We realize that's not what "spring chicken" generally means, but when the sun comes out and the temperature rises, that's what we want. Spring chicken (cooking it). These light and flavorful ideas for the poultry in your fridge pair perfectly with a leafy green side dish and a glass of rosé (or two). We lightened up fried chicken by oven-baking it, mellowed out meatballs by replacing the beef with ground chicken and hey, there's even a way to lighten up rich coq au vin: skewer and grill it. All these and more, rounded up for your pleasure below.
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