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8 Chicken Dishes to Eat Out of a Bowl (That Aren't Soup)

October 29, 2015

If we had to pick a favorite piece of dinnerware, it would be the bowl. There's something so comforting about being able to cradle our entire meal in the palm of our hands—without fear of runaway peas or unclaimed sauce. When plates just won't do and you're looking for something with a little more chutzpah than chicken noodle soup, turn to these 8 bowl-friendly, hearty chicken dishes: 

Chile-Roasted Chicken and Sweet Potatoes with Cilantro Rice by Sarah Woolworth

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Chicken Tamale Pie by Kendra Vaculin


Forbidden Rice Salad with Thai Coconut-Lime Dressing by Asha Loupy


Spicy Pineapple Chicken Stir Fry by QueenSashy


Soy Saucy Chicken and Eggs by monkeymom


Ethiopian-Inspired Spicy Chicken Stew by Abbie C


Iranian/Persian Fesenjoon (Walnut and Pomegranate Dish) with Rice by cookingProf


Braised Peanut Chicken Curry with Thai Gremolata by indieculinary

What's your favorite bowl food? Tell us in the comments below!

Photos by James Ransom

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Kate F. October 29, 2015
Bowls meals are also vital for those of us who eat most of our meals on the sofa.
Bella B. October 29, 2015
I am always look for new recipies to make chicken more exciting! this looks great!

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