Chicken and lemon skewers with tortillas

Healthy chicken recipes

48 Recipes

Discover these delicious, good-for-you ways to cook chicken for a high protein midweek meal. Including healthy chicken salads, stews, soups, and skewers.

Chicken & lemon skewers

5

(1 rating)

Feed the family these chicken skewers in flatbreads. They taste great as well as being healthy and an easy-to-make dinner for hectic weeknights
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Nutty chicken satay strips

5

(4 ratings)

Keep these nutty chicken satay strips in the fridge for a healthy choice when you're peckish. The chicken is served with cucumber and sweet chilli sauce...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Indian chicken protein pots

0

(0 ratings)

Use leftover chicken or buy it ready-cooked for these speedy protein pots. The chicken is combined with spiced lentils and tomatoes and topped with tzatziki
  • 11 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chilli chicken with peanut noodles

0

(1 rating)

Whip up this healthy chilli chicken noodle bowl in just 25 minutes. The addition of peanut butter gives it richness yet it's still under 500 calories...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Slow cooker chicken casserole

5

(6 ratings)

Treat the family to this wholesome chicken casserole that delivers comfort while being low-fat. And you can let a slow cooker do most of the work
  • 7 hours and 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Jamaican chicken with rice & peas

3.416665

(6 ratings)

When hunger strikes this healthy chicken with rice and peas dish will not only fill you up but provide plenty of nutrients, too, containing three of your five-a-day
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Spanish chicken stew

4.0625

(4 ratings)

A healthy, hearty stew to feed the family, that you can prepare in just 10 minutes. This rustic meal is best served with chunks of crusty bread or rice
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Easy butter chicken

4.25

(8 ratings)

Fancy a healthy version of your favourite Friday night chicken curry? The chicken can be marinated the day before so you can get ahead on your prep
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Moroccan chicken stew

5

(3 ratings)

This hearty stew, full of vibrant veg and warming spices, is a Hemsley sister favourite. Serve with a side of cauliflower tabbouleh as a light accompaniment
  • 55 mins
  • More effort
  • Healthy

Chicken skewers with tzatziki

5

(1 rating)

Kids will love these chicken skewers hot off the griddle for a quick supper, or pack them in wraps with green salad and tzatziki to take on a picnic
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Roast chicken with lemon & rosemary roots

3.75

(3 ratings)

You can eat this roast chicken as a healthy Sunday lunch. Swede, celeriac and carrots flavoured with rosemary, lemon and garlic ramp up the taste
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Cardamom chicken with lime leaves

4.75

(5 ratings)

If you're a true curry lover, the layers of spice in this fragrant and tender chicken thigh curry will really hit the spot...
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chicken taco salad

5

(1 rating)

A crunchy chicken salad that's zesty, healthy and 4 of your 5-a-day. Try this for variety in your teenager's lunchbox or take it to work...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Summer chicken stew

3.75

(7 ratings)

One-pots aren't just for winter, try this fresh summer version with leeks, green beans, peas, new potatoes and tender chicken thighs...
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Tandoori chicken

3.691175

(51 ratings)

This low-fat curried chicken is packed full of flavour. It's quick to cook and the marinade does all the work - who needs takeaways?
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Lighter chicken tacos

5

(5 ratings)

The same tasty Mexican dish with half the fat of standard tacos. Pile on the chicken, salsa and guacamole, and build yourself a delicious dinner
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chicken & pearl barley risotto

4.166665

(3 ratings)

Tender chicken and wholesome pearl barley with a light herby dressing make this a great low-calorie, low-fat weeknight dinner
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Peruvian chicken, avocado & quinoa salad

4.75

(5 ratings)

Fed up with pasta salad? This gluten-free alternative is packed with lean protein from the chicken, and healthy, heart-friendly fats from the avocado
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Pulled chicken

4.09091

(11 ratings)

Remake a street-food favourite, pulled pork, with juicy chicken thighs to cut the calories for a healthy taco filling
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Spicy chicken & avocado wraps

4.140625

(32 ratings)

Pan-fry lean chicken breast with lime, chilli and garlic, then pile onto seeded tortilla wraps. Cool before assembling if packing for lunch
  • 13 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Spinach, ricotta & chicken traybake

3.775

(20 ratings)

This healthy chicken dinner comes with roasted peppers, courgettes, onions and tomatoes - four of your recommended 5-a-day
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

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