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    The 18 BEST Low-Fat Chicken Recipes

    If you’re looking for a healthy and delicious low fat chicken meal to make at home, look no further!

    We’ve got the best Low-Fat Chicken Recipes here, which are both are delicious and healthy. These easy-to-make dishes will be hits with everyone in the family. Not only are they packed full of protein, each one also packs fewer grams of fat than many other dishes.

    So get ready because we have some seriously tasty low fat chicken meals coming your way!

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    Low Fat Chicken Recipes:

    1. Mediterranean Chicken Skillet

    Have you ever thought how roast chicken will look in a Mediterranean avatar? Here it is… One skillet Mediterranean Chicken Roast. Fresh, healthy and jam packed with amazing flavors! 

    This is a one skillet healthy chicken meal from stovetop-to oven-to table. You can’t beat the ease and convenience of this one pot meal, as you literally throw everything in a skillet and let the oven do the work. 

    2. Tomato Basil Chicken

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    Would you make this healthy chicken dish if I say just three things? Super easy, super quick and super delicious!! It’s actually quite brilliant and good looking too!!

    Those gorgeous looking cherry tomatoes in a slightly buttery-orangey sauce with hints of basil are just too good on otherwise plain chicken breast. 

    3. Crock Pot Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken

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    This one is for those lazy days. Or busy days. Or clueless, don’t know what to cook days. All it takes is a few minutes of your time sometime in the morning.

    This Hawaiian pineapple chicken is easy, dump and run slow cooking at its finest!

    4. Chicken Meatball Noodle Soup

    Give your classic comfort food a new twist, and make this Chicken Meatball Noodle Soup. It has all the flavors you love, but is somehow more fun!

    A homemade, easy to make Chicken Meatball Noodle Soup is perfect for any day of the week!

    5. Chicken Shawarma

    This easy Chicken Shawarma brings the flavors, big time! Marinated with vibrant and aromatic spices, it can be your easy weeknight dinner, or a big crowd pleaser for company nights.

    It’s one of our favorite low-fat chicken recipes!

    6. Meatball Minestrone Soup

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    This bowl of Meatball Minestrone Soup is a huge upgrade over the original Italian soup with the addition of plump chicken meatballs.

    7. Chicken Tikkas

    Chicken Tikkas… the most classic of Indian appetizers. Yet these tikkas will be among the most versatile recipes in your arsenal.

    Have them with naan, over salads with mint chutney, or just by themselves. The possibilities are endless!

    8. Caldo de Pollo

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    Caldo de Pollo, simply Chicken Soup in Spanish, is an ode to Homestyle Cooking.

    A big pot of Caldo simmering for hours, loaded with tons of veggies and chicken, literally creates magic.

    You don’t need fancy ingredients, no extravagant spices, and no complex cooking style. Just a regular soup pot and plenty of patience to make the tastiest, delicate chicken broth with plenty of veggies to munch on.

    9. Greek Chicken Souvlaki

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    Bite sized chunks of chicken are marinated with lemon juice, oregano and garlic and can be grilled, baked or cooked on the stovetop. Its a great Healthy chicken recipe idea brimming with flavors.

    And, all you need is about 20 minutes of hands on time for these delicious Greek flavors!

    10. Shoyu Chicken

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    How can Soy Sauce Chicken be so phenomenal, and one of the most beloved dishes out of Hawaii? But it is… A simple chicken dish but ultimate Umami Bomb!

    This Shoyu Chicken, simply meaning “Soy Sauce Chicken”, is one of the island favorites that you can spot in many laid-back luaus and local restaurants.

    Coming in at only 8 grams of fat per serving, this one is a can’t miss!

    11. Fricase de Pollo

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    This Fricase de Pollo recipe is a hearty and delicious stew, where tender chicken thighs braise in a well seasoned, wine-infused broth.

    The Cuban version of Chicken Fricassee, it is a beautiful combination of flavors, and gets further bulked up with potatoes, carrots, bell peppers and olives.

    Serve it up with white rice and tostones, and you have a Latin dinner that’s hard to beat!

    12. Chicken Gyros

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    If you’re looking for a fun new meal, our Chicken Gyros recipe is just what you need! Perfectly marinated chicken is stuffed inside pitas with all the Greek fixings.

    They’re great for entertaining, but easy enough for weeknight dinners. The whole family will love loading up their own gyros to their liking, then chowing down.

    13. Crockpot Buffalo Chicken

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    If you’re ready to spice things up, this easy 5-ingredient Crockpot Buffalo Chicken is the way to go!

    It’s the ultimate dump and go recipe, and will be a big hit at all of your get togethers. Plus, it’s one of the most versatile recipes you’ll ever make.

    14. Moo Goo Gai Pan

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    Moo Goo Gai Pan is a restaurant favorite, where thinly sliced chicken stir frys with mushrooms and other veggies in a simple, yet flavorful sauce.

    The next time those Chinese cravings hit, skip the takeout and try this easy 30 minute dish in your own kitchen!

    15. Filipino Chicken Asado

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    Another cracker Filipino stew. This chicken asado is simple in nature, yet there are so many flavors going on at the same time.

    It’s a brilliant combination of tangy, sweet, sour and savory… Yet another Asian umami bomb.

    The chicken is marinated in citrus juice and soy sauce as the main flavors boosters, then braised to perfection in tomato sauce until the meat is tender and fall off the bone…

    16. Greek Lemon Chicken Soup

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    Meet your new go to comfort food. This Avgolemono Soup is your chicken noodle soup taken to the next level. It’s silky and smooth and oh so delicious.

    This classic Greek lemon soup uses egg and lemon (avgo-lemono) to create a creamy, velvety broth with a refreshing lemony hint.

    And this cozy pot comes together in about 30 minutes. Trust me, you’re going to love this one…

    17. Teriyaki Chicken Skewers

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    Chicken on a stick… They are fun and family friendly meals, get together meals and BBQ party meals.

    These Teriyaki Chicken Skewers are the ultimate Umami BOMB, thanks to the easy homemade marinade, of course.

    If you’re looking for a super easy, super quick and super economical meal to feed a large crowd and make them happy, these Asian chicken skewers are your answer.

    18. Chicken Cacciatore

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    We’re wrapping up this list of low-fat chicken recipes with a bang!

    Chicken Cacciatore is a classic Italian dish, where chicken is braised to tender perfection in a well seasoned tomato based sauce.

    It is a rustic dish with plenty of fresh herbs, veggies, and usually a good splash of wine. The next time those Italian cravings hit, make this restaurant quality dish in your own kitchen…

    We hope you enjoy these delicious low fat chicken recipes as much as we do.

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    18 BEST Low-Fat Chicken Recipes

    This collection of healthy Low-Fat Chicken Recipes includes plenty of delicious meals that the whole family will enjoy.


    • Mediterranean Chicken Skillet
    • Tomato Basil Chicken
    • Crock Pot Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken
    • Chicken Meatball Noodle Soup
    • Chicken Shawarma
    • Meatball Minestrone Soup
    • Chicken Tikkas
    • Caldo de Pollo
    • Greek Chicken Souvlaki
    • Shoyu Chicken
    • Fricase de Pollo
    • Chicken Gyros
    • Crockpot Buffalo Chicken
    • Moo Goo Gai Pan
    • Filipino Chicken Asado
    • Greek Lemon Chicken Soup
    • Teriyaki Chicken Skewers
    • Chicken Cacciatore


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