Quick and easy main dish recipes with 400 or fewer calories

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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
4893 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
15298 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
20025 views
Chicken Braised in Coconut Milk

Chicken Braised in Coconut Milk

For a more kid-friendly, non-spicy version, just do steps 2-4. It’s still super-moist and delicious – and even faster and easier! On really rushed…

Kristin Chen
Jul 2008
Intermediate
12 votes
20870 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
7178 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
17647 views
Chicken Kabobs

Chicken Kabobs

These kabobs are colorful, tasty, and make a great dish for any summertime party.

Kelsey Martin
Jun 2008
Intermediate
5 votes
29995 views
Tacos Al Carbon

Tacos Al Carbon

This is a simple steak taco recipe that emphasizes the flavor of the meat and the grill. You can spice it up by adding extra cumin or a little…

John Spottiswood
May 2008
Advanced
3 votes
13963 views
Chicken and Basil Stir Fry

Chicken and Basil Stir Fry

A quick entrée that won't bust your budget or waistline. Garlic, ginger and basil flavor the chicken lightly. Serve with hot cooked rice if…

Salad Foodie
Jul 2015
Professional
2 votes
461 views
Tilapia Broiled Egyptian Style

Tilapia Broiled Egyptian Style

We adopted this recipe from our Egyptian babysitter in San Francisco named Hoda. We came to her house once to pick up our son and were greeted by…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2008
Advanced
4 votes
12238 views
Garlic & Lemon Butter Shrimp

Garlic & Lemon Butter Shrimp

This recipe for pan searing shrimp is one of my favorites. I adapted it from a Cooks Illustrated recipe. It is full of flavor and the shrimp will…

Nancy Miyasaki
May 2008
Intermediate
4 votes
12633 views
Steam Tofu With Fish

Steam Tofu With Fish

Very simple and yet delicious dish.Goes very well with steam white rice.

Cindy
Sep 2011
Intermediate
3 votes
3524 views
Mexican Pot Roast

Mexican Pot Roast

Sunshine Crawford
Apr 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
3348 views
Honey Rosemary Chicken

Honey Rosemary Chicken

I really liked the marinade/glaze and its rosemary and balsamic flavors. If preferred, substitute boneless skinless chicken breasts and/or thighs or…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2013
Professional
3 votes
4260 views
Chicken and Veggies Stir Fry, Low Calorie and Super Yummy

Chicken and Veggies Stir Fry, Low Calorie and Super Yummy

Stir frys make a terrific weeknight dinner since they come together really quickly and can be made healthy too.…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Apr 2013
Professional
2 votes
4512 views