Chicken main dish recipes with 500 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
39 votes
16749 views
Taco Casserole

Taco Casserole

A Delicious Heart Healthy Taco Casserole Recipe That Family And Friends Will Love. Source:…

1st Place Recipes
Feb 2011
Intermediate
13 votes
21190 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
17084 views
"Tandoori" grilled chicken

"Tandoori" grilled chicken

While this dish isn't made in a traditional Indian clay oven, the yogurt marinade and spice blend can still yield a very authentic-tasting end…

Chris Patil
Feb 2008
Advanced
11 votes
10063 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
40519 views
Fantastic Chile-Coriander Chicken

Fantastic Chile-Coriander Chicken

This is another amazing recipe that I adapted from the Barbecue Bilble by Steven Raichlen. He got it from a…

John Spottiswood
Oct 2010
Advanced
9 votes
1777 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
15492 views
Thai Ginger Chicken

Thai Ginger Chicken

This is one of the most popular Thai dishes and one of the easiest to make. You can substitute lots of different vegetables and it will still turn…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2011
Advanced
8 votes
1720 views
Beer Can Chicken

Beer Can Chicken

An interesting and fun, yet still delicious way to barbecue a chicken. Have fun with this one!

Elena Jimenez
Jul 2008
Beginner
7 votes
19001 views
Chicken Chasseur

Chicken Chasseur

This is a healthy version of chicken in the famous chasseur sauce containing onions and leeks, and flavored with white wine, tomatoes, and…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2011
Advanced
7 votes
1528 views
Chicken and Eggplant Tagine

Chicken and Eggplant Tagine

I was shopping for a chicken and eggplant stew and both the eggplant and the bell peppers were on sale...so I bought extra. We ended up making two…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2011
Advanced
7 votes
1398 views
Butter Chicken - Chicken Makhani

Butter Chicken - Chicken Makhani

My kids love Chicken Makhani (Butter Chicken) and Chicken Tikka Masala whenever we go to an Indian buffet. So…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2013
Advanced
7 votes
2179 views
Gumbo

Gumbo

This is my “Polish” variation on Gumbo.

Alicja Lombard
Jan 2010
Intermediate
6 votes
2937 views
Creamy Basil Chicken Pasta

Creamy Basil Chicken Pasta

This is a rich & creamy pasta that has quickly become a favorite with my family & friends. I like lots of garlic so feel free to cut the amount down…

Mary Joseph
Feb 2008
Advanced
6 votes
18739 views
Chicken Tamale Casserole

Chicken Tamale Casserole

A great family friendly recipe that is quick and easy, not to mention tasty! You could take out the chicken and it would still be great.

Michele Grason
Jul 2010
Intermediate
5 votes
1586 views