Healthy Chicken Recipes
Eating healthy is super easy when you're chowing down on recipes that are delicious and flavor-packed. The key to success is variety. So to help you on your quest for healthiness, here are 20 of our favorite slimmed-down chicken dinners.
Pomegranate Chicken with Walnuts
Sweeten up a plain chicken dish with a cranberry pomegranate sauce. Cook up the chicken with walnuts, garlic and onions -- then serve over rice.
Craving a meal full of flavor? Soak chicken in a honey and lemon juice bath before baking. If you marinate the chicken in small pieces it's best to do so for no longer than 2 hours.
Roasted Chicken and Vegetable Pitas
Stuff pita pockets to the brim with caramelized veggies, roasted chicken and a creamy greek yogurt sauce. You won't need anything else, except maybe a glass of wine.
Give chicken breast a sweet coconut coating and serve with a mango, red bell pepper and red onion salsa for a super colorful plate.
Chicken Cesar Kebabs with Grilled Corn
Tired of the same old chicken cesar salad? Deconstruct yours by serving the chicken on kebabs.
Chicken with Mushrooms and Peas
Here's an easy one-pot wonder for tonight! First roast your chicken for 20 minutes, then add mushrooms, peas and onions to the same pot and continue cooking for 25 more minutes.
Chicken Delight Sliders
Top sliced chicken with a tangy cabbage slaw for a very different -- and delish -- slider!
One-Pan Chicken Dinner
The best part of this recipe (other than being a one-pan dinner, of course) is choosing which vegetables to use -- just be sure to season accordingly!
Lightened-Up General Tsos Chicken
Craving takeout but not the calories? Pump up the protein, dump the deep fryer and add extra fiber and nutrients for a guilt-free take on a Chinese food.
Chicken and White Bean Stew
Need a filling meal that's only a fraction of the work? Use packaged arugula, rotisserie chicken and canned white beans for this satisfying fix.
Devilish Sesame Chicken
Make takeout your own by controlling the fat content and the quality of ingredients. Plus, if you like to walk on the spicy side, this one's for you!
Fresh cilantro gives this chilled soup a zap of flavor. Get your spoon ready!
With a sweet apple, spicy Fresno chilies and juicy mango chutney, this chicken curry has more to offer than your average dinner recipe.
Chicken Rollups with Fruity Couscous
We've got your next healthy dinner all wrapped up. Make-Ahead Tip: Assemble the chicken up to 5 hours before grilling.
Chicken with Caponata Ragout
Pair this sweet Sicilian dish with perfectly browned chicken for a hearty meal.
Chicken with Sage
Here's an easy way to wow your family and stay on track: Serve chicken breasts cooked with sage and lemon juice. Decorate the plate with extra sage leaves and sliced lemon.
With freshly toasted almonds, boxed couscous and chicken breasts, you can have a hearty and healthy chicken dinner on the table in less than 40 minutes.
Piquillo Pepper Chicken with Spanish Rice
The sweet and spicy flavor of the piquillo pepper will give chicken breasts a zing that you simply won't be able to resist. Pair with turmeric and saffron spiced rice for a flavorful mouthful.
Chili Chicken and Vegetable Soup
Get twice as much out of this soup by serving it alone or over rice -- either way, it's still delish!
Tarragon Chicken Salad
Toss mixed greens, chicken and grapes together and top with hazelnuts and tarragon for an easy green dinner.
More Slim Dinners
When you're in the mood for a hot bowl of soup on a cold night, you don't have to sacrifice on flavor. Serve one of our slimmed-down simmers.