Healthy chicken recipes

Rustle up a good-for-you dish that’s jam-packed full of flavour with one of our easy and healthy chicken recipes, including stir-fries, soups, noodle salads and juicy chicken skewers.

You can take a scroll through all our chicken recipes, too.

64 recipes

Filter This Page

Effort

Serves

APPLY FILTERS
Save recipe icon Save recipe icon Save recipe
Chicken with smoky romesco sauce and garlicky greens

Healthy chicken recipes

Chicken with smoky romesco sauce and garlicky greens

A super quick but flashy chicken dinner that you can whip together in 15 minutes....

Save recipe icon Save recipe icon Save recipe
Cheat’s chicken satay with cabbage and carrot slaw

Healthy chicken recipes

Cheat’s chicken satay with cabbage and carrot slaw

A tub of peanut butter, a jar of curry paste and a pot of yoghurt...

Save recipe icon Save recipe icon Save recipe
Grilled turmeric chicken with cucumber salad

Chicken thigh recipes

Grilled turmeric chicken with cucumber salad

If you can, leave the chicken to marinate in the turmeric yoghurt overnight for maximum...

Save recipe icon Save recipe icon Save recipe
Citrus, chicken and halloumi salad

Healthy chicken recipes

Citrus, chicken and halloumi salad

This healthy chicken and halloumi salad is packed with nutty wholegrains, leafy greens and juicy pomegranate...

Save recipe icon Save recipe icon Save recipe
Steamed chicken with Chinese sausage

Healthy chicken recipes

Steamed chicken with Chinese sausage

Serve Ken Hom’s quick and easy steamed chicken dish as part of a sharing menu,...

Save recipe icon Save recipe icon Save recipe
Roast chicken thighs with new potatoes and greens

Healthy chicken recipes

Roast chicken thighs with new potatoes and greens

An easy, no-fuss dinner that you can make it one tray, this healthy recipe combines...

Save recipe icon Save recipe icon Save recipe
Mexican chicken and red rice burrito bowls

Healthy chicken recipes

Mexican chicken and red rice burrito bowls

Use a few spare tortilla wraps and some leftover chicken to help make these filling...

Save recipe icon Save recipe icon Save recipe
Jerk chicken with cauliflower rice and peas

Healthy salad recipes

Jerk chicken with cauliflower rice and peas

The best way to spice up a lean-eating day? Add a streak of Caribbean flavour...

Save recipe icon Save recipe icon Save recipe
Harissa chicken, new potato and carrot traybake

Traybake recipes

Harissa chicken, new potato and carrot traybake

Simply pop all the ingredients in a tray, roast until soft and caramelised and serve...

Save recipe icon Save recipe icon Save recipe
Vietnamese chicken salad with crunchy peanuts

Healthy salad recipes

Vietnamese chicken salad with crunchy peanuts

This recipe might use a lot of ingredients but it’s the layering of textures and...

Save recipe icon Save recipe icon Save recipe
Crispy-skinned chicken breasts with baked sweet potatoes and chipotle cream

Sweet potato recipes

Crispy-skinned chicken breasts with baked sweet potatoes and...

We’ve used chipotle to make the cream in this healthy chicken dish, but feel free...

Save recipe icon Save recipe icon Save recipe
Berbere-spiced chicken, potato and greens traybake

Traybake recipes

Berbere-spiced chicken, potato and greens traybake

This gorgeous springtime traybake uses a berbere spice blend made with chilli, coriander, allspice, cumin and...

Save recipe icon Save recipe icon Save recipe
Crisp-skinned chicken breast with salsa verde

Healthy chicken recipes

Crisp-skinned chicken breast with salsa verde

Got an evening to yourself? Cook this crisp-skinned chicken dinner for one, served with a...

Save recipe icon Save recipe icon Save recipe
Provençal-style poached chicken

One-pot chicken recipes

Provençal-style poached chicken

Make this simple French-style poached chicken when you have a bit of time, safe in...

Save recipe icon Save recipe icon Save recipe
Chicken shawarma kebabs

Quick chicken recipes

Chicken shawarma kebabs

Grab a pack of pitta breads for this easy 30-minute meal; spiced chicken, onions and...

Save recipe icon Save recipe icon Save recipe
Persian chicken with spiced yogurt

Healthy chicken recipes

Persian chicken with spiced yogurt

Chicken marinated in cinnamon, cardamom, turmeric, cumin honey and lemon, before roasting, is a gorgeous...

Save recipe icon Save recipe icon Save recipe
Easy Mexican chicken traybake

Traybake recipes

Easy Mexican chicken traybake

Try our easy Mexican chicken traybake for a healthy meal that’s high in protein, fibre...

Save recipe icon Save recipe icon Save recipe
Coconut chicken rice

Chicken thigh recipes

Coconut chicken rice

This one-pan recipe heroes brussels sprouts in an easy Indian-inspired chicken and rice dish made...

Save recipe icon Save recipe icon Save recipe
Mediterranean-style chicken pie

Chicken pie recipes

Mediterranean-style chicken pie

We’ve given what is traditionally a high-calorie recipe a healthy makeover. Our chicken pie is...

Save recipe icon Save recipe icon Save recipe
Mexican chicken and tortilla stew

Healthy chicken recipes

Mexican chicken and tortilla stew

We’ve used a ready-roast chicken to cut down the cooking time of this Mexican stew...

Save recipe icon Save recipe icon Save recipe
Lemon and garlic chicken schnitzels with quick puttanesca sauce

Healthy chicken recipes

Lemon and garlic chicken schnitzels with quick puttanesca...

Crispy chicken schnitzel is served with an intense (and quick-to-make) puttanesca tomato sauce in this...

Save recipe icon Save recipe icon Save recipe
Honey and mustard baked chicken and rice

Purse-friendly chicken recipes

Honey and mustard baked chicken and rice

Jazz up a thrifty pack of chicken drumsticks with a tangy storecupboard marinade in this...

Save recipe icon Save recipe icon Save recipe
Spicy crumbled chicken with coleslaw

Healthy chicken recipes

Spicy crumbled chicken with coleslaw

Crispy, crunchy breadcrumb-coated chicken is baked, instead of fried, for a healthier twist and served...

Save recipe icon Save recipe icon Save recipe
Spiced chicken with cauliflower couscous

Delicious recipes for one person

Spiced chicken with cauliflower couscous

If you’re partaking in the 5:2 diet, then this is the recipe for you. Zingy,...

Subscribe to our magazine

Subscribe to delicious. magazine this month for a half price subscription

Subscribe

Download our digital version

Subscribe to the digital edition of delicious. magazine

Subscribe
Subscribe to the digital edition of delicious. magazine