When you’re stuck on what to make for dinner, chicken is a great solution. It’s not too fussy, it tastes really good and it’s a great source of lean protein.
Feeling uninspired? Well, help is at hand. We have scoured the web for some delicious, nutritious and healthy winter chicken recipes all the family will enjoy.
Check out the following 21 chicken recipes: They’re all mouthwateringly delicious and—best of all—not one tops 500 calories per serving.
Check out this easy chicken curry recipe with low-fat coconut milk, punchy madras paste and crunchy sugar snap peas. This flavoursome curry is low in calories and gluten free.
One Pot Chicken and Quinoa Tagine
Here’s a one-pot chicken and quinoa tagine that clocks under 350 calories. This one-pot recipe is a super easy comforting family meal, plus it’s low in calories and gluten free.
One Pot Chicken with Cannellini Beans and Chorizo
This chicken with cannellini beans and chorizo one-pot recipe is really easy to make and requires minimal hands-on time. What’s more, it comes in at under 300 calories but is full of flavour. Try it for an alternative Sunday Lunch.
Chicken, Red Pepper And Olive Cacciatore
An indulgent chicken dish with less than 400 calories. This Italian-inspired chicken one-pot is easy to make and freezes brilliantly – plus, it’s low cal and gluten-free. The recipe is easily halved if you only want to serve 3-4 people, or use the leftovers for healthy packed lunches
Paprika Chicken Goulash
Check out this juicy chicken goulash recipe with peppery paprika. Serve this simple one-pot with tagliatelle or rice for an easy midweek family meal.
Chicken and Soba Noodle Salad With Ginger Dressing
In this salad, the noodles are tossed with plenty of veggies, grilled chicken and a gingery dressing. Be sure to buy noodles with a high percentage of whole-grain buckwheat flour for the most beneficial fibre.
Chicken Zucchini Casserole
When you have a little more time on your hands, why not try this delicious chicken zucchini casserole? It’s a dish where you throw everything together and see what happens!!
Cheesy Chicken Orzo
Craving a healthier version of Mac & Cheese. Well, what’s not to love about this Cheesy + Chicken + Orzo creation? Comfort food heaven!
One-Pot Chicken, Quinoa, Mushrooms & Spinach Recipe
In this easy one-pot chicken recipe, chicken, quinoa, mushrooms and spinach nestle together for a healthy meal with minimal clean-up.
Spiralized Mexican Sweet Potato and Chicken Casserole
If you’re looking for new recipes to make using your spiralizer, this one’s for you! This Mexican inspired casserole is made with spiralized sweet potatoes, shredded chicken, black beans and corn in a delicious guajillo pepper sauce topped with melted Pepper Jack cheese – SO good, and the portions are very generous!
Creamy Chicken Quinoa And Broccoli Casserole
Creamy Chicken Quinoa and Broccoli Casserole is another real food meets comfort food. From scratch, quick and easy, and a big gentle hug loaded with good-for-you ingredients.
One-Pan Pesto Chicken And Veggies
One-Pan Pesto Chicken and Veggies – boneless, skinless chicken thighs cooked with sun-dried tomatoes, asparagus, cherry tomatoes in a delicious basil pesto sauce. Everything is done in one pan, 30 minutes recipe from start to finish!
One Pot Bruschetta Chicken Pasta
This delicious one pot bruschetta chicken pasta has a bold, briney, and tart bruschetta flavor with incredibly juicy chicken – and can be made all in one pot
Moroccan Chicken Skillet
This quick and easy one-pan, 30-minute Moroccan chicken skillet is LOADED with spicy-sweet flavour. It’s a gluten free, paleo friendly and whole 30 compliant weeknight dinner!
Paprika Chicken Thighs with Brussels Sprouts
In this healthy chicken recipe, paprika-rubbed chicken thighs are nestled into Brussels sprouts and shallots and roasted on a sheet pan in the oven for an easy, healthy dinner.
Easy Chicken Enchiladas
Tender roasted chicken gets dressed up with spicy, piquant enchilada sauce, covered in shredded cheese, then wrapped in tender tortillas and baked until warm. What’s not to love with this recipe?
Buffalo Chicken Pizza
Who says you can’t have pizza?? Here’s a delicious and easy to make pizza that is low in calories and high on flavour. One slice of this and you’ll be hooked.
Macadamia Dukkah Chicken With Preserved Lemon
Middle Eastern flavours spice up a no-fuss chicken recipes dish. This one is a throw-together recipe with no fuss but loads of flavour.
Jamaican Jerk Chicken With Rice And Beans
Jerk is a spicy, sweet and tangy seasoning that when combined with chicken is the signature dish of Jamaica. This chicken recipe has been given a healthy twist with skinless chicken breasts served with a rice and a 5-bean salad.
Kylie Kwong’s Stir-Fried Hokkien Noodles With Chicken, Chilli And Coriander
In the mood for Chinese? Who doesn’t love noodles and this quick stir fry from Kylie Kwong is quick, nutritious and delicious.
Chicken And Vegetable Comfort Soup Paleo Recipe
Here’s a winter warmer recipe from MKR’s Pete Evans – his delicious and wholesome Paleo chicken soup.