Healthy Chicken Recipes

Expand your dinner repertoire with these healthy chicken recipes. Each nutritious dish has fewer than 400 calories per serving, proving you can make guilt-free chicken recipes that taste like a splurge but fit your healthy diet.

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    Chicken Cacciatore

    Fresh mushrooms, garlic, and sweet peppers bring immense flavor to this healthy recipe. Add a sprinkling of parsley and bold Kalamata olives before serving to make this chicken recipe even more special.

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    Oven-Fried Chicken

    A coating of crushed cornflakes and spices adds extra flavor to this decadent, feel-good dish. Bake this chicken recipe in the oven instead of frying to enjoy comfort food without all the calories.

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    Potluck Chicken Tetrazzini

    Fresh asparagus, mushrooms, and sweet peppers intertwine with chicken and pasta in this healthy casserole. Not only does this all-in-one dish have just 282 calories per serving, but it takes less than an hour from start to finish for a quick and easy meal.

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    Easy Chicken Tikka Masala

    Baked chicken gets pumped full of flavor in this Indian-spiced dish. Pair it with brown rice and top with fresh cilantro to create a tasty and exotic chicken recipe.

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    Honey-Lime Rice Salad

    Piled high with two kinds of rice, chicken, and lots of produce, this salad is hardly ordinary. The fresh and hearty main-dish salad gets subtle tang from a dressing of lime juice, honey, and oil.

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    How to Boil Chicken

    Watch how easy it is to boil chicken to have on hand for any recipe that calls for cooked chicken.

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    Roasted Chicken Banh Mi

    These French-Vietnamese sandwiches use Sriracha and soy sauces to offer up big Asian flavor on traditional French baguette slices. Filled with roasted chicken breast, cucumber, shredded carrots, and fresh cilantro, they make a surprisingly low-cal chicken sandwich.

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    Red Bean, Chicken, and Sweet Potato Stew

    The peanut butter base of this soup gives it a mild nutty taste, while Cajun seasoning and cilantro brighten the flavors. Use your slow cooker to make this easy meal even more convenient.

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    Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

    Bring Southwestern flavor to the dinner table with this healthy chicken recipe. A creamy sauce of light sour cream, yogurt, and diced green chile peppers spices up shredded chicken and spinach for a delicious everyday meal.

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    Chicken, Asparagus, and Bacon Skillet

    This healthy recipe features savory bacon, fresh asparagus spears, summer squash, and golden-browned chicken to make a skillet supper full of flavor. With fewer than 300 calories per serving, it's a healthy and tantalizing chicken dinner.

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    Roasted Indian Chicken, Vegetables, and Chickpeas

    Don't spend the evening washing dishes; this well-seasoned chicken dinner requires only one pan for a no-fuss meal. Bold flavor from mustard, cumin, ginger, cinnamon, and lime transform chicken from ho-hum to oh, yum!

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    Chimichurri Chicken

    Top grilled chicken with this Argentinean garlic-red pepper sauce. Lemon-seasoned green beans add nutrients to the meal while keeping it surprisingly low in calories.

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    Chicken Caesar Salad with Parmesan Croutons

    Homemade dressing and cooked chicken keep this classic salad low-cal, while Parmesan croutons add crunch and flavor to every bite. Throw in bright cherry tomatoes for an extra bit of freshness.

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    Chicken Enchilada Wraps

    This blend of spicy seasonings and fresh ingredients comes together in just 25 minutes, making it a delicious option for any weeknight meal. Save even more time by preparing the filling in advance -- just cover and chill for up to 24 hours.

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    Thai Chicken Pizza

    Slather whole wheat pizza dough with a homemade peanut sauce for this Thai-inspired pizza. Topped with chicken, red sweet pepper slices, green onion, and mozzarella cheese, this healthy recipe is a delicious twist on a family favorite.

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    How to Bake Chicken

    See our secrets for baking chicken breasts for perfect doneness and flavor.

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    Gingered Chicken Meatball Soup with Brown Rice and Basil

    Chicken, brown rice, and veggies: This recipe knocks out three food groups in one bowl! A generous garnish of basil adds freshness to this hearty soup recipe.

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    Asian Chicken Salad

    A bold oil-and-vinegar dressing made with soy sauce, Sriracha sauce, garlic, and ginger gives this main-dish salad tremendous Asian flavor.

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    Chicken and Hummus Pitas

    Hummus is a spread made of mashed chickpeas, ground sesame seeds (called tahini), lemon juice, garlic, and salt. It's full of fiber from the chickpeas, and it also contains some healthy monounsaturated fats.

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    Creamy Roasted Chicken, Potato, and Noodle Soup

    A comforting bowl of chicken noodle soup feeds the soul. This version has everything you expect plus a few surprises, such as potatoes, thyme, and evaporated milk, for a more indulgent soup.

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    From salads to pasta dishes, we've compiled a list of our favorite easy and light dinner recipes. These fresh recipes all make for a delicious dinner that the whole family will love.
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