A plate of tandoori chicken with herbs and sauce

Healthy chicken recipes

34 Recipes

Diet-friendly ways to cook chicken.

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

Roast chicken & roots

4.375

(6 ratings)

This one-tray, vibrant and veg-heavy roast chicken dish provides four of your five-a-day
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

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

4.083335

(30 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

3.710525

(19 ratings)

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

Sesame chicken salad

4.6875

(4 ratings)

A fresh and healthy Asian-style salad with Thai basil and coriander, soya beans, carrots and tomatoes
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Jerk chicken burger

4.82143

(14 ratings)

Flavour lean chicken with Jamaican-inspired spicy seasoning, griddle then and serve in a bread roll with mango, tomato, lettuce and sauce
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chinese poached chicken & rice

4.75

(5 ratings)

A healthy Asian-inspired dish ideal for an easy dinner. Use the leftovers to make our cold chicken noodle salad for the next day.
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Barbecued chicken fajita skewers

5

(3 ratings)

Get the kids in the kitchen to prepare this easy BBQ chicken recipe, then assemble together with creamy guacamole on tortilla wraps
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Paillard of chicken with lemon & herbs

4.615385

(13 ratings)

Pounding meat until thin and flat is a great technique for barbecued chicken breast, as it ensures it won’t dry out. Try this version with lemon and herbs.
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chicken noodle soup

4.79453

(320 ratings)

Mary Cadogan's aromatic broth will warm you up on a winter's evening - it contains ginger, which is particularly good for colds, too...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Spring chicken in a pot

4.529555

(203 ratings)

Casseroles aren't just for winter - this light, vibrant one-pot is packed with spring veg and herby pesto
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Spicy chicken & bean stew

4.459185

(49 ratings)

This hearty, satisfying one-pot is low fat and easy on the washing up
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

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