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Cornmeal-Crusted Chicken with Pepian Sauce

Tomatillos and pepitas form the basis for pepian sauce--one version of Mexican mole.

» Cornmeal-Crusted Chicken with Pepian Sauce

Stuffed Chicken Thighs Braised in Tomato Sauce

Spinach-Parmesan stuffing provides great flavor in boneless, skinless chicken thighs. Try it with the optional chicken livers in the stuffing for an extra-rich treat. And don’t worry, even though when stuffed it looks like the filling will ooze out, it doesn’t. The egg in the stuffing acts as a binder to keep everything in place. The recipe makes plenty of sauce, so be sure to cook up some pasta or make mashed potatoes to serve alongside the saucy chicken.

» Stuffed Chicken Thighs Braised in Tomato Sauce

Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Pimiento Cheese

Stuffing boneless, skinless chicken breasts with pimientos, scallions and cheese gives them great flavor without a lot of effort. Don’t be concerned if some of the filling oozes out while the chicken is baking; just scoop it up from the pan as you serve. Serve with: Sautéed zucchini or summer squash and barley.

» Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Pimiento Cheese

Autumn Chicken Stew

This simple chicken stew stars three of fall’s best crops—apples, carrots and parsnips. Serve with toasted sharp Cheddar cheese sandwiches and a brown ale.

» Autumn Chicken Stew

Parmesan-Crusted Chicken Tenders

Crispy, Parmesan-flecked chicken tenders dipped in marinara sauce is an easy dinner the whole family will love. Dipping them in a mixture of plain yogurt with chopped fresh basil would be tasty too. Serve with sautéed green beans and roasted sweet potato wedges.

» Parmesan-Crusted Chicken Tenders

Quick Chicken Tikka Masala

One of the most popular Indian dishes in the U.S. and the U.K., chicken tikka masala usually involves several steps including marinating and grilling the chicken before simmering in a curried tomato cream sauce. We’ve simplified it to a one-skillet dish and lightened it by increasing the vegetables, omitting the butter and using less cream. Serve with brown basmati rice and, for dessert, dates.

» Quick Chicken Tikka Masala

Saucy Coconut-Chicken Stir-Fry

Thai flavors of coconut and basil come together in this fresh and spicy chicken and cabbage stir-fry. If your family prefers a milder meal, forgo the jalapeño. Serve with: Rice noodles and mango slices.

» Saucy Coconut-Chicken Stir-Fry


Just because you’re trying to lose weight doesn’t mean you need to skimp on flavor. Our healthy diet chicken recipes are satisfying and delicious meals that are 350 calories or less and 20 grams or less total fat, so they’re perfect additions to your weekly dinner routine. Our low-cal chicken recipes are healthy dinner options for long-term healthy weight control and weight loss.

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Healthy Diet Chicken Recipes

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The pulp and rind of Moroccan preserved lemons is all you...
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Spinach-Parmesan stuffing provides great flavor in boneless...
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Snow peas aren't just for stir-fries. Thinly sliced,...

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