Chicken Dinner Recipes to Welcome Spring


Bring in and welcome the spring season with lighting up the grill and preparing some delicious spring chicken recipes. Easy to prepare and full of flavor. Let these easy chicken recipes have you prepared for the promise of summer. Serve any of these dishes along side fresh spring vegetables!

Mexican Chicken Soup

Chicken soup doesn’t need to be boring! Move over same-old chicken soup and say hello to this flavor-packed Mexican Chicken Soup. Loaded with fresh spring veggies, lots of tender chicken, and a bright note from the limes, this soup is delicious! Don’t forget the garnishes!

Smoked Chicken Quarters

Who doesn’t love chicken? Smoked Chicken Quarters are meaty and flavorful and so easy to make. In fact, they’re smoking chicken 101, and you can be feasting on meaty chicken in about an hour! Serve smoked chicken this spring for Easter or Mothers Day.

Leftover Smoked Chicken Nachos with Mango Salsa

Nacho night is one of my favorite ways to use up leftovers. It’s a ten minute way to reinvent last nights supper and these Leftover Smoked Chicken Nachos with Mango Salsa are huge hit every single time. Spring showers?Brighten up your dinner with this bright dish!

Traeger Smoked Chicken Thighs

Meaty, juicy, and flavorful, there are few things as easy and delicious as Smoked Chicken Thighs. Pass the napkins because this is a roll-up-your-sleeves and dig-in kind of meal! Serve picnic table side during the first spring picnic of the year!

Smoked Chicken Chilaquiles

These Smoked Chicken Chilaquiles are the perfect way to use up leftover smoked chicken! This classic Mexican breakfast is loaded with corn tortillas, enchilada sauce, perfectly fried eggs, tender chopped chicken, and cheese all served in one skillet!

Air Fryer Garlic Parmesan Wings

Looking for a great appetizer recipe? Garlic Parmesan Wings are the ultimate party snack. Golden crispy skin on the outside and tender on the inside, with a zesty creamy garlic parmesan sauce, just begging to be devoured! Serve at your St Patrickss Day party! Your guests will love them!

Easy Pan-Seared Chicken Thighs

These Pan-Seared Chicken Thighs are the perfect easy spring chicken dinner. With juicy meat and crispy golden brown skin, this thigh recipes is a crowd-pleasing dinner that comes together in just 25 minutes! 

Smoked Beer Can Chicken

Delicious from the crispy skin to the juicy inside of the chicken, this smoked beer can chicken is one of my favorite chicken recipes on a grill, and you won’t believe how easy it is to make! Crack open the first beer of the spring for this recipe!

Dutch Oven White Chicken Chili

White Chicken Chili is a perfect hearty dish begging to be simmered in a cast-iron Dutch oven. With a thick creamy base, beans, and peppers it’s a mild blend of spice and pulled chicken to feed the family over the campfire or at home. This version has charred corn and sliced jalapenos for a little extra pop that everyone loves!

Smoked Chicken Breast

Spring is here and don’t let healthy chicken take a back seat! Chicken breast takes incredibly well to smoke flavor over fresh coals and makes for amazing platters to serve all of your friends! Lets these healthy spring chicken recipes go with you into summer!