60 Insanely Delicious Chicken Recipes That Can Help You Lose Weight!
Sensible in calories, super low carb and packed full of protein, chicken just about makes the perfect base to create an amazing, healthy meal for your weight loss goals.
Chicken is also one of the most versatile meats, with many different ways to cook, prepare and flavour it, you will never get bored and you can experiment with cooking it exactly how you like it!
Here, we have collected 60 amazing, weight loss, chicken recipes from some incredible food blogs for you to try right now! As always, save and share your favourites and enjoy!
60 Insanely Delicious Chicken Recipes That Can Help You Lose Weight!
Roasted Chicken and Sweet Potato Meal Prep
“Roasted Chicken and Sweet Potato Meal Prep – Seasoned with olive oil and cajun spices then roasted to perfection, this sheet pan chicken and sweet potato is great for meal prep and definitely helps you balancing healthy lunches and dinners throughout the week.”. Recipe: EatWell101.
Instant Pot Teriyaki Chicken Bowls
“These Instant Pot Teriyaki Chicken Bowls with rice, broccoli and a 5-ingredient stir fry sauce make for a delicious meal prep idea – just dump everything into one pot and dinner is ready in 30 minutes!”. Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
Grilled Chimichurri Chicken Kabobs
“These Grilled Chimichurri Chicken Kabobs are a delicious summer BBQ dish served with a side of garlic roasted baby potatoes – and you’re going to LOVE the garlicky green sauce made with fresh herbs!”. Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
Hasselback Pizza Stuffed Chicken
“This Hasselback Pizza Stuffed Chicken is a delicious way to spice up boring old chicken breasts and satisfy your pizza craving at the same time – it’s keto and low carb, and a healthy, tasty dinner idea! “. Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
Instant Pot Jerk Chicken and Mango Salsa
“This Instant Pot Jerk Chicken and Mango Salsa is a one pot meal made complete with homemade jerk chicken seasoning using ingredients from your spice drawer along with basmati rice – works well for a make-ahead lunch or as a 30-minute dinner idea!”. Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
Instant Pot Sweet and Sour Pineapple Chicken
“This Instant Pot Sweet and Sour Pineapple Chicken is a one pot meal prep idea that comes together with a 5-ingredient sauce that’s made of mostly pantry staples – it’s gluten-free, high protein and works with any veggie too!”. Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
Honey Sriracha Chicken Meal Prep Bowls
“These Honey Sriracha Chicken Meal Prep Bowls with broccoli and jasmine rice are a delicious lunch idea that can be prepped ahead on one pan – and the sauce comes together so easily with only 3 ingredients!”. Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
Chicken Teriyaki Over Coconut Rice
“Grilled chicken teriyaki over a coconut rice with grilled pineapple and onion”. Recipe: ChelseasMessyApron.
Spicy, Sweet And Sticky Chicken Thighs
“Spicy, Sweet and Sticky Chicken Thighs – An easy and quick one skillet meal including sticky, tender and delicious chicken thighs rubbed with a homemade spice rub and brushed with an amazingly sweet honey sauce.” Recipe: DietHood.
Instant Pot Sriracha Chicken Tacos
“These Instant Pot Sriracha Chicken Tacos are a fast, healthy meal idea made in the pressure cooker and served with a delicious mango and avocado salsa!”. Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
Sheet Pan Pesto Chicken Meal Prep Bowls
“These Sheet Pan Pesto Chicken Meal Prep Bowls are a delicious way to enjoy your veggies and basil pesto, and they’re a low carb lunch idea that comes together in 30 minutes! “. Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
Caramelised Balsamic Chicken Mushroom Bake
“This delicious sheet pan paleo meal is perfect for a weeknight dinner. Succulent chicken is roasted with mushrooms in a sticky Balsamic glaze sauce. “. Recipe: EatDrinkPaleo.
Cheesy Chicken Spinach Bake
“Cheesy Chicken Spinach Bake – Tender baked chicken breasts topped with creamy spinach and melty cheese. A one-pot low carb dinner that’s perfect for those busy weeknights!”. Recipe: Diethood.
One Skillet Honey Balsamic Chicken And Veggies
“One Skillet Honey Balsamic Chicken and Veggies – One pan and 30 minutes is all you will need to make this juicy and tender chicken dish with veggies, coated in a wonderfully sweet and tangy honey balsamic sauce.”. Recipe: Diethood.
Honey Sriracha Chicken Recipe With Cauliflower Rice
“Honey Sriracha Chicken Recipe with Cauliflower Rice – Flavor loaded, sweet and spicy honey sriracha chicken served with a delicious side of cauliflower rice.”. Recipe: Diethood.
Chicken Satay Skewers With Peanut Sauce
“Chicken Satay Skewers with Peanut Sauce – Perfectly spiced grilled chicken skewers soaked in a coconut milk and peanut butter marinade, then grilled and served with a delicious peanut butter dipping sauce.”. Recipe: Diethood.
“One of the best summer appetizers channeled into a delicious and filling meal: balsamic marinated chicken topped with bruschetta and fresh avocado”. Recipe: ChelseasMessyApron.
Cashew Chicken Meal Prep Bowls
“These Cashew Chicken Meal Prep Bowls are a delicious, healthy lunch idea that comes together in one pan with a simple Asian-inspired sauce!”. Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
Low Carb Mexican Chicken Lettuce Wraps
“These Low Carb Mexican Chicken Lettuce Wraps are a healthy meal prep lunch idea for those busy work weeks – they’re also a great way to get in an extra serving of veggies!”. Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
Korean Chicken Meal Prep Bowls
“These Korean Chicken Meal Prep Bowls are a healthy make ahead lunch idea made up of chicken thighs, Asian coleslaw and jasmine rice!”. Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
Chicken Shawarma Meal Prep Bowls
“These Chicken Shawarma Meal Prep Bowls are delicious as lunches for the work week, and the shawarma marinade is just like your favourite takeout joint! Pair with parsley, hummus and pickled turnips for extra kick!”. Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
Meal Prep Chicken & Butternut Squash Harvest Bowls
“These Meal Prep Chicken & Butternut Squash Harvest Bowls with brussels sprouts, sage & wild rice are a delicious lunch or dinner idea cooked on a sheet pan and filled with fall flavours! “. Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
Chicken Tandoori Meal Prep Bowls
“These Chicken Tandoori Meal Prep Bowls are a tasty sheet pan meal idea ready in 45 minutes – prep these Indian-inspired bowls on a Sunday and enjoy delicious lunches all week long!”. Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
One Pot Butternut Squash Chicken Curry
“This One Pot Butternut Squash Chicken Curry with coconut milk & chickpeas is a protein-filled, heartwarming fall meal that comes together in under 40 minutes!”. Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
20 Minute Sesame Basil Chicken Noodles
“20 Minute Sesame Basil Chicken Noodles. Is there anything better than a 20 minute dinner?! I don’t think so. This quick meal is made using a spicy sesame sauce, noodles, lots of veggies, shredded chicken, and fresh basil. It’s both healthy AND delicious, and is the perfect dinner for just about any night of the week. Bonus? Leftovers are great for lunch, warm or cold!”. Recipe: HalfBakedHarvest.
Moroccan Grilled Chicken With Herby Lemon Olive Vinaigrette
“Moroccan Grilled Chicken with Herby Lemon Olive Vinaigrette! This quick marinated Moroccan grilled chicken takes chicken from boring and flavorless to exciting and beyond delicious. Served with a lemon and olive vinaigrette for a fresh pop of flavor and color and all made in just about 30 minutes. It doesn’t get easier or more delicious than this grilled chicken.”. Recipe: HalfBakedHarvest.
Instant Pot Chicken Fajita Pasta
“This Instant Pot Chicken Fajita Pasta with fresh salsa and bell peppers is a delicious one pot pasta idea that comes together easily with the help of your pressure cooker! Just dump all your ingredients and serve – it’s all ready in under 30 minutes!”. Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
Bacon Spinach Chicken Alfredo Casserole
“Bacon Spinach Chicken Alfredo Casserole – Rich, creamy and so delicious, you’ll go crazy for the flavors of this chicken dinner! This easy chicken casserole recipe comes together super quick and makes a great option for a busy day’s meal. As a bonus, this recipe is also keto diet friendly, gluten free, and low carb. Enjoy!”. Recipe: EatWell101.
One Pan Health Garlic Parmesan Chicken & Veggies Dinner
“Deliciously seasoned ONE PAN healthy dinner — garlic parmesan chicken and veggies (Healthy Meal Prep Option!)”. Recipe: ChelseasMessyApron.
The Best Ever Chicken Fajita Bowls
“Super simple, tasty, and healthier Chicken Fajita Bowls. Start your bowl with rice, top it with chicken “fajitas,” and finish it with your favorite fajita toppings.”. Recipe: ChelseasMessyApron.
10 Minute Italian Chicken Wraps
“Tasty and quick (10-minute prep time!) Italian chicken and veggie wraps with lettuce, tomatoes, avocado, parmesan cheese, croutons, and Italian dressing. “. Recipe: ChelseasMessyApron.
Lightened Up Chicken, Bacon & Broccoli Alfredo
“A delicious and rich chicken broccoli Alfredo with bacon that is secretly lightened-up. Half the calories, all the great flavors!”. Recipe: ChelseasMessyApron.
Marinated Turmeric Ginger Grilled Chicken
“This Marinated Turmeric Ginger Grilled Chicken is super quick to make, full of flavor and is filled with delicious ingredients that boost immunity and health!”. Recipe: EatYourselfSkinny.
Sheet Pan Sesame Chicken and Veggies
“This Sheet Pan Sesame Chicken and Veggies makes the perfect weeknight dinner that’s healthy, delicious and easily made all on one pan in under 30 minutes! Perfect recipe for your Sunday meal prep too!”. Recipe: EatYourselfSkinny.
One Skillet Cashew Chicken Stir Fry
“This EASY 20 minute One Skillet Cashew Chicken Stir Fry is the perfect weeknight meal that is healthy, full of flavor and perfect for your weekly meal prep!”. Recipe: EatYourselfSkinny.
Honey Sriracha Glazed Meatballs
“These Honey Sriracha Glazed Meatballs are sweet, spicy and full of so much flavor! They also take less than 30 minutes to make and are perfect for weekly meal prep!”. Recipe: EatYourselfSkinny.
Skip The Take-Out With Sesame Chicken
“Skip the take-out and make this EASY Sesame Chicken with Blue Apron! The perfect weeknight comfort meal made with all fresh ingredients in under 30 minutes!”. Recipe: EatYourselfSkinny.
Detox Immune-Boosting Chicken Soup
“This Detox Immune-Boosting Chicken Soup is the perfect remedy for flu season filled with antioxidants that boost immunity and keep you warm all winter long!”. Recipe: EatYourselfSkinny.
Easy Salsa Chicken
“When it comes to meal planning for the week, THIS is my absolute favorite thing to make! Salsa is extremely low in calories and is a great way to get those veggies in your diet without even trying. It also just so happens to perfectly coat your chicken in the crock pot making it moist and flavorful while giving you TONS to enjoy all week! “. Recipe: EatYourselfSkinny.
Easy Sticky Marmalade Chicken
“Sticky and juicy, this marmalade chicken recipe is quick and easy and perfect for a weeknight dinner. Made using a glaze with my favourite orange marmalade with no added sugar! “. Recipe: EatDrinkPaleo.
Garlic & Chilli Chicken Rissoles With Mango Salsa
“These protein-rich ground chicken rissoles (or patties) are topped with zesty mango salsa and served with an Oriental shredded cabbage for a complete paleo meal.”. Recipe: EatDrinkPaleo.
Sheet Pan Honey Dijon Chicken With Butternut Squash
“This Sheet Pan Honey Dijon Chicken with butternut squash is a delicious meal that comes together in just about 30 minutes – use it as your weekly lunch prep or as a quick after-work dinner! “. Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
Sweet Chili Chicken Meal Prep Bowls
“These Sweet Chili Chicken Meal Prep Bowls with jasmine rice, bean sprouts & cilantro are a delicious one-skillet make-ahead lunch idea that’ll carry you through the work week!”. Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
Sheet Pan Roasted Asparagus & Chicken With Chorizo
“This paleo friendly sheet pan dinner of roasted asparagus,chicken and chorizo is fuss-free, healthy and easy to make. Serve with a side salad or as is!”. Recipe: EatDrinkPaleo.
Tomato Spinach Chicken Skillet
“Tomato Spinach Chicken Skillet – Filling, tasty and comforting, this nutritious chicken recipe is a delicious protein packed dinner option and great if you are on a low-carb, or keto diet. You can serve this dish as is or with a side salad or cauliflower rice. Low-carb or not, the whole family will love!”. Recipe: EatWell101.
Cowboy Butter Chicken And Zucchini Noodles
“Cowboy Butter Chicken and Zucchini Noodles – This GORGEOUS 15-minute paleo dinner is simple, easily customizable and pretty much fail-proof. Golden, tender chicken strips and zoodles are cooked in a scrumptious sauce made from butter, lemon juice, Dijon, garlic and plenty of herbs, bringing so incredible flavors that you’ll want to sip it by the spoon!”. Recipe: EatWell101.
Keto Muffuletta Chicken
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Skillet Catalina Chicken With Broccoli
“Skillet Catalina Chicken with Broccoli – Delicious, easy and healthy 30-minute skillet chicken with broccoli smothered in our homemade, sweet and tangy Catalina Dressing. Recipe: Diethood.
Grilled Chili Honey Lime Chicken And Sweet Potatoes With Avocado Salsa
“This grilled honey chicken and sweet potatoes is a mix of sweet and spicy. It’s super quick, easy, and SO DELICIOUS. The perfect recipe for warm days when turning on the oven is just not something you want to do.”. Recipe: HalfBakedHarvest.
Chicken Satay Lettuce Wraps
“These Chicken Satay Lettuce Wraps with an easy coconut-peanut dipping sauce, tons of veggies and vermicelli noodles are a deliciously light dinner or fun, healthy appetizer! ” Recipe: TheGirlOnBloor.
Foil Pack Italian Chicken + Veggies
“I changed up the veggies a bit, but you’ve still got all the amazing Italian seasonings. Plus, this dish is just about as inexpensive to make and just as healthy. Good-for-you ingredients, very little prep, and virtually no clean-up! This dinner is a mega win!” Recipe: ChelseasMessyApron.
Chicken Tzatziki Bowls
“Smoky yogurt-marinated grilled chicken served over quinoa and Mediterranean-inspired tomatoes, cucumbers, and olives with tzatziki and Feta.”. Recipe: SkinnyTaste.
Truly Crispy Oven Baked Chicken Tenders
“These crunchy baked chicken tenders are life changing! The secret to truly golden, truly crunchy baked breaded chicken is to toast the breadcrumbs in the oven first. Bonus: No dirty fingers with my quick crumbing technique!”. Recipe: RecipeTinEats.
Chicken Stir Fry (Chop Suey)
“A great, classic Chicken Stir Fry recipe, loaded with veggies. Otherwise known as Chop Suey, this truly is like what you get at (good) Chinese restaurants. Plus, learn how to tenderise chicken the Chinese restaurant way!”. Recipe: RecipeTinEats.
Thai Chicken Salad
“Get your taste buds dancing with this bright Thai Chicken Salad! The zesty chilli lime dressing with the signature South East Asian balance of sweet-sour-savoury and a little heat from chilli will make any salad exciting!”. Recipe: RecipeTinEats.
Chicken Satay With Peanut Sauce
“An easy chicken satay served with a Thai inspired peanut sauce. The chicken is soaked in a coconut milk marinade before baking in the oven or grilling.”. Recipe: SavoryTooth.
Cashew Chicken And Broccoli Stir Fry
“Here’s an easy 30-minute recipe for cashew chicken and broccoli that’s healthy and low in carbs.”. Recipe: SavoryTooth.
Thai Green Curry Chicken Soup
“Everyone’s favorite Thai green curry can be made right at home into the coziest, most comforting chicken soup ever! It is so easy to make with easy-to-find ingredients, loaded with tender chicken bites, ginger, coconut milk, snow peas, lime juice, cilantro and rice noodles!”. Recipe: DamnDelicious.
Teriyaki Chicken Zucchini Noodles
“The easiest 10-minute HEALTHY and LOW-CARB Asian zucchini noodles with a homemade teriyaki sauce made from scratch!!!”. Recipe: DamnDelicious.
Greek Lemon Chicken Soup
“A quick and easy 30 minute chicken soup – so cozy and comforting! We swap out the noodles for cannellini beans for added protein and fiber with way less calories! And the added lemon juice is so refreshing and vibrant!”. Recipe: DamnDelicious.