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.

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Make Mine Meatless: Tasty, Healthy Main Dishes

One of my goals for the new year is to cook one meatless dinner per week. Recipes like Greek Quinoa with Avocados make it easy to stick to that goal. Why the push for meatless?

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.

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.

The Mediterranean Diet: 7 Days of Healthy Recipes

You love vegetarian pizza. You're nuts about healthy chicken dishes. Can't live without pasta.

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

Healthy Grilled Chicken Barley Wraps

These quick and easy lettuce wraps have the veggie crunch of a salad, but with added grains and protein to keep you satisfied until dinner.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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