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.      

275 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
242 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
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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
86 ratings 4.6 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
8 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs and 25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
2 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
19 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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
76 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Combine lean chicken with super-healthy broccoli, ginger and garlic for a quick and cheap, weeknight dinner

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
52 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
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
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
4 ratings 2.6 out of 5 star rating

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
46 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
30 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Spice your chicken with cayenne, oregano, paprika and thyme then serve on a salsa-like storecupboard salad and avocado dip - this recipe makes enough for lunch the next day

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
19 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

22 mins
Easy
Healthy
61 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
72 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
18 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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
72 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

A healthy one-pot with warming spices that's low fat, low calorie, 3 of your 5-a-day and also full of fibre!

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

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 hrs and 25 mins
Easy
Healthy
23 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
26 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Use leftover chicken breast in this substantial healthy soup. Alternatively, make the recipe vegetarian by topping with chunky, fresh guacamole

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
28 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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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