26 Potluck Summer Chicken Recipes

Delicious chicken recipes to enjoy all summer long. There are many recipes to choose from. Everything from grilled chicken to tacos to salads.

Great recipes to enjoy at your summer barbecues. cookouts, or potlucks.

What are good summer chicken recipes? You can choose one of these chicken recipes:

  • Barbecue Chicken
  • Chicken Kabobs
  • Chicken Skewers With Vegetables
  • Chicken Zucchini Stir Fry
  • Chicken Salad
  • Grilled Lemon Chicken
  • Grilled Chicken Wings
  • BBQ Chicken Burgers
  • Grilled Honey Mustard Chicken
  • Chicken Caesar Salad
  • Chicken Pasta Salad
  • Chicken Tacos
  • Beer Can Chicken
  • Chicken Foil packets
  • Mango Pineapple Chicken
  • Balsamic Grilled Chicken
  • Honey Sriracha Chicken
  • Honey Chipotle Chicken
  • Huli Huli Chicken
  • Chicken Wraps
  • Honey Garlic Chicken Kabobs
  • Grilled Chicken
  • Barbecue Chicken Thighs
  • Grilled Chicken Drumsticks
  • Chicken Sliders
  • Buffalo Chicken Salad

Summer Chicken Recipes

barbecue chicken in a bowl

1. Barbecue Chicken

The first recipe on the list shows you how to make the best barbecue chicken.

This is an easy recipe to make that only requires 5 ingredients.

For this recipe, you will season the chicken, barbecue, and then top with barbecue sauce.

Get this recipe on Foodie Crush.

chicken kabobs

2. Chicken Kabobs

Chicken kabobs always taste great right off the grill. They have that juicy flavorful taste that will have you asking for more.

Try this simple kabobs recipe for your summer barbecue.

Get this recipe on Gimme Some Oven.

Chicken Skewers With Vegetables

3. Chicken Skewers With Vegetables

Here is another great kabobs recipe you should definitely try.

This one combines chicken with vegetables.

For this recipe, you will fill skewer sticks with chicken, peppers, zucchinis, and onions.

Get this recipe on Dinner At The Zoo.

chicken and zucchini stir fry

4. Chicken Zucchini Stir Fry

Use up your zucchinis and make this filling chicken recipe.

This is a quick healthy recipe that you can have on the table in 25 minutes.

For this recipe, you will stir fry chicken with seasonings and zucchini.

Get this recipe on Well Plated.

chicken salad in a sandwich

5. Chicken Salad

Try this easy chicken salad for your summer dinner.

This is a great recipe to use your leftover chicken with.

After making this salad I like to use it as a filling for sandwiches.

Get this recipe on Spend With Pennies.

grilled lemon chicken

6. Grilled Lemon Chicken

The whole family is sure to love this lemon chicken.

This is a juicy and tender chicken recipe that is bursting with flavors.

Serve with rice, salad, or vegetables.

Get this recipe on Feel Good Foodie.

grilled chicken wings

7. Grilled Chicken Wings

Are you looking for an easy chicken wings recipe? I have just the recipe for you with this grilled chicken wings.

This recipe shows you how to make the best chicken wings topped with a tasty seasoned buffalo sauce.

Get this recipe on Once Upon A Chef.

barbecue chicken burgers

8. BBQ Chicken Burgers

Make your own homemade chicken burgers by following this recipe.

These burgers are easy to make and are very flavorful.

Serve with your favorite salads.

Get this recipe on How Sweet Eats.

Grilled Honey Mustard Chicken

9. Grilled Honey Mustard Chicken

This recipe is so delicious. For this recipe, you will season the chicken and then grill it.

The end result is tasty tender chicken which is topped with the best honey mustard sauce.

Get this recipe on The Recipe Critic.

Chicken Caesar Salad

10. Chicken Caesar Salad

This caesar salad will go perfect with any of your grilled meats.

This recipe walks you through all the steps you need to take to make this simple recipe.

Get this recipe on Cooking Classy.

11. Chicken Pasta Salad

Pasta salads are always a favorite to enjoy at summer barbecues.

This salad is filled with pasta, tomatoes, cheese, chicken, and bacon.

All these ingredients are topped with a delicious lemon dressing.

Get this recipe on Two Peas And Their Pod.

12. Chicken Tacos

This is the perfect weeknight summer meal to make for dinner.

These tacos are loaded with chicken, seasonings, and avocados.

Get this recipe on Damn Delicious.

13. Beer Can Chicken

Get creative with your grilling recipes and try this beer can chicken.

This is an easy way to make whole chicken on the grill.

Get this recipe on Food Network.

grilled beer can chicken

14. Chicken Foil Packets

I love making chicken foil packs. They are easy to make and you don’t have a lot of dishes to use so cleanup is easy.

For this recipe, you will fill foil with chicken, potatoes, onions, seasonings, and cheese. Then you will bake for about 30 minutes until done.

if you don’t want to make this recipe in the oven you can also make it on the grill.

Get this recipe on Spaceship And Laser Beams.

15. Mango Pineapple Chicken

If you are looking for a quick recipe this one is for you. Get this meal to the table in 10 minutes.

For this recipe, you will marinate the chicken with a mango pineapple salsa and then grill soaking up all the flavors.

When finished cooking you will top the chicken with additional salsa and cilantro.

Get this recipe on Averie Cooks.

16. Balsamic Grilled Chicken

This is the perfect grilling recipe for chicken.

The chicken is grilled to perfection and then is topped with the best honey balsamic glaze.

Get this recipe on The Recipe Critic.

17. Honey Sriracha Chicken

Make this mouthwatering honey garlic sriracha chicken. It has a great spicy and sweet taste.

This is the perfect filling recipe to make for dinner.

Get this recipe on Cafe Delites.

18. Honey Chipotle Chicken

Here is another sweet and spicy chicken recipe you should try.

You make this recipe on the stove and it takes about 30 minutes to make.

Get this recipe on Cookies and Cups.

19. Huli Huli Chicken

Huli chicken is one of my family’s favorites.

Follow this recipe to make this delicious chicken.

Get this recipe on Taste of Home.

20. Chicken Wraps

Here is a light recipe you can make for dinner.

Fill tortillas with chicken, seasonings, ranch dressing, lettuce, avocados, and cheese.

Serve with dipping sauce.

Get this recipe on Tastes Better From Scratch.

21. Honey Garlic Chicken Kabobs

Here is another delicious kabobs recipe for you to make.

This recipe is perfect to make for your summer barbecue.

These kabobs are so good and have the best sticky honey garlic taste.

Get this recipe on Damn Delicious.

22. Grilled Chicken

This recipe shows you how to make the best-grilled chicken.

Serve with rice, vegetables, or salads.

Get this recipe on Simply Recipes.

23. Barbecue Chicken Thighs

I love making grilled chicken thighs. I like that the meat always turns out so nice and juicy.

For this recipe, you will marinate the chicken in a simple marinade and then grill.

Get this recipe on The Salty Marshmallow.

24. Grilled Chicken Drumsticks

This is the perfect recipe to enjoy at your summer potluck or cookout.

Grill the drumsticks and then smother with your favorite BBQ sauce.

Get this recipe on A Family Feast.

25. Chicken Sliders

Here is an easy recipe you can make for the family for dinner.

Hawaiian rolls are filled with chicken, cream cheese mixture, and cheese.

Get this recipe on Real House Moms.

26. Buffalo Chicken Salad

The last recipe on the list shows you how to make a tasty buffalo chicken salad.

Get this recipe on Skinny Taste.

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26 Potluck Summer Chicken Recipes

Delicious Summer Chicken Recipes.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Summer Chicken Recipes
Servings: 10
Calories: 220kcal


  • Chicken
  • Lemon Juice
  • Seasonings


  • Pick a recipe to make.
  • Follow the recipe instructions.
  • Gather all your ingredients.
  • Make the recipe and enjoy.


Nutrition, serving size, and cooking time may vary depending upon which recipe you choose.