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 stars 134
This chicken is cooked with apricots, balsamic vinegar, broth, and thyme. It's super yummy and a hit every time!

Spicy Chicken Breasts

Rating: 4.5 stars 697
A blend of pantry spices adds terrific flavor and color to grilled chicken.
By Barbara Radford

Better Slow Cooker Robust Chicken

Rating: 3.5 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: 4.5 stars 406
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: 4.5 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: 4.5 stars 253
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: 4 stars 167
A wonderful, fresh, light way to serve chicken. Good over rice.

Zesty Slow Cooker Chicken Barbecue

Rating: 4.5 stars 6400
Chicken breasts are slow-cooked in a sweet and tangy sauce, then shredded.

Baked Honey Mustard Chicken

Rating: 4 stars 3044
Easy baked chicken full of flavor from a tangy-sweet honey mustard glaze.

Pesto Pasta with Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars 1068
Delicious bowtie pasta with sautéed chicken, sun-dried tomatoes, and pesto.

Chicken and Red Wine Sauce

Rating: 4 stars 970
A simple red wine sauce with braised chicken makes a simply delicious meal.

Inspiration and Ideas

Tangy Braised Balsamic Chicken
Rating: Unrated 4630
"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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Whiskey Chicken
Rating: 4 stars 115

Sauteed chicken chunks braised in a sweet, savory whiskey sauce.