Healthy Chicken Main Dish Recipes

Healthy chicken recipes for the oven, slow cooker, grill, and more. Find a tasty low-calorie chicken dish for tonight's dinner.

Staff Picks

Apricot Chicken with Balsamic Vinegar

Rating: 4.1 stars
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This chicken is cooked with apricots, balsamic vinegar, broth, and thyme. It's super yummy and a hit every time!

Simple Lemon Herb Chicken

Rating: 4.33 stars
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This is a simple, quick and delicious dish. All you need are a few spices and, of course, the chicken! The amount of spices are completely up to you. You can add more or less according to your taste. Enjoy!

Spicy Chicken Breasts

Rating: 4.31 stars
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This is a great skinless, chicken breast recipe that can be served over salad greens or as an entree! If serving over salad greens, cut chicken into strips and top with your favorite salsa or dressing.

Better Slow Cooker Robust Chicken

Rating: 3.36 stars
141
A combination of excellent flavors which blend into a wonderful, rich sauce for your chicken! Serve with a simple green salad and focaccia for a feast!

A Jerky Chicken

Rating: 4.42 stars
408
A great Jamaican style dish. A spicy blend of herbs, vinegar, and a habanero pepper make this chicken dish unforgettable. Serve with rice, yum!

Kevin's Teriyaki Chicken

Rating: 4.24 stars
91
My uncle has got to be one of the best cooks that I know. When we have a family get together, this dish is often requested.

Garlic Chicken Fried Brown Rice

Rating: 4.41 stars
243
Leftover brown rice is reborn in this chicken fried rice with peppers and onions. Black pepper, paprika, or dried parsley may be used to season after this is cooked.

Chicken Scampi I

Rating: 3.86 stars
166
A wonderful, fresh, light way to serve chicken. Good over rice.

Zesty Slow Cooker Chicken Barbecue

Rating: 4.58 stars
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Use your slow cooker to prepare this great twist on basic barbecue chicken. Throw the chicken breasts in frozen, and serve with baked potatoes.

Baked Honey Mustard Chicken

Rating: 4.24 stars
3049
Quick and easy to prepare, and the kids love it too!

Pesto Pasta with Chicken

Rating: 4.47 stars
1068
Easy and delicious pasta with chicken. Serve with crusty bread and salad for a quick dinner. Use as much or as little pesto sauce as you like. Using homemade pesto will taste even better, but it adds to prep time. Enjoy!

Chicken and Red Wine Sauce

Rating: 4.08 stars
971
A simple red wine sauce with brown sugar, garlic, paprika, salt, and pepper makes this dish simply yummy! Braised chicken breasts, brazenly good taste.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Tangy Braised Balsamic Chicken
Rating: Unrated
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"I LOVE the flavor of it. A great meal that can be made in little time: perfect for those busy weeknights!" – Chikee
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Spanish Rice Chicken I

Rating: 4.13 stars
53

This recipe is so quick and is so very simple! It is perfect for making in a recreational vehicle (RV) galley for a quick, delicious dinner on the road and on the go! Andale, pues!