Low-Fat Chicken Main Dish Recipes

Grilled and baked chicken, chicken pasta, and chicken skewers are just a few of more than 160 trusted low-fat chicken main dish recipes. Find a new favorite today.

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Chicken Hariyali Tikka

Rating: 4.45 stars
Chicken breast meat is rubbed with an intoxicating paste made with cilantro, mint, and other distinctive flavors. Chicken legs may also be used, or a combination of legs and breasts. This recipe is cooked in the oven, but will work well on the grill. Serve hot with onion rings.

Olive Chicken II

Rating: 4.23 stars
Chicken breasts simmered with wine, chicken broth, olives, tomatoes and a smattering of herbs and spices. Serve with saffron rice, if desired.

Soy and Garlic Marinated Chicken

Rating: 4.3 stars
This is the easiest marinade I have ever used, and one of the most popular with my family. This recipe also works well with any cut of chicken--thighs, legs, etc.

Sweet And Sour Chicken Meatballs

Rating: 4.19 stars
On a scale of 1 to 10, my kids rate this recipe 11. It is excellent!

Three Pepper Pilaf

Rating: 4.04 stars
A rice based dish with a rainbow bell pepper twist.

Hawaiian Chicken Kabobs

Rating: 4.42 stars
These kabobs are tender, sweet, and delicious. They're easy to make and only require a few ingredients.

Blackened Chicken

Rating: 4.38 stars
Great on a summer's day with fresh corn and mashed potatoes.

Greek Chicken Pasta

Rating: 4.37 stars
This pasta dish incorporates some of the flavors of Greece. It makes a wonderfully complete and satisfying meal. For extra flavor, toss in a few kalamata olives. Use whatever pasta you have or prefer.

Asian Orange Chicken

Rating: 4.46 stars
A delicious citrus chicken recipe with flavors reminiscent of the orange chicken from a popular restaurant in the mall.

Artichoke and Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken

Rating: 4.46 stars
Chicken is browned, and then cooked with artichoke hearts, tomatoes, and sun-dried tomato pesto in this simple, elegant recipe.

Easy Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken

Rating: 4.81 stars
This slow cooker salsa chicken is simple but so flavorful! Add to tortillas or atop fresh salad greens or rice.

Slow Cooker Barbeque Chicken

Rating: 4.53 stars
A little spicy barbeque chicken that simmers all day in the slow cooker. Super easy preparation.

Inspiration and Ideas

Hawaiian Chicken Kabobs
Rating: Unrated
"The chicken was very tender and juicy. Excellent recipe! The whole family enjoyed it!" – Gina
Greek Chicken Pasta
Rating: Unrated
"Delicious and easy recipe! A great way to introduce people to artichokes." – K96AS04

Spicy Chicken Breasts

Rating: 4.31 stars

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.