Plate of sliced cooked chicken breast covered in pomegranate sauce with couscous

Healthy chicken breast recipes

29 Recipes

Discover healthy new ways to serve up lean chicken breasts with BBC Good Food's favourite recipes, including curries, salads, soups and stews.

121 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Jazz up chicken breasts in this fruity, sweetly spiced sauce with pomegranate seeds, toasted almonds and tagine paste

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
121 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Marinate chicken breasts, then drizzle with a punchy peanut satay sauce for a no-fuss, midweek meal that's high in protein and big on flavour

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
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77 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

The classic Italian 'hunter's stew' gets a healthy makeover, with low-fat chicken breasts, prosciutto and a rich herby tomato sauce

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
67 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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
75 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

This healthier katsu is coated in finely chopped flaked almonds and baked in the oven (rather than fried) until crisp and golden. If you're following the Healthy Diet Plan then this a great dish to…

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
20 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Chicken breasts are tenderised, covered in breadcrumbs and fried until golden and crispy. A dinner that kids will love cooking and eating.

40 mins
More effort
Healthy
32 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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
40 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
11 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

This good-for-you baked chicken dish is perfect for entertaining. Serve on a bed of potatoes with a crisp side salad

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
17 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

This spicy Asian-inspired dish is flavoured with coriander, cumin, turmeric, almonds and cardamom. Serve with a cooling chopped salad

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
48 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

You can't beat this low-fat, one-pot recipe for an easy meal, bursting with summer colour and flavour

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
2,058 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A Cajun-inspired rice pot recipe with spicy Spanish sausage, sweet peppers and tomatoes

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
24 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Contrast breaded chicken with squash, tomatoes and aubergine flavoured with spicy Thai red curry paste

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
34 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A Bombay potato-topped coconut curry bake that's healthy and low-fat. Snuggle up with some nutritious comfort food

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
Healthy
276 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

You don't need a clay pot to whip up a fragrant, North Africa tagine - throw it all in a casserole dish and top with feta, mint and lemon.

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
226 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Want a curry without too many calories? Use fat-free Greek yogurt instead of cream for a healthy korma that will give your local takeaway a run for its money

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
298 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This classic chicken Parmesan recipe gets the Good Food makeover, resulting in a hearty yet healthy dish great for sharing with your mates

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
87 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A lighter version of the Indian takeaway classic from Angela Nilsen, this tomato-based curry is packed with extra spinach and peppers

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
53 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A North African chicken casserole that's low in fat, packed with veg and flavoured with harissa

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
48 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Make this healthy rice pot for a mid-week supper - crammed with fibre and vitamin C

27 mins
Easy
Healthy
23 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Stay on track with this low-fat supper that's on the table in half an hour

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
99 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

Use up leftovers in this superhealthy one-pot, packed with vital nutrients

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
11 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A simple colourful way with chicken that is packed with goodness

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
24 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A low-fat, fibre-filled supper with a superhealthy side - just the thing for midweek

23 mins
Easy
Healthy
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