Quick and easy main dish recipes with 400 or fewer calories

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Thai Basil Chicken

Thai Basil Chicken

Quick and easy and oh, so yummy! So much so, we copied this recipe and gave it to our guests at our wedding!

Nancy Miyasaki
Feb 2008
Intermediate
41 votes
20571 views
Spicy Shrimp Moroccan Style

Spicy Shrimp Moroccan Style

These prawns are absolutely fantastic. Every time I make them I marvel at the density and depth of the flavors. I typically leave the Cayenne…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2008
Advanced
18 votes
22820 views
Rich Sauce with White Eggplant & Herbs

Rich Sauce with White Eggplant & Herbs

Eggplant has nothing to do with eggs - unless you dip and bread them. This sauce is a knockout! We grow…

Amos Miller
Sep 2011
Professional
12 votes
7081 views
Mediterranean Filet of Sole

Mediterranean Filet of Sole

Dover Sole was on sale at the local supermarket, and I felt inspired to try an recreate some of the simple, delicious flat fish dishes while…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2009
Advanced
3 votes
19649 views
Fish Tacos with Lime-cilantro salsa

Fish Tacos with Lime-cilantro salsa

Cumin, coriander, and paprika give these fish tacos a wonderfully warm flavor. The tangy sour cream, lime and…

Nancy Miyasaki
May 2010
Intermediate
7 votes
6726 views
Cilantro Shrimp

Cilantro Shrimp

This is a simple and absolutely delicious stir-fry shrimp dish. I've been looking for something easy and tasty like this. I have a new staple! I…

Nancy Miyasaki
Aug 2010
Intermediate
16 votes
7049 views
Mediterranean Skillet Baked Salmon Fillets with Fennel & Tomatoes-One Pan Dish

Mediterranean Skillet Baked Salmon Fillets with Fennel & Tomatoes-One Pan Dish

Easy Prep. producing some wonderful Mediterranean flavors your family will…

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
May 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
248 views
Low-Fat Spice Rubbed Roast Turkey

Low-Fat Spice Rubbed Roast Turkey

Traditional turkeys are nearly flavorless when you skip the skin and gravy—and that’s where most of the fat and…

Robyn Savoie
Mar 2014
Advanced
2 votes
3858 views
Orange-Shrimp-Pasta Garlic Toss

Orange-Shrimp-Pasta Garlic Toss

Outstanding flavors in this easy dish. Its a favorite here in Florida!

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
May 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
187 views
Locavore Squash & Italian Meatball Stir-Fry

Locavore Squash & Italian Meatball Stir-Fry

There is nothing better than wonderful summer veggies from my local farmer's market. Our small but wonderful…

Sherri Williams
Sep 2013
Advanced
17 votes
2758 views
Easy Mediterranean Chicken

Easy Mediterranean Chicken

This is a tasty, easy little marinade that takes minutes to prepare, and gives grilled chicken an awesome flavor. The lemon gives it a very nice…

GrillKing
Mar 2008
Intermediate
11 votes
19704 views
Skinny Mexican Style Chicken and Cornbread Casserole

Skinny Mexican Style Chicken and Cornbread Casserole

My husband and I love this main course casserole so much, we ended up eating it 3 days in a row! The skinny for…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Jan 2013
Professional
1 vote
14100 views
Japanese Teriyaki Chicken

Japanese Teriyaki Chicken

Buy a bottle of Teriyaki sauce? NO!! It is amazingly easy to make teriyaki sauce at home. All you need is soy sauce, mirin, and sugar. The key…

manabu masuda
Feb 2008
Intermediate
11 votes
43235 views
Orange~Garlic~Basil Baked Shrimp

Orange~Garlic~Basil Baked Shrimp

Great Seafood Main entrée, serve with corn on the cob, a side salad, goes with any side dish!

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
May 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
299 views
Grilled Cajun Steaks

Grilled Cajun Steaks

Grilled Cajun Steaks is an easy and quick 21 minute recipe that you’ll want to consider for your outdoor grilling rotation. This would be a good…

RecipeKing
May 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
158 views