Chicken and sweet potato tagine in a pot

Low-calorie chicken recipes

44 Recipes

Make one of our healthy, low-calorie chicken dishes. From casseroles and curries to wraps, you won't believe these tasty meals are under 500 calories.      

Moroccan chicken one-pot

4.80272

(147 ratings)

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 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chicken with mushrooms

4.241935

(124 ratings)

A healthy and low calorie chicken casserole with bacon, peas and a parsley sauce - use chicken thighs for extra flavour and juiciness
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chicken korma

4.69159

(107 ratings)

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

Healthier chicken balti

4.528225

(62 ratings)

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

Chicken & sweetcorn soup

5

(2 ratings)

Make a stock from roast dinner leftovers to create this chicken and sweetcorn soup. The bone broth adds important minerals and it's low in fat and calories...
  • 2 hours and 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chicken & lemon skewers

5

(3 ratings)

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

One-pot Moroccan chicken

4.110295

(34 ratings)

A North African chicken casserole that's low in fat, packed with veg and flavoured with harissa
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Lighter chicken cacciatore

4.10185

(27 ratings)

The classic Italian 'hunter's stew' gets a healthy makeover, with low-fat chicken breasts, prosciutto and a rich herby tomato sauce...
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Masala chicken pie

4.160715

(28 ratings)

A Bombay potato-topped coconut curry bake that's healthy and low-fat. Snuggle up with some nutritious comfort food...
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

BBQ chicken pizza

3.166665

(3 ratings)

Make a healthy, low-calorie pizza that adds up to three of your 5-a-day and give the takeaway a miss. The barbecue chicken lends a moreish smoky flavour
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chicken arrabbiata

4.509615

(26 ratings)

The name means 'angry' - and like the pasta sauce this chicken casserole is intended to pack a punch of heat and spice
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Creamy chicken & mango curry

4.31

(25 ratings)

Use korma paste, turmeric and black onion seeds as the base for this mild, Indian spice-pot, made creamy with coconut milk
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Spicy avocado wraps

4.625

(10 ratings)

Pan-fry vegetarian, chicken-style pieces with lime, chilli and garlic, then pile onto seeded tortilla wraps - cool before assembling if packing for lunch
  • 13 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Slow cooker chicken casserole

4.375

(20 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

Moroccan chicken stew

5

(6 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

Chipotle chicken wraps

4.86111

(9 ratings)

These healthy smoky chicken wraps, packed with veg, are great for a night in. To make a veggie version, simply replace the chicken with roasted sweet potato
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

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