orange chicken, except they’re ten times spicier.
6. Cajun Cornbread Crusted Chicken Tenders
The cajun crust in this recipe is made with cornbread, which means these little guys are going to be very crunchy. Who would have thought you can coat chicken with cornbread?
7. Baked Copycat KFC Recipe
Make a homemade version of your favorite fast food chicken! This chicken doesn’t boast 11 flavors and spices. Instead, it uses ordinary spices like pepper and paprika but it’s delicious all the same. Find out what the rest of the ingredients are by checking out the recipe.
8. Parmesan Crusted Chicken with Bacon
If your Fourth of July get-together is being held in your backyard, you need to plan it right. These parmesan crusted chicken breasts are easy to cook and you can leave them in the oven while you’re prepping for the rest of the party.
9. Feta & Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast
Turn your outdoor get-together into a 5-star restaurant experience with this delectable recipe! This is a chicken simple recipe that only looks (and sounds) difficult. The word “stuffed” sometimes make us want to take a step back and re-think our game plan. But with the right instructions, stuffing is a cinch!
10. Red, White, & Blueberry Grilled Chicken
In the tradition of Fourth of July recipes in red, white, and blue, chicken is not without its representation. This red, white, and blueberry rendition should be a special patriotic main course for the festivities!
11. Buffalo Chicken Dip
Apparently, buffalo chicken dip is one of the most requested chicken recipes on the web and we can see why. This makes for the perfect appetizer for your party and will be an instant favorite!
12. Ranch Chicken
You’ve never had crusted chicken as delicious as this! This ranch chicken recipe is similar to the cajun crusted chicken, which uses cornflakes as its breading. There are also melted butter, ranch seasoning mix, and melted Parmesan cheese that’s why you know something good is going to happen!
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13. Winger’s Sticky Fingers Copycat Recipe
Make this restaurant classic in the comfort of your home! For those of you familiar with Winger’s Roadhouse Grill, this is their infamous and best-selling sticky fingers. The best part about this recipe (aside from the drool-worthy glaze) is that these bad boys are baked instead of fried.
14. Southwest Grilled Chicken Spring Rolls Recipe
If you’re looking for a lighter meal for your summer outing (the lighter the meal, the faster the post-meal recovery time!), these Southwest spring rolls are definitely worth a shot. Chicken is the perfect protein for spring rolls as it adds some substance and depth to a light dish.
15. Grilled Margarita Chicken with Homemade Marinade
Why drink your booze when you can eat it? But of course, if you’re looking for something to get you tipsy, eating tons of chicken probably isn’t the way to go. These grilled chicken breasts are marinated in tequila, spices, jalapeno, and lots of citrus juice (oranges and limes).
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16. Buffalo Chicken Nachos
Nachos are great appetizers regardless of the occasion or setting. Smothered in delicious cheese and spices, these chicken nachos are so mouthwatering your guests would definitely ask for more!
17. Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad
For your Fourth of July side dishes, we also have a chicken entry. This chicken caesar pasta salad is easy to prepare. You can have it super fresh on the day.
18. Buffalo Chicken Meatball Subs with Blue Cheese Dressing
Messy, spicy, and creamy all over—that’s how we like our buffalo chicken subs. You’ll get the taste of juicy chicken meatballs and delicious blue cheese (yes, blue cheese) dressing in just one bite.
19. Grilled Honey Mustard Chicken Wings
Do you want a quick and easy way to impress your guests? Make them these crispy honey mustard chicken wings! Pro Tip: Make an extra marinade for dipping your wings into. Talking about honey, you might also want to give this baked honey sesame chicken recipe a go!
20. Tequila Lime Grilled Chicken Club Sandwich
Tequila and chicken just seem to go together, don’t they? Oh, and yes, there is bacon in this sandwich, too. To serve, top the grilled chicken patties with homemade guacamole or roasted jalapeno mayo.
21. Chicken Alfredo Roll-Ups
These roll-ups look like plain croissants, but one bite will reveal a gooey, oozing chicken alfredo filling. These guys are best made for backyard parties as they do require some baking time.
22. Chipotle Chicken Kebabs with Avocado Cream Sauce
Looking for a recipe that’s spicy, sweet, and creamy all at once? Then you’ll love these chipotle chicken skewers. These chicken skewers have the right amount of heat and are a cinch to cook for your Fourth of July get-together.
23. Dr. Pepper BBQ Chicken
If soda cakes are a thing, why can’t soda chicken be a thing too? This BBQ chicken recipe uses two great ingredients: Dr. Pepper and BBQ sauce. Even better than that firework show, we reckon.
24. Alabama White BBQ Sauce Grilled Chicken
Before coming across this recipe, we had never heard of Alabama white sauce. I know, what kind of foodies are we? For those unfamiliar with the sauce, it’s Alabama’s version of BBQ sauce and is made with buttermilk, mayonnaise, and several spices and herbs. The result is a creamy and tangy glaze that also makes a great dipping sauce!
25. Buttery Baked Chicken
We admit that it was the name “buttery chicken” which initially caught our fancy. And boy we are glad we went with our instincts! Once we found out it was made with condensed milk, we were all in. This chicken is everything it claims to be: buttery, tender, soft, and creamy.
26. Smoky & Spicy Kebabs in Yogurt Marinade
Yogurt marinades are great because they allow the chicken to soak up more flavor and spice. They also add a delicious, creamy tanginess to the chicken kebab.
27. 7-Up Grilled Chicken
This tasty chicken recipe uses a delicious marinade with 7-Up (and other ingredients you have to see to believe). Feel free to use a marinade with any protein of your choice and let us know how it went!
28. Moroccan Grilled Chicken Kabobs
Travel down the unbeaten path with this Moroccan-inspired recipe. The flavor profile of Moroccan food is absolutely heavenly and strong enough to take you to the streets of Morocco without ever leaving your kitchen. Classic Moroccan spices are used to create a light and flavorful chicken dish for summer.
29. Shredded Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Sandwich
Not only is this a tasty buffalo chicken recipe, it’s also a slow cooker dish making it the perfect addition to your easy Fourth of July recipes. The chicken comes out tasting and feeling like pulled pork, except spicy and tangy.
Learn how to make a Fourth of July cherry chicken dish in this recipe from Food Wishes:
There you have it, patriotic foodies! Finger-licking Fourth of July chicken recipes you can prepare for your dinner party or BBQ. With these chicken recipes, we are positive you’ll have one exciting Fourth of July experience this year! You might also want to check out these appetizing side dishes for chicken recipes to go with your Fourth of July menu.
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Editor’s Note – This post was originally published on July 1, 2015, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.