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Healthy chicken thigh recipes: Honey mustard chicken pot with parsnips

Healthy chicken thigh recipes

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Make the most of chicken thighs with our best-rated recipes that are healthy to boot. Choose from casseroles, tagines, curries and easy one-pots.

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  • Spring chicken in a pot

    Spring chicken in a pot

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.259 ratings

    Casseroles aren't just for winter – this light, vibrant one-pot is packed with spring veg and herby pesto

  • Chicken casserole with mushrooms, peas and sauce

    Chicken and mushrooms

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.274 ratings

    A healthy and low calorie chicken casserole with bacon, button mushrooms, peas and a parsley sauce - use chicken thighs for extra flavour and juiciness

  • Chicken & white bean stew in bowl with spoon

    Easy chicken casserole

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.159 ratings

    This flavoursome, low-fat chicken casserole is easy to make and freezes really well, so why not make double and freeze for speedy midweek meals

  • Easy chicken tagine

    Easy chicken tagine

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.164 ratings

    Simple one-pots are perfect for the busy cook. This chicken tagine is great eaten with cous cous for something a bit more filling

  • One-pot lentil chicken

    One-pot lentil chicken

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.107 ratings

    This all-in-one, 40-minute meal makes a brilliant, fuss-free supper, and saves on the washing up too. Pair with potatoes or rice for a hearty dinner

  • Moroccan-style chicken with lentils

    Moroccan-style chicken with lentils

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.103 ratings

    Lesley Waters’ rich chicken dish has vibrant North African flavours and goes fantastically with rice or couscous

  • Spicy chicken & bean stew

    Spicy chicken & bean stew

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.64 ratings

    This hearty, satisfying one-pot is low fat and easy on the washing up

  • Chicken, red pepper & almond traybake

    Chicken, red pepper & almond traybake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.62 ratings

    A tasty one-pan roast chicken supper with lemon, cumin, paprika, coriander and other North African flavours

  • Chicken biryani pilau

    Chicken biryani pilau

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.58 ratings

    Easy and cheap to recreate at home, students won't need to order takeaways ever again!

  • One-pot chicken & chickpea pilau

    One-pot chicken & chickpea pilau

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.49 ratings

    A super-fast superhealthy meal - chicken and chickpea pilau made in just one pot

  • Creamy chicken & mango curry

    Creamy chicken & mango curry

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.70 ratings

    Use korma paste, turmeric and black onion seeds as the base for this mild, Indian spice-pot, made creamy with coconut milk

  • Chipotle chicken

    Chipotle chicken

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.37 ratings

    Keep a jar of smoky chipotle chilli paste in your cupboard, to add a kick to a healthy chicken stew

  • Chicken biryani bake

    Chicken biryani bake

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.29 ratings

    Keep this biryani bake in the freezer for an easy midweek health kick

  • Spicy harissa chicken with lentils

    Spicy harissa chicken with lentils

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.34 ratings

    This healthy one-pot from reader Sarah Oliver with chicken thighs, Puy lentils and harissa is packed with flavour - hearty, filling and low in calories

  • Oven-baked chicken pilau

    Oven-baked chicken pilau

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.24 ratings

    This chicken pilau is not only satisfying, it's healthy too

  • Cardamom chicken with lime leaves 2016

    Cardamom chicken with lime leaves

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.30 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

  • Chicken, potato & green bean curry

    Chicken, potato & green bean curry

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.27 ratings

    This mild, creamy curry is a superhealthy way to start the week. Serve with naan breads warm from the oven

  • Pulled chicken

    Pulled chicken

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.18 ratings

    Remake a street-food favourite, pulled pork, with juicy chicken thighs to cut the calories for a healthy taco filling

  • Chicken & new potato traybake

    Chicken & new potato traybake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.41 ratings

    Pop chicken thighs and potatoes in one pot and roast with olives, lemon, garlic and bay leaves for a lazy weekend lunch or dinner

  • Piri-piri chicken with spicy rice

    Piri-piri chicken with spicy rice

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.18 ratings

    Use a lime-spiked spicy marinade to coat thighs and drumsticks then roast and serve with paprika rice for a cheap and healthy supper

  • Summer chicken stew

    Summer chicken stew

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.35 ratings

    One-pots aren't just for winter, try this fresh summer version with leeks, green beans, peas, new potatoes and tender chicken thighs

  • Chicken gumbo

    Chicken gumbo

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.19 ratings

    A low-fat Creole-inspired okra and green pepper stew with cayenne, paprika, cumin and thyme

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