300 Calorie Chicken Main Dish Recipes

Looking for chicken recipes with 300 calories or less per serving? Allrecipes has more than 1,020 trusted chicken recipes with 300 calories or less per serving complete with ratings, reviews and cooking tips.

Staff Picks

Grilled Chicken Marinade

Rating: 4.77 stars
Simply the best chicken marinade for any occasion. Works wonderfully on top of a salad.

Honey Glazed Chicken

Rating: 4.41 stars
I received this recipe from a friend of mine and have used this for years. My family requests this one often. It's a light meal that everyone will enjoy. Serve with steamed rice.

Simple Baked Chicken Breasts

Rating: 4.63 stars
Simple basic recipe for cooking up a bunch of skinless boneless chicken breasts.

Roast Chicken with Rosemary

Rating: 4.63 stars
When I was in Vicenza, Italy at an open market downtown, I smelled this scrumptious smell of roast chicken at this stand. So I bought one of their chickens and looked what they stuffed in the cavity to make it taste so good! I also do my turkeys like this too!

Air Fryer Chicken Thighs

Rating: 4.72 stars
Tasty, quick, chicken thighs, with juicy meat and a crispy skin; you will love this chicken that is ready for the table in less than 30 minutes!

Marinated Grilled Chicken II

Rating: 4.65 stars
This recipe can be used for inexpensive chicken pieces or to grill a whole chicken. The Italian salad dressing gives the dish some zing!

Crispy and Tender Baked Chicken Thighs

Rating: 4.65 stars
A simple spice blend gives tons of flavor to the crispy skin and moist, juicy thigh meat. This is in the oven in just minutes for a delicious (and budget-friendly!) main dish.

Easy Baked Chicken Thighs

Rating: 4.18 stars
As a college student, this is an easy recipe that requires minimum preparation work! You can season it with other spices. I do mine with cayenne powder and black pepper.

Three-Ingredient Baked Chicken Breasts

Rating: 4.34 stars
I use this as a basic baked chicken recipe when another recipe calls for cooked chicken. Works great for everything and is super customizable. Sometimes I use garlic salt or other seasonings, depending on what I'm using it for.

Greek Chicken Skewers

Rating: 4.59 stars
Greek-inspired chicken skewers with lots of flavor! Marinade is also wonderful on grilled vegetables.

Copycat Chipotle® Chicken

Rating: 4.82 stars
Just a small amount of effort for this delicious and healthy meal. You can use this chicken for tacos, burritos, burrito bowls, or fajitas. Just add your favorite toppings such as lettuce, salsa, rice, beans, cheese, or sour cream. Enjoy!

Memorial Day Best BBQ Chicken Ever!

Rating: 4.49 stars
This recipe is everything off the shelf, nothing too fancy, but wonderful and perfect for grilling. Marinate, or add sauce directly to the chicken. Send the kids to do the dishes and enjoy the evening!

Inspiration and Ideas

Chicken with Garlic, Basil, and Parsley

"Moist, tasty, delicious...easy!! I took the advice of others and added some fresh lemon juice right around the time I uncovered it for the last 10-15 minutes of baking." – Tammy

Chicken Breasts Pierre

"This is one of the tastiest dishes to ever come out of my kitchen. I made it for some guests one night, and we couldn't get enough of the sauce." – MD

Easy Baked Chicken Tenders

Rating: 4.71 stars

A wholesome twist on the classic favorite chicken tenders....I personally would prefer these baked over fried any day!