Healthy chicken recipes are easy to make an good for (and they all come in at fewer than 350 calories). Make guilt-free chicken soup, chicken wraps and more
Healthy Chicken Recipes
Healthy chicken recipes are a fantastic way to eat healthier and watch calories, as well as being super tasty and so versatile. Try making our classic warming chicken noodle soup, or something more exotic like our chicken and shiitake mushroom noodle soup as a healthy midweek chicken dinner. Or pick from healthy chicken skewers, colourful chicken salads and lighter chicken curry.
If you’re on a diet or making an effort to eat well, there’s no need to cut out chicken – we have so many healthy chicken recipes you can enjoy, you’ll see that you don’t have to deny yourself anything.
These healthy chicken recipes are all under 350 calories, which means you can enjoy them guilt-free for lunch or dinner. You can happily make them for the whole family, or even for a crowd if you’re entertaining and no one would know that they’re so low in calories. This is ideal, as it means you won’t have to break your diet if you’re entertaining – which is always the temptation!
For a fuss-free supper, give this chicken thighs with roasted vegetables recipe a go. There are only 277 calories per serving too, which means it’s a great choice if you’re watching what you eat.
If you’re serving this dish to friends or family, you might want to make some sides to go with it like a fresh salad, or even roast potatoes or mash. If you’re being careful, however, you can enjoy this dish on its own and feel just as full and just as satisfied without the sides!
Whether you choose to make these recipes for lunch or dinner, you’ll have plenty of inspiration and you’ll never again be stuck for a healthy chicken recipe. Whether you want a soup, skewers, a salad, curry or wraps, we’ve got it all to leave you feeling full without having to break your diet.
If you need more inspiration on cooking chicken, have a look at all our chicken recipes.
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If you’re looking for a new way to spice up chicken, give this Cajun chicken drumsticks recipe a go.
It’s really easy to make the marinade and with a cooking time of only 30 minutes, you can enjoy this dish any day.
Get the recipe: Cajun Chicken Drumsticks
For a chicken soup with an Asian twist, give this chicken and shiitake mushroom noodle soup a go. It’s full of flavour and hardly has any calories so you can enjoy it without any guilt!
With ginger, tamari, spring onions and lemongrass – this dish is full of wonderful flavours that will take you out of your comfort zone.
Get the recipe: Chicken and Shitake Mushroom Noodle Soup
Swap flour tortillas for baby gem lettuce and you have yourself delicious and low-calorie chicken tikka bites that are ideal for a quick lunch or simple dinner.
They’re also a great one to have ready if you’re planning a barbecue and want a simple starter that can also be made indoors if the weather is nasty.
Get the recipe: Chicken Tikka Bites
There’s nothing as comforting and delicious as chicken and sweetcorn noodle soup and because it’s low in calories too, it’s the ideal meal when you’re watching your figure.
What’s more, this recipe serves four and is ready in just 45 minutes, so it’s a great one for a speed week night meal.
Get the recipe: Chicken and Sweetcorn Noodle Soup
Serve these sumac chicken skewers with a side salad for a really delicious and simple meal you can make any day of the week.
It’s a trendy flavour that will really impress any guests you might be entertaining too.
Get the recipe: Sumac Chicken Skewers
This light fragrant Asian salad with chicken may seem like a summer dish but it’s great year-round. It’s big on flavour, but not so much calories – bonus!
Just because you’re eating healthy, doesn’t mean you have to be boring – try this salad for a great hit of flavour without any guilt.
Get the recipe: Asian Salad with Chicken
Enjoy these Vietnamese lemongrass, chicken and prawn wraps served as party snacks or even as a really light lunch that takes minutes to throw together.
With a mix of chilli, lemongrass and lime, there’s a really lovely mix of flavours in this dish that will soon become your favourite.
Get the recipe: Vietnamese Lemongrass, Chicken and Prawn Wraps
This bang bang chicken recipe will take you no longer than about 5 minutes to throw, together which means it’s just as quick as a microwave meal and yet it’s got so few calories! The perfect midweek meal choice.
Get the recipe: Bang Bang Chicken
We love this classic chicken soup recipe. At only 233 calories per serving and full of healthy veg, this is a recipe that’s really good for you. You’ll find yourself making it time and time again.
Get the recipe: Chicken Soup
Make these spicy skewers outside on the barbecue on a nice day or at home under the grill if the weather doesn’t permit. At 191 calories per serving, they’re so light.
Calories: 191 calories
Get the recipe: Spicy Skewers
These spiced chicken wraps are ideal served with yogurt, crunchy salad and harissa and are ideal just dished up in the middle of the table for everyone to serve themselves.
Get the recipe: Spiced Chicken Wraps
For a really filling lunch or supper, give this griddled chicken salad with courgettes and cannellini beans recipe a go. It’s really healthy AND delicious. Who said salads had to be boring?
Get the recipe: Griddled Chicken Salad with Courgettes and Cannellini Beans