Healthy Chicken Dishes

Packed with protein and low in saturated fat, poultry can be a great choice when you're looking for a healthy dish. From classic chicken noodle soup to ginger-lime chicken salad and more, we're serving up dozens of healthy chicken recipes.

Parisian Chicken Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

This chicken entree is ideal for dinner on a hot summer evening.

Creamy Lemon Chicken with Bacon

Family Circle

Bacon-wrapped asparagus is a classic side dish, and those same ingredients grace this easy chicken skillet.

Basil, Chicken, and Tomatoes

Midwest Living

Rotisserie chicken and fresh ingredients including tomatoes and avocadoes combine in this quick dinner salad that's satisfying and nourishing. It's perfect for those eating Paleo or gluten-free diets.

Total: 20 mins

Curry-Lime Chicken Kabobs

Diabetic Living

Skewers are easy to eat and are great for entertaining. Toss veggies and chicken in a sweet, zesty marinade and thread in an alternating pattern to perfect this recipe.

Green Curry Chicken and Potatoes

Family Circle

Green curry paste and coconut milk join forces in the Thai-inspired sauce for this flavorful slow cooker chicken dinner.

Thai Grilled Chicken

Better Homes and Gardens

A balance of sweet, sour, and spicy flavors are often noted in Thai dishes. This chicken recipe is an example of lively and tempting combination.

Skillet Chicken


A quick pan gravy elevates this chicken dinner from dull to dinner party-worthy.

Total: 35 mins

Orange Chicken and Couscous


The orange in this whole grain, protein-packed salad doesn't refer to a sugary Asian sauce, but to a summery citrus dressing.

Chicken Stuffed with Smoked Mozzarella

Better Homes and Gardens

Skinless, boneless chicken breastis easy to flatten and stuff and adapts to a variety of flavors, such as cheese and spinach in this main-dish recipe.

Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup

Diabetic Living

Your slow cooker makes homemade chicken noodle soup a breeze! Stir in a scoop of reduced-fat cream cheese to thicken up the broth and serve with a chunk of your favorite bread or some crackers.

Chicken and Lentils in Apple-Curry Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

Apples lend sweetness to this healthy chicken curry dinner that includes heart-healthy lentils and spinach.

Pesto Chicken


In place of mashed white or sweet potatoes, cut calories by serving this pesto-topped chicken with a butternet squash mash.

Total: 30 mins

Southern Pulled Chicken and Maque Choux

Better Homes and Gardens

Maque Choux is a Cajun staple of spiced-up corn and other vegetables. Use the condiment like salsa on these open-faced pulled chicken sandwiches.

Chicken Tostadas


Tostadas are an excellent vehicle for leftovers. Steak or shrimp would work just as well as chicken in this Mexican meal.

Chicken Curry Meatballs


Toss these chicken meatballs in any rice, pasta or soup recipe you enjoy or just eat them with a toothpick as an appetizer!

Popcorn Chicken

Family Circle

Bubbly beer keeps the batter light to let the flavor of the chicken shine through. Serve with a side of baked fries for a homemade fast food dinner.

Chicken Thighs with Apricots

Diabetic Living

These grilled chicken thighs get a double dose of apricot flavor via a marinade and a serving sauce.

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