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Heart-Healthy Chicken Dishes

Poultry is among the most versatile and delicious foods, as these heart-healthy recipes for soups, salads, and main dishes demonstrate.


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    • Chicken Lasagna Rolls with Chive-Cream Sauce

      A new take on lasagna, this recipe calls for chicken instead of beef and cream cheese instead of ricotta. Rolling all the delicious ingredients together makes it simple to serve.

    • All-American Barbecue Chicken

      Marinate these tender chicken drummies overnight to get just the right amount of bold barbecue flavor when you serve them for dinner at home or at the big tailgate.

    • Creamy Chicken-Broccoli Bake

      Make this creamy chicken casserole if you're looking for a low-calorie, low-sodium comfort food. It will warm you right up.

    • Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

      If you're looking for a low-carb lunch or dinner, these wraps are just the trick. Wrap the Asian-inspired spiced chicken filling in a leaf of lettuce instead of a carb-laden tortilla or flatbread.

    • How to Boil Chicken

      Watch how to easily boil chicken to keep on hand for any recipe calling for cooked chicken.

    • Curry-Rubbed Chicken with Naan

      These flatbread sandwiches are slow-cooked to bring out the heat of the curry spice and the added flavors of roasted cumin and sweet oranges.

    • Dried Fruit, Chicken & Bulgur Pilaf

      Bulgur is a high-fiber whole grain. In this low-sodium dish, it adds a light, nutty flavor and ricelike texture to the chewy dried fruit and juicy, tender chicken.

    • Pan-Roasted Chicken with Shallots

      This simple chicken dish is great for any occasion. The best part? It takes 20 minutes or less for this dinner to hit the table.

    • Tangy Chicken Salad

      Nuts are always a tasty addition to chicken salad -- and there should be no need to worry about the extra fat that comes with the added flavor. Nuts contain heart-healthy monounsaturated fats and can be beneficial to include in small amounts.

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      Chicken & Portobellos with Mustard Cream

      This easy chicken dinner is made in the slow cooker. When you're ready to eat, the aromatic chicken and vegetables are served over crisp romaine lettuce to give the warm dish a refreshing crunch.

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      Blackened Chicken with Avocado Salsa

      Blackened steak seasoning gives a spicy bite to this baked chicken recipe. The cumin-seasoned fruit salsa makes a light and colorful topping for this quick dish.

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      Kiwi-Chicken Tostadas

      Once you've grilled the chicken, let the family or your guests assemble their own tostadas for a quick and easy dinner. Salsa, cheese, and kiwifruit make fun toppers for the Mexican-inspired chicken dish.

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      Chicken & Hummus Pita

      Spread your favorite flavor of purchased hummus (if you're not sure, go with red pepper or garlic-infused hummus -- yum!) onto a pita for this chicken sandwich. Then add fresh vegetables and yogurt to make a filling lunch.

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      Chicken Pizza with a Kick

      This chicken pizza recipe features picante sauce to give it a Mexican twist and a spicy flavor. Whether you serve it for game night or a night in with the kids, it's always a hit at the dinner table.

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      Honey-Ginger-Crusted Chicken

      Honey, orange juice, and ginger help the crispy cornflakes coat the chicken in this healthy baked version of fried chicken dinner.

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      Ginger-Lime Chicken Salad

      Yogurt serves as a healthy alternative to mayonnaise in this tangy, quick-to-prepare chicken salad.

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      Spinach, Chicken & Wild Rice Soup

      Start this nutritious soup in a slow cooker in the morning and come home to tender chicken simmering in a flavorful broth.

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      Oven-Fried Parmesan Chicken

      A toasty Parmesan cheese crust makes this chicken especially crisp and flavorful, and you'll love the savings in calories and fat.

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      Chicken with Fruit Salsa

      Juicy chicken breasts go Southwestern with this salsa bursting with pineapple, chipotle pepper, and lime.

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      Zesty Ginger-Tomato Chicken

      A superb balance of tomato, ginger, garlic, and crushed red pepper will make this dish a favorite. Serve over hot cooked couscous or rice.

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      We all want the same thing: a delicious (and healthy!) inexpensive dinner. Try our recipes, each of which is a healthy dinner idea full of nutrition without skimping on taste. Plus, at less than $3 per serving, our cheap healthy recipes are easy on the wallet and the waistline. These will make you feel good about feeding the family!
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