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.

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.

Keeping cooked chicken on hand can save dinner any night when time is tight -- simply add it to pasta, tacos, salads, pizza, or sandwiches for an easy family-friendly meal. Watch as we show you how to boil chicken for perfect juicy results.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Ginger-Lime Chicken Salad

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

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.

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.

Chicken with Fruit Salsa

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

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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