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Low-calorie chicken recipes

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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.

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  • Chicken casserole with mushrooms, peas and sauce

    Chicken and mushrooms

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.275 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

  • Plate of chicken korma with basmati rice

    Chicken korma

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.273 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

  • Healthier chicken balti

    Healthier chicken balti

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.101 ratings

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

  • Chicken & sweetcorn soup served in a pan

    Chicken & sweetcorn soup

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.10 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

  • Chicken and broccoli on rice in bowl with salsa

    Roast chicken thighs with brown rice & salsa verde

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    How about a healthy, low-calorie roast chicken dinner? Enjoy this tasty meal with benefits like vitamin C from the salsa verde which helps iron absorbtion

  • Three open wraps serving chicken & lemon skewers

    Chicken & lemon skewers

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.39 ratings

    These chicken skewers in flatbreads taste great as well as being healthy and an easy-to-make dinner for hectic weeknights

  • Chicken, edamame & ginger pilaf

    Chicken, edamame & ginger pilaf

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.49 ratings

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

  • One-pot Moroccan chicken

    One-pot harissa chicken

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.56 ratings

    This hearty chicken casserole is low in fat, packed with veg and flavoured with harissa for a satisfying supper.

  • Lighter chicken cacciatore

    Lighter chicken cacciatore

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.104 ratings

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

  • Masala chicken pie

    Masala chicken pie

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.39 ratings

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

  • Pizza with chicken and cheese in baking pan with slice cut

    BBQ chicken pizza

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.9 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

  • Chicken arrabbiata

    Chicken arrabbiata

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.50 ratings

    The name means 'angry' - and like the pasta sauce this chicken casserole is intended to pack a punch of heat and spice

  • Grilled peach, chicken & feta salad

    Grilled peach, chicken & feta salad

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.19 ratings

    Contrast juicy sweet fruit with salty Greek cheese and finish with a honey, chilli and sherry vinegar dressing

  • 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

  • Curried chicken & new potato traybake

    Curried chicken & new potato traybake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.88 ratings

    A healthy one-pan traybake with garam masala, turmeric, ginger and garlic – lightly spiced and ideal for a family supper

  • Spicy Quorn & avocado wraps

    Spicy avocado wraps

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.21 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

  • Two plates of chicken casserole with cutlery & mustard on the side

    Slow-cooker chicken casserole

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.120 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

  • Moroccan chicken stew

    Moroccan chicken stew

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.38 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

  • Chipotle chicken wraps

    Chipotle chicken wraps

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.32 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

  • Soft polenta with roast squash, kale & hazelnuts

    Soft polenta with roast squash, kale & hazelnuts

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    This dish makes a wonderful accompaniment to a roast chicken or some lovely crackling-covered pork. It works well as a vegetarian main course too

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